Governance: Agbakoba blasts Buhari, says his understanding of governance principles is low

Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, has given President Muhammadu Buhari a hard knock on his overall performance in office, saying it appears he does not have a clear understanding of governance principles. This is as he dismissed the federal cabinet put together by Buhari as incompetent. According to him, President Buhari is More...

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By Bar and Bench On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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PDP ‘ll sack Buhari from Aso Rock in 2019 – Secondus

Newly elected National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus on Sunday vowed to sack the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) from Aso Villa through a legal platform that the forthcoming More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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How Secondus emerged as PDP’s national chairman, by Azimazi Jimoh

The emergence of Prince Uche Secondus as national chairman of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) on Sunday at the end of the party’s national convention in Abuja is the outcome of serious political game plan, More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, December 9th, 2017
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Convention: Why I withdrew from PDP national chair race—Bode George

Blasts Gov Wike over comments on suitability of S/West members for national chair Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode George, has withdrawn from the race for the More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, December 9th, 2017
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INEC releases 2019 election timetable, fixes Feb 16 for Presidential, N/Assembly elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday disclosed the timetable for the forthcoming 2019 general election. Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, December 9th, 2017
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I didn’t dissuade Atiku Abubakar from contesting 2019 presidency – IBB

Former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida, on Friday dismissed as concocted the media reports making the rounds that he dissuaded one time Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar from contesting the forthcoming More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Court dismisses suit challenging PDP campaign funding

An Abuja high court has dismissed a suit seeking to challenge the campaign funding of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) in the 2015 presidential election. Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of the court threw out the More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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2019 Presidency: Atiku meets IBB in Minna

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Thursday visited former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, in his Hill Top Minna home to push his political ambition. The visit came barely 24 hours More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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We are expecting return of Saraki, Kwankwaso, others to seize powers from APC—PDP

Says APC should be grateful Atiku didn’t tear card like Obasanjo Party explains why ex-Vice President can’t vote at convention The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has declared that it was expecting some More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, December 7th, 2017
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I agree we should stop blaming Jonathan for Nigeria’s woes— Amaechi

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday said that there was no defensible reason for his colleagues in the Muhammadu Buhari administration to continue blaming former President Goodluck Jonathan for More...