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2023: Ihedioha overheating Imo, violating Electoral Act, group alleges

2023: Ihedioha overheating Imo, violating Electoral Act, group alleges

One week after ex-Governor Emeka Ihedioha reportedly declared his intention to seek re-election as Imo State Governor come 2023, traditional leaders and political stakeholders of the three senatorial zones in the state, have requested relevant institutions, to interrogate the former governor for allegedly violating provisions of the Electoral Act. At a joint press conference in...

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APGA denies Obiano, Soludo’s planned defection to APC

APGA denies Obiano, Soludo’s planned defection to APC

The All Progressives Grand Alliance has denied the alleged planned defection of the incumbent Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, and the Governor-elect of the state, Chukwuma Soludo, to the All Progressives Congress. The National Co-ordinator of APGA Media Warriors Forum, Chinedu Obigwe, who debunked the story on Monday at a press briefing in Awka,...

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Umahi redeploys three Perm Secs

Umahi redeploys three Perm Secs

Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, on Saturday, redeployed three Permanent Secretaries, in the state. The Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Barr. Uchenna Orji, stated this while briefing journalists on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting. Orji equally pointed out that a 40-year-old female civil servant in the state, Williamson Mfom Christian, an...

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Uzodinma appoints ex-Imo speaker, 16 others as commissioner-nominees

Uzodinma appoints ex-Imo speaker, 16 others as commissioner-nominees

After six months of sacking 20 commissioners, the governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, on Monday, sent a list of 17 commissioner-nominees to the state house of Assembly for screening. The speaker, Kennedy Ibeh read out the names of the commissioner-nominees during a plenary session on Monday in a letter addressed to the speaker by...

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Convention: APC governors hold crucial meeting in Abuja

Convention: APC governors hold crucial meeting in Abuja

Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress under the aegis of Progressives Governors Forum held a crucial meeting behind closed doors. The meeting which is being held at the Kebbi State Governors Lodge Asokoro, Abuja, started at about 9:20 pm Virtually all 20 APC governors attended the meeting. Although the agenda is...

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Tackle infrastructure decay, unpaid salaries, pensions, not opposition –APGA to Abia govt

Tackle infrastructure decay, unpaid salaries, pensions, not opposition –APGA to Abia govt

The All Progressives Grand Alliance in Abia has charged the state government to focus its energy on infrastructure development and the payment of the arrears of salaries and pensions and stop hounding the opposition party. APGA gave the charge in a statement issued in Umuahia by its Chairman, Rev. Augustine Ehiemere, and made available to...

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Senate President, PDP hail Jonathan at 64

Senate President, PDP hail Jonathan at 64

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has described former President Goodluck Jonathan as a great leader who believes in the unity of Nigeria while in office and since he handed over power in 2015.  Lawan stated this in a statement issued on Saturday by his media aide, Ola Awoniyi, to mark his 64th birthday. The...

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Igbo leaders meet Buhari, demand Kanu’s release, IPOB seeks UK intervention

Igbo leaders meet Buhari, demand Kanu’s release, IPOB seeks UK intervention

Igbo leaders under the aegis of Highly Respected Igbo Greats have appealed to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to ensure the release of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra’s leader, Nnamdi Kanu. The group led by First Republic parliamentarian and former Minister of Aviation, 93-year-old Mbazulike Amaechi, made the appeal during a visit...

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Okay direct primaries, e-transmission, NEF, PANDEF, CNG tell Buhari

Okay direct primaries, e-transmission, NEF, PANDEF, CNG tell Buhari

The Northern Elders’ Forum, the Coalition of Northern Groups and the Pan Niger Delta Forum have expressed their support to the amendment of the Electoral Act to involve direct primaries and e-transmission of election results. They urged the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (Retd.), to give accent to the bill so as to set the...