SEE THE FIREWORKS EXCHANGE BETWEEN REPS MEMBERS & REPRESENTATIVE OF THE AGF TODAY ON THE TRIAL OF SARAKI & CO

THE Attorney General of Federation and Minister of Justice, A‎bubakar Malami, on Thursday slammed the Senate over the ongoing trial on forgery of the Senate’s Rules book, saying the Red Chamber lacks the jurisdiction to handle the matter. The Federal Government had dragged the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu; the outgoing Clerk to the National Assembly, Alhaji Salisu Maikasuwa; and the Deputy Clerk, Ben Efeturi, to the FCT High Court over alleged forgery of Rules book. Based on the development, the Senate had…

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REV FATHER MBAKA SAYS SOME PEOPLE ARE TRYING TO PITCH THE PRESIDENT AGAINST HIM, READ HIS REASONS

Enugu Catholic Priest, the Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, said Thursday that some Nigerians were trying to cause disaffection between hiMbaka said contrary to earlier media reports that he made negative predictions concerning the President’s ill health, he merely alluded to the reported claims by doctors. He said Nigerian doctors had expressed fears over the chances of President Muhammadu Buhari recovering from his illness.‎ But, according to him, he prayed against that. The priest, who is in charge of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria, spoke through his media Chief, Barr Ike…

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BREAKING: COURT STOPS OGAH’S SWEARING IN AS ABIA GOVERNOR AFTER HE COLLECTED CERTIFICATE OF RETURN

The ongoing tension in God’s Own State, Thursday, took another dramatic turn, as a High Court sitting in Osisioma, Abia State, issued an injunction restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from issuing a certificate of return to Uchechukwu Ogah who was declared governor by an FCT High Court on Wednesday. INEC National Commissioner in charge of the South East, Amb. Lawrence Nwuruku issuing Certificate of Return to Uchechukwu Ogah as Governor of Abia State, on Thursday, June 30, 2016 The Court also restrained the Chief Judge of Abia State…

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READ WHAT INEC DID TO SAMSON OGAH, THE GUY WHO WAS DECLARED GOVERNOR OF ABIA BY THE COURT 2 DAYS AGO

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has issued Samson Ogah the Certificate of Return as the new governor of Abia State, three days after Governor Okezie Ikpeazu was sacked by a court, the News Agency of Nigeria has reported. A Federal High Court in Abuja had on Monday directed Mr. Ikpeazu to immediately vacate office after convicting him of tax evasion. The court also ordered INEC to issue a certificate of return to Mr. Ogah, who contested the governorship ticket with the governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic…

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HOW OJO MADUEKWE DIED AT THE AIRPORT JUSTAS HE ARRIVED NIGERIA FROM THE US

FORMER Nigerian Ambassador to Canada, Chief Ojo Maduekwe, on Wednesday evening, died after he collapsed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on his way from the United States of America. Maduekwe, who arrived Nigeria after attending the graduation ceremony of a relation, was billed to celebrate his wife’s 70th birthday tomorrow. The senator representing Abia South, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, an ally of the late ambassador, told the Nigerian Tribune on Wednesday that the late Maduekwe was on his way from the United States and was billed to attend the…

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BENUE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY SPEAKER ARRESTED BY EFCC

SPEAKER, Benue State Assembly, Honourable Terkimbir Ikyange and three principal officers were detained on Tuesday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The Nigerian Tribune reliably gathered that the principal officers of the assembly were invited to Abuja over misappropriation of N750 million meant for the purchase of cars for the members. Sources told the Nigerian Tribune that others invited included the Deputy Speaker James Okefe and the Majority Leader Benjamin Adanyi, were said to have been visitors of the anti-graft for over a week before they were finally…

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SENATOR ATTAI ALI IDOKO DRAGGED BEFORE CHIEF JUDGE OF FEDERAL HIGH COURT OVER FORGRY

Air Marshall Isaac M. Alfa has petitioned the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ibrahim Auta over what he called forgery/falsification of court records and attempt to interfere with the proper administration of justice by a serving Senator of the federal republic of Nigeria, Attai Aidoko. Alfa, through his lawyer, Chief Godwin Obla, SAN in a letter of complaint dated June 24, but received in the office of the CJ on June 27, claimed that a judgment in suit No. FHC/ABJ/CS/1073/2014 between Air Marshall Isaac M. Alfa v…

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HOW THE AMENDMENT TO SENATE RULES WAS DONE BY BEN EFETURI, DEPUTY SENATE CLERK

The deputy clerk of the National Assembly, Benedict Efeturi, confirmed to police investigators that the senate’s standing orders used for the 2015 elections of Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu as senate president and deputy respectively, was different from the 2011 version which should have been in use at the time, details of police investigation seen by PREMIUM TIMES show. Mr. Efeturi made the disclosure to the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department of the Nigerian Police, which investigated allegations that the rules were forged to help Messrs. Saraki and Ekweremadu to…

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INTERESTING THROWBACK PICTURE OF CHIKA IKE IN SECONDARY SCHOOL

This is Nollywood actress Chika Ike back in 2002, in her secondary school’s (Saint Francis Catholic Secondary School) Annual Inter house Sports. She is surrounded by her classmates and beauty queens in Olorunfunmi House (Blue House). For those who have always doubted her age, Chika is really 31. She was born August, 1985. In the above photo, she was in SS3 and getting ready for her SSCE exams. She was also the Female Head Prefect for set of 2001/2002 and her immediate predecessor was Christiana Egbo, better known these days…

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DAVID MARK FLOORS APC AGAIN

An elections petitions tribunal has upheld the election of David Mark as senator representing Benue South senatorial district. The tribunal struck out a petition filed before it by Daniel Onjeh, the APC candidate in the election The election of David Mark, a former Senate president, has been upheld by the National Assembly elections petition tribunal sitting in Makurdi. David Mark floored Onjeh at the National Assembly election petitions tribunal In its ruling on Thursday, June 30, the tribunal struck out the petition filed before it by Daniel Onjeh, the All…

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