Alhaji Atiku Abubakar TODAY, Wednesday, 15 December 2010, warned that if the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and that of the country jettison the already existing zoning arrangement, it would LEAD to an INEVITABLE violent change OF GOVERNMENT!!!
...Mr Labaran has been announced as the substantive minister by President Goodluck Jonathan.....
Prof Dora Akunyuli, Minister Of Information has resigned from office. She said she resigned to enable her pursue her political ambition. Her resignation takes effect frm December 16, 2010, she said. During her address to the FEC, she mentioned that it was difficult for her to say goodbye but that she was leaving for good.
Today, Dele Momodu resigned from his membership of the Labour Party (LP) after several attempts to reason with the party leadership on the need to field a candidate for the 2011 presidential election, failed. His decision to leave the Labour Party (LP) is based purely on principle as the party is now being dangled like a carrot in the face of the highest bidders.
Happening llive: The student of kwara state poly had startd a riot against the police in ilorin the kwara state capital. This riot started yesterday night after a student caught the police dumping the body of a dead student around the school premises. it was gathered that the police car hit the student around post off area/maraba and the
Bedding Holdings Limited vs. INEC and 5 others in respect of Voters Register comes up on Monday 13th December, 2010 for the hearing of Motion on Notice for Interlocutory Injunction stopping INEC from continuing with Voters’ Registration Exercise pending the outcome of the main case. Suite No: FHC/ABJ/CS/816/2010 COMES UP BEFORE COURT 2 Hon. Justice Ibrahim Auta; FHC Abj.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says 16 out of 20 missing Direct Data Capturing (DDC) machines, has been recovered. In a statement, Kayode Idowu, the Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega, in Abuja, said the machines were recovered by Thursday afternoon. The statement said that security agents were working to recover the remaining four machines, as well as apprehend the people who stole
AU suspends Ivory Coast...ECOWAS Health Ministers Summit at Abuja...Former Military Head Of State, Rtd General Buhari Formally Declares Intention To Run For 2011 Presidential Election ...President Goodluck Jonathan Will Present 2011 Budget To A Joint Session Of National Assembly Next Week
Wikileaks: 1. (S//NF) SUMMARY: XXXXXXX alleged a close association between President Yar,Adua and Katsina native and Dahiru Mangal. XXXXXXX claimed Mangal is the President's "Mr. Fix It," taking care of "anything filthy" Yar'Adua needs done in addition to smuggling items for several wealthy Nigerian businessmen through Niger into Kano
Africa’s meningitis belt is used to tragedy. Annual epidemics sweep across the continent in the dry season, stopping abruptly when the rains come. In a normal year, maybe 5,000 die, mostly children and young people. But in 1996, the worst-ever African meningitis epidemic hit Nigeria’s northern states. Doctors
Further revelations from WikiLeaks cables show Pfizer used dirty tricks to avoid clinical trial payout in Nigeria. According to UK Guarduan, Cables say drug giant hired investigators to find evidence of corruption on Nigerian attorney general, Michael Aondoakaa to persuade him to drop legal action.
The Uduaghan Campaign Organization has found it necessary refute and correct the malicious falsehoods peddled in an online publication, Sahara Reporters. The recent allegations of corruption once again expose Sahara Reporters as a mercenary outfit that has no respect for the basic rules of journalism anchored on verification of facts.
The Nigeria House of Representatives has ordered investigation into allegations that thieves infiltrated Nigeria's main international airport and stole the just-arrived equipment needed to register voters ahead of next year's election. the theft at Murtala Muhammed International Airport included the new Direct Data Capture equipments, undisclosed number of laptops and cameras. INEC officials hoped to use the gear to register an estimated 70
ON WIKILEAKS AND ALL THAT by President Jonathan Goodluck
Wikileaks is the new travesty that international diplomacy has to deal with. Nigeria is no exception. The point to be made is that the accounts of meetings between President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and US diplomats are essentially third party narratives, and are largely inaccurate.
The members of the Security Council reiterate their support for the constructive role of the Secretary-General in Côte d’Ivoire and stress the important role that the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire
Nigeria's former military dictator Ibrahim Babangida has signalled he may abandon Nigeria's ruling party and make his own run for the presidency after he was passed over as the party's candidate from the North.
In a letter dated Tuesday, Babangida called on the ruling People's Democratic Party to honour a power-sharing agreement that calls for a northerner to be its candidate in next year's election.
The Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomole has lost his wife of many years, Mrs. Clara Oshiomole who have not been seen in public for a long time reportedly died of Cancer. A statement signed by Pally Iriase, Secretary to the State Government, said Mrs. Oshiomhole, nee Akharagbon, passed on at
As the race as to who will carry the flag of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2011 elections hot up, the wife of PDP Chieftain, Anthony Anenih and Minister for Women Affairs, Mrs Iyom Josephine Anenih is seeking to mobilise the support of Igbos from Anambra State for the candidature of incumbent President, Jonathan Goodluck. Information available to Elombah.com indicates the Minister has invited all Anambra Political Office holders to a meeting at Abuja tonight.
Following the unexpected turn of events in Côte d’Ivoire after the run-off of the presidential elections recently held there, the ECOWAS Commission has expelled the country from the Organisation of 15 West Afrcian Countries. The Commssion equally recognises Allasane Outarra as the Cote d’Ivorie President. The ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government met in an Extraordinary Summit in Abuja, Nigeria on Tuesday, 7th December,
Ibori's London lawyer, Bhadresh Gohil, this morning at the Southwark Crown Court in London entered a guilty plea on the first day of his trial over the V-Mobile shares scam. Gohil’s friends and family at the Southwark Crown Court were stunned at the new development since the lawyer has always insisted
The name, Nuhu Ribadu, is familiar to all Nigerians both at home and in the Diaspora. He is the czar of the Nigerian anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Ribadu sounds a different meaning to different people. Some see him as the controversial hunter's dog of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo. His traducers claimed that Obasanjo used him to hunt down personalities who held
A Federal High Court yesterday granted an Injunction stopping INEC from continuing with Voters Registration Exercise. Ct. 2 Hon. Justice Ibrahim Auta FHC Abj. (See attached court order1 and Court 2) This followed a suit by the Plaintiff, Bedding Holdings Ltd. against INEC and other 5 Defendants. The Plaintiff's case is that it is the bona fide patentee of two patents to wit: Proof of Address System Scheme (PASS) and Electronic Collapsible Transparent Ballot