Henry Umoru News

Election postponement shocking, disappointing, says Saraki

By Henry Umoru ABUJA- SENATE President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Saturday said that the last-minute postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections has caused a great inconvenience to many Nigerians who are poised to vote for their choice as president and federal legislators.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 16, 2019

Supreme Court didn’t bar us from election -Senator Uchendu

By Henry Umoru THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, yesterday said that it still has rights to field candidates in next Saturday’s general elections in spite of last Friday’s ruling by the Supreme Court on a case brought before the apex court by some members of the party.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 10, 2019

2019 presidential contest will be keen, but… Ekweremadu

By Henry Umoru ABUJA- DEPUTY Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, Saturday said that the 2019 presidential contest would be keen, just as he stressed that it was an indication that the decision of several chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, himself inclusive, to stay back to revive the party after the 2015 general elections had paid off.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 9, 2019

NURTW chairman to die for killing Police officer

By Henry Umoru A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja, yesterday, sentenced the Aiyetoro Unit Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Saheed Arogundade to death by hanging for killing a police officer, Gbenga Oladipo.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 7, 2019

Confusion in Senate over Onnoghen

Saraki discontinues S-Court case, lauds NJC’s intervention As APC senators go to S-Court to challenge suit By Henry Umoru ABUJA— THERE is confusion in the Senate over the filing of suits at the Supreme Court, following the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 4, 2019

Onnoghen: Senate discontinues Supreme Court Case, lauds NJC Intervention

By Henry Umoru ABUJA – THE Senate, Monday ordered the discontinuation of the case it filed at the Supreme Court over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen by President Mohammadu Buhari and replacing him with Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 4, 2019

North, S-West, N-Delta, M-Belt elders adopt Atiku

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Henry Umoru, Omeiza Ajayi & Dirisu Yakubu •As Northern Elders Forum, Afenifere, Ohanaeze, PANDEF, M-Belt Forum meet in Abuja •Say Buhari has steered Nigeria towards insecurity, deep division, anarchy •I’m moved by the endorsement, says Atiku •They’re parasites, traditional PDP supporters — Buhari Campaign ABUJA — Nigeria’s major socio-cultural groups, under the aegis of Forum of Nigerian Elders and Leaders, yesterday endorsed the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, averring that President Muhammadu Buhari has steered the country towards insecurity, deep division, and anarchy.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 3, 2019

War over participation of foreigners in pro-Buhari rally

*APC undermining our electoral process — PDP * Chadians, others free to campaign for Buhari —APC * Buhari doesn’t care about electoral sanctity— SMBLF *Disqualify Buhari, Secondus tells INEC By Clifford Ndujihe, Emeka Mamah, Henry Umoru, Omeiza Ajayi, Dirisu Yakubu PRECISELY 14 days to Nigeria’s presidential election, the presence of serving governors from Niger Republic at the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential rally in Kano, has heightened fears among the opposition that foreigners may likely take part in the exercise in border states.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 1, 2019

Despite Buhari’s under-performing leadership, don’t despair, Obasanjo tells Nigerians

Calls for good governance, credible and fair Election Urges Nigerians to Defend the Nation’s Fledging Democracy Nigeria should Borrow Rwanda Elite Consensus Model, Bugaje By Henry Umoru ABUJA- FORMER President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has said that despite the fact that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s leadership was under performing and things may be gloomy in the country, Nigerians must not despair, just as he asked Nigerians to remain optimistic, but must be vigilant.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 31, 2019

Saraki, APC senators battle over Senate’s decision to approach S-Court

By Henry Umoru ABUJA— STRONG indications emerged, yesterday, that serious war looms between the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and senators elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, when they resume next month, following Saraki’s decision to approach the Supreme Court to seek interpretation over suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Jan 28, 2019