Ogbulafor quits

Embattled national Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Vincent Ogbulafor has resigned as the party’s leader. Mr Ogbulafor is currently facing trial in an Abuja High Court for allegedly defrauding the federal government of over N100 million while serving as minister of special duties during the Obasanjo administraton. Mr Ogbulafor was arraigned by the […]

ANAMBRA SET FOR LG ELECTIONS

The euphoria of another election, just two months after the governorship election was held in the state is currently causing excitement in Anambra State. This time, it is the Local government election. It would be the first the state would have since the inception of the nascent democracy, as the last was held in 1998 […]

IBORI GRANTED BAIL

James Ibori, the fugitive former governor of Delta State who was arrested in Dubai yesterday at the instance of the UK police, is reported to have been granted bail with his travel documents confiscated while the UAE authorities consider extradition requests from the UK government. But our sources say Ibori has no intention of standing […]

Emordi loses again as court orders Igbeke’s swearing in

The raging controversy over who occupies the Anambra North Senatorial position between Senator Joy Emordi and Chief Alphonsus Igbeke was decided yesterday with the Appeal Court sitting in Enugu ordering the immediate swearing in of Igbeke as senator. In a unanimous judgment delivered by Hon. Justice Suleiman Galadimma, the court upheld its decision of March […]

Jonathan picks Namadi Sambo as VP

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has nominated Kaduna state governor Namadi Sambo to be vice president of Africa’s most populous nation, a presidency source said on Thursday. Jonathan, who was sworn in last week after the death of President Umaru Yar’Adua, surprised many by choosing a relative newcomer to national politics to be his deputy. “It […]

Fugitive Ibori captured in Dubai

Unconfirmed reports from Dubai, the United Arab Emirate, UAE capital, indicates that fugitive former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori has been captured in the Middle East country. Ibori was picked up by the International Police, Interpol on Wednesday evening. Shortly after he escaped from the creeks of Delta State, EFCC spokesman, Femi Babafemi […]

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