Why Defend a Pseudo-democracy? – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | June 9, 2017 –  Media hype is an awkward cachet of Nigerian public life. Not surprisingly, the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), in its media hype, indict, try and convict suspects in the media, and then, with its shoddy investigations and sloppy prosecution, loses the case in […]

Girls in Aba start sex at age 10 – Study

A medical practitioner, Dr Godwin Uwaoma, said on Monday that girls in Aba, Abia engage in active sexual activities from the age of 10, raising higher chances of contracting HIV. Uwaoma, the Chairman of the Thematic Working Group at the Nigerian Faith Based Advisory Council for AIDS, said that a 2014 research revealed the development. […]

Abia guber: Appeal Court keeps Ikpeazu, Ogah waiting

Abia guber: Appeal Court keeps Ikpeazu, Ogah waiting — 10th August 2016 •Reserves judgment •Sheriff, Makarfi factions clash in court From Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal yesterday reserved judgments in the six appeals relating to the Abia State governorship tussle. There was, however, a mild drama as former Chairman […]

Abia guber crisis: Controversy trails Appeal Court judgment

Abia guber crisis: Controversy trails Appeal Court judgment — 29th July 2016 From David Onwuchekwa, Nnewi Controversy and confusion has continued to trail the Appeal Court judgment on the Abia State governorship crisis. The appellate court ruled that the parties, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu and Dr Uche Ogah should maintain the status quo pending the determination […]

Despite INEC Certificate of Return to Uche Ogah, Ikpeazu declares he remains Abia governor (Lawlessness)

Despite INEC Certificate of Return to Uche Ogah, Ikpeazu Declares He Remains Abia Governor: By Seun Adebosin ABIA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Despite the Certificate of Return issued Thursday by INEC to Uche Ogah, Abia State Goveror Okozie Ikpeazu has declared that he remained the elected Governor and urged residents of the State to remain calm. […]

BREAKING: Court orders Abia gov, Ikpeazu, to vacate office

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, to vacate office immediately for submitting false information to his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, for the party’s governorship primary in December 2014. Justice Okon Abang in a judgment on Monday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to immediately issue […]

Gunmen kill two policemen in Abia

BY UGOCHUKWU ALARIBE ABA- Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have shot dead two policemen in Aba, Abia State, as they made to escape with a businessman they had abducted in the city. Police Area Commander in charge of Aba, ACP Peter Wagbara, had mobilised his men to block suspected escape routes that the kidnappers […]

Orji Kalu’s trial to await another Supreme Court judgment

-Punch Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday, said it would await another decision of the Supreme Court’s judgment before it would proceed with the trial of a former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, and his co-accused on  money laundering charges. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had, in […]

Jubilation in Abia as Kalu goes to tribunal (So he may return to government and continue his looting)

…Jubilation in Abia as Kalu goes to tribunal — 2nd April 2016 THERE was great jubilation in major towns and cities in Abia State last Thursday as news filtered into the air that the Progressive Peoples Alli­ance (PPA) candidate at the Abia North Senatorial rerun poll, Dr. Orji Kalu has filed a suit at the tribunal […]

Court adjourns Ikpeazu’s alleged tax certificate forgery to April 28

Court adjourns Ikpeazu’s alleged tax certificate forgery to April 28 — 2nd April 2016 FROM CHUKS ONUOHA, UMUAHIA. JUSTICE Musa Sale Shuai­bu of the Federal High Court, Owerri, presiding over the suit filed by a Peoples Demo­cratic Party (PDP) guberna­torial aspirant, Barr. Friday N. Nwosu, challenging the election of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State over tax […]

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