Tag: 2015 Election
Mama Taraba loses at Supreme Court

Mama Taraba loses at Supreme Court

Ayorinde Oluokun/Abuja The hope of Nigeria having the first female elected governor was finally dashed by the Supreme Court on Thursday morning with the validation of Darius ...

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UNAIDS charges FG to scale-up funding for HIV/AIDS

UNAIDS charges FG to scale-up funding for HIV/AIDS

Kazeem Ugbodaga The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has charged Nigeria’s Federal Government to scale-up local funding to close the yawning funding gap in the ...

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‘You are aiding poll robbers’, TMG blasts Supreme Court over Rivers, Akwa Ibom

‘You are aiding poll robbers’, TMG blasts Supreme Court over Rivers, Akwa Ibom

Nigeria’s Supreme Court has provoked the most unsparing criticism so far over its shocking decisions on governorship election disputes, most especially in Rivers and Akwa ...

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Rivers rerun elections for 6 Feb

Rivers rerun elections for 6 Feb

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed 6 February, 2016 for the rerun elections in Rivers State. The outgoing Resident ...

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My victory is for rule of law and Rivers people- Wike

My victory is for rule of law and Rivers people- Wike

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that his victory at the Supreme Court is a victory for the rule of law and the people of Rivers ...

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Jubilation in Rivers as Supreme Court upholds Wike’s mandate

Jubilation in Rivers as Supreme Court upholds Wike’s mandate

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Wild celebrations have broken out in Port Harcourt, capital of Rivers State, following the Supreme Court judgement that upheld the election of Nyesom ...

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Edo bank robbery suspects, native doctor arrested in Kogi

Edo bank robbery suspects, native doctor arrested in Kogi

Jethro Ibileke/Benin Edo police command has confirmed the arrest of six members of the armed robbery gang that attacked two commercial banks in Igarra, the administrative ...

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Rivers Guber Tussle: Supreme Court fixes 27 Jan for hearing of Wike’s appeal

Rivers Guber Tussle: Supreme Court fixes 27 Jan for hearing of Wike’s appeal

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Legal fireworks will begin at the Supreme Court on Wednesday, 27 January as the Apex Court starts hearing on the appeal brought by Governor Nyesom ...

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Bayelsa Speaker in fresh trouble

Bayelsa Speaker in fresh trouble

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Certainly these are not the best of times for the Rt. Hon Kombowei Benson, Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly due protest by some members ...

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Lassa fever: Resident Doctors demand improved rapid response

Lassa fever: Resident Doctors demand improved rapid response

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has called on government to improve existing response mechanism to ensure rapid response in cases of disease outbreaks in the ...

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