Monthly Archives: June 2016

Certificate of Return: Confusion in Abia as Court Stops Uche Ogah’s Swearing in

Reprieve may have come the way of the Abia State Governor, Mr. Okezie Ikpeazu, as he obtained a counter judgment stopping the swearing-in of Mr. Uche Ogah as the governor of the state. The governor got a motion-exparte from the High Court of the state restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from issuing a Certificate of Return to Ogah, ...

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Battle for Abia: Ex-NBA Boss, Ubani; Ogunade Want Abia CJ to Swear in Ogah

Mr Onyekachi Ubani, a former Chairman, Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ikeja Branch, says the Certificate of Return given to Mr Sampson Ogah of the PDP as the governor-elect of Abia by INEC is in order. He said the incumbent governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, in the eye of the law was not qualified to run as governor in the 2015 poll. Ikpeazu won ...

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Certificate of Return to Ogah: CNPP Praises INEC, Buhari

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for promptly issuing Certificate of Return to Dr. Uche Ogah as the Abia State Governor in line with the ruling of a Federal High Court in Abuja, which sacked Mr. Okezie Ikpeazu as the state Governor. The CNPP observed that the development was a positive ...

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Uche Ogah to Be Sworn-in as Abia Governor as INEC Issues Certificate of Return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued the certificate of return to Uche Ogah as Abia state governor in line with an order of a federal High Court in Abuja. Oluwole Osaze-Uzi, INEC’s director of publicity, says this follows an order by the Abuja Federal High Court mandating the commission to immediately issue Certificate of Return to Uche Ogah ...

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Court Jailed Diamond Bank Manager For 6 Months Over N28m Fraud

    Justice M.A Onyetenu of a Port Harcourt’s Federal High Court, Rivers State, convicted and sentenced a former Diamond bank manager, Ikechukwu Chukwuma, to six months imprisonment for defrauding the bank to a whooping sum of N28 million.   Justice Onyetenu also ordered the convicted banker to pay the sum of N5 million, as a restitution to the bank. ...

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Oil Prices Fall as Nigeria’s Production Improves

Oil prices fell in early trade on Thursday as fears over strike outages in Norway faded and as Nigeria’s production rose. This is even as the Brent futures struggled to defend $50 per barrel. International Brent crude oil futures were trading at $50.10 per barrel at 0126 GMT, down 51 cents, or 1 percent, from their last settlement. U.S. West ...

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