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DEFECTION TO APC:RIVERS DEPUTY SPEAKER BACKS AMAECHI, ACCUSES PDP OF IGNORING UNEP

The Deputy Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly,Hon.Leyii Kwanee has assured of his unflinching support to Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi for his defection to the All Progressive Congress (APC). Speaking to newsmen at the Port Harcourt International Airport,Omagwa,shortly on arrival from Abuja where he went for an official duty to represent the Assembly … Continue reading

INTERVIEW:HOW I COULD HAVE SCUTTLED OBASANJO’S ELECTION IN 1999-ALEX EKWUEME

In this interview he granted the leading Hausa newspaper, Rariya, Mr. Ekwueme talks about his life, his politics, his struggles and his visions for Nigeria.  Former Vice President Alex Ekwueme is one of Nigeria’s most respected statesmen alive today. He established the first indigenous architectural firm in Nigeria’s history and is the only Nigerian who … Continue reading

#UPDATE:#ANAMBRADECIDES-INEC DECLARES ELECTIONS INCONCLUSIVE TO HOLD SUPPLEMENTARY ELECTIONS

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has declared the elections of the Anambra Gubernatorial polls inconclusive as the number of cancelled votes is more than the difference between the highest number of votes and the runner up. As a result, supplementary elections are to be held where elections were inconclusive,the Chief Returning Officer for the … Continue reading

#UPDATE: #ANAMBRADECIDES-APGA CANDIDATE LEADS,INEC SAYS RESULT IS INCONCLUSIVE

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has declared the elections of the Anambra Gubernatorial polls inconclusive as the number of cancelled votes is more than the difference between the highest number of votes and the runner up. As a result, supplementary elections are to be held where elections were inconclusive,the Chief Returning Officer for the … Continue reading

EFCC,ICPC PROBE 12 GOVERNORS OVER MASSIVE FRAUD

NO fewer than 12 governors are being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission for massive fraud and misappropriation of public funds in their states, a SUNDAY PUNCH investigation has revealed. Our correspondent learnt that the discreet investigations commenced after the anti-graft agencies received several petitions against the … Continue reading

#ANAMBRADECIDES: INEC RESCHEDULES ELECTIONS IN 65 WARDS TO SUNDAY

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has rescheduled election in 65 wards in Obosi in Idemili North Local Government Area for Sunday. Voting could not hold in the wards due to late arrival of materials and other logistics challenges. Electoral Commissioner (REC) Prof Chukwuemeka Onukogu made the announcement in a statement issued in Awka on … Continue reading

#ANAMBRADECIDES: APC VOWS TO REJECT ELECTION RESULTS DUE TO DISENFRANCHISED VOTERS

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned that it will not accept the results of Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra state if voting does not take place in all local governments, especially in the party’s strongholds of Idemili North and South as well as Akwa South. In a statement issued in Lagos on Saturday by … Continue reading

EFCC ARRESTS JIGAWA GOV,SULE LAMIDO’S SONS OVER N10 BILLION FRAUD

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested two sons of Jigawa state governor, Sule Lamido, over an alleged N10billion fraud. Aminu and Mustapha  Lamido were arrested Thursday in Kano and flown to Abuja on Friday morning, and are currently being interrogated at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja by a crack team of detectives. The arrest … Continue reading

“You came by court, you will go by the court” – Wike, others predicts end of Amaechi

Supervising Minister of Education, Nyesom Wike has dared the Rivers State Governor, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi to expose the sins of his opponents in the state. Wike gave the challenge at the Grassroot Development Initiative, GDI, programme held in Port Harcourt Local Government council. Governor Amaechi had at the Port Harcourt Book Festival threatened to open-up … Continue reading

What? EFCC Broke, can’t Pay Lawyers

file:///SDCard/BlackBerry/pictures/EFCC-Ibrahim%20Lamorder.jpg.rem The Federal Government’s anti-graft war, which many have dismissed as below average, may collapse as  the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, one of the agencies saddled with the responsibility of prosecuting  the  campaign,  is said to be broke. Investigations by our correspondent in Abuja on Tuesday revealed that the  EFCC  had been finding it … Continue reading

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