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Govs pocketed N29b in two months over failure to form cabinets since May 29–Intersociety

•Says appointment of 33 aids Ggajabiamila, a sign of fiscal profligacy Senator Iroegbu The International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law (Intersociety), has raised the alarm that not less than N29b is likely to have being lost or made to end up in direct or proxy private pockets following the

Presidential Election: INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu fails to appear before Tribunal

•As INEC tenders subpoenaed documents Jude Johnson The Chairmanship of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof Mahmood Yakubu on Thursday failed to show up at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, holding at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Yakubu was on Wednesday ordered by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to appear

Atiku’s witness weeps in court over killings during presidential election

Jude Johnson Arume Mohammed Yahaya, one of the witnesses of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the February 23 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, wept profusely in the open Court on Wednesday while recalling the sporadic shootings in some parts of Kogi State that led to

Bauchi Assembly crisis shameful, says Gov Mohammed

•Gets legislative approval to form cabinet Segun Adewale Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi has said that the state government was ashamed with the crisis that rocked the State House of Assembly almost a month ago. This is coming as the Bauchi Lawmakers who sat under heavy security cover on Tuesday, Mohammed the

Bauchi: My predecessors squandered N2trn in 12 years –Gov. Bala Mohammed

Segun Adewale The Bauchi State Governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, has claimed that for a period of 12 years, from May 2007 to May 2019, the previous administrations in the state, collected more than N2 trillion from the federation account in form of allocations and interventions ‘without commensurate projects.’ He made the allegation

2019 Election: Court dismisses suit challenging Buhari’s qualification

Appellants head for Supreme Court Jude Johnson The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal on Friday dismissed a suit challenging the qualification of President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 presidential election. The appellate court in a judgement delivered held that the suit has been cut up by the Fourth Alteration to

Armed bandits attack Atiku’s witnesses….Forces Tribunal to adjourn

Jude Johnson Armed bandits on Friday attacked witnesses of the aptrsidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election, Alhaju Atiku Abubakar on their way from Zamfara state to give evidence at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. The witnesses were said yo have been ambushed on

Bauchi Gov appoints Sen Misau, others to recover govt property

Segun Adewale The Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed has approved the constitution of a committee to recover government property and funds in the state. The governor’s spokesperson, Mr. Ladan Salihu, disclosed this in a statement which was made available to newsmen in Bauchi on Wednesday. Mohammed appointed Senator Isa Misau as

Appeal Court to deliver judgment in suit on Buhari’s qualification today

Jude Johnson The Abuja division of the Court of Appeal will today, decide the fate of President Muhammadu Buhari, in a suit challenging his qualification for the 2019 presidential election and the alleged perjury allegedly contained in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) form CF001 he used as his bio

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