POLITICS

Supreme Court judgment leaves Sylva open to corruption trial

Supreme Court judgment leaves Sylva open to corruption trial

Former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva’s defeat at the Supreme Court may have stripped him of the last line of defence against trial for alleged corruption. Sylva lost his lost his legal challenge to his non-declaration as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last governorship election of the state […]

PDP faults IBB over criticism of convention

PDP faults IBB over criticism of convention

Former military dictator and member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has come under attack following his criticism of the ruling party’s convention and the process that produced new chairman, Alhaji Bmanga Tukur. Babangida and his spokesman, Mr. Kassim Afegbua, were recently quoted to have discredited the PDP’s national convention and the entire process that […]

Buhari declares interest in 2015 presidential poll

Buhari declares interest in 2015 presidential poll

He Congress for Progressive Change’s presidential candidate in the 2011 general elections, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), has declared his intention to vie for the position again in 2015. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Buhari made his intention known while addressing CPC supporters in Kaduna who visited him. He told the crowd […]

Supreme Court orders Gov. Yuguda to pay ex-deputy N215

Supreme Court orders Gov. Yuguda to pay ex-deputy N215

The Supreme Court yesterday struck out the appeal filed by Bauchi state governor, Isa Yuguda and 15 others against the judgement of the Court of Appeal, Jos, which directed them to pay former deputy governor, Garba Mohammad Gadi all his entitlement. Justice Haruna Tsammani of the Bauchi Federal High Court had on June 25, 2010 […]

INEC hosts African Election Management Bodies

INEC hosts African Election Management Bodies

Arrangement has been concluded for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to host an international conference of African Election Management Bodies (EMBs) from Monday, 26th March, 2012. A statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to INEC, Kayode Idowu, said the conference will hold at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja. The confence was previously […]

PDP Chairmanship: Setback for Jonathan's candidate

PDP Chairmanship: Setback for Jonathan's candidate

Alhaji Bamanga Tukur’s desire to become the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) suffered a major setback Wednesday afternoon as he was defeated at the North East Zonal Congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi State. Tukur, the preferred choice of President Jonathan for the party’s chairmanship position, lost to acting National […]

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