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DSS under pressure to name interim government sponsors

The claim by the Department of State Service, DSS, that there is a plot to install an interim government in Nigeria, has brought the agency under intense pressure to name those behind the alleged plan. The call by eminent and politically exposed Nigerians was predicated on the belief that the agency should not just stop at raising the alarm, but also move against “enemies of the state.” Last Wednesday, the DSS had raised the alarm over what it described as a plot by political actors to foist interim government on the nation.  Spokesperson for the agency, Dr. Peter Afunanya, in a statement, had claimed some key players in the plan had been identified. The statement had read: “The DSS considers the plot, being pursued by these entrenched interests, as not only an aberration but a mischievous way to set aside the Constitution and undermine civil rule as well as plunge the country into an avoidable crisis. “The planners, in their many meetings, have weighed various options, which include,

INEC issues certificate of return to Rt. Hon Barr Kennedy Ibeh as Member-elect of Imo State House of Assembly for Obowo State Constituency

You can recall that history was made during the State Assembly election on 18th March 2023 as Rt Hon Barr Kennedy Chidozie Ibeh emerged the first third term State Assembly Member in Imo State. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) early hours of this morning has issued Certificate of Return to  Rt Hon Barr Kennedy Chidozie Ibeh of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of the Obowo State House of Assembly seat in the just-concluded State Assembly elections.  In an unprecedented landslide victory, the APC candidate, Rt Hon. Barr Kennedy Ibeh, emerged winner with a total of 4256 votes, while the candidate of Labour Party had 3764 votes, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) polled 2083 votes. While the Accord Party Candidate got 2018  It's the first time a third Term State Assembly Member is emerging in Imo State. The election which was conducted peacefully, had the people of Obowo trooping  out en masse to cast their votes for their preferred candidates. INEC offic

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah appreciates over 10,000 constituents.

  - Says YPP has come to stay in Anambra  The senator representing Anambra South senatorial district, Senator Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, has distributed gift items to over ten thousand members of his constituency. The senator distributed these items on Saturday, March 25, during a ceremony organized in Nnewi, to thank members of his senatorial district for their support and to other YPP candidates in Anambra during the February 25th, and March 18th, 2023 general elections. Among other items, he distributed tricycles, motorcycles, grinding machines, sewing machines, power generating sets,  solar changing stands, gas cylinders, bags of rice, standing fans, among other things. It will however be recalled that Senator Ubah got 73,115 votes to win his re-election on February 25th; while his closest opponent, Hon. Chris Emeka Azubogu of  the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), came second  with 45,369; while the Labour Party ( LP) and People's Democratic Party (PDP) candidates trailed