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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
Another Top Politician Dies, CBN Dragged To Court, PMB Urges Senate To Confirm His Nominations Here are some of the top stories making our headlines today.Another Top Politician Dies The Senate aspirant during the Cross River North bye election, Dr Mary Iji has been confirmed dead. Reports claim she died at the general hospital Ogoja after she was rushed to the hospital over complains of headache and body weakness. She contested under the People's Democratic Party during the bye elections. CBN Dragged To Court
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.
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
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
BREAKING NEWS: Cross River North Youth Endorses Dr. Stephen Odey Ahead of the December 5 bye-election in the Cross River North Senatorial district, the populace of the region have collectively endorsed Dr. (Barr.) Stephen Odey, the candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). In a move described as a "patriotic" assignment by the independent and determined youths of the district, reaffirmed their support for Dr. Stephen, who is seen as the last hope of Cross River North Senatorial district. Without
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.
#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,
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.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of planning to use the Kashim Shettima-led campaign council to attempt to subvert the will of the people at the bye-election which is to hold on December 5, 2020. This was contained in a press statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan. The statement reads: Press Statement Senatorial Bye-Election: APC, Shettima Chasing Shadows In Cross River - PDP Mocks...Says PDP Candidate, Steve Odey, Already Coasting