Politics

Secondus to military: Allow electorate to vote their choice

NATIONAL Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has called on security agencies, particularly the military, to allow the people of Bayelsa and Kogi states to vote their choice in tomorrow’s governorship election.

Secondus, while condemning the needless killing of a voter in Nembe, Bayelsa State on Wednesday, urged security operatives not to allow themselves into areas that would lower their professional value in the eyes of well-meaning election observers and watchers.

Nigeria needs revolution to fast-track development – Obi

By Valentine Amanze

Jonathan visits Rivers governor (Photo)

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and former President Goodluck Jonathan (left) at the Government House Port Harcourt on Thursday.

Protests as Senate approves N10b refund for Kogi

BARELY 72 hours to the November 16 governorship election in Kogi, has the Senate approved a N10.069billion loan refund for the state amidst uproar from the opposition senators.

The amount is to be paid in the form of promissory notes programme for bond issuance on the sum of N10.069 as refund to the state government for projects executed on behalf of the Federal Government.

Death penalty for hate speech is invitation to anarchy – Niger APC chieftain

.Says APC rode to power in 2015 through hate speech

APC crisis: Governors ask Oshiomhole to resign

.Say he can’t bequeath any legacy to party

Obi, Ben Obi meet in Awka (Photo)

Sen. Ben Obi (left), with Mr. Peter Obi (right) after their meeting at Awka.

Why APC suspended Adams Oshiomhole

THE battle for the soul of Edo State has left Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, floating in the air as the party in his home state has slammed him with suspension.

The suspension followed the vote of no confidence passed on Oshiomhole on Tuesday, November 12, by the chairmen of the APC in the 18 Local Government Areas, LGAs, of the state.

Anti-Hate Speech Bill an abuse of legislative process – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general elections, Atiku Abubakar, has said that the bill being conceived by the National Assembly to tackle hate speeches and other social media related contents is an abuse of legislative process.

In a statement on Tuesday, the former Vice President said the bill is one which will violate Nigerians’ constitutionally guaranteed right to Freedom of Speech.

Gombe Assembly deputy speaker impeached

The Deputy Speaker of Gombe State House of Assembly, Shaiubu Adamu Haruna, has been impeached.

Haruna was removed by 21 out of the 24 members of the House during Tuesday’s plenary at the legislative chamber of the Assembly in Gombe, the state capital.

The embattled deputy speaker was removed from office for allegedly disobeying an internal order to boycott all executive functions.

The lawmakers, thereafter, elected Mr Sidi Buba who represents Kwami West State Constituency as the new deputy speaker.

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