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Today's Headlines: Another Popular Nigerian Is Dead

Honestly speaking, Insecurity in Nigeria is getting worse, bad things happening everyday. I pray that God will save his people. Below are the latest news in Nigeria today. It is important to know what is happening around you. 1: PDP senate aspirant dies in Cross River. Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senate aspirant during the Cross River North by-election which held in December 2020, Dr Mary Iji, has passed on. Dr Iji who teaches in the Faculty of Education, University of Calabar died on Tuesday morning at the

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Today's Headlines: Another Popular Nigerian Is Dead

POLITICS

Agom's Swearing-in : Why Cross River Is The Victim

When everybody thought the battle of wits between Sen. Stephen Odey and Senator-elect, Jarigbe Agom was over, this morning, there was another unfortunate twist which would delay the inauguration of the latter as Senator representing the Cross River North Senatorial District. After about two months of recess, the National Assembly resumed today and it was widely expected that Agom, who is currently representing Yala/Ogoja federal constituency will be inaugurated as the Senator representing Cross River North Senatorial District.

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Agom's Swearing-in : Why Cross River Is The Victim

POLITICS

OPINION: Three Reasons Why Gov. Ayade Picked Stephen Odey Over Jarigbe Agom For C'River North

Once upon a time, a professor and inventor business mogul ran a Senatorial election and won in 2011. He employed the services of an erudite scholar who obediently left a better-paid job and opted for a legislative aide. Little did he know that Divinity was preparing him for the exploration of the same office in 2020.

  1 year ago ago
OPINION: Three Reasons Why Gov. Ayade Picked Stephen Odey Over Jarigbe Agom For C'River North

POLITICS

Senator Jarigbe Agom Sponsors new Bill.

The Senator Representing Cross River North Senatorial District, Senator Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, today, sponsored a bill tagged "Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Act No. 7 2007 (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (SB. 821)" The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Act No.

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Senator Jarigbe Agom Sponsors new Bill.

JUSTICE

C'River North: Dr Stephen Odey Approaches Appeal Court Over Dissatisfaction With Tribunal Judgement

The Senator representing Cross River North Senatorial District, Dr. Stephen Odey has appealed against the National and State Assembly Tribunal decision which threw away APC's petition and upheld PDP's victory at the Cross River North Senatorial by-election. Recall that the Supreme Court of Nigeria had on February 25, 2021 declared Rt.Hon Jarigbe Agom the Authentic candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and thereby upheld the judgement of the lower court mandating INEC to accord Rt.Hon Jarigbe Agom all rights and privileges as winner of the party's primary which INEC had since obeyed.

  1 year ago ago
C'River North: Dr Stephen Odey Approaches Appeal Court Over Dissatisfaction With Tribunal Judgement

POLITICS

PDP has no candidate for Senate by-election - Cross River North

The Peoples Democratic Party melodrama is still on over the September 5th Cross River North Primaries on who should be her flag bearer. The Peoples Democratic Party primaries indeed produced two winners from the said process (Rt. Hon. Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe and Dr. Steve Adi Odey) simultaneously. Rt. Hon. Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe whose wining, was first announced on AIT and reported by punchng was denied the party flag over Dr. Steve Rt. Hon. Jarigbe immediately sought redress on the aforementioned and the court sitting

  2 years ago ago
PDP has no candidate for Senate by-election - Cross River North

POLITICS

Zoning : Why The Race For Ayade's Successor May Be Open To All Senatorial Districts In 2023

When Cross River State Governor, Sen. Ben Ayade will complete his second tenure in 2023, the three Senatorial districts in the state would have produced Governor for eight years each in the current democratic dispensation. The mantle started with former Governor Donald Duke who hails from Akpabuyo local government which is part of Cross River Southern Senatorial district.

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Zoning : Why The Race For Ayade's Successor May Be Open To All Senatorial Districts In 2023

POLITICS

Sen. Jarigbe Agom receives 10,000 defectors from APC to PDP In Cross River North

Yesterday, 24th October, 2021, The Cross River North Senatorial District, witnessed an epoch making turnout of the crème dela crème in Cross River state politics and thousands of constituents, as Distinguished Senator Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, Senator representing Cross River North Senatorial District, held a thanksgiving reception to thank God and his supporters for their overwhelming prayers and support that has cumulated to victory in the Senate tussle.

  1 year ago ago
Sen. Jarigbe Agom receives 10,000 defectors from APC to PDP In Cross River North

POLITICS

Cross River North Senator-elect Jarigbe Agom's Victory, a morale booster for PDP ahead of 2023.

The Victory of the Cross River North Senator-elect, Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, has been celebrated by many across party lines and even beyond the Northern Senatorial District for obvious reasons. For one, the victory signaled a break away from Political high handedness in Cross River amongst other reasons.

  1 year ago ago
Cross River North Senator-elect Jarigbe Agom's Victory, a morale booster for PDP ahead of 2023.

POLITICS

4 things to know as Appeal Court set to determine the winner of Cross Rivers North Senatorial Seat

Following the long legal battle surrounding December 5, 2020 Cross River North Senatorial bye-election, the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja is now set to determine the authentic winner of the election. Photo credit: Leadership Newspaper As the appellate court set to determine the authentic winner of the election on Thursday August 12, 2021, there are four things the people need to know on the long legal battle between the incumbent Senator, Dr Stephen Odey and Agom Jarigbe.

  1 year ago ago
4 things to know as Appeal Court set to determine the winner of Cross Rivers North Senatorial Seat

POLITICS

Opinion: Three Questions That Need Answers About The Fight Between Jarigbe Agom And Stephen Odey

The continuous drama and legal slug between Jarigbe Agom and Stephen Odey as to who is the rightful candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has, yet again, taken another shape, even after the Calabar Appeal Court declared Jarigbe winner. (Credit: WeTalkNaija)

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Opinion: Three Questions That Need Answers About The Fight Between Jarigbe Agom And Stephen Odey

POLITICS

C'River North: One Reason Why Jarigbe Agom Might Not Be Sworn In As Senator

The Cross River North Senatorial Bye-election that saw Stephen Odey and Jarigbe Agom visiting different courts over who is the legal candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) came to a halt some weeks ago when the Abuja court declared Jarigbe winner. Photo of Jarigbe Agom While everyone is waiting for the day Jarigbe Agom would be sworn in as Senator, there is still one hitch in the neck that might stand as a hindrance to the swearing-in.

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C'River North: One Reason Why Jarigbe Agom Might Not Be Sworn In As Senator

POLITICS

BREAKING : Popular Calabar Media Consultant Withdraws Support For APC In C'River North Bye-election

Popular Media Consultant based in Calabar, the capital of Cross River State, Mr. Agaji Ntamu has announced his withdrawal of support for the All Progressives Congress, APC in the October 31st Cross River North senatorial bye-election. Ntamu who has been drumming support for the APC and Prof. Zana Akpagu over the past months said that although he was never a member of the APC, he was attracted to support the party in the election because of what Akpagu represents. Recall that yesterday, during a thank you meeting

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BREAKING : Popular Calabar Media Consultant Withdraws Support For APC In C'River North Bye-election

POLITICS

Cross River North Senate Bye-Election: Group Petitions INEC Chairman Over N100m Bribery Allegation

A Group under the aegis of Cross River League for Good Governance (CRLGG) has petitioned Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) accusing its officers of involvement in N100 million bribe to compromise the forthcoming December 5, 2020 Cross River North Senatorial bye-election. The allegation was contained in a petition to the Acting Chairman, Ahmed Muazu of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) dated November 28, 2020 signed by the President, Godwin Odu and Secretary, Effiong Bassey, the

  2 years ago ago
Cross River North Senate Bye-Election: Group Petitions INEC Chairman Over N100m Bribery Allegation

POLITICS

Cross River Senator Explains Why He Voted Against Electronic Transmission Of Election Results

My attention has been copiously drawn to a response by Senator Stephen Odey, representing Cross River North, who voted “No” to electronic transmission of results by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the amendments to the 2021 electoral act by the Nigeria Senate.

  1 year ago ago
Cross River Senator Explains Why He Voted Against Electronic Transmission Of Election Results

POLITICS

African Democratic Congress (ADC) Names Flag Bearer For Cross River North Senatorial Bye-election

Deacon Gregory Agam was unanimouly voted for, through delegates primary Election to represent African Democratic Congress (ADC) in the forth coming Cross River North Senatorial Bye-election slated for 31st October, 2020. The Primary election which held at Igoli, Ogoja LGA on 6th September, 2020 was an affirmative primary. All delegates representing the five (5) Local Government Areas were all joyous when they selected Deacon Gregory Agam due to his Vision and developmental history in Cross River North and in

  2 years ago ago
African Democratic Congress (ADC) Names Flag Bearer For Cross River North Senatorial Bye-election

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: PDP Lost Prominent Aspirant To Death, Petroleum Minister Blows Hot On Petrol Cost

PDP senate aspirant dies in Cross River Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senate aspirant during the Cross River North by-election which held in December 2020, Dr Mary Iji, has passed on. Dr Iji who teaches in the Faculty of Education, University of Calabar died on Tuesday morning at the General Hospital Ogoja where she was rushed to for medical attention. A close source, Abang Simon, told Vanguard that the deceased complained of mild headache and body weakness and was taken to hospital where she gave up the ghost.

  1 year ago ago
Today's Headlines: PDP Lost Prominent Aspirant To Death, Petroleum Minister Blows Hot On Petrol Cost

POLITICS

Give us Zana or expect Edo replay - C'River North APC members threaten

Members of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Cross River North have vowed that except the party acts swiftly by handing the Senate bye-election ticket to Prof. Zana Akpagu, winner of the APC primaries, revolution during the main election would be the only option. The members, under the aegis of Concerned Cross River North APC members said that "enough is enough, we will not continue to allow a few Abuja based politicians without true electoral value who are only out to pursue their selfish interests continue

  2 years ago ago
Give us Zana or expect Edo replay - C'River North APC members threaten

POLITICS

#CrossRiverByeElection: As Expected, PDP Win Cross River North Bye Election With Unbelievable Margin

Stephen Key of The People Democratic Party, PDP has been declared winner of the Cross River North Senatorial bye election which held on 5th of December. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC declared the candidate of PDP winner of the election on Sunday. The INEC returning officer, Prof. Ameh Okor Dennis announced that Mr Odey of PDP won all the five local government under the Cross River North with a landslide. According to the result, Mr Odey polled a total votes of 129,207 to defeat his rival,

  2 years ago ago
#CrossRiverByeElection: As Expected, PDP Win Cross River North Bye Election With Unbelievable Margin

POLITICS

Jaigbe's Swearing-In; A Wise Move By The Senate President

The people of the Cross River North have not witnessed or felt the impact of representation in the 9th Senate ever since Late Senator Rose Oko passed away. The case between Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe and Stephen Odey has lasted for over 10 months leaving their constituents to wallow in pain and wish the matter could come to an end.

  1 year ago ago
Jaigbe's Swearing-In; A Wise Move By The Senate President