Delta State election tribunal sacks James Manager

The Delta State National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Asaba, the state capital, yesterday, nullified the election of James Manager, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmaker representing Delta South Senatorial District in the National Assembly. Immediate past Governor of the state and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for that election, Emmanuel Uduaghan, had in a petition filed by

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NASS’ obsession for foreign SUVs threatens economy, local plants – Stakeholders

• Decry High Cost Of Governance The plan by the National Assembly (NASS) to spend over N5.5b on imported Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) is generating fresh concerns among stakeholders, especially its impact on the on local vehicle industry and the state of the economy. The disclosure by the ad hoc Welfare Committee of the Ahmad Lawan-led Senate of plans to

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Tribunal verdict ‘19: D Day scares Buhari, Atiku camps

Between Monday and Friday this week, the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal must hand down its verdict in the suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on the outcome of the February 23 presidential election. Although the tribunal did not give a definite date for judgment when it adjourned after listening to parties

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Again, South Africans Attack Foreign-owned Businesses

South Africans have begun fresh attacks, looting and burning of businesses and properties belonging to foreigners and in the process killed three people, while another is still receiving treatment for smoke inhalation. The President of the Nigeria Union South Africa (NUSA), Adetola Olubajo, said on Monday that the attacks began on Sunday morning in Jeppestown area of Johannesburg when a

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FG Promises ‘Definitive Measures’ against Xenophobic Attacks

The federal government has promised to take definitive measures as part of effort to end the escalation of attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa. The Minister of foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, stated this in a tweet while reacting to the latest attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. He tweeted, “Received sickening and depressing news of continued burning and looting

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Supreme Court Dismisses Suit Accusing Buhari of Perjury

*Berates president for engaging government’s lawyer in personal matter The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the suit seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential poll over alleged act of lying under oath. The dismissal was sequel to the withdrawal of the appeal by the appellant’s counsel, Ukpai Ukairo, following the hint from the court that the

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DHQ Panel Indicts Army Captain over Wadume’s Escape

Recommends further investigation on alleged gun running with suspect There are strong indications that the panel set up by the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) to look into the circumstances surrounding the killing of police detectives by soldiers of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba State, has indicted an army officer, Captain Tijani Balarabe, who allegedly ordered the killing of the policemen and civilians

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