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Reps Seat: Appeal Court Dismisses APC's Petition Against Atu of LP

September 02, 2023

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The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has dismissed the petition filed by All the Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Enugu North and South National Assembly Elections, Hon. Juliet Egbo, against the victory of Hon. Chimaobi Sam Atu of the Labour Party (LP).

Delivering the ruling, the five man Justices unanimously dismissed the petition brought by Hon Egbo for lacking in merit.

Egbo was challenging the nomination of Hon. Atu and voters' intimidation during the e...

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Enugu Governor Reacts To Tribunal Victory, Extends Hands of Fellowship To Opposition

September 21, 2023

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Governor Peter Mbah has lauded the decision of the Enugu State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in dismissing petitions of Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) and Labour Party (LP) candidates challenging his election victory.

“This landmark judgment of the tribunal is a victory for democracy and the people of Enugu State,” Mbah said in a swift reaction after the judgment in Enugu on Thursday.

The governor, who also extended hands of fellowship to the...

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Enugu Tribunal Ruling: Edeoga Heads To Appeal Court

September 21, 2023

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The candidate of the Labour Party (LP) during the 2023 governorship election in Enugu State, Mr. Chijioke Edeoga, has rejected Thursday's judgment of the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal. 

The Tribunal dismissed Edeoga’s petition and declared that Governor Peter Mbah of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) was validly elected.

However, in a statement made available to our correspondent, the Edeoga/Nwokeabia Campaign Organisation vowed to pursue judgeme...

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Tribunal Dismisses LP, PRP NYSC certificate Forgery Suit Against Gov Mbah

September 21, 2023

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The Enugu State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal on Thursday dismissed NYSC certificate forgery suit brought by the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) and the Labour Party against Gov. Peter Mbah.

The Chairman of the Tribunal, Kudirat Akano, said there was no evidence before it to support the petitioners claim that a forged certificate was submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Mr Chris Agu of the PRP and Chijioke Edeoga of the LP had separa...

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Umahi Congratulates Gov. Mbah, Urges Opposition Parties To Stop Distraction In Enugu

October 02, 2023

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The Minister of Works, Chief Dave Umahi, has congratulated Gov. Peter Mbah on his victory at the Enugu State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, while calling on opposition parties to stop distracting the governor.

Umahi, who is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said it was not about the party, but about the quality of the individual Enugu State people chosen to lead them. 

The minister, who said this when he inspected the collapsed bridge at the E...

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Anambra Assembly Screens, Confirms Soludo’s Ex-Aide As Commissioner

October 06, 2023

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The Anambra State House of Assembly, on Thursday, screened and confirmed a 39-year-old Okafor, Izuchukwu Moses as the State Commissioner for Finance.

Okafor, a former Senior Special Assitant -SSA on Finance and Audit to Governor Chukwuma Soludo (July 2022 - To date) was the Deputy Manager of Financial Operation and Audit, at Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN, July 2020 - June 2022).

Born on September 27, 1984, Mr. Okafor was appointed a Senior Supervisor Internal Audit Departme...

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BREAKING: Tribunal Upholds Election of Otti As Abia Governor

October 06, 2023

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The Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, Friday, dismissed all petitions by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Okey Ahiwe, and his party against the election of Gov. Alex Otti of the Labour Party.

All three grounds of the petitions by the Petitioners were all dismissed for lack of merit, and subsequently resolved in favour of Otti.

The grounds of petition as formulated by the Petitioners included: “that the Respondent wa...

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Guber Polls: Igbo Clerics, Monarchs Sue For Peace

November 09, 2023

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The Joint Body of South East Council of Traditional Rulers and the Representatives of the Igbo Archbishops and Bishops on Peace and Conflict Resolution have called on political actors to ensure peace reigns and polls are held in credible, free and fair environments on Saturday 11 November, 2023, governorship elections in Imo, Kogi and Bayelsa States.
 

The group said in a statement on Wednesday...

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Eneukwu Urges NLC To "Prioritize Workers' Welfare Over Politics"

November 10, 2023

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The Deputy National Chairman South of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Emma Eneukwu, has appealed to the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to reconsider its recent actions, which have raised concerns about the organization's alignment with partisan politics.

"This is at the expense of its primary mission - safeguarding the welfare of its members," Eneukwu said in a statement in Enugu on Thursday.

He acknowledged the NLC's historical role as...

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Enugu Information Commissioner Congratulates Mbah On Appeal Court Victory

November 10, 2023

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The Enugu State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Aka Eze Aka, has congratulated Dr. Peter Mbah, on his victory at the Appeal Court on Friday.

Welcoming the appellate court’s verdict as a healthy development, Aka said in a statement in Enugu, that the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal, which earlier upheld the election of Mbah has shown that the people truly elected him to provide leadership and bring the much anticipated development. 

The C...

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5 - November 11, 2023

Seat Relief Arrives 3 Community Schools In Enugu


 

The South Saharan Social Development Organization (SSDO) and ActionAid Nigeria, on Saturday, donated 30 combined seats and desks to three rural community primary schools in Enugu S...

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3 - November 11, 2023

Anambra Governor Salutes Dame Etiaba At 81


Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State, has felicitated with Dame (Dr.) Virgy Etiaba on the occasion of her 81st birthday celebration 

Dame Virgy Etiaba, CON, a native of Nnewi, w...

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3 - May 03, 2024

Assembly Moves To Regulate Activities of Masquerade


The Enugu State House of Assembly has set up an ad-hoc committee to come with measures to regulate the activities of masquerades in the state.

This is as the House condemned the abuse of...

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3 - December 25, 2023

Enugu Government Shifts Opening of Enugu- Port Harcourt Expressway



The Enugu State Government says the Enugu- Port Harcourt expressway will no longer be opened for public use this  holiday period as earlier announced. 

Recalled that Enu...

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12 - October 02, 2023

NGO Advocates Effective Administration of Criminal Justice Law


The Executive Director, Law Hub Development and Advocacy Centre,(LHDAC) Mr Osita Chukwuma, has attributed the unnecessary delays in prosecution of criminal matters to the failure of legal practitio...

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3 - January 18, 2024

IHRO-Africa Tasks NASS On Accountability, Good Governance


The International Human Rights Observatory Africa (IHRO-Africa) has tasked National Assembly members on accountability and good governance to ensure dividends of democracy get to millions of Nigeri...

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3 - December 01, 2023

YOUTH SECURITY SUMMIT 2023; Why we nominated PROF SAM AMADI as the Guest Lecturer.


As the biggest youth Security Summit in South East continues to gather momentum, following several interests of youths and stakeholders across the region to participate,the convener of the event Mo...

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6 - December 11, 2023

Enugu, best state for investment, Mbah To Investors



Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State has assured investors of the state’s conducive environment for business and high returns on investment, saying with the state’s deliberate pol...

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3 - November 27, 2023

Emergence of A Revolutionary Leader


 When it comes to giving quality leadership, society goes in search of men endowed with the art of leading. 

Leadership is about problem solving. It is about making people feel...

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11 - May 16, 2024

FRSC tasks commanders on effective operational duty in challenging security environment


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Thursday, tasked its sector and unit commanders on effective operational duty in a challenging security environment.

The Zonal Commanding Officer...