Ogboru loses again, Court nullifies Delta APC governorship primary

A Federal High Court has annulled the disputed governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, which produced Great Ogboru as the party’s candidate for the 2019 governorship election.
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba gave the ruling Thursday.

I will perform better in my second tenure, Ugwuanyi assures

By Mary Okoh

Wike’s victory is triumph of good over evil, says PDP

By Valentine Amanze

No rift between Oshiomhole, Amaechi – APC

By Valentine Amanze

Senate remains committed to passage of #PoliceReformBill, says Saraki

.Condemns killing of Kolade Johnson
The President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, has said that the 8th Senate remains committed to the Police Reform Bill.

Senate Saraki made this comment as part of a series of tweets in reaction to the killing of Kolade Johnson by alleged SARS operatives.

The Senate President said, “My heartfelt prayers are with the family and friends of Kolade Johnson, the young football fan who was allegedly killed by men of the Nigerian Police in Mangoro/Onipetesi community in Lagos.

Rivers: Court dismisses suit seeking to stop INEC from collating results

A Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, has dismissed the suit seeking to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from collating results of the governorship election held in Rivers State on 9th March 2019.

Justice Inyang Ekwo in a Judgment held that the court lacked the jurisdiction to entertain the matter.

Okiro, Ndi Okereke-Onyiuke, Charles Ugwuh, Onwuliri 135 others make Ihedioha’s Transition Committee members

Emeka Ihedioha, Governor- elect of Imo State, has constituted a 139-man Transition Technical Committee as he prepares to resume work on May 29.

There is a three-member Transition Committee made up of Dr. Ernest Ebi (Chairman), Dr. Kema Chikwe (Vice Chairman) and Chinedu Okpaleke (Secretary) as well as 12 Sectoral Sub-committees.

Ihedioha’s media aide, Chibuike Onyeukwu, stated on Monday that the committee members would be inaugurated on April 3 at the Rockview Hotel, Owerri by 12 noon.
The Sectoral Sub-Committee Membership include:

Magu’s confirmation: Buhari is free to lobby or send replacement – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was free to lobby for the confirmation of the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, or send a fresh nominee to the Senate.
The Senate President stated this on Monday during the induction of incoming lawmakers-elect and response to the impasse over the confirmation of the EFCC chairman.

Obi, Murray-Bruce hold parley with British envoy (Photo)

His Excellency, Mr. Peter Obi (right), with Senator Ben Murray-Bruce (left), after their meeting with the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing (middle), in Abuja at the weekend.

Mothers’ Sunday: Obi thumbs up Nigerian mothers

By Valentine Amanze