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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Ondo 2020: PDP assures aspirants of neutrality, credibility at primaries

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said assured that it would give room for a free and credible governorship primaries for its aspirants ahead of 2020 governorship election in Ondo State. Mr Clement Faboyede, PDP Chairman in the state, stated this on Monday in Akure when one of the aspirants, Mr Eddy Olafeso, announced his intention to run for the ...

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Bayelsa:Tonye Isenah debunks impeachment report, says he remains authentic Assembly Speaker

Bayelsa lawmaker and the embattled Speaker of the State Assembly, Tonye Isenah has dismissed the report of his impeachment. He insisted that he remained the speaker of the assembly on Monday in Yenagoa. The plenay on Monday witnessed gunshots at the Bayelsa House of Assembly by some youths that stormed the assembly complex in Yenagoa. Isenah, however, adjourned the session ...

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#RevolutionNow: Abuja High Court refuses to grant bail to Sowore

Efforts by Omoleye Sowore to secure bail met a brickwall on Monday as an Abuja Federal High Court denied him bail after he pleaded not guilty to the seven counts against him by the Federal Government. Sowere, Sahara Reporters Publisher, has been in custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) after convening a protest tagged #RevolutionNow against the present ...

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Kano Guber: Ganduje, Yussuf know fate on Thursday as tribunal delivers judgement

The Kano state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has disclosed that judgement on the gubernatorial election would be delivered on  Wednesday, October 2. The PDP and its candidate, Abba Yusuf, had filed a petition challenging the declaration of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje as winner of the March 9 governorship election by INEC, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the APC Governorship candidate, in his ...

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Metuh: Trial of ex-PDP’s spokesman adjourned to Oct 7

The Federal High Court Abuja on Monday  has fixed to October 7 to hear an application by former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh alleging misrepresentation of facts by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC). At the resume hearing,  counsel to Metuh, Mr Abel Oziokor, informed the court that the EFCC, which is trying ...

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Buhari promises to fund judiciary adequately as he inaugurates NICN complex

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that his administration will continue to fund the judiciary properly to enable it discharge its responsibilities. The President made pledge at the inauguration of the annex building of the headquarters of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Area 3, Abuja, which also marked the valedictory session of the President of the Court, Justice Babatunde ...

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Child’s Public School Enrolment: MURIC lauds El-Rufai for taking bold, daring step

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has lauded Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State for enrolling his son in a public school. The MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, who commended the governor in a statement on Monday, added that it was a bold and daring step. “It will be recalled that Mallam El-Rufai took his son, Abubakar Al-Siddique El-Rufai, to the ...

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Just In: Sowore arraigned in Abuja court over treasonable felony

Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, is now at the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government. The DSS on August 3, 2019 arrested Sowore for calling for a revolution through a protest scheduled to hold on August 5. According to The ...

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God will destroy all cabals holding Nigeria to ransom- Bakare

Pastor Tunde Bakare of Latter Rain Assembly in Lagos has said God would frustrate every evil cabal suppressing the efforts of Nigerians. Bakare, who made the assertion during the Church service in Lagos said that God would not allow anything bad to happen to the country. “Nigeria is our own and it must not crumble. “If there is any cabal ...

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Analysis: Buhari’s govt has disobeyed court orders six times

The refusal of the Department of State Services to release Omoyele Sowore , the publisher of SaharaReporters, an online news platform from its custody has brought to mind several other instances where the government ignored court orders. From unlawful imprisonment to outright refusal to obey court directives , below are some of the instance where the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government ...

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