CPA worries over PDP’s call for INEC Chairman’s sack.

  The Centre for Public Accountability (CPA) on Friday expressed worry over what it described as “campaign of calumny” on the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, as well as persistent call for his removal ahead of the general elections by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The call for the sack of the INEC Boss, according to CPA, in a statement issued on Friday in Lagos and signed by its Director of Programmes, Oluwatobi Johnson, violates Section I57 of the Nigerian Constitution which guarantees the Independence of…

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NCPC BOSS CHARGES CHRISTIANS ON DEVELOPMENTAL INNOVATIONS

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev.Tor Uja , has urged Christians who are preparing to embark on Pilgrimage exercise to the Holy Land to ensure they return with innovations that would help in the development of Nigeria. Uja made this known recently at NCPC AREOPAGUS Pilgrimage Open House, themed “Christian Pilgrimage, the church and the development of Nigeria”. The NCPC Boss who stated that the 2018 Main Christian Pilgrimage to Israel, Greece and Rome exercise would be flagged off on the 8th December, noted that the Commission would…

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Call for INEC Chairman’s sack b all for INEC Chairman’s sack by PDP, Uche Secondus Uncharitable.

The Yoruba Revolutionary Assembly, (YORA) has described as uncharitable and politics taken too far, the call by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the sack the of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Yakubu Mahmood Yakubu. The group said it viewed Chief Uche Secondus call, where he demanded for the INEC boss’s resignation, in order to guarantee a credible 2019 poll, as too ridiculous to be heard, from any serious political party, when elections are less than 80 days away. Speaking through…

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BEDC Brouhaha: A Case For Proactiveness

The current action of the state Governor in walking out the MD of BEDC and her entourage from a meeting in his office though commendable is, however, a knee-jerk reaction. It is arguably a reflex that is not unconnected to the sustained protest and incessant petition against the handlers of electricity (BEDC) in the state. The Governor went further to say that BEDC had been an obstacle all the way, frustrating the effort of the government in providing stable electricity for the people of Edo State. The bane of our…

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ALL THE SCHEMING TO MANIPULATE THE PEOPLE OF ENUGU RETURNING A NONPERFORMING GOVERNMENT HAVE FAILED

ALL THE SCHEMING TO MANIPULATE THE PEOPLE OF ENUGU RETURNING A NONPERFORMING GOVERNMENT HAVE FAILED The Ayogu Eze Campaign Organisation has observed with dismay, the heightened desperation of the embattled Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi led government of Enugu state to hoodwink the people with spurious roads contract award in the neglected local governments of the state. And we are asking, why now? Has he been suddenly bitten by a bug? This deceptive government is simply trying to pull wool over our people’s eyes the same way the governor has been dangling phony…

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Boko Haram: Rights Repoets Condemns Use Of Manipulated Videos, Pictures Of Military Fighting Insurgents

The Coalition of CSOs on Human Rights and Good Governance has released a preliminary report on the recent attacks by Boko Haram on military posts in Borno State. The coalition, however, faulted the use of manipulated videos, still images to depict the attack on the troops by the insurgents. According to a report released by the human rights groups on Wednesday, some political players used the attack as part of their campaign for the 2019 general elections, which poses the risk of validating the crimes Boko Haram sect. Maxwell Gowon,…

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Ayogu Eze, APC chances brighter in Enugu State, says Group.

  Enugu based Independent Campaign Network (ICN) has dismissed insinuation that the people of Enugu State, will reelect Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, as the Governor of the State, for a second term in office, come 2019. Instead, the group revealed its assessment shows a very high possibility of the emergence of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Ayogu Eze, as the next Governor of the State. Speaking to newsmen in Enugu on Wednesday, while presenting the report of an Independent Opinion survey, conducted across the three Senatorial Districts…

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Is Hon Okaeben An Enemy Within?

  I read with utmost dismay the revelations of the report from the Public Relations Officer (Com. Edigin) of the Edo Civil Society Organization (EDOSCO), with the title: *”Chris Okaeben Needs to be Watched Closely with BEDC”*. The report stated unequivocally the involvement of Chris Okaeben, the representative of the good people of Oredo West at the Edo State House of Assembly. And below is a verbatim quotation from the article. “We were invited for the hearing and the management of BEDC led by Funke Osibodu were equally invited. Our…

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Akwa Ibom: Group plans Mass action in Abuja, petitions Foreign Missions in Nigeria.

Pan-Niger Delta group, Save Ijaw Nation Group (SING) has expressed its readiness, to embark on a sustained Mass protest, in Abuja starting from Friday 29th November 2019, over what it described as the desperate attempt of some politicians, who are being openly aided by the Nigerian Police Force, to truncate Democracy in Akwa Ibom. The group, speaking through its Executive Director, Idris Usman in Abuja this evening, said Nigerians can no longer watch, and allow the rascality of a very insignificant minority of politicians, in Akwa Ibom State, to hijack…

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2019: PDP Failed Presidential Debates For 16 Years, Cannot Drag PMB To Its Level – NDF

A pro-democracy group , the National Democratic Front has lashed out at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over its insistence that President Muhammadu Buhari must be available for presidential debate ahead of the 2019 presidential election.  The group likened the development to a drunk requesting for a marathon with a sprinter. NDF said the former ruling party failed four consecutive presidential debate for 16 years and could not by any means drag Buhari into its level. Comrade Audu Awulu, National President of the group, while speaking at a press conference…

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