INEC fixes Ekiti, Osun guber polls for June 18, July 16 next year

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has scheduled the Ekiti and Osun States Governorship election to hold on Saturday June 18 and Saturday July 16 2022. The Commission made the announcement in Abuja, Wednesday. INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, said the detailed Timetable and Schedule of Activities for the two elections have been uploaded on the Commission’s website and social media platforms. The Independent National … Continue reading INEC fixes Ekiti, Osun guber polls for June 18, July 16 next year

INEC: Return Onochie’s Nomination To Buhari Now, PDP Tells Lawan, Gaya

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) charges Senate President Ahmed Lawan to respect Nigerians by immediately returning the nomination of President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie, proposed to the Senate as a National Commissioner in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to Mr. President. The PDP asserts that Senator Lawan will have no body but himself to blame for the ridiculing of his tenure in office … Continue reading INEC: Return Onochie’s Nomination To Buhari Now, PDP Tells Lawan, Gaya

PDP pledges to reclaim Nigeria, receives Duke, Ayade’s aides

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has declared that the party will reclaim and reposition Nigeria. Secondus, who said this yesterday in Calabar, Cross River State at the inauguration of the state’s PDP Caretaker Committee and unveiling of the new party-state secretariat, said: “We have the experience and we are determined to restructure the country and hand it over to … Continue reading PDP pledges to reclaim Nigeria, receives Duke, Ayade’s aides

New emails show how Trump and his allies pressured Justice Department to try to challenge 2020 election results

New emails from Justice Department and White House officials show how President Donald Trump‘s allies pressured then-acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen to consider false and outlandish allegations that the 2020 election had been stolen at the same time that Rosen was being elevated to lead the Justice Department in December 2020. The emails show how Trump’s White House assistant, chief of staff and other allies pressured the Justice Department to investigate claims … Continue reading New emails show how Trump and his allies pressured Justice Department to try to challenge 2020 election results

INEC job: Lobby For Lauretta Onochie Escalates, As Pressure Mounts On Senate For Confirmation

The Senate is under pressure to confirm Special Assistant to the President on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, as a national commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), it was learnt on Monday. A principal officer of the Senate is spearheading the lobbying, according to a source. After eight months of suspense, Senate President Ahmad Lawan referred it to the Senate Committee on INEC, headed … Continue reading INEC job: Lobby For Lauretta Onochie Escalates, As Pressure Mounts On Senate For Confirmation

Abacha Constitution Would Have Been The Best For Nigeria -Ngige

Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, has said the 1995 Constitution under the late General Sani Abacha would have been the best for Nigeria. Abacha, who ruled Nigeria between 1993 and 1998, was accused of poor human rights record. Speaking when he appeared on Channels Television on Monday, the minister said the five-year single tenure and rotational presidency would have solved the issue … Continue reading Abacha Constitution Would Have Been The Best For Nigeria -Ngige

Israel’s new PM Naftali Bennett promises to unite nation

Israel’s new Prime Minister, Naftali Bennett, has promised to unite a nation frayed by years of political stalemate. He said his government would “work for the sake of all the people”, adding that the priorities would be reforms in education, health and cutting red tape. The right-wing nationalist will lead an unprecedented coalition of parties that won a confidence vote by a razor-thin margin of … Continue reading Israel’s new PM Naftali Bennett promises to unite nation

Buhari lacks power to impose open grazing on states —PANDEF

The Pan-Niger Delta Forum has again warned the Federal Government and groups such as the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, against conduct and utterances capable of making the already bad security situation in Nigeria worse than it is. Elder statesman and leader of PANDEF, Chief Edwin Clark, gave the warning at a media briefing in Abuja, on Monday. He said the President Muhammadu Buhari  lacked … Continue reading Buhari lacks power to impose open grazing on states —PANDEF

Nigeria May Not Witness Another Democracy Day If It Does Not Restructure ― Wole Soyinka

Nobel laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has said that Nigeria may not witness another Democracy day as one nation if the system of government is not decentralised. Professor Soyinka said this during an interview with Arise News aired on Monday. When asked the question, “Do you think Nigeria can continue as one?” Soyinka responded saying, “Not if it continues this way. Not if it fails to … Continue reading Nigeria May Not Witness Another Democracy Day If It Does Not Restructure ― Wole Soyinka