President Jonathan anti-democratic forces working against 2015 polls

President Goodluck Jonathan has said there are some anti-democratic forces working to truncate the 2015 elections. The President spoke yesterday at the All-Political Parties Summit at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. The summit was organised by the Office of the Special Adviser on Inter-Party Affairs, Senator Ben Obi. Jonathan urged Nigerians to ensure that such…

National Conference Delegates remove immunity clause for President, govs, other elected officers

IF the decision taken yesterday by delegates at the on-going National Conference sails through, the President of the country, the governors and all elected officers will no longer enjoy immunity, as it was unanimously agreed that the immunity clause be removed from the constitution.Adopting the report of the Hajiya Bola Shagaya-led Committee on Economy, Trade…

Alleged $620,000 bribe: Farouk Lawan, Emenalo re-arraigned

• To remain on old bailFormer chairman, House of Repre­sentatives  Ad-hoc Committee on Fuel Subsidy, Farouk Lawan and its ex-secretary, Boni­face Emenalo were yester­day re-arraigned before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) sitting in Gudu, Abuja.The seven-count charge against them bordered on receiving of bribe and abuse of office.This include the  allega­tion…