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Jubilation in Bayelsa As Supreme Court Sacks Governor- elect

By Mike Tayese, Yenagoa, Jude Opara, John Onah, Gowon Emakpe, Abuja The government House, Bayelsa state, was yesterday thrown into wide jubilation  following the sacking of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governor-elect, David Lyon and his deputy, Degi Eremieyon by the Supreme Court, less than 24 hours to the scheduled swearing-in. Out- going Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson joined a crowd

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Deregistration of 74 Political Parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC, last week took a far reaching measure in the nation’s polity by  deregistering  74  political parties.  Announcing the de-registration   in Abuja, INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu said they were deregistered for their inability to fulfill requirements for existence based on Section 225A of the 1999 Constitution (as amended). He recalled that prior to the

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President of the Senate Ahmed Lawan

Senate to Consider 2014 Confab Report in Constitution Review – Omo-Agege

The Senate Committee on review of 1999 constitution will consider recommendations of 2014 constitutional conference. Chairman of the Committee, Sen.Ovie Omo-Agege, made this known at the inauguration of a 56 -member committee. The News Agency of Nigeria  reports that the commitee was inaugurated by President of Senate Ahmad Lawan. Lawan had

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S/East governors End Security Summit, Adopt Community Policing

The South-East governors on Wednesday pledged to support Federal Government’s community policing initiative meant to involve community dwellers in security network. The Chairman of South-East Governor’s Forum, Gov. Dave Umehi, gave the pledge while reading out the communiqué at the end of the South-East Geo-political Zone Security Summit in

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