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Abia To Hold Local Government Elections Soon – Gov. Otti

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We’ve Completed Rehabilitation Of 90 Roads In Abia In One Year – Otti (Video)

Governor Alex Otti has announced that local government elections will be held across all 17 local government areas of Abia State, marking a significant shift from his predecessor's approach. Speaking at the Government House in Umuahia, Governor Otti criticized the previous administration for failing to conduct local government elections, which led to the centralization of power and control over funds....

Paul Kagame Secures 99% Votes, Wins 4th Term As Rwanda President

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Paul Kagame Secures 99% Votes, Wins 4th Term As Rwanda President

Rwandan President Paul Kagame is on course to extend his 24-year rule by another five years in a landslide victory, with most of the votes counted from Monday's election. He has 99.15% of the vote so far, with about 79% of ballots counted, partial results announced by the electoral commission show. The 66-year-old again faced no meaningful opposition, with leading figures...

Donald Trump Picks Ohio Senator Vance As Running Mate

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Donald Trump Picks Ohio Senator Vance As Running Mate

Former President Donald Trump chose Sen. JD Vance of Ohio as his running mate on Monday, picking a one-time critic who became a loyal ally and is now the first millennial to join a major-party ticket at a time of deep concern about the advanced age of America’s political leaders. “After lengthy deliberation and thought, and considering the tremendous talents of many others,...

We Want To De-Marginalise Igbos And Place Them In Limelight Of National Politics, APC Chairman Ganduje Assures South East

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NasarawKano APC Elders Advice Tinubu To Neglect Calls For Ganduje’s Removala PDP Critisize Ganduje Over Remarks On Ombugadu’s Tribunal Victory

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Abdulahi Ganduje, has said the party has initiated moves to de-marginalise Igbos to place them in the limelight of national politics. Ganduje asserted on Sunday during the APC South East zonal meeting in Abakaliki, noting that Igbos had shown massive support to the party and the President Bola Tinubu-led administration...

US 2024: ‘Drop Joe Biden, Replace Him With Kamala Or Shapiro’ – Primate Ayodele Tells Democrats

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US 2024: ‘Drop Joe Biden, Replace Him With Kamala Or Shapiro’ – Primate Ayodele Tells Democrats

On Sunday, a popular Nigerian prophet and the Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, advised the Democratic Party to withdraw the United States, US, President, Joe Biden, from the presidential race. Primate Ayodele said the Democrat should replace Biden with either Vice President Kamala Haris or Josh Shapiro. He disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday by...

Ex-Senate President, Anyim Dumps PDP, Joins APC

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No Cabal Can Impose President On Nigerians In 2023 - Pius Anyim

Former Senate President, Anyim Pius Anyim, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the ruling All Progressive Congress. He announced the defection at the Pa Oruta Ngele Township Abakaliki, the state capital, during the Grand Finale of the APC Local Government election Campaign on Saturday. He led a host of other notable personalities across other political parties, including former state...

Supreme Court’s Verdict On LG Autonomy, A Relief For Governors – NGF

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Supreme Court’s Verdict On LG Autonomy, A Relief For Governors – NGF

Governor of Kwara State and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, AbdulRazaq AbdulRahman, has said that the forum welcomed the ruling of the Supreme Court granting autonomy to local government areas. AbdulRazaq said the verdict of the court is a relief from the burdens on the governors. AbdulRazak accompanied by the Chairman, All Progressives Congress Governors Forum, Hope Uzodimma, and...

Governors To Meet Over Supreme Court Judgement On LG Autonomy

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Governors To Meet Over Supreme Court Judgement On LG Autonomy

Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, and Governor of Kwara, AbdulRazaq AbdulRahman has reacted to the Supreme Court judgement granting full autonomy to Local Government Areas, saying the development is a huge relief for governors. But the NGF chairman also said the governors will meet next week to consider the judgement, and come out with a resolution. AbdulRahman, who met...

Bill Seeking Creation Of Etiti State Sponsored By Hon. Ogah Passes Second Reading (Video)

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Bill Seeking Creation Of Etiti State Sponsored By Hon. Ogah Passes Second

The bill seeking to create Etiti State from the five South-east states has passed the second reading in the House of Representatives, ABN TV reports. The bill, sponsored by Amobi Ogah (LP, Abia), Miriam Onuoha (APC, Imo), Kama Nkemkama (LP, Ebonyi), Chinwe Nnabuife (YPP, Anambra), and Anayo Onwuegbu (LP, Enugu), was passed for the second reading on Thursday during a...

Orji Kalu Hails Supreme Court Verdict On LG Autonomy, Urges Governors To Embrace Judgement

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Orji Kalu Hails Supreme Court Verdict On LG Autonomy, Urges Governors To Embrace Judgement

Former governor of Abia state, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has commended the Supreme Court verdict which granted financial autonomy to local government areas. In its lead judgement read by Justice Emmanuel Agim, the apex court mandated the Federal Government to begin immediate and direct payment of local government funds to the latter’s exclusive accounts. The Supreme Court scolded the decades-long refusal...

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