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Reps PDP caucus supports review of presidential, guber judgement

February 27, 2020 Editorial III 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of Representatives caucus has supported calls by the party’s hierarchy for the review of the Supreme Court judgement on the presidential election and four governorship polls. Caucus Leader, Rep. Kingsley Chinda made the caucus position known in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja. Apart from the presidential election, the governorship polls the House Read More

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Judiciary as catalyst for deepening democratic process

February 26, 2020 Editorial III 0

Taiye Agbaje, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) takes a look at the judiciary as a major vehicle for entrenching democratic processes in the society. State and individuals are accountable to law Former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, described the rule of law as “principle of governance in which all persons, institutions and entities, public and private, including the state itself, Read More

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‘Why PDP wants Supreme Court to review Buhari, 4 govs’ victories, 9 months after’

February 25, 2020 Editor 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened to seek review of the Supreme Court’s judgement on the 2019 Presidential Election which validated the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari. Supreme Court had in October dismissed the appeal filed by the presidential candidate of the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Read More

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Tension in Bauchi, Sokoto as Supreme Court decides Bala, Tambuwal fate

January 20, 2020 Editor 0

Ahead of the Supreme Court judgement on Bauchi, Sokoto, Kano and Benue governorship elections Monday, there is palpable tension in the affected states as politicians variously went divine to ensure their favourite candidates and parties emerge victorious. Judgements in the suits were rescheduled Tuesday by the apex court’s panel, which also declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Read More

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Rivers: Finally, Awara concedes defeat to Wike, thanks Amaechi, APC

October 27, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the March 9 governorship election in Rivers state, Engr Biokpomabo Festus Awara, has accepted the Supreme Court judgment which upheld the victory of Governor Nyesom Wike and finally confirmed him as the duly elected Governor of Rivers state. Awara reacted to the apex court’s verdict in a statement he issued and Read More

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Osun: Lalong congratulates Oyetola, hails Adeleke

July 7, 2019 Editorial III 0

Plateau state Governor Simon Lalong, has described the victory of Osun state Governor Adegboyega Oyetola in the Supreme Court as Victory  for democracy. He also commended Senator Ademola Adeleke for accepting the judgment of the apex court. Lalong stated this in a press release signed by his director of press and public affairs Solomon Gujor. Lalong said, “this victory should Read More

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Osun: You can’t browbeat judiciary, Presidency tells Atiku

July 6, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Presidency has described as “very ridiculous, and even comical’’ the reaction of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to the Supreme Court ruling affirming the election of Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun state. Atiku, who was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, had in a statement expressed reservation over Friday’s Supreme Court victory Read More

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Zamfara: How Marafa saved Buhari, APC’s image

May 29, 2019 Editorial III 0

Truth, they say, is bitter and and anyone who believes in toeing the line of truth or aligns to it often always have to endure much acrimony and name calling. But in virtually every society, anyone who dares the consequences to stand by the truth and for the truth usually ends up being recognised as a hero. Such a person Read More

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Zamfara: Why INEC triumphed without firing a shot

May 26, 2019 Editorial III 0

EMEKA NZE takes a look at the triumph of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) even without spearheading any move to court but stuck to its rules until the emergence of victors and the villains. The proverb that a fallen iroko tree must not be blamed for crushing the deaf to death, rather the victim should be blamed is most Read More

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Zamfara: It’s a sad day for APC, party chairman confesses

May 24, 2019 Editorial II 0

Following the Supreme Court judgement which ruked against the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara, a National Vice Chairman of the party in the South-south, Hilliard Eta, has confessed that it was “a sad day for the APC.” The Supreme Court earlier on Friday, in an unanimous judgement ruled that APC did not participate in the last general elections Read More

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PENGASSAN issues ultimatum to ExxonMobil over disengaged staff

July 19, 2018 Blueprint 0

Sequel to the sack of over 800 Exxon Mobil staff last Friday by the Management of the company, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), has issued an ultimatum to the Management of Exxon Mobil to comply with the Supreme Court Judgement of April 20th. The Chairman of PENGASSAN, ExxonMobil branch, Mr. Razaq Obe, who said Read More