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Edo: Tribunal Refused PDP Request

The Edo State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin Wednesday evening turned down the oral application by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate in the September 28, 2016, governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu for an extension of the time allotted it to prove their case by half a day. Yusuf Alli, senior advocate of

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Edo Tribunal Rules Against Delay

Thursday sitting of the Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal ended on a rather controversial note after 6 pm this evening as counsel to the respondents opposed the application of counsel to the petitioners for an adjournment till Monday next week instead of tomorrow. The application by Roland Otaru, senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN, sparked off a heated debate

Kemi Adeosun

CBN, SEC, PTDF, NAFDAC, Others To Return N450bn

Top government agencies including the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Petroleum Technology Development Fund, PTDF, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, are to refund about N450 billion to the Federal Government. Others are the Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, and the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, among others. To this end the 

Arthur Nwankwo

Buhari Erred On Judges’ Arrest

Dr. Arthur Agwuncha Nwankwo There is no doubt that since May 29th 2015, when Muhammadu Buhari assumed the reins of governance as Nigeria’s President, little has happened to convince me that he is the Messiah Nigerians have been waiting for. From his remarks of 95percent and 5percent in respect of political patronage according to the

Can Sheriff Save PDP?

The choice of Ali Modu Sheriff as the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party has its strong points but can the party overcome the negatives?  The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, last week ended its leadership tussle when it chose Ali Modu Sheriff, a former governor of Borno State as its substantive chairman. It was not

Saraki Names Galaudu, Olaniyonu as Aides

Bukola Saraki, Senate president, has approved the appointment of Isa Galaudu, representative of Kebbi North Senatorial District in the Seventh Senate as his Chief of Staff. The Senate president also confirmed the appointment of Yusuph Olaniyonu, the immediate past Commissioner for Information and Strategy in Ogun State, as his Special Adviser on Media. This was

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