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A in Benue, Mr Joseph Boko, representing Kwande West state constituency, has formally dumped the All Progressives (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Boko, who detected at a grand rally in Adikpo, on Thursday, said he would for the party’s victory at the polls.

Boko, was sworn in as a member of the 8th Benue Assembly on Feb.12, after a protracted legal battle that traversed courts of different judicial jurisdictions.

He had been unlawfully substituted by the party and had been a frequent litigant in courts for three and a half years in search of justice.

At the rally, Boko said he left the APC because of the shoddy manner he was treated and the deceit of its leaders.

He commended Gov Samuel Ortom for supporting him to reclaim his stolen mandate in the state legislature and pledged to work for the victory of the party at the polls.

Former of the state and a senatorial candidate, Mr Gabriel Suswam, commended Boko for his doggedness in fighting to reclaim his mandate.

He urged the people to support all PDP candidates in the polls.

Governor Ortom commended Boko for defecting from the APC to the PDP.

He said all that he lost would be restored and urged him to work with PDP leaders in the state to retain power at the polls.

Ortom urged the people to support the PDP Presidential candidate, Abubakar Atiku, to win the presidency saying ” Atiku will make life better for all of you”.

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UNBELIEVABLE! SEE THE SHOCKING REASON WHY HOUSE OF REPS REJECTED POLICE REFORM BILL THAT WILL END SARS BRUTALITY…. DETAILS

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The lower legislative chamber, the of Representative  has rejected the famous Nigeria Police Reform aimed at restructuring the police force and also ending the large scale of Police brutality and extortion  in the country.

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The historic bill was rejected a=during a plenary sesssion on Wednesday almost a month after it was passed by the Senate.

The bill which is aimed at repealing the Nigeria Police Act 2004 is aimed at “provide for the framework for the police service” as well as ensure partnership between the police and communities.

unbelievable! see the shocking reason why house of reps rejected police reform bill that will end sars brutality…. details UNBELIEVABLE! SEE THE SHOCKING REASON WHY HOUSE OF REPS REJECTED POLICE REFORM BILL THAT WILL END SARS BRUTALITY…. DETAILS Members of the House of RepsThe lawmakers specifically argued that some of the provisions are inconsistent with the 1999 constitution.

Abubakar lawal, chairman, house committee on police affairs, said while the changes to the police act are long overdue, the bill is inconsistent with the constitution.

unbelievable! see the shocking reason why house of reps rejected police reform bill that will end sars brutality…. details UNBELIEVABLE! SEE THE SHOCKING REASON WHY HOUSE OF REPS REJECTED POLICE REFORM BILL THAT WILL END SARS BRUTALITY…. DETAILS House of Reps Speaker Yakubu Dogara“Unless we amend the constitution, we can not implement the bill. The bill also proposed the reduction of the number of DIGs, are we moving forward or backward? The bill is also referring to the Police as police force which is against the constitution,” he said.

unbelievable! see the shocking reason why house of reps rejected police reform bill that will end sars brutality…. details UNBELIEVABLE! SEE THE SHOCKING REASON WHY HOUSE OF REPS REJECTED POLICE REFORM BILL THAT WILL END SARS BRUTALITY…. DETAILS house of reps 12 467741739The provisions of the bill includes the following,   Establishment of a police fund; a fine of N100,000 or six months imprisonment for anyone who assaults a police officer, obstructs or resists a police officer; fine of N20,000 or three months imprisonment for officers caught taking liquor or intoxicating substance while on duty; establishment of community police forum.

unbelievable! see the shocking reason why house of reps rejected police reform bill that will end sars brutality…. details UNBELIEVABLE! SEE THE SHOCKING REASON WHY HOUSE OF REPS REJECTED POLICE REFORM BILL THAT WILL END SARS BRUTALITY…. DETAILS house of reps

The lawmakers specifically argued that some of the provisions are inconsistent with the 1999 constitution.

The Chairman of the House of Representative Committee on Police affairs stated that while effecting changes to the Nigeria Police Act is long over due, the bill is not consistent with the provisions of the  constitution.

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He stated that “Unless we amend the constitution, we can not implement the bill. The bill also proposed the reduction of the number of DIGs, are we moving forward or backward? The bill is also referring to the Police as police force which is against the constitution,”

Image result for House of reps unbelievable! see the shocking reason why house of reps rejected police reform bill that will end sars brutality…. details UNBELIEVABLE! SEE THE SHOCKING REASON WHY HOUSE OF REPS REJECTED POLICE REFORM BILL THAT WILL END SARS BRUTALITY…. DETAILS 2000px Seal of the House of Representatives of NigeriaThe Deputy Speaker of the House of Representative,  Lasun Yusuf while inferring that the New Police Reform Bill will “further complicate things.”

“Most of the provisions of this bill are against the constitution. This bill is complicating matters. How can we talk about consultation with the when the commissioners of police are not answerable to the governors,” he  stated.

Image result for House of reps unbelievable! see the shocking reason why house of reps rejected police reform bill that will end sars brutality…. details UNBELIEVABLE! SEE THE SHOCKING REASON WHY HOUSE OF REPS REJECTED POLICE REFORM BILL THAT WILL END SARS BRUTALITY…. DETAILS House of RepA legislator from Enugu State, Tobi Okechukwu disclosed that the major reform in the country’s Police Force will be the creation of State Police.

He stated that “the present structure is defective. The governors have all agreed that there is a need for state police. Judging by the crime rate, we need to consider the structure of the police. When you take an anambra man to Borno, it will take him time to adjust.”

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Mohammed Monguno a member from Borno State, stated that the bill should be passed. He stated that it will make the Nigeria Police operations procedure to be at par with their counterpart all over the world. The bill was finally voted against by members when put to vote by the speaker, Yakubu Dogara

 

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Presidential Tribunal: Buhari reacts as Justice Bulkachuwa bows to PDP, Atiku’s pressures

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Presidential Tribunal: Buhari reacts as Justice Bulkachuwa bows to PDP, Atiku’s pressures Presidential Tribunal: Buhari reacts as Justice Bulkachuwa bows to PDP, Atiku’s pressures PRESIDENT BUHARI PRESIDES OVER FEC MEETING A

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the decision of Appeal Court President, Justice Zainadine Bulkachuwa to step down as Chairman of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

DAILY POST reported yesterday that the judge stepped aside following pressures from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

Reacting, Buhari re-emphasized that he respects the country’s judiciary and was willing to abide by its decisions at all times.

The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said this in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday.

He said that Buhari made the statement at a dinner with representatives of the judiciary at his official residence after Justice Bulkachuwa’s decision.

Buhari said he believed that the judiciary should be independent, recalling how he submitted himself to the adjudication of the courts three times on his way to becoming president without any fuss.

“I respect the institution. I have come before you three times before I got here on the fourth run for the office. Your word is the last word on any given issue.”

Buhari acknowledged the capability of Nigerian judges, saying: “your training and experience has earned you respect.”

In his remarks, the Acting Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Ibrahim Tanko, who led retired chief justices, some justices of the Supreme Court and heads of courts in the FCT, expressed appreciation to the president for breaking the Ramadan fasting with him.

Tnko assured the nation that the judiciary would continue to do its best in safeguarding the country’s judicial system.

He praised Buhari for not meddling in the affairs of courts in the country.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Buhari had on May 14 held similar Ramadan fast-breaking with the leadership of the National Assembly at the Presidential Villa.

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