Ihedioha’s Sack: ANN Faults Judgment,Demands Credible Elections

As reactions continue on the decision of the Supreme Court that sacked Hon.Emeka Ihedioha as the Governor of Imo State and replaced him with Senator Hope Uzodimma of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Alliance for New Nigeria(ANN)in South East Zone has blamed flawed electoral process in 2019 as the root- cause of the shocking judgment. In a statement by the National Vice Chairman South East, Dr Laz Eze, the party which also contested the Imo State Governorship Electionin 2019 stated that only credible elections will ensure that the wishes…

PROSPECTS OF NIGERIAN PRESIDENT OF IGBO EXTRACTION By Law Mefor

Once was it said and more often should it be repeated in political calculus in Nigeria, Men of the future must not only understand their past but also the forces that forge the present. Nigeria has become a workshop of democracy and the forces that forge the nation are holding firm. And with wimpy, ineffectual and unchallenging political class, these forces do not have to yield an inch. This is the dense political climate in which recently, Igbo Leadership Development Foundation (ILDF) and its allies unveiled the plan to organize…

DEMOCRACY: Nigeria has made substantial progress in twenty years – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Thursday that Nigeria has made significant progress over the last twenty years since the country’s return to democracy in 1999. Lawan stated this in a speech delivered at the 17th Edition of the Daily Trust Dialogue with the theme “Twenty Years of Democracy in Nigeria: Strengths, Weaknesses and Opportunities”, which held in Abuja. The Senate President, who was the Special Guest of Honour at the event, was represented by the Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi (APC, Niger…

Gov. Uzodinma: A symbol of hope, prosperity for Imo – Sabi Abdullahi   …Urges Governor to initiate healing process for all political actors in Imo State

Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, has said the emergence of newly sworn-in Governor of Imo State,  Senator Hope Uzodinma, through a Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday marked the beginning of an era of ‘hope and prosperity’ for Imo State. Senator Abdullahi, in a statement he personally signed in Abuja congratulated Uzodinma and the All Progressives Congress (APC), called on the newly sworn-in Governor to, as a matter of urgency, prioritize the security and welfare of citizens of the State. The lawmaker also charged the Governor…

Lawan congratulates APC, Imo Governor-elect

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated Senator Hope Uzodinma on his victory at the Supreme Court which on Tuesday declared him the winner of the March 19, 2019 Imo State governorship election. Lawan also congratulated the All Progressives Party (APC) in the state for peacefully retrieving its mandate through the constitutionally stipulated judicial process. The Senate President said the unanimous decision of the seven-member panel of the highest court in the land has cleared any doubt on the victory of the APC in the election. “This is a…

Obaseki and his endorsement game By Mike Igaga Jr.

In recent times, the embattled governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, seems to have realised that he needs a second term to continue as governor of Edo State. For a governor as powerful as Godwin Obaseki, a governor that can unilaterally orchestrate the suspension of the National Chairman of the APC and, therefore, remove him from office, one would have thought that his second term nomination does not need approval. He has clearly stated that he is most qualified for a second term. Governor Godwin Obaseki has addressed a…

A TIME FOR SYNERGY TOWARDS GREATER NIGER STATE.

I must start out by congratulating my principal, Governor Abubakar sani Bello over his victory at the supreme court. with the pronouncement at the Apex court validating the election of Governor Abubakar sani Bello, the legal battle is over. The battle for the soul of niger state is over. On this premise, and as democrats we are at home with the fact that it is not a case of winner takes all,rather we are aware that the process and the exercise afford the opportunity to further deepened our democratic culture…

Gov Sani-Bello tasks LG Chairmen on good governance, service delivery at grassroots level

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has charged the Local Government Area Chairmen in the state to brace up in the discharge of their administrative duties in order to bring about meaningful growth and development at the grassroots level. Governor Sani Bello gave the charge at a three-day Post-Inauguration Workshop for the Chairmen and some Ministry Officials of the state, held at the 5th Chukker Polo Club, Kaduna. The Governor, who called on the Chairmen to ensure that all departments in the council are functional, also urged them to…

No worker in Oyo State ‘ll earn below N30,000 minimum wage— Gov Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, said on Wednesday that no staff in the State’s workforce would earn below the N30,000 national minimum wage. He stated that once the Committee set up by his government to look into the modalities for the implementation of the wage completes its assignment, the Government will stand side by side with the workers to implement the decision. The Governor noted that he was looking forward to a decision that would be agreeable to the civil servants as well as affordable and sustainable for the…

Gov Sani Bello reacts to Supreme Court Judgement ,says it is will of God, reaffirmation of people’s mandate

Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has described his landmark victory at the Supreme Court today as the will of God and reaffirmation of the people’s mandate. Governor  Sani Bello stated this shortly after the judgement made by the supreme court in Abuja , which he said would enable his administration focus on meeting its mandate to Nigerlites. He reiterated that the present administration operates an all inclusive government which allowed everyone to make contributions towards the development of Niger State. He then called on everyone to join hands towards…