Bayelsa Guber: Confusion as ANDP Distances Self from Petition that Sacked Governor Diri

There was confusion over the weekend as the Advanced Nigerian Democratic Party (ANDP) distanced itself from the petition that brought about the nullification of the November 16, 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa State that brought the current governor, Senator Duoye Diri, to office. The governorship election petition tribunal, in a split judgment of two-to-one last… Continue reading Bayelsa Guber: Confusion as ANDP Distances Self from Petition that Sacked Governor Diri

Gov El-Rufai blows hot as NBA cancels his invitation to conference

The Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, has said the withdrawal of his invitation to speak at this year’s Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) conference, is an “unfortunate embrace of injustice”. El-Rufai said this in a statement signed by his spokesperson, Muyiwa Adekeye, on Thursday. The NBA withdrew the invitation, following protests from some lawyers. However, El-Rufai… Continue reading Gov El-Rufai blows hot as NBA cancels his invitation to conference

El-Rufai: Shiites write NBA over withdrawal of invitation to Kaduna governor

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria IMN, otherwise known as Shiites, has commended the National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, for withdrawing its invitation to Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State to speak at the association’s annual general conference coming up later this month. IMN’s position was contained in a letter written to… Continue reading El-Rufai: Shiites write NBA over withdrawal of invitation to Kaduna governor

Koeman appointed Barcelona coach after Setien sacking

Ronald Koeman Barcelona have appointed Ronald Koeman as the club's new coach on a two-year deal following the dismissal of Quique Setien on Monday. Koeman, 57, leaves his role as Netherlands boss to take over at Camp Nou. His contract includes a break clause at the end of the first year in the event that the new Barca president… Continue reading Koeman appointed Barcelona coach after Setien sacking