Senate rejects Magu as EFCC boss
After tossing the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to and fro for more than one week, the Senate on Thursday finally rejected his confirmation as the EFCC substantive chairman.
Magu’s rejection was announced at a press briefing in the National Assembly by the Senate’s spokesman, Sabi Abdullahi, after about two hours of a closed-door meeting.
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Court breaks Sheriff’s defence, sacks him and declares PDP winner …in a legal tussle
The Federal High court has declared PDP winner, in a judgement it made in Port Harcourt, today, over the party’s National Convention in May; a suit equally embroiled in the Chairmanship tussle with the embattled former National Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff.
Delivering judgement on a suit brought before him by the National Caretaker Committee of the PDP, the Presiding Judge, Justice Mohammed Liman, declared that the May 21, PDP National Convention was legal, and that its decisions did not violate any known law or the constitution.
Justice Liman struck off the defence put up by the Senator Amodu Sheriff, the ousted PDP National Chairman.
ELECTION 2015 – NIGERIA: PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN HAS LOST TO HIS OPPONENT
President Jonathan has called General Muhammadu Buhari to congratulate him. This marks the beginning of a new dawn in the history of Nigeria’s politics; where the powers of the incumbent usually holds sway.
Majority of Nigerians were reported to have travelled out of the Northern region where they had feared civil unrest would break out should the ruling political party – PDP win.
If anaylsed, did the fear factor play any role in the emergence of the current winners (APC) of the 2015 Presidential elections?