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Inec Disowns Akwa Ibom Rec In Tribunal

INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof Mahmood Yakubu has ended the speculation about the procedure adopted in transmitting results of the last general elections. In a video recording played on Tuesday before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT), Yakubu explained that INEC jettisoned its plan to transmit elections results …

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GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION PETITION TRIBUNAL UPDATE: Nsima vs Udom

Akwa Ibom State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday July 17, 2019 admitted more deponents who adopted their depositions as evidence in support of the petition filed by the All Progressives Congress Candidate, Obong Nsima Ekere, seeking the quashing of March 09, 2019 Governorship Election Results which PDP Governorship Candidate, …

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GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION PETITION TRIBUNAL UPDATE: Nsima vs Udom

The Akwa Ibom Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday July 16, 2019 resumed with more witnesses testifying in support of the petition filed by the All Progressives Congress Candidate, Obong Nsima Ekere, challenging March 09, 2019 Governorship Election Results which Mike Igini, INEC REC in Akwa lbom State dubiously declared …

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Workers earning below N30,000 to start enjoying minimum wage —Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate implementation of the N30,000 new national wage for Federal Public Service workers currently earning below the minimum wage. The Chairman, National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission, Chief Richard Egbule said this while addressing a news conference on the implementation of the new national …

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Catalogue of Provocative Vituperations

All Progressives Congress Akwa Ibom State has condemned in totality the recent catalogue of provocative vituperations launched against its Chairman, Hon Ini Okopido as a person and entire APC family in the name of a press briefing, as the crudest way of advancing hate speech and bigotry beyond limit of …

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What Oshiomhole taught us in Edo politics – Gov. Obaseki

Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has said that fight against godfathers in the state was the path that his predecessor and current National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, taught his political protégés including him. Speaking in Benin City when the House of Representatives ad …

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TEXT OF A PRESS CONFERENCE ADDRESSED BY THE AKWA IBOM STATE CHAIRMAN OF APC, HON. INI OKOPIDO ON THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST OF JUSTICE JENNIFER MBALAMEN IJOHOR, CHAIRMAN PANEL 2, NATIONAL AND STATE HOUSES OF ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS PETITION TRIBUNAL AND THREATS TO THE LIVES OF APC WITNESSES

Gentlemen of the Press Thank you for coming to this Press Conference. We will always count on your support. We have an important and urgent matter of immense public interest to brief you this morning on recent developments in the Election Petition Tribunals here in Akwa Ibom State. 1. HON. …

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GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION TRIBUNAL UPDATE: NSIMA vs UDOM

the resumed sitting of Akwa Ibom State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Uyo, the Governorship Candidate of All Progressives Congress, Obong Nsima Ekere, through his lead counsel, J. S. Okutepa, SAN, presented additional five Witnesses for testimony and cross examination in order of appearance and …

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Ministerial List: I Am Under Tremendous Pressure – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to calls for him to form his cabinet. Addressing the leadership of the National Assembly during a dinner on Thursday night in Abuja, the President said he is under pressure to unveil his ministerial nominees. “I am very much aware about it and I am …

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PMB Lauds British Govt’s Focus On Herder-Farmer Clashes

The Presidency welcomes the recent report to the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, specifically the United Kingdom’s new focus on herder-farmer clashes. According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, engagement with various stakeholders is key to breeding the dialogue …

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GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION TRIBUNAL UPDATE: NSIMA VS UDOM.

The Governorship election petitionTribunal which Obong Nsima Ekere, the APC governorship Candidate is challenging the declaration of Udom Emmanuel, the PDP governorship candidate by INEC, as the winner of March 09, 2019 governorship Election, resumed on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 for the commencement of the actual hearing. In corroberation to …

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PMB may appoint ministers this week – Senate President

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has hinted of the Senate receiving the executive’s ministerial nominees list this week. President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn-in for a second term on May 29 after winning re-election in February. However, he is yet to constitute his cabinet about one and a half months after. The …

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Obasanjo Is Nigeria’s Main Problem – Oba Of Lagos Insists

Rilwan Akiolu, Oba of Lagos, has declared that former president Olusegun Obasanjo is the main problem with Nigeria. Akiolu spoke during the public presentation of ‘Battlelines: Adventures in Journalism and Politics’, a book by Segun Osoba, in commemoration of the ex-governor of Ogun state. It was a colourful gathering as …

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GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION TRIBUNAL UPDATE: Nsima VS Udom

Monday, July 08, 2019 at Akwa Ibom State Governorship Election Tribunal, the pertioner’s lead counsel, J. S. Okutekpa, SAN, in his application to the Tribunal, sought to tender Certified True Copies (CTC) of EC8B ward collation results for the 28 LGAs. The Tribunal granted the request and the form EC8B …

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Tunisia Win On Penalties To End 54-Year Dominance By Ghana

Tunisia defeated Ghana 5-4 on penalties Monday with Ferjani Sassi converting the decisive spot-kick to end a 54-year Africa Cup of Nations losing streak against the Black Stars. After a 1-1 draw following extra time in Ismailia, Tunisia scored from all five penalties while Ghana substitute Caleb Ekusan had his …

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Sex Toy Shop Assault: Court Grants Senator Abbo N5million Bail

Senator Elisha Abbo has been granted bail in the sum of N5million. The Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District was granted bail on Monday by Senior Magistrate Abdullahi Ilellah. This was after the lawmaker was arraigned by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police at Zuba Magistrate Court, Abuja. He was …

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