Emmanuel Ogbeche

NASS Siege: Ajulo offers $10k for credible information

Abuja based lawyer and human rights activist, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has charged the Federal Government to try all those found culpable on the siege to the National Assembly to be tried for treason, while offering $10k (about N3.5million) for credible information as to who the principle actors, while calli [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018

Contempt: INEC chair danger to democracy – Lawyer

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, has been described as a danger to democracy and should not be trusted to conduct a credible and free elections in 2019.

This claim was made by a legal practitioner and civil rights activist, Ugochukwu Osuagwu, [...]

Sun, 12 August 2018

Press Council Bill relic of Decree 4 – NPO

The Nigerian Press Organisation, NPO, has described the Nigerian Press Council Bill 2018 as relic of Decree No. 4, unconstitutional as it runs against the principles and tenets of the rule of law.

The NPO, which comprises of Newspaper Proprietors' Association of Nigeria, NPAN, Nigeria Guild [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018

Nigeria Air: Don’t give free tickets to politicians, govt officials – Runsewe

Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, has called on the Federal Government not to give free tickets to politicians and government officials that would patronise the services of the new national carrier.

Runsewe, in an interview with the News Agency of [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018

What I want to be remembered for – Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Reps, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, has said he wants Nigerians to remember the Eight Assembly as one that fought and defended democracy.

Speaking at an interactive session with some journalists, the speaker noted that each House of Reps have had their peculiar challenges, and [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018

PERISCOPE : Joe Igbokwe, thou art a serial falsehood peddler

Looking back now, the Russian chess grandmaster, former World Chess Champion, writer, and political activist, and perhaps the greatest chess player of all time, Garry Kasprov, was speaking of Mr. Joe Igbokwe, the Lagos APC publicity secretary, when he said, “The point of modern propagand [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018

The humongous N242.4bn budget for 2019 elections

On July 17, 2018, President of the Senate Bukol Saraki read a letter from President Muhammadu Buhari on a supplementary budget with a whooping price tag of N242.45 for the execution of the 2019 general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as well as security agencies.  [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018

Ekiti poll: APC sets sight on Osun · PDP kicks · Buhari, Obj hail Fayemi · INEC yet to upload result on web

Barely 24 hours after the All Progressives Congress, APC candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, was declared winner over his main rival, Prof. Olushola Eleka, The Abuja Inquirer gathered that the party’s gaze has now being turned to Osun state.

Osun state is expected to hold its election on Septem [...]

Sun, 15 July 2018


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