• Supreme Court: CJN Mohammed retires without successor

    Supreme Court: CJN Mohammed retires without successor

    There is confusion, fear and anxiety in the Judiciary as Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Mahmud Mohammed retires today, without handing over to a successor.

    At the close of work, yesterday, he did not officially hand over to any successor, newsmen repotorts.

    It was also gathered that, on October 10, Mohammed forwarded the name of Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen, as his successor, to President Muhammadu Buhari, who will then forward same to the Senate for confirmation next CJN.

    Anxiety is high in the […]

  • No rift with my successor – Sen. Akpabio

    No rift with my successor – Sen. Akpabio

    Former Akwa Ibom governor and Senate minority leader, Godswill Akpabio has quell any inkling of a quarrel between him and his successor, Emmanuel Udom.

    Akpabio said the perceived rift remains in the imagination of political jobbers who want to fan the ember of disunity in the state.

    He also lampooned those who said they were out to protect the governor’s mandate, describing them as fair weather friends who want to eat where they have not sown.

    The former governor spoke at the weekend […]

  • Onyeka Onwenu’s Successor, Dauda Dies in Road Crash

    Onyeka Onwenu’s Successor, Dauda Dies in Road Crash

    Acting Director-General of The National Centre for Women Development, Abuja, Alhaji Abdulmalik Dauda, who succeeded Onyeka Onwenu has died.

    The National Centre for Women Development, Abuja, has announced the death of its Acting Director-General, Alhaji Abdulmalik Dauda.

    Mr Mohammed Aliyu, Protocol Officer to the director-general, confirmed the news to the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja.

    Aliyu said Dauda died on Friday in an auto crash along Abuja-Kaduna expressway while returning from an official assignment.

    The deceased took over from Ms Onyeka Onwenu on […]

  • Senators ask Saraki to honourably resign, name a credible successor

    Senators ask Saraki to honourably resign, name a credible successor

    Some members of the Senate Unity Forum have asked Bukola Saraki,  the embattled Senate President, to honourably resign his position and name a credible senator among his loyalists as his successor in case he is found guilty and convicted by the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

    It can be recalled that Saraki is currently facing trial at the CCT over allegations of false, anticipated and outright non-declaration of assets while he was Governor of Kwara State between 2003 and 2011.

    Reports gathered that […]

  • Senators hold secret meeting over  Saraki’s successor

    Senators hold secret meeting over Saraki’s successor

    According to reports, Members of both the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in the Senate held secret caucus meetings outside the National Assembly complex on Tuesday.

    The meetings were said to be part of the search for a likely successor to the embattled Senate President, Bukola Saraki. The trial of the Kwara Central Senatorial District representative began at the Code of Conduct Tribunal after all options by his team of legal experts to secure an adjournment of the case […]