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Conflicting Orders Force INEC To Stay Action On Umahi’s Sack

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has stayed action over the Federal High Court judgment sacking Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi and his Deputy Kelechi Eze from office. This, the electoral body disclosed stems from conflicting orders from various Courts of coordinate jurisdiction, as such, it became imperative to suspend all actions on the Court […]

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Court Strikes Out Suit Seeking To Halt Umahi’s Removal From Office

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday struck out an application by Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, and his deputy, Kelechi Igwe, seeking to stop their removal from office. The judge, Justice Inyang Ekwo, struck out the suit following confirmation that a valid appeal had been entered at the Court of Appeal, Abuja division, […]

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Umahi’s  Defection: INEC Received  ‘Nine Separate’ Court Orders, Motions 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said it has been served with at least “nine separate Orders and Motions from various Courts” over the defection of Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress. A Federal High Court in Abuja had ruled last week that Governor […]

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PDP Nominee Asks Umahi To Resign Immediately

Iduma Igariwey, the nominee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Governor of Ebonyi State,  on Thursday asked incumbent Dave Umahi to resign from office immediately. Mr. Igariwey, a member of the House of Representatives, wants the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to comply immediately with the court order and issue a certificate of return […]

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Umahi Bows To Pressure, Apologizes To NBA Over Comment Against Justice Ekwo

Amid pressure, Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, on Wednesday apologized to the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) over the derogatory remarks he made against justice Inyang Ekwo, the Abuja High Court judge who ordered his removal as governor. Umahi tendered the apology while addressing members of the All-Progressives Congress (APC) who held a solidarity rally for […]

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Umahi Files Appeal Against His Sacking

By Babajide Okeowo Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi has filed an appeal against the judgment of the Federal High Court which ordered the removal of him and his deputy, Eric Igwe, from office. According to a notice appeal filed in Suit No: FHC/ABJ/CS/920/2021 on Wednesday and obtained by Channels Television, Umahi, and his deputy stated […]

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NBA Slams Umahi For Displaying Executive Rascality On Court Judgment, Demands Apology

By Paul Ajayi The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has slammed Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi for refusing to obey a court order which has asked him to vacate office as governor of the state. NBA President, Olumide Akpata, in a statement on Wednesday, described Umahi’s response as “impunity of the highest order and executive rascality […]

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Ebonyi: Drama Unfolds

·       APC Fires Back, Says Judgment ‘A Travesty Of Justice’ ·       PDP Replaces Umahi With Igariwey,  Udeogu With Igwe The sacking of Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi and his deputy Eric Igwe by an Abuja High Court has continued to generate drama in the state and the country. The court had ordered Umahi and Igwe to vacate their seats […]

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Umahi Fights Back, Says Judge Lacks Powers To Remove Him

By Babajide Okeowo Governor David Umahi has fired back at the judgment of the Federal High Court in Abuja that declared his seat and that of his Deputy, Kelechi Igwe, vacant. The embattled governor disclosed that Justice Inyang Ekwo lacked the power to remove him from office and has put the judiciary on trial. Recall […]

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2023: Battle For Presidency Hots Up As David Umahi Joins Race

The battle for who succeeds President Muhammadu Buhari as Nigeria’s president seems to be gathering momentum in the All-Progressives Congress, APC as Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi on Tuesday also declared his ambition to contest the 2023 presidential election at the State House in Abuja. His declaration is coming on the heels of a similar […]

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