Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has ordered the Vice Chancellor of the State University (EBSU), Abakaliki, Prof Francis Idike, and other Principal officers of the institution to immediately vacate office having exhausted their 8 years tenure as stipulated in the 2016 EBSU amendment law 005 of 2016 assented to by the State Governor on Friday.
Umahi shortly after assenting to the law at the State Executive Council Chambers, Government House, Abakaliki, stated that with the new law in place, the Vice […]
According to reports, the Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday ordered the Director-General, Lagos State Safety Commission Hakeem Dickson, to vacate office until given approval by the House.
The order followed an observation by the Chairman, House Committee on Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Olusola Shokunle, that Dickson was occupying the position without the approval of the House.
Shokunle told the House that Dickson had not been given approved at any time by the Assembly.
The lawmaker added that such a development […]
The Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate (NDGJM), a militant group has warned residents around major oil and gas facilities across the region to evacuate with immediate effect in order not to end up as casualties of militancy.
NDGJM said all marked facilities in the region have been rigged with explosives at strategic points, waiting to be detonated, adding that the detonation was being held back because of the people in the environment.
“One more time, we are warning and at the same […]
Lagos State Government has warned residents and traders living or plying their trade under high tension cables across the state to vacate such places.
Chairman of the Lagos State Task Force SP. Olayinka Saheed Egbeyemi gave this warning yesterday while speaking with the press during the demolition of illegal structures and over 350 illegal shops constructed under high tension cables at Oba Wahab Ayinde Balogun Modern Market, Isheri – Olofin under Egbe-Idimu Local Council Development Area in Alimosho.
Egbeyemi confirmed that residents […]
Factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has expressed his willingness to vacate office.
He, however, stressed that that will only happen when the national leadership of the party asks him to leave.
Sheriff, who spoke in Abuja on Tuesday when some state chairmen of the party paid him a solidarity visit, stated that it was wrong for a faction of the party to attempt pushing him aside when he was elected by the members of […]
A Federal High Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja on Monday ordered the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, to vacate office immediately.
This order follows allegation that he submitted false information to his party, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, for the party’s governorship primary in December 2014.
In his ruling, Justice Okon Abang ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to immediately issue a certificate of return to the complainant, Uche Ogah.
Recall that Ogah polled the second highest […]
Igbo youths under the aegis of the Ohaneze Youth Council, OYC, has given Fulani herdsmen till Monday next week to vacate Igbo land or be forced out.
The warning followed the massacre of no fewer than 40 people of Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu by Fulani herdsmen last Monday.
The warning was contained in a communique signed and released in Enugu by the National Vice President of the group, Mazi Obinna Achuonye and the Chairmen of OYC in […]