Nwodo, Umeh insist on Igbo presidency in 2023
Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Okwesilieze Nwodo, and ex-National Chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Umeh, have insisted on a President of Igbo extraction in 2023. They told The Guardian in separate interviews in Enugu that it would be difficult for the country to be properly…
Nigerian Senate blames NNPC, DPR for death of over 150 citizens
Nigerian Senate on Wednesday blamed the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) for the death of over 150 Nigerians involved in spillage. The 150 persons died when an abandoned pipeline from which they were scooping fuel exploded. The pipeline is owned by Pipeline and Products Marketing Company, (PPMC). A senator…
Appeal Court upholds Victor Umeh’s election
The Court of Appeal, Enugu yesterday upheld the election of Victor Umeh of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as representative of Anambra Central senatorial district in the National Assembly. In a unanimous judgment, the appellate court dismissed Nkem Ekweozor’s appeal challenging the ruling of the Anambra Central Senatorial Election Petition Tribunal, which upheld Umeh’s victory…
Anambra Central: Tribunal affirms Umeh’s victory
The Anambra Central Senatorial Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Awka, on Friday struck out a petition challenging the victory of Sen. Victor Umeh in the Jan. 13, Anambra senatorial rerun election. The three-man tribunal presided by Justice H. A. Olusiyi, Justice A. O. Ayoola, and Justice A. U. Birnin Kudu dismissed the five reliefs sought…
APGA’s Umeh wins Anambra central senatorial re-run election
The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Umeh, has won the Anambra Central Senatorial re-run election conducted on Saturday.
How INEC loses its impartiality in Anambra State
One outstanding feature of the prolonged absence of a substantive senator from Anambra Central Senatorial district is the combative role of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Anambra central: Jan 13 election date is sacrosanct, says Umeh
The Senatorial candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the Anambra central senatorial election, Victor Umeh has expressed confidence in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), saying that the election will hold on January 13, in Anambra.
Obi blames Umeh for Obiano’s emergence as 2013 APGA governorship candidate
The immediate past governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has absolved himself of circumstances that led to the emergence of incumbent governor, Chief Willie Obiano, as his successor.
Ogbaru local government area defends choice of governorship aspirant
The people of Ogbaru local government yesterday explained why they would vote for Chief Willie Obiano in the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State.
Obiano inherited N185b debt from Obi, says Umeh
Ahead of the November 18, Anambra governorship election, former National Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and Director-General Willie Obiano Campaign Organisation, Chief Victor Umeh, said in Awka yesterday that Governor Willie Obiano.....