Monthly Archives: November 2015

Kogi: INEC Concludes Governorship Election December 5

Following the inconclusiveness of the last Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday resolved to conduct fresh elections in the 91 polling units that witnessed cancellation of the ballots. The election which it has scheduled for December 5 is to allow the All Progressives Congress, fill the vacancy created by the death of ...

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Why Nigeria is Without Electricity – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the sabotage and theft of gas were undermining the efforts of the government to increase power supply in the country. To tackle the problem, the President announced that existing Military Task-Forces will be reorganized to ensure a successful protection of the network of gas pipelines. The President, who said this Tuesday in a question-and-answer ...

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Rivers Assembly Confirms Wike’s 20 Commissioner-nominees

The Rivers State House of Assembly has screened  and confirmed twenty commissioner-nominees after the lawmakers deliberated on their qualification to be part of the State Executive Council. Speaker of the House, Ikunyi Igbani said the screening and confirmation of the commissioner-designates was in line with Section 195 of the 1999 Constitution. The Commissioner-designates are: Professor Keniye Ebeku, Mrs Tonye Oniyide, Dr ...

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FG Charges Permanent Secretaries On Code Of Ethics

The Federal Government has advised Permanent Secretaries to adhere strictly to the Public Service Culture that enshrines discipline, due process, and code of ethics in the conduct of Government business. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Engineer, Babachir David Lawal gave the advice today in Abuja at the opening of a one day retreat for the Federal Permanent ...

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Kogi Governor Reinstates Council Chairmen

Kogi State Governor, Capt. Idris Ichala Wada has reinstated sacked Council Chairmen in the state in obedience to the Court of appeal ruling which ordered their immediate reinstatement. It would be recalled that the Council Chairmen were sacked last year through an order of a High Court sitting in Kotonkarfe. The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties had dragged the State ...

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Sambo Dasuki: Uncertainty as AGF Refuses to Appear in Court

There is growing concerns over the health of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (Rtd) following the refusal of the federal government to obey two court orders clearing him to travel for medical treatment abroad. More so, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, again refused to show up at a Federal High ...

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#Nnamdi Kanu to Be Charged with Terrorism, the Grand Plot

Indications have emerged that President Mohammadu Buhari-led federal government may slam terrorism charges against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. This followed a discontinuation of trial application by the Department of State Services (DSS) on Monday at a Wuse 2 Margistrate Court, Abuja. After meeting stringent bail conditions by the court, the DSS refused ...

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#KogiDecides: INEC Cancels Ayingba Polls Over Ballot Snatching

Information reaching The Street Reporters indicates that the Independent National Electoral Commission in Kogi has cancelled the election in one unit in Itaja Ward in Ayingba in Dekina Local Government Area after hoodlums snatched a ballot box in the unit. Accreditation was still ongoing when the hoodlums attacked and carted away sensitive materials. According to the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Halilu ...

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#Nnamdi Kanu: Why CD Backs pro-Biafra Protesters, Urges Ndigbo Youths to Shun Fr. Mbaka Ministry

With tension rising higher as a result of the activities of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), which refused to be intimidated by threats by security forces in the South East part of Nigeria, the Campaign for Democracy (CD), has lashed out on some selfish Igbo elements who ...

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OPC Launches Online Radio, Magazine

Leader of the Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, Otunba Gani Adams, has announced the launch of an Oodua Radio/Magazine, in honour of the matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, late Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo. Adams who said the launch took place in London earlier in the week, explained that the media will serve to project, enhance and showcase the Yoruba cultural heritage ...

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