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Breaking: Gov Wike sacks cabinet

Breaking: Gov Wike sacks cabinet

Reports reaching us from the newsroom have it that Governor Nyesom Wike has dissolved his entire cabinet. A statement Saturday by his Special Assistant, Mr Simeon Nwakaudu announced the development, saying that all former Commissioners should immediately handover to their respectice Permanent secretaries. “Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has dissolved the State Executive Council.

Dino Melaye Sues INEC Over Attempt To Recall Him

The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye has sued the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over an attempt to recall him. The electoral body had sent a letter notifying the lawmaker of a petition for his recall, in accordance with its guidelines for the recall of members of the National Assembly. To carry out the

BREAKING: Tambuwal wins as Abuja court upholds Sokoto Governorship election

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday upheld the election of the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal.   The Justice Gabriel Kolawole-led court upheld Tambuwal’s election while at the same time dismissing the application challenging the December 4, 2014 All Progressives Congress, APC, primary election which saw the emergence of the former Speaker

BREAKING: Supreme Court sacks Herman Hembe from House of Reps

The Supreme Court, Friday, sacked the Federal House Representatives member representing, Vandikwa/ Konshisha constituency, Honourable Herman Hembe and ordered him to return all salaries collected so far before his sacking.   The Court sitting in Abuja declared the seat of the lawmaker vacant and ruled that Mrs. Dorathy Mato who won the All Progressive Congress

I’m Not Bothered By FG’s Appeal Against CCT Ruling – Saraki

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has reiterated his earlier position that he remains unperturbed by the decision of the Federal Government to file an appeal against the ruling of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). Saraki made this known on Friday in a statement signed by Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph Olaniyonu. The

INEC formally begins recall process of Senator Melaye July 3

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has formally notified Senator Dino Melaye of the demand by the people of his constituency to recall him from the Senate. It said that the decision to inform Melaye was taken at its meeting held in Abuja on Thursday, where the petition submitted by voters in Kogi West

Senator drags ex-Majority Leader to Court for defamation

A Katsina State High Court has fixed Oct. 3, to hear a case filed by a former Majority Leader, Katsina State House of Assembly, Sani Liti-‘Yankwani, challenging his trial at an Upper Shari’ah Court for defamation. The former house leader was dragged to the Sharia court by Sen. Abu Ibrahim, who instituted direct criminal complaint