After court order, bad news greets Umahi, more stories in press review

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The Nigerian Bar Association’s message to Governor Dave Umahi about his reaction to a court order sacking him and his deputy, Eric Igwe, was one of the top stories that made it to the mainstream media. Nigerians during the week.

Umahi: Embattled Ebonyi Governor Receives Another Bad News, Strikes

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has denounced Governor Dave Umahi’s reaction to the Federal High Court judgment dismissing him and his deputy, Eric Igwe, from their posts.

In a Wednesday, March 9 statement, NBA President Olumide Apata said it was unfortunate for Umahi who should know better how to react the way he did.

NBA’s message to Umahi made headlines across the country
Source: UGC

4 police officers fear dead as Fashola and Ngige convoy crashes in delta

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The convoy of the chief of staff, Pr Ibrahim Gambari; Minister of Public Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; and his Labor and Employment counterpart, Christ Ngige, crashed on Tuesday evening March 8.

The accident happened while inspecting a bridge in Asaba, Delta State, adding that four police officers are believed to have died.

Russian invasion: Putin’s government releases list of ‘unfriendly’ countries amid sanctions

Russia released an official list of foreign countries it considers “unfriendly” on Monday (March 7), Newsweek reports.

Business dealings in Russia involving these countries will now require special government permission, Russia said, in response to crippling sanctions imposed by Western countries following the invasion.

2023: List of ministers who can resign as Senate rejects Buhari’s request to revise electoral law

On Wednesday March 9, the Nigerian Senate rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to revise the recently signed electoral law.

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The bold move by the Senate could cause a huge political upheaval for the Buhari administration, as some of the president’s appointees may have to decide whether to stay in his government or step down to pursue their other political interests.

List of 10 most terrorized countries in the world in 2022 emerges, latest Nigeria ranking revealed

The Global Terrorism Index (GTI) report for the year 2022 has been released, revealing the impacts of terrorism across the globe.

The GTI which is published by the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) and “provides the most comprehensive resource on global trends in terrorism”.

How to Join Ukrainian Army to Help Fight Russian Invasion, Embassy Tells Nigerians

The Ukrainian Embassy in Nigeria says Nigerians wishing to travel to Ukraine to help the country fight Russian forces will need to provide $1,000 each (about 418,000 naira) for tickets and visas.

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They’ll make the same old mistakes: APC Chieftain drops a bombshell and reveals what PDP will do if elected in 2023

The embassy said so when some Nigerians converged on its premises in Abuja on Thursday, March 3 to express their willingness to join Ukraine to fight against the Russian invasion.

PDP submits names of candidates to replace Governor Umahi, Deputy INEC

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) said it had submitted the names of its candidates for Governor and Deputy Governor of Ebonyi State, respectively, to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Legit.ng notes that the main opposition party took the plunge after a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday March 8 sacked Dave Umahi, Governor of Ebonyi, and Eric Kelechi Igwe, his deputy, for making defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Source: Legit.ng

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