Imo Governorship Election: Politicians Strike Deal Ahead Polls as Alliances, Alignments and Horse Trading Intensify

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu The March 2, 2019 gubernatorial election in Imo state is wrapped in high wire intrigues as secret inter-party alliances and alignments take the centre stage. For example, highly placed sources are linking the candidate of Accord party and former governor of the state, Ikedi Ohakim to an unwritten commitment to the Peoples Democratic, PDP, candidate and the immediate past Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha. In the same manner, the outgoing governor, Rochas Okorocha is also allegedly weighing the option keeping the Ihedioha window…

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Onnoghen Absent in Court, Criticisms May Force FG to Soft- pedal on Trial

By Uche Mbah The level of anger, uproar that trailed the announcement of plans to drag the Chief Justice of The Federation, Walter Onnoghen, to the Code of Conduct Tribunal, coupled with International pressures, may have decided the rumored tactical withdrawal of the federal Government from the case. It will be recalled that one Dennis Aghanya, former Media Aid to President Buhari, wrote a petition against the Chief Justice of the Federation, CJN, to the Code of conduct Tribunal. Aghanya, the Executive secretary of a Civil Society Group, the Anti-Corruption…

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