“INEC Should Build on Maurice Iwu’s Standards of Conducting Elections” …Olufemi Aduwo

Comrade Olufemi Aduwo, President/CEO, at Rights Monitoring Group, and Centre For Convention On Democratic Integrity, Nigeria and United States, speaks to FOLORUNSHO HAMSAT, on the state of Nigeria’s election, the INEC and past efforts at getting it right. Excerpts…  How would you describe the political parties structure in this dispensation and leadership style of INEC since theContinue reading ““INEC Should Build on Maurice Iwu’s Standards of Conducting Elections” …Olufemi Aduwo”

COVID-19: President Buhari Approves Scrapping Of Agencies To Reduce Cost Of Governance

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the rationalisation of government agencies – The move will trigger the scrapping of some federal government agencies to reduce Nigeria’s cost of governance – When concluded, there will be a reduction in the number of statutory agencies from 263 to 161. President Muhammadu Buhari approved the implementation of the SteveContinue reading “COVID-19: President Buhari Approves Scrapping Of Agencies To Reduce Cost Of Governance”

Breaking Court finds Olisa Metuh, firm guilty of first count in N400m fraud trial

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has found a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, guilty on count one of the seven-count charge slammed against him by the federal government. The judge, in the judgment on Tuesday, agreed with prosecution counsel, Sylvanus Tahir that Metuh knewContinue reading “Breaking Court finds Olisa Metuh, firm guilty of first count in N400m fraud trial”

APEX COURT VOIDS BAYELSA GOVERNOR-ELECT’S ELECTION 24 HOURS TO INAUGURATION

The Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, who were already preparing to be inaugurated into office. A five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued toContinue reading “APEX COURT VOIDS BAYELSA GOVERNOR-ELECT’S ELECTION 24 HOURS TO INAUGURATION”

Lagos Agog For Bisi Olatilo Show @ 20

All is now set for the 20th anniversary celebration of one of Nigeria’s hottest and classiest television programmes, The Bisi Olatilo Show. Slated for today, Friday, November 22, 2019, at the Balmoral Event Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, the talk-of-the-town event which kicks off at 4pm is going be chaired by the czarContinue reading “Lagos Agog For Bisi Olatilo Show @ 20”

Is Ex President Goodluck Jonathan Dumping PDP For APC?

The media team of former President Goodluck Jonathan has debunked claims that the former President was concluding plans to dump the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressives Congress, APC. Following a reported disagreement between the former President and the Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, there are clear indications that the former president,Continue reading “Is Ex President Goodluck Jonathan Dumping PDP For APC?”

I Didn’t Steal A Dime From Nigeria — Diezani Alison

Mrs. Diezani Alison, former Nigeria Minister of Petroleum, has denied stealing a dime from Nigeria when she served the country under Goodluck Jonathan, ex Nigeria president. The former Minister has since said the claim by Nigeria anti graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) that she stoleContinue reading “I Didn’t Steal A Dime From Nigeria — Diezani Alison”