Tag "Victor Umeh"

    Rowdy session as senate suspends confirmation of EFCC nominees

Rowdy session as senate suspends confirmation of EFCC nominees

There was a rowdy session at the senate on Tuesday, making the upper legislative chamber to postpone the confirmation of some nominees of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Chukwuka Utazi, chairman of the senate committee on anti-corruption, had presented a report on the screening of the nominees by his committee.. The committee had recommended that the senate confirm Ndasule Moses, [...]

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    APGA’s Umeh wins Anambra central senatorial seat

APGA’s Umeh wins Anambra central senatorial seat

Victor Umeh of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has won the Anambra central senatorial rerun election conducted on Saturday by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The senatorial election took place in seven local governments of Anambra including Njikoka, Awka north, Idemili south, Dunukofia, Awka south, Anaocha and Idemili north. APGA won in the seven council areas in the result announced [...]

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    DSS releases Victor Umeh

DSS releases Victor Umeh

The Department of State Services (DSS) has released Victor Umeh, former national chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). Jerry Obasi, APGA’s deputy secretary, confirmed this on Friday, alleging that the arrest was politically motivated. Obasi said the DSS had become a willing tool in the hands of politicians. "It is quite unfortunate that Nigerians, especially political stalwarts of other political parties [...]

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    DSS arrests Victor Umeh, ex-APGA chairman

DSS arrests Victor Umeh, ex-APGA chairman

The Department of State Security (DSS) has arrested Victor Umeh, former national chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). Stan Okeke, Umeh’s spokesman, confirmed the arrest, saying the APGA chieftain was picked up from his Anambra residence on Thursday morning. Okeke said Umeh was accused of sponsoring activities of the Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the [...]

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    2015: Why APGA endorsed Jonathan, by Umeh

2015: Why APGA endorsed Jonathan, by Umeh

The national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Victor Umeh, said President Goodluck Jonathan was endorsed for a second term by his party because of his "humility and calmness". The party on Saturday declared support for Jonathan, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who is yet to formally announce his decision to seek re-selection At a rally [...]

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    Anambra: APC heads for Supreme Court

Anambra: APC heads for Supreme Court

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will appeal to the Supreme Court after the Court of Appeal dismissed its petition in the Anambra governorship election on Saturday. The Appeal Court sitting in Enugu hady struck out four suits filed against the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) challenging the candidature of Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra at the November 2013 gubernatorial [...]

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