Monthly Archives: March 2019

Orji Kalu To APC: Make Me Deputy, Or I’ll Vie For Senate Presidency

A former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has said that unless the ruling All Progressives Congress makes him the Deputy President of the Senate, he will fight to become the Senate President. He said this while indicating his interest to contest for the position of Deputy Senate President in the soon-to-be constituted 9th National Assembly. Kalu also wants ...

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Appeal Court Grants PDP, Atiku Permission To Serve Petition On Buhari Through APC

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Wednesday granted permission to the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to serve their petition challenging the outcome of the February 23, 2019 election, on President Muhammadu Buhari through substituted means. A three-man bench which sat in a “pre-hearing session” of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, granted the request ...

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Buhari’s Victory Threatened As Presidential Candidate Asks Court To Order Fresh Elections

Fresh troubles have emerged for President Muhammadu Buhari as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Movement, Pastor Aminchi Habu, and the party have sued the President, the Independent National Electoral Commission and the All Progressives Congress. Habu is also the Coordinator, Northern Evangelism, The Lord’s Chosen Charismatic Revival Ministries. The cleric, who dragged the three respondents before the Presidential ...

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CBN Cuts Interest Rate To 13.5%, Seeks GDP Rebasing

•Experts say move not enough to boost economy The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday reduced the Monetary Policy Rate, also known as the benchmark or main interest rate, from 14 per cent to 13.5 per cent. The MPR, which is used to determine bank lending rates and the cost of credit for borrowers, had ...

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Tribunal Begins Hearing On PDP, Atiku’s Petition Today

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal will on Wednesday (today) hold a hearing on the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress at the February 23, 2019 election. A five-man panel headed by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice ...

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Gabriel Okara: Africa Has Lost A Literary Giant — Obi

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23, 2019 election, Mr. Peter Obi, on Tuesday mourned the passage of renowned poet, writer and administrator, Dr. Gabriel Okara, describing it as the loss of an African literary giant. “Gabriel Okara was not just a celebrated poet but, indeed, one of the greatest writers ever to come ...

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Police Most Corrupt Institution In Nigeria, Reveals SERAP Survey

A new public survey released today by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) reports high levels of corruption in public institutions in Nigeria for the past 5 years. Of the five major public institutions surveyed, the police emerged as the most corrupt, with the power sector identified as the second most corrupt in the country today. Other public institutions identified ...

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Atiku Congratulates Bala Mohammed, Governor-Elect Of Bauchi State

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar congratulates Bala Mohammed on his declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission as the Governor-elect of Bauchi state. “Your victory is a deeply satisfying one. In you, the good people of Bauchi state have rightly reposed their confidence for four years of good governance,” Atiku ...

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