POLITICS

Ize-Iyamu Emerges Edo APC Governorship Candidate_Ada Nkong

Osagie Ize- Iyamu,candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2016 governorship election in Edo State, has emerged the consensus aspirant of the Adams Oshiomhole-led faction of the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC. This means a serious set back for incumbent Obaseki's ambition.No fewer than five aspirants were said to have… Continue reading Ize-Iyamu Emerges Edo APC Governorship Candidate_Ada Nkong

POLITICS

INEC Releases Policy Permitting Elections Amidst Covid-19_Ada Nkong

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved a policy to conduct elections despite the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, announced this in a statement on Thursday. He disclosed that the strategy tagged “Policy on Conducting Elections in the Context… Continue reading INEC Releases Policy Permitting Elections Amidst Covid-19_Ada Nkong

Governance

Gov Ayade Weeps For The Poor in Cross River State, Grants Tax Exemption_Ada Nkong

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State burst into tears on Thursday as he lamented the tax burden on low-income earners in the state. “This is not Ben Ayade, this is not my nature,” the Governor said. “I am not wired for this insensitivity to a weaker person. I never knew that five years into… Continue reading Gov Ayade Weeps For The Poor in Cross River State, Grants Tax Exemption_Ada Nkong

Judiciary

Court Sentences Ese Oruru’s Abductor to 26 Years in Prison_Ada Nkong

A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has sentenced Yinusa Dahiru to 26 years imprisonment for abducting and forcing into marriage a teenager, Ese Oruru.Newsannexonline recalls that Oruru was rescued by the police following a report that she was abducted and taken to Kano State where she was forced into marriage and later… Continue reading Court Sentences Ese Oruru’s Abductor to 26 Years in Prison_Ada Nkong

HUMAN INTEREST · POLITICS

Senator Sani Replies El-Rufai’s Son Who Trolled Him On Twitter_Femi Eugene

The fight between Senator Shehu Sani, a political rival of Kaduna State Governor and Bashir El-Rufai, son of the Kaduna state Governor which seems unending took a new dimension yesterday evening as both had a mild drama on Twitter. Senator Shehu Sani had earlier uploaded a photo mimicking politicians on how they relate with people pre and… Continue reading Senator Sani Replies El-Rufai’s Son Who Trolled Him On Twitter_Femi Eugene

Governance

Cross River State Lifts Ban on Religious Gathering_Ada Nkong

The Governor of Cross River State, Prof Ben Ayade has lifted the ban on religious gatherings with effect from 24 May 2020. This was contained in a statement signed by Chris Ita, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor. See full text of statement Our Ref: GO/PRESS/012/VOL.I/ 202 May 20, 2020 PRESS RELEASE RESUMPTION OF PUBLIC… Continue reading Cross River State Lifts Ban on Religious Gathering_Ada Nkong

Judiciary

COVID-19: Virtual Proceedings authorised for High Court Cases-CJ_Femi Ehiabhi

The adoption of virtual proceedings for court cases in all its judicial divisions has been authorised by the Chief Judge (CJ) of the Federal High Court (FHC) of Nigeria, Justice John Tsoho. Judges of the Federal High Court are expected not to hear more than nine cases in a day, according to new directive which became… Continue reading COVID-19: Virtual Proceedings authorised for High Court Cases-CJ_Femi Ehiabhi