Mar 19th, 2013
By Anthony A. Kila President Goodluck Jonathan’s pardon for Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha is expectedly eliciting quite a lot of surprise, indignation and condemnation. Public commentators and individual citizens have used the media to express their disappointment and anger; there is a palpable sense...
Mar 15th, 2013
Nigerian Tribune HE presidency, on Thursday, said following the granting of presidential pardon to former Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha by President Goodluck Jonathan, the former Bayelsa State governor can contest election in 2015 if he so desires. The Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President ...
Mar 14th, 2013
STATE PARDON, A DECISION OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF STATE- OKUPE The state pardon given by the Federal Government to some Nigerians who had been convicted of various crimes was not a unilateral action of President Goodluck Jonathan but a decision considered and approved by the Council of States which...