Nigerians across the globe have been asked to stand up against the alleged plots by former President Olusegun Obasanjo over bid to back his erstwhile deputy, Alh. Atiku Abubakar ahead of Saturday’s elections. A group of Concerned Nigerians in the Diaspora under the auspices of Arise
Democracy is neither black nor red. Democracy is gray…it chooses banality over excellence, shrewdness over nobility, empty promises over true competence… it is eternal imperfection, a mixture of sinfulness saintliness and monkey business.
- The bond between former President Joseph Kabila and his successor,Felix Tshisekedi deepens today as the former leader visited the President this Sunday.
The tense post-electoral standoff in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has dissipitated, if a statement by President Félix Tshisekedi is anything to go by. “The people have accepted a power transfer and it’s business as usual in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The post-electoral misunderstanding is over”, he said. Tshisekedi told reporters after upon
By Adekunle Adebayo, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission has officially announced the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled to hold today. The announcement was made by INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja few hours to the commencement of the poll. The announcement was made at about
The Director-General of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign and Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and a security firm known as HSLi have denied their involvement in $195m Campaign Fund Scam as reported in some sections of the media. The firm and Amaechi, in a statement on Friday described the report an attempt to destroy their reputation […]
Ahead of Saturday presidential election, the Kaduna State Government has confirmed the killing of no fewer than 66 persons in Kajuru Local Government Area of the State. The government, which condemned the killing in a statement made available to newsmen after the attack, warned all communities against instigating attacks or reprisals. According to Samuel Aruwan, […]
The Independent National Electoral Commission in Niger State on Friday said that elections for the senatorial positions of Niger East and Niger North may not hold on Saturday as the ballot papers meant for the zone were missing. Prof. Samuel Egwu, Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, made the declaration while interacting with newsmen in […]
CALLS IT “A FAILED ATTEMPT TO LAUNDER FAILURE”KOWA Party has issued a strong disclaimer against its reported endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari for second term. The Party’s national chairman’s name, Saidu Bobboi, and his signature were published as among the national chairmen who signed a full-page advertorial in today’s ThisDay
Four people were killed and an unknown number of others were kidnapped in a Boko Haram attack on a convoy of vehicles carrying the governor of Borno state in northeast Nigeria, sources said on Wednesday. A civilian militia member travelling with Kashim Shettima said jihadist fighters staged an ambush near the town of Dikwa at […]