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Supreme Court Judgment: Protests Ground Imo

… As Citizens Demand Justice Destiny Ugorji Owerri, Imo State capital is grounded, following protests by citizens over last week’s Supreme Court Judgment that sacked Governor Emeka Ihedioha and ordered the swearing in of the candidate of...

Supreme Court Judgment: IPOB Shuts Down Imo …Chant Anti Okorocha, Uzodinma Songs

The Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, Sunday, launched a massive protest against Gov. Hope Uzodinma and Rochas Okorocha in Owerri, Imo state. About Two Thousand IPOB members, clad in white singlets and black trousers, carrying Biafran flags, embarked on the protest this afternoon, demanding the resignation of Uzodinma and calling for the expulsion of the...

Imo Judicial Abracadabra and Illegalisation of ‘Amotekun’ Are Linked

By Farooq Kperogi The bewilderingly illogical and indefensible Supreme Court judgement that handed over the governorship of Imo State to APC’s Hope Uzodinma— who came fourth in the actual election— may appear to have no connection with the Federal Government’s January 4 declaration of Amotekun as “illegal.” But they are both parts of a...

Gov. Emeka Ihedioha and the Travesty of Justice

By Demola Olarewaju The judgement removing Gov. Emeka Ihedioha from office as Imo State Governor and installing Hope Uzodinma in his stead is a travesty of justice that defies all judicial logic. The Supreme Court is final but not because it is always right; it is only right because it...

Supreme Court Can Overrule Itself and Depart from its Previous Decision

By Prof. Tony Oha Are you aware that Late Dr. Mudiaga Odje, SAN successfully moved the Supreme Court in Orubu v National Electoral Commission & 13 Ors  (1988) 5 NWLR (Pt 94) 323 to overrule itself and depart from its decision in Esewe v Gbe (1988) 5 NWLR (Pt 93) 134. 

Supreme Court Ruling: Ihedioha Can Still be Governor

By Tonnie Iredia It is no longer news that in line with last week’s decision of the Supreme Court, Senator Hope Uzodinma is now the Imo State governor. Having decided that the exclusion of certain votes in his favour during the collation of votes at the last governorship...

Imo Supreme Court Appeal: I Never Prophesied Ihedioha’s Ouster – Mbaka

Popular Enugu-based Catholic Priest, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka has denied reports that he prophesied that Governor Emeka Ihedioha will lose at the Supreme Court. Mbaka, who spoke to Nigerian Telegraph on the Phone said his new year prophesy was based on Hope for Imo State. "I never...

Supreme Court Suspends Hearing on Imo Governorship Appeal, 5 Others

The Supreme Court sitting in Abuja, Monday, suspended hearing of the governorship appeals from Imo and five other states of the Federation. The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, gave the order following the inability of the security operatives to control the crowd and the noise level in the court.

Fr. Mbaka: When A Prophet Speaks For His Pockets

Ambrose Nwaogwugwu Today, I'm breaking a rule, a rule I had set for my self of never delving into the matters of men of God, but I will now break that vow because this 'man of God' has broken every vow of the things of God and do no longer speak for God...

Accord Party Wants Perpetrators of LG Invasion Prosecuted

…Backs Ihedioha on Suspension of LG Officials Destiny Ugorji Accord, one of Nigeria’s registered political parties has thrown its weight behind the decision of Governor Emeka Ihedioha to suspend officials of the Local Governments in Imo State, describing their election as unconstitutional. The Party also...