• Petition against Nigerian Army is a manipulation of Nyesom Wike -Senator Abe

    Petition against Nigerian Army is a manipulation of Nyesom Wike -Senator Abe

    Mr. Magnus Abe, the senator representing Rivers South-East in the Senate, has  described the petition written against the Nigerian Army by the Civil Liberties Organisation as part of the political manipulation of the Governor Nyesom Wike-led Peoples Democratic Party’s government in Rivers State, adding that he will not honour an invitation to attend the public hearing.

    In a letter Abe wrote to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, he noted that the person who signed the petition leading to […]

  • See Embattled Abdulmumin Jibrin Arrive ICPC Office to Submit Petition Against Speaker Dogara (Photos)

    See Embattled Abdulmumin Jibrin Arrive ICPC Office to Submit Petition Against Speaker Dogara (Photos)

    Embattled former chairman of Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin has made true his threat to expose corrupt people in NASS by submitting a petition to the ICPC and DSS today.

    Embattled former chairman of Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin arrives ICPC office (Photo credit: Jaafar Jaafar/Facebook)

    The allegations brought against Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara who was accused of padding the 2016 budget and bribing members with $20,000 by embattled former chairman of Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin is […]

  • Why tribunal struck out Onjeh petition against David Mark’s election

    Why tribunal struck out Onjeh petition against David Mark’s election

    The National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal in Makurdi, Benue State on Thursday struck out the petition filed by Daniel Onjeh against Senator David Mark’s election for being statute barred.

    In her ruling, Justice Chinyere Anulude, who read the judgment, said due to the sui generis nature of election matters, the day of the election shall not be excluded.

    According to Anulude, from the date of filing the petition, it is crystal clear that the petition is manifestly filed out of time by […]

  • Tribunal Strikes out Onjeh’s Petition against David Mark

    Tribunal Strikes out Onjeh’s Petition against David Mark

    The re-run Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi, Benue State capital, yesterday struck out the petition filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Daniel Onjeh, against former Senate President, David Mark.

    In her ruling on the application brought before the tribunal by the first, second and third respondents, Justice Chinyere Gloria Anulube held that the petition was filed outside the stipulated 21 days as enshrined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

    Justice Anulube described the petition as ‘defective […]

  • Press Statement: Petition Against Jonathan A Hoax – Metuh’s Counsel

    Press Statement: Petition Against Jonathan A Hoax – Metuh’s Counsel

    Read the press statement below…

    Our attention has been drawn to reports in the media regarding a petition by one Barrister Osuagwu Ugochukwu claiming to be representing a non- existent former member of the Enugu State House of Assembly, given as Ikenna Ejezie, and asking the EFCC to invite and interrogate ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on issues relating to the on-going trial of our client, Chief Olisa Metuh.

    Whereas we note that Barrister Ugochukwu has links with the EFCC and had appeared on […]