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Cross River Assembly impeaches Speaker

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11 mins ago

The Cross River State House of Assembly has impeached its speaker, Rt. Hon. Elvert Ekom Ayambem, over allegations of misappropriation of funds. Ayambem, who represents Ikom 2 State Constituency in the Assembly, was impeached on Wednesday, May 29, by 17 of the 32 members of the House. The impeachment motion was moved by Hon. Effiom…

8 hours ago

Barely a week to the first anniversary of President Bola Tinubu-led administration, the drumbeats of 2027 politics have started rolling with political realignments that may have far-reaching effects on the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

1 day ago

A Rivers State High Court in Port Harcourt has struck down a law extending the tenure of local government chairmen by six months. Justice D.G. Kio declared the six-month tenure extension of the state’s local government executive chairmen, enacted by the Martins Amaewhule-led House of Assembly, as null, void, unconstitutional, and of no effect. The…

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As the May 29 democracy day approaches, the former National Vice Chairman North West of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Malam Salihu Lukman, claims Nigerians are fast becoming distant observers of the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led administration. In a piece titled “Elusive Politics: What is to be Done,” Lukman claimed that the Tinubu administration…

2 days ago

Elder statesman and leader of the Ijaw nation, Edwin Clark, has accused the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Umar Ganduje, and the acting chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Amb. Umar Damagum, of colluding with former Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, to sabotage the elected government and Governor of Rivers…