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Senate re-amends Electoral Bill, approves direct, indirect or consensus for party primaries

The Senate on Wednesday re-amended the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2021, passed by the National Assembly on November 18, 2021. Accordingly, the chamber in Clause 84(2) of the report approved direct, indirect primaries or consensus as procedure for the nomination of candidates by political parties for the various elective positions. …

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Abia Project 2023: As Lt. Gen. Ihejirika (Rtd), Maj. Gen Ijioma (Rtd), others file out   By Chukwuma ShaFT AMaram (Polemics).

Abia State is witnessing important political developments as the political train of 2023 continues its constant acceleration. The political stage currently is getting more robust and gradually hotter with the appearance on the political scene of professional politicians as well as the equally critical entrance of eminent personalities of the …

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo celebrates Anyaoku at 89; Hails renowned international Diplomat as “great Iroko” 

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has joined many all over the world to celebrate former Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku as he clocks 89. A statement on behalf of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide by Chiedozie Alex Ogbonnia, its National Publicity Secretary, said “It is heart-warming to recall that Anyaoku has scored …

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Buhari goes to the Gambia  

President Muhammadu Buhari would, on Wednesday, depart Abuja for Banjul, Republic of The Gambia, to attend the inauguration of Gambian President, Adama Barrow, following his re-election for a second term. On the invitation of his host, President Buhari will be Special Guest of Honour at the ceremonies to be attended …

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Nnamdi Kanu: I was almost stripped naked when I went to see him – Ozekhome; Why I cannot allow his US lawyer in my court – Justice Nyako; Trial resumes Wednesday

By Taiye Agbaje Abuja, Jan. 18, 2022 Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) the new lead defence counsel for leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has recounted how he was “almost stripped naked” when he went to see his client in the Department of State Services …

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Catholic Knights describe Soludo’s Transition Committee as fantastic, exemplary

The Knights of St. John International (KSJI), an international fraternal organisation of the Roman Catholic Church, has described as fantastic and exemplary, the transition  committee set up by the governor-elect of Anambra State,  Prof. Chukwuma Soludo. Praising the composition of the committee, the organisation said that it was an indication …

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Alleged terrorism: Celebrated lawyer, Mike Ozekhome takes over Nnamdi Kanu’s defence as FG files fresh 15-count charge; Case adjourned to Wednesday  

By Taiye Agbaje Abuja, Jan. 18, 2022 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned the re-arraignment of the Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, until Wednesday over the delay by the prosecution to serve the defence with the amended charge. Justice Binta Nyako fixed …

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