• I didn’t receive N3tn allocation as governor – Amaechi

    I didn’t receive N3tn allocation as governor – Amaechi

    The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Thursday that he did not receive over N3tn allocation as governor of Rivers State.

    He said therefore he never squandered such amount as alleged by his successor, Nyesom Wike.

    Amaechi said this at a stakeholders’ a stakeholder’s meeting on the London Summit on Anti-Corruption and the Open Government Partnership.

    The event was co-organised by the Federal Ministry of Justice and the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development, Justice For All project.

    Amaechi said the Rivers State […]

  • Ikpeazu cannot continue as Governor without Certificate of Return – NBU

    Ikpeazu cannot continue as Governor without Certificate of Return – NBU

    Some South East elders under the umbrella of Ndigbo Bu-Otu Union,NBU, have called on the office of the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, to instruct the Chief Judge of Abia state to immediately install Dr. Uche Ogah as the new governor of the state.

    The Union, after an emergency meeting of its leaders in Aba yesterday, noted that having withdrawn the Certificate of Return as the winner of the governorship election from Okozie Ipeazu, it becomes a major constitutional crisis […]

  • Ikpeazu’s continued stay in office as governor illegal, says Keyamo

    Ikpeazu’s continued stay in office as governor illegal, says Keyamo

    Human rights lawyer, Festus Keyamo, on Wednesday said the continued stay in office by Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu as Governor of Abia State is illegal.

    He said the judgment of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja which nullified the nomination of Ikpeazu as the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party for the 2015 Gubernatorial Election of Abia State and also his subsequent election as Governor of Abia State should stand.

    Keyamo said the court ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC […]