Ahead of the 2023 general elections, politicians and political commentators have come out with different preposition regarding the Obudu/Bekwarra/Obanliku federal constituency seat. While many politicians have come out to declare their interest for the seat, the local government that should produce the next member has continued to dominate discussions.
A few days ago, the United Kingdom issued a stern warning to its citizens against traveling to some selected states in Nigeria. According to the report published by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, criminals are planning to kidnap foreigners in Nigeria for ideological, political and economic gains.
Today's Headlines: You Can Borrow To Fund 2022 Budget - NASS Tells Buhari, Nigerian Army Releases Chinwetalu Agu
You Can Borrow To Fund 2022 Budget, NASS Tells Buhari Members of the National Assembly gave their nod for more borrowing by the executive arm of government to fund the 2022 budget laid by President Muhammadu Buhari before a joint session of the federal legislature yesterday. Tagged Budget of Economic Growth and Sustainability, the president assigned defence and internal security priority in a N16.39 trillion appropriation bill that requires N6.26 trillion to fund the deficit.
Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu set March 31, 1967 as the “D-Day” for the unilateral implementation of the Aburi agreement. But the East did not secede. Instead, it appropriated all federal revenue that came from that part of the country. In the meantime, the Yoruba people were dissatisfied with the presence of troops of Northern origin, that occupied the Western Region, and the decision to recruit Yoruba people into the army, did little to ease those feelings.
The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, on Wednesday, said 343 individuals were killed, while 830 individuals were kidnapped between July and September 2021, in the state. Addressing during the presentation of the third quarterly security report of the Kaduna State Government at the Kashim Ibrahim Government House, Aruwan said inside the period under survey, 193 deaths were recorded in the Southern Kaduna senatorial region.
The seat for the member representing Ogoja/Yala Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives has been vacant since Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe was elevated to the 9th Assembly. Many Cross Riverians had indicated an interest in the position but two candidates had been on the top list. The candidates are Hon.
Igbo group backs PDP governor’s decision on zoning of National chairmanship to North An igbo socio-political group, Ndigbo United Forum (NUF), has applauded some governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), that voted for Northern Nigeria to produce the party’s national chairman.
As the Cross River State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC preparations for the October 16th State Congress for the election of State Executive Committee members enters top gear, who and where the next Chairman comes from has continued to dominate political discourse in the state. The party had kicked started a process for a smooth and peaceful exercise with the setting up of a zoning committee led by a highly respected figure in the party, Sen. Victor Ndoma-Egba, former Senate Leader who is also the immediate past Chairman of the governing board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Months ago.
As each political party in Cross River State continue to wait for the 2023 general elections to take over power or remain as the ruling party, members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are beginning to indulge in activities that might divide the party. Credit: Dailypost
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.
Bandits invade Sokoto market, kill scores Suspected armed bandits have attacked the Goronyo market in Goronyo Local Government Area in the Eastern Senatorial District of Sokoto State, killing an unspecified number of persons. DAILY POST learnt that the incident occurred on monday when the armed men invaded the market in large numbers, shooting sporadically and gunned down many villagers who were engaged in their usual night transactions.
Barrister Alphonsus Ogar Eba on Saturday emerged as the State party Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State. Ogar emerged chairman through consensus voice votes by party stakeholders as he went into the race unopposed. In attendance to observe the conduct of the Congress was a 7-man state Congress Committee including Alhaji Abubakar Malami, Barrister Emilia Okonji, Chairman and Secretary respectively.
Today's Headlines: I’m Healthy, Just Undergoing Therapy - Tinubu, Zamfara Restores Services In Gusau
I’m healthy, just undergoing therapy, Tinubu tells northern lawmakers All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, says he is healthy but only undergoing physiotherapy in London. Tinubu said this while addressing members of the House of Representatives northern caucus that visited him in London on Friday.
As expected, politicking towards 2023 in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River State is living up to bills, and as diverse as the state is, so is the interest and intensity of those positioning for the seat of government in Calabar the state capital.
The just concluded state congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Cross River State Chapter obviously confounded the traducers of the party in the state, particularly the de-campees from PDP led by Gov. Ben Ayade who have gone to congregate in the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Here is a list of five Nigerian and prominent politicians that joined APC in 2021. 1. Former Ogun state governor Otunba Gbenga Daniel Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspaper Former Ogun state governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and officially joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
The south-south governors gathered yesterday and they discussed lots of matters that most essentially affect the people of south-south geopolitical zone. Their meeting was held at a time the political system is rapidly transforming. The meeting was hosted by Nyesom Wike and there are some two lessons to learn from the meeting.
Never in the history of Nigeria has a Northerner become president of the Federation without the support of the South. Are you in doubt? Don't worry, the statement and the reason why a southern candidate will win the 2023 presidential election shall be explained. In the first republic, Alhaji Tafawa Balewa of the Northern Peoples Congress (NPC) only became head of government (prime Minister ) after his party had a Coalition with the National Council of Nigeria and Cameroons(NCNC).
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has forecast three days of cloudiness and sunshine across the country. NiMet’s weather outlook broadcasted on Sunday indicates cloudy skies on Monday with periods of sunshine over the northern region and possibilities of thunderstorms over parts of Taraba State and Adamawa State during the morning hours.
Since Nigeria got its Independence in 1960, Ogoja Local Government Area in Cross River State has never gotten any Senator representing them in the 9th Assembly. The Cross River Northern Senatorial District is made up of other LGAs like Yala, Bekwarra, Obanliku, and Obudu. Senator Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe was a Member of the House of Representatives in the 8th Assembly representing Ogoja/Yala Constituency before he was elevated to the Senator representing Cross River Northern Senatorial District.