Politics

Hoping Card Readers Are Here To Stay By Alex Agbo

In the build up to the presidential elections, the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Attahiru Jega , introduced a novelty into the Nigerian political lexicon. There were back and forth arguments for or against the innovation. Jega stood his ground wheathering all rumoured Tsunami that were supposed to have swept him away from his office as ...

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Enugu Assembly Set To Impeach Governor Chime

Days to the expiration of his tenure as a Governor, members of the Enugu State House of Assembly on Monday kick started impeachment proceedings against the state governor, Barrister Sullivan Chime. The governor was accused by the lawmakers of high handedness and corrupt enrichment. Fourteen lawmakers, led by the Speaker, Hon. Eugene Odo sat early Monday morning where they read a notice of impeachment ...

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Experts Brainstorm On Journalists’ Safety Thursday, As IPC Releases Attacks Report

IPC

A meeting of media experts and institutional stakeholders will take place in Abuja onThursday April 30, 2015 to deliberate on the safety of journalists and emerging issues in conflict in Nigeria. The participants will include the leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), the Radio and Television Theatre Arts Workers Union (RATTAWU) the Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE), the ...

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Ondo Deputy Governor Impeached

Ali Olanusi

Ondo State Deputy Governor, Ali Olanusi, has been impeached by the State Assembly. He was removed Monday morning following the submission of the report by the seven-man panel headed by Mr. Olatunji Adeniyan on the allegations leveled against him. Twenty two​ of the 26 members of the Assembly supported the impeachment of the Deputy Governor. The motion for his impeachment ...

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Presidential Inauguration: Jonathan, Buhari Nominees Meet

In preparation for the May 29 handover and Presidential Inauguration, a joint committee of the outgoing and incoming government met on Thursday to discuss issues that will ensure a smooth transition. The committee is co-chaired by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Anyim, who represents the outgoing government, and former Bayelsa state Governor, Timipre Sylva, who leads ...

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US Vice President Urges Jonathan To Play Global Leadership Role

United States Vice President, Senator Joe Biden has urged outgoing Nigeria’s President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan to take up international leadership role. Biden who spoke to Jonathan on Monday commended him for his leadership in ensuring Nigeria’s recent elections were peaceful and orderly. Biden, according to the transcript of the phone call released by the White House, noted that President Jonathan’s ...

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