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Leading Nollywood artistes who now call the shots

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A single road, as the popular saying goes, no longer leads to the market for most Nollywood practitioners. Most of them who started out as actors have taken up other roles in addition to their...

Sat Mar 14th, 2020     Read More →

‎Afe Babalola, Olanipekun protest Supreme Court’s N60M fine

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Chief Afe Babalola, SAN, and Chief Wole Olanipekun, SAN, have formally protested the N60 million fine imposed on them by the Supreme Court over their bid for Bayelsa governoship judgment...

Wed Mar 11th, 2020     Read More →

Jonathan denies receiving N300m, bulletproof cars from Lyon

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Ex President Goodluck Jonathan has refuted social media reports that he received N300 million and bulletproof cars from Mr David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa. Jonathan,...

Wed Mar 11th, 2020     Read More →

13-year-old boy stabs step-brother to death over argument

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The quiet Azikoro community of Yenagoa in Bayelsa State was thrown into mourning at the weekend after Ebi Andrew, a 13-year-old boy, reportedly stabbed his 20-year-old elder brother to death over...

Tue Mar 10th, 2020     Read More →

INEC, Senate in renewed collaboration to plug loopholes in electoral legal framework

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Elections in Nigeria are characterised by several infractions that many an electorate has lost faith in the power of the ballot in deciding who gets into office or not. As a result, the courts...

Mon Mar 9th, 2020     Read More →

High court confirms Omare as authentic IYC president

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The State High Court in Sagbama, Bayelsa state on Thursday, declared as “authentic and legal”, the election, which produced Eric Omare as the seventh president of the Ijaw Youth...

Sat Mar 7th, 2020     Read More →

‘Nigeria needs deep thinkers in Supreme Court’

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Justice Emmanuel Olayinka Ayoola is one of the reputed Justices that shaped Judiciary in Nigeria and Africa. Apart from serving as the chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other...

Sat Mar 7th, 2020     Read More →

How Bayelsa, Imo governorship tussles can shape Nigeria’s electoral system

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Nigeria’s electoral system could be the greatest beneficiary from the recent rulings of the Supreme Court on the applications for the review of its earlier judgments on Bayelsa and Imo...

Sat Mar 7th, 2020     Read More →

South-South governors set for regional security outfit

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The South-South Governors Forum yesterday resolved to set up a regional security outfit and revive the BRACE Commission to tackle developmental issues. Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa who is...

Fri Mar 6th, 2020     Read More →

Group seeks EFCC probe on '$30 million APC spent' on Bayelsa governorship election

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Coalition for Transparency and Democratic Leadership has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to probe the alleged $30million used by the All Progressive Congress (APC)...

Thu Mar 5th, 2020     Read More →

The imbalance in NDDC as it affects Imo and Ondo States - Part 2

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During the tenure of Chief Horsfall, all the six states were allowed to appoint directors in the commission. Mr Ajose Ikudehinbo represented Ondo state and he was made Director of Research and...

Thu Mar 5th, 2020     Read More →

Wike inaugurates 17 perm secs as Rivers Assembly clears nine commissioners

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Governor Nyesom Wike yesterday inaugurated 17 new permanent secretaries in Rivers State.This comes as the House of Assembly screened and confirmed the nine commissioner-nominees whose names were...

Wed Mar 4th, 2020     Read More →

House of Representatives committee queries minister over NSIP

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Apparently piqued by complaints from their constituents, lawmakers yesterday interrogated the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq,...

Wed Mar 4th, 2020     Read More →

IHEDIOHA VS UZODINMA: Court shouldn’t impose candidates on voters — Oshiomhole

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Kindly Share This Story:•Says victory predictable •It’s endorsement of electoral fraud – PDP Ihedioha(left) and Uzodinma By Clifford Ndujihe, Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Dirisu...

Wed Mar 4th, 2020     Read More →

Applications for review of supreme court judgments: Pushing mother luck too far?

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“As it is, I cannot believe, and I say this with tears in my eyes, I cannot believe that in my lifetime I would see very senior members of the Bar bring applications of this nature to this...

Sun Mar 1st, 2020     Read More →