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Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma, has ordered the immediate arrest and detention of Mr Emmanuel Ezeanochie, Chairman of Imo State Amalgamated Traders Association (ISAMATA).

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The state government in a special announcement Monday night, said: “In accordance with his resolve to rid the state of corruption in all sectors, His Excellency, Senator Hope Uzodimma, the governor of Imo State, has ordered the arrest and detention of Mr Emmanuel Ezeanochie, the state chairman of Imo State Amalgamated Traders Association (ISAMATA).

“The order followed allegations that Mr Ezeanochie fraudulently used the name of the government to illegally appropriate land and market stalls for his personal use.

“In like manner, His Excellency has approved the immediate dissolution of the state executive committee of ISAMTA.”

According to the special announcement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Public Orientations, and Strategy, Hon Declan Emelumba, “His Excellency further directs the relevant security agencies to expedite investigations into the allegations against the former chairman of ISAMATA, Mr Ezeanochie and prosecute him if indicted.”

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EFCC forms a team to investigate El-Rufai and others over alleged N423 billion fraud.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has assembled a group of investigators to examine the alleged mishandling of N423 billion by ex-Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai and certain prominent figures in his administration.

The former governor will be summoned by the investigators for questioning.

Others set to be questioned include individuals who held the position of Finance commissioners between May 29, 2015, and May 29, 2023; all the accountant generals during his eight-year tenure, and the chairpersons of the Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service (KADIRS) from 2018 to 2023.
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AGAIN PETER OBI UPHOLDS GOV OTTI FOR HIS EXCELLENCE IN GOVERNANCE

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FORMER GOVERNOR OF ANAMBRA STATE HIS EXCELLENCY PETER OBI HAS AGAIN UPHOLD GOV OTTI FOR HIS EXCELLENCE IN GOVERNANCE

CHARLES: Are there governors who have distinguished themselves in the act of governance in this administration?

PETER OBI: (with incredible speed) Gov. Alex C. Otti of Abia State, of course!

CHARLES: Is it bcos he’s part of your party?

PO: No. I take my readings from the people. Go & verify!

Peter Obi on Arise Tv earlier today

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“Soludo Sparks Debate on Single Term for Politicians, Rejects LG Autonomy!

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Anambra State Governor Chukwuma Soludo has thrown his weight behind a single term for elected officeholders, but rejects the idea of autonomy for local governments, calling it “against the principles of true federalism”.

Speaking at The Platform Democracy Day programme in Lagos, Soludo argued that a single term would allow leaders to focus on development rather than electioneering. He also proposed a single-parliament National Assembly to reduce costs.

But on local government autonomy, Soludo disagrees, saying it would take Nigeria back decades. Instead, he advocates for states to design their own local government systems and receive more fiscal powers from the Federal Government.

Soludo also called on President Bola Tinubu to address the country’s economic challenges, warning that printing more money would lead to inflation.

What do you think? Should Nigeria adopt a single term for politicians and reject LG autonomy? Share your thoughts!

 

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