APPEAL COURT SACKS CROSS RIVER NORTH SENATOR, STEPHEN ODEY

The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar has sacked the Senator representing Cross River North, Mr Stephen Odey. The court on Friday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw the Certificate of Return it issued to Odeh and issue a fresh one to Hon. Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe. There has been a legal battle between the camp of Stephen Odey, reportedly sponsored by the state governor and that of Jarigbe Agom, backed by core PDP camp, which had a faceoff the with the governor. The court upheld the decision…

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THE IMPLICATION OF THE SUPREME COURT JUDGMENT TODAY IN JEGEDE VS AKEREDOLU AS IT AFFECTS THE APC IS THAT THE PARTY MUST HALT ALL PREPARATIONS AND CONDUCT OF CONGRESSES NATIONWIDE FORTHWITH

By Festus Keyamo The Supreme Court by a narrow split decision today (4-3)held that GOV. AKEREDOLU  cannot be removed as Governor of Ondo State. The little technical point that saved Gov AKEREDOLU was that Jegede failed to join GOV. Mai Mala Buni in the suit. Jegede was challenging the competence of Gov. Mai Mala Buni as a sitting Governor to run the affairs of the APC as Chairman of the Caretaker Committee. He contends that this is against Section 183 of the 1999 Constitution which states that a sitting Governor…

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ANAMBRA 2021: ALL THINGS WORK TOGETHER FOR NWANKPO’S GOOD!

By Harris Chuma Odili It’s indeed not by accident that my principal and Gubernatorial candidate of the African Democratic Congress, ADC, in the forthcoming Anambra Governorship election, Nze Akachukwu Nwankpo and myself are Ex-Seminarians (Umu Fada). So, as “Nwa Fada” or “Son Of God” let me look into the scripture with recent happenings in our dear State, Anambra, in view. The Bible in the book of Romans 8 verse 28, said, “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have…

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ADC STATE EXECUTIVES VISIT GUBER HOPEFUL NZE SULLIVAN NWANKPO, HARPS ON WINNING STRATEGIES

In readiness for the November 6, 2021 Governorship election in Anambra State, the state executives of the African Democratic Congress, ADC, on Saturday, paid a courtesy visit to the ADC flagbearer, Akachukwu Sullivan Nwankpo at his ‘Thank you Villa’ Okija in a bid to position the party for the coming election. The crucial meeting was hanged on how best to make the Party a household name to every Ndi Anambra family and how to strengthen the Party in every Ward across the 326 wards of the State. At the meeting,…

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LAGOS LG ELECTION: HAMZAT VISITS OBAS, RELIGIOUS LEADERS FOR SUPPORT

*APC chairman, Ifako-Ijaiye LG, Deacon Banjo Omole, as he presented Chairmanship candidate, Usman Akanbi Hamzat (hand raised), with his wife standing by him during their campaign tour to locations in the local government area yesterday. The Chairmanship Candidate of the APC in Ifako-Ijaiye, Prince Usman Akanbi Hamzat (UAH) led the Vice Chairmanship and Councillorship Candidates to seek prayers and blessings from main Religious Leaders and traditional Chieftains in the Local Government, as the party flagged off its campaign yesterday for the council election coming up on Saturday, July 24, 2021…

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