WOPC Challenges Ihedioha, Others

The World Owerri People’s Congress (WOPC), has challenged the Governor-elect of Imo State, the Rt. Honourable Emeka Nkem  Ihedioha, on the sacredness of the mandate given to him by the people of the state. WOPC is a high profile, influential association of Owerri sons and daughters who live in the United States of America. In a congratulatory letter to the Governor-elect by WOPC, signed by its President, Uzoma Ihenacho, and made available to this magazine, Ihedioha was challenged on the desire of Imo people’s for a government that will be vision-driven.…

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Atiku: Presidency Fears Election Annulment, Plots Installation of Pliant Senate President, House Speaker

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu New, but compelling, realities may have forced the presidency to jettison its “siddon look” approach to who becomes the next President of the Senate and Speaker of House of the Representatives when the ninth National Assembly is inaugurated on June 10, 2019. The sheer volume of alleged  rock-solid evidence at the disposal of Atiku Abubakar’s legal team against the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23,2019 presidential election, and the meticulous manner the Osun state governorship election Tribunal dissected and secrutinized INEC’s election materials used for…

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Osun: Oyetola Heads To Appeal Court, APC Mulls Impeachment If They Lose Again

By Uche Mbah The Osun state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has described the Peoples Democratic party, PDP victory at the Tribunal as “temporary”, insisting that the victory cannot stand legal scrutiny. They have headed to the Appeal Court to overturn the verdict. The governor, Gboyega Adetola, had earlier sued for calm, saying the verdict will be challenged at the Appeal Court. A three man panel of the Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja had ruled that the PDP candidate, Ademola Adeleke, won the governorship election. The panel had…

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Osun: PDP Wins Ahead Supplementary Elections In Six States

Ademola Adeleke

By Bayo Bernard Exactly six months after the Governorship Candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, Ademola Adeleke vowed to reclaim his mandate, the Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has declared him winner of the election held on September 2018. The development came on the heels of preparation for tomorrow’s supplementary elections in six states across the country. The two political parties are standing head-to-head as INEC conducts election in Kano, Bauchi, Plateau including Benue. Election in Adamawa has been postponed to a future date after court ruling to that…

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Anambra: The Tragedy of The Uba Brothers

By Comfort Obi In Anambra state, the ego of a political dynasty has just been punctured. Its members have self-destructed. And got dismantled during a political battle comparable to that of the Biblical Goliath and David. You must have heard of the three Uba brothers -Ugochukwu, Andy and Chris – from Anambra state. Ugochukwu is the eldest, and Chris, the last.  Of the same parents, the brothers are politicians, and, each accomplished in his own right. They have name recognition. They are very rich. Two of them, Andy and Chris, are billionaires. They have limitless…

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PDP Alleged Plan to Stop Buhari’s Inauguration Rattles Presidency

By Uche Mbah There appears to be palpable tension in the Presidency with allegations that the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, is poised to go to Court to stop Buhari’s inauguration on May 29. It will be recalled that there was a court order preventing the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from completing the announcement of the remaining results in Bauchi State. In the already announced results, the PDP was said to be in the lead. The state Resident Electoral Commission, Ibrahim Abdullahi, had suspended the collation of the results in…

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CBN: Buhari Shops For Emefiele’s Replacement

By Bayo Bernard Central Bank of Nigeria’s, CBN, governor, Godwin Emefiele is among some cabinet ministers appointed last week by President Muhammadu Buhari as members of Audit and Project committee headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. The committee made up of top ministers in the administration is expected to design a new working template for the administration in the next four years. Buhari has been declared winner of the presidential election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and he’s expected to be in office till 2023. Apart from…

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Court Case: Atiku Confident Of Victory, Raises The Specter Of Buhari’s Certificate

By Uche Mbah The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and it’s flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar, appear confident of victory due to the formidable nature of evidence available to them to pursue their case. Already, they have been able to retrieve from the Independent National Electoral Commission the actual result saved there before their internet server went down. This was for the thirty five states of federation and Abuja. The result for Rivers state was not available before the server went down. According to the result from INEC Server, Atiku defeated Mohammed…

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Atiku Files Case Against Buhari, Opposition Alleges Intimidation Of Judges

By Uche Mbah Despite all entreaties from different quarters to shelve his plan of challenging the  2019 presidential election results in court, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar, finally went to court to challenge that result, putting to an end endless speculations on whether he will succumb to pressures from powerful quarters. Though Atiku himself was not initially in court, he was represented by a team of Lawyers led by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chukwuma Ume. He has unexpectedly filed the case to beat the deadline,…

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Wema Bank: Multi-Billion Naira Shares Scam Threatens Lender

Wema Bank

By Bayo Bernard The managing director of Wema Bank Plc. Ademola Adebise inherited a very solid bank in October 1, 2018 when he succeeded Segun Oloketuyi as the chief executive officer, CEO. As proof that the bank is solid Afrinvest, an investment firm has recommended to stockholders to ‘Hold’on to the stocks of the regional bank as much as they can. What that means, analysts say, is that Wema Bank stocks remained promising despite market volatility. According to its 2018 end of year record, the bank recorded a one-year target…

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