Politics

N4.5m Onitsha Drug Market Vote Buying Saga: Intersociety Writes DSS

Yusuf Magaji Bichi

…Reveals Identity of Culprits as Sold At Onitsha Drug Market Election The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety) in a letter to the Department of State Services (DSS) detailing how elective seats at Onitsha International Drug Market were sold, with chairmanship position going for N250, 000, Secretary -N200,000, First Vice Chairman -N150,000, Second Vice Chair-N150,000, etc. ...

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COVID-19 Spread in North: Group Accuses Shehu Sani of Reckless Tweets

Senator Shehu Sani

As the figure of Covid-19 infections rise in some northern states, a youth group has blamed what it called the reckless optimism displayed by politicians as responsible for encouraging public disregard for preventive instructions. In a statement, Comrade Lawal Shehu Maigatari the leader of Forum for Intellectual and Moral Rebirth (FIMOR) specicifically accused people like ex-Senator Shehu Sani of deliberately ...

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Senator Ekwunife Wants Workers Salaries on FACC Account First Line Charge

Senator Uche Ekwunife Iyom Senator Ekwunife

The Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Senator Uche Ekwunife has called on government to make workers salaries first line charge on the Federation Account. In a statement delivered on Friday, in commemoration of 2020 International Workers’ Day, the Senator commended the efforts and sacrifice of Nigerian workers. Her words: “May 1st is universally acknowledged as International Workers’ Day. A ...

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The Church in Politics

The Church in Politics 1

By Bolaji Akinyemi Christianity is a general term, a description of all who have found the love of God through faith in Christ and are in productive personal relationship with Him. Individual believers without regard to denominations are Christians, down to their doctrinal ideology. They may be Catholics, Protestants, Evangelicals, Pentecostal, Sabbatharians, Spiritual Churches, etc. The Church, however, is not ...

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Governor Udom Emmanuel Unveils Lockdown Relaxation Plan

Governor Udom Emmanuel

…As Gov. Emmanuel Insists on 14 Days Isolation by Interstate Travellers The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has unveiled plans for gradual reopening up of movement within the state. He stated this on Thursday during a chat with journalists in Government House, and sympathized with the people for the inconveniences the lockdown might cause. Governor Emmanuel who also ...

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Ugwuanyi Directs State Boundaries Manned By Council Chairmen, Councilors, Neighborhood Watch Groups, Youths, Others

Enugu Governor Rt Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi commended by SERG boundaries Yellow Fever

Following reports that persons on non-essential duties have continued to traverse the boundaries of Enugu State “with the tacit support of some unscrupulous persons” despite the state government’s COVID-19 Containment Order (Executive Order No. 1 of 2020) in force, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has directed all the 17 Local Government Council Chairmen “to mobilize all Development Center Administrators, Councilors, Traditional Rulers ...

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Why FG’s Explanations On Delayed Evacuation of Trapped Nigerians Overseas Not Acceptable – CLO

Geoffrey Onyeama on evacuation

…Says Action Further Explains Government’s Insensitivity to Citizens’ Welfare The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) is in custody of explanations offered by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, on why the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has not effected the evacuation trapped Nigerians in foreign lands in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown, world wide. The Executive Director, CLO, ...

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What Buhari, Trump Discussed in Phone Conversation

President Muhammadu Buhari CLO lockdown Nigerian

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday afternoon received a telephone call from American President, Donald Trump, during which the two leaders commiserated with each other on fatalities in their countries, caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, noted that they also shared ideas “on how to successfully combat the ...

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