Supreme Court

By IAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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By Dong Samuel Luak Many people in South Sudan are asking, how long did it take President Salva Kiir to plan all this tragedy befalling our young country now? Recruitment, training and arming the private army in Luri around Juba. Dismissing the whole cabinet, agreeing with Ugandan forces to intervene...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 7th, 2014
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by Eze Chukwuemeka Eze The All Progressives Congress (APC), Rivers State Chapter, has received with great joy, news of the victory, this morning at the Supreme Court, by the State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, in the case instituted against him by his desperate cousin, Sir Celestine Ome...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 7th, 2014
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by Fejiro Oliver Except there is a last minute change of heart by the Presidency, Rivers State governor, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi will be packing from government house today. According to a reliable source, the Presidency has decided to interfere with today’s Supreme Court ruling between the governor ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 22nd, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor Folks, I have for many years now been insisting that the Ministry of Information (in its former and current configurations with the addition of “Media Relations” to its name) is irrelevant to the contemporary Ghanaian system of governance. I have also called for ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 18th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor The New Patriotic Party (NPP) leaders have taken their agitations a step further by writing to the Council of State to consider “the concerns of the various political parties when advising the president on who to appoint as Chairman and Commissioners of the Electoral Commiss...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 12th, 2013
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• Okutepa The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has been in the news for wrong reasons since last week when its controversial convention ended in widening differences among its members. At the root of this disagreement is the alleged ambition of President Goodluck Jonathan and his eligibility to contest ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 4th, 2013
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By Umar Ardo, Ph.D In my view, notwithstanding the view expressed by Prof. Ben Nwabueze, the major challenge facing President Goodluck Jonathan with regards to the 2015 presidential election, more than his electability, is his eligibility. Given the provisions of the constitution and the judgments of...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor My good friends, you all know that a bat is neither a bird nor an animal, even though it bears features of either species. Hanging on trees with its head down, it sees only what it wants to see. In politics, too, we have bats—those who cannot cling to one […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2013
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By HENRY UMORU ABUJA—AHEAD of 2015 presidential election, Adamawa stakeholders in Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said Wednesday, that only the Supreme Court can determine whether or not President Goodluck has the right to run for the presidential election. According to the PDP stakeholders, if Presid...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 14th, 2013
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By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor We now know that this Wednesday, the Supreme Court will seek clarification on the written and oral presentations made by counsel for the petitioners and the respondents, respectively, on the NPP’s petition challenging the outcome of Election 2012. Barring any unforeseen nega...