Politics

Tanko Yakasai rates Buhari’s administration low, says nothing has changed

An elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has scored the Muhammadu Buhari administration low since the All Progressives Congress (APC) took over power at the centre in 2015.

He gave the assessment on Tuesday during his appearance on Channels Television’s breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily.

Independence: Obi praises God for Nigeria’s unity

By Valentine Amanze

Imo is making progress, says Ihedioha

By Valentine Amanze

Imo State Governor, Chief Emeka Ihedioha CON, has said that his administration was making steady progress in rebuilding the state from the ruins of the last administration of Rochas Okorocha.
The governor also called for continued diligence and patriotism among the citizens, while appealing for resilience towards achieving the desired result.
He called on Imolites: "Let us continue to work hard. Together, we will rebuild our state."

Seed for greatness is sowed in school, says Obi

By Valentine Amanze

LGs polls: Group debunks certificate forgery against APC flagbearer

By Priscilla Campbell,
Minna

How I shared N400m received from Dasuki’s office, says Metuh

A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Olisa Metuh, has told a Federal High Court how he expended the N400 million he collected from the office of the National Security Adviser under Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd.) in 2014.
According to a statement by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Metuh made the disclosure before Justice Okon Abang.
He was said to have explained that the fund was for “a special national assignment” in the run-up to the 2015 general elections.

2023: Only Igbo Presidency can end agitations - Group

By Ummi Ismaeel, Minna

Sowore’s release a victory for rule of law, says SERAP

Lagos-based human rights and advocacy group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has applauded the decision by Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja ordering the immediate release of the convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, from the custody of the Department of State Service (DSS).
The group described the court's decision as “a victory for the rule of law, human rights and judicial independence.”

Tribunal victory: Madumere, Imo ex-deputy governor, congratulates Ihedioha

By Valentine Amanze

The immediate past Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere, has congratulated the Governor Emeka Ihedioha for his victory at the election tribunal.
The ex-deputy governor’s message was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser (Media Publicity), Uche Onwuchekwa.
Madumere also called on the Imolites to join hands and support the governor, while advising politicians to stop distracting the present administration for it to focuse on the challenges of rebuilding and recovering the state from its present state of squalor.

Court Orders Sowore’s Release From DSS Custody

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the release of the convener of the #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore.

The Federal Government had filed seven counts bordering on treasonable felony and money laundering against Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters.

After being detained for 45 days, additional charges were filed against him.

But after hearing arguments from both the prosecuting and defence counsels on Tuesday, the trial judge, Justice Taiwo Taiwo ordered the release of Mr Sowore.

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