Monthly Archives: October 2015

Fayose Cautions Buhari, APC Over Rivers, Akwa Ibom Tribunal Verdicts

Written By Chukwudi Ogana Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has condemned the tribunal judgments which nullified the governorship elections in Rivers and Akwa Ibom States. Governor Fayose expressed concern over what he described as an attempt by President Buhari and his party, to fraudulently take over control of the South-South states. “The seeming collaboration between the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led ...

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Rivers Tribunal Orders Governorship Election Rerun, Wike Vows To Appeal Verdict

The Rivers State Governorship election petition tribunal has sacked Governor Nyesom Wike of the State, ordering a rerun of the governorship election. This came as the sacked governor said he will appeal the court ruling. In a judgement delivered by the chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Ambrosa, he said the petitioners’ witnesses testified truthfully without any falsehood in their demeanour. ...

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Union Shuts Ports Over Workers’ Salary, NLC Tackles Borno Govt Over 16Yrs Employment Embargo

The Nigeria Labour Council (NLC) Borno chapter, on Friday called for the immediate lifting of the 16 years embargo on employment in the State, even as the Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) on Friday said the ports would remain shut until the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) paid nine months salary arrears of dockworkers. The Vice Chairman of the NLC ...

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Pastor Oyakhilome Donates N1bn To Idahosa University

The President of the Believers Love World Incorporated also known as Christ Embassy, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, has donated the sum of one billion naira to Benson Idahosa University to upgrade their faculty of engineering. Pastor Oyakhilome made this donation on Friday, according to ChannelsTv report, at a special convocation ceremony of the Benson Idahosa University where he was conferred the ...

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Boko Haram: NEMA Confirms 27 Killed, 96 Injured in Yola Mosque Attack, Residents Say 100 Killed

About 27 persons died and 96 injured in Friday’s explosion at Jambutu Mosque during Juma’at prayer, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), confirmed. Injured victims were evacuated to Federal Medical Centre, Yola and Specialist Hospital Jimeta, Adamawa state, even as residents say over 100 people were killed in the attack. One of the bombers, eyewitness said, was ayoung girl who ...

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How Boko Haram Killed 23 in Maiduguri Mosque Attacks

Eyewitnesses have revealed how an early morning explosion on Friday no killed no fewer than 23 people in a mosque behind Federal High court in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. According to residents of Jiddari Polo in the troubled state capital, one of the suspected attackers was gunned down by soldiers while attempting to plant another bomb. The incident which ...

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Ogor Congratulates Esievo on Tribunal Victory, Felicitates with Uduaghan @61

The Minority Leader, House of Representatives and Member Representing Isoko Federal Constituency, Hon Leo Ogor, has congratulated Hon. (Mrs) Orezi Esievo member representing Isoko South constituency 1, on her victory at the election petitions tribunal. The petition by Hon. Benjamin Okiemute of the All Progressives Congress (APC) seeking for the annulment of the declaration of Orezi Esievo of the Peoples ...

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Igbo Ekunie Initiative Press Release On The Arrest And Detention Of Nnamdi Kanu

We the Igbo Ekunie Initiative, IEI, comprised of individuals in Nigeria and the Diaspora unequivocally condemn the illegal arrest and incarceration of Mr Nnamdi Kanu the director of Radio Biafra by the DSS, and we demand his immediate release. We have in the past few months and weeks of Buhari’s administration observed with great concern a strident campaign of repression ...

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Nnamdi Kanu: Buhari’s First Political Prisoner, Says Igbo World Assembly

*Denied Access To His Lawyer Despite Court Ruling Igbo World Assembly (IWA), has said that events surrounding the arrest and detention of the Director of Radio Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu had shown that Kanu is the first political prisoner of President Muhammadu Buhari government. The group, therefore, called on the Federal Government to immediately and unconditionally release . According to IWA, which ...

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Accept Election Outcome If You Lose, Jonathan Urges Tanzanian Politicians

Leader of a delegation of Commonwealth election observers to Tanzania, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has urged contestants in country’s presidential election to promptly accept the outcome should they be defeated in the October 25 election. The former President of Nigeria told the politicians in the country, “If you lose, accept defeat,” warning that any attempt to reject the will of the ...

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