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Nigeria: Those Who Interfere in the Electoral Process or Incite Violence Must be Held to Account - US
Nigeria: Those Who Interfere in the Elec...

Nigeria: Those Who Interfere in the Electoral Process or Incite Violence Mu...

As the Nigerian general elections looms close, the United States Government yesterday fired a cautioning shot to all actors, warning that “those who interfere in the electoral process or incite violence must be held to account.” This warning is coming on the heels of another caution by the US... read more »

Opinion: New IGP - Why Progressive Northerners Should be Embarrassed by Farooq Kperogi
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Opinion: New IGP – Why Progressive Northerners Should be Embarrassed ...

In August 2015, when I first publicly voiced out my disapproval of what I called the embarrassingly undisguised ‘Arewacentricity’ of Buhari’s appointments, a few people, mostly southerners, asked why I was bothered since I’m a northern Muslim who is “favored” by such... read more »

Nigeria: Stop Harrassing the CJN or We Will Mobilize and Shake the Country - Niger Delta Agitators
Nigeria: Stop Harrassing the CJN or We W...

Nigeria: Stop Harrassing the CJN or We Will Mobilize and Shake the Country ...

A coalition known as the Niger Delta Agitators has issued a warning to the Federal Government regarding what they term the harassment of the Chief Justice of the federation. According to the group, this harassment was simply based on the fact that the CJN was from the South-south and not from the... read more »

Gabon: Coup Attempt Foiled, Situation Under Control - Gabonese Government
Gabon: Coup Attempt Foiled, Situation Un...

Gabon: Coup Attempt Foiled, Situation Under Control – Gabonese Govern...

A spokesperson for the government of Gabon has said the political situation in the country is “under control”, following an attempted coup. Guy-Bertrand Mapangou told the BBC that four of the rebels had been arrested by the authorities. A fifth is on the run. Junior officers claimed... read more »

Nigeria: Buratai Invites Editors to Maiduguri, Offers Each N500,000 by Churchill Umoren
Nigeria: Buratai Invites Editors to Maid...

Nigeria: Buratai Invites Editors to Maiduguri, Offers Each N500,000 by Chu...

…Army chief Buratai implores the media to take it easy and not pursue “negative” stories about it. Last week Army spokesman, Lt. Col SK Usman, at the behest of Army chief Buratai, invited 40 journalists, so many editors, to Maiduguri. All expenses paid. It was a meeting that had... read more »

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Opinion: Nigeria in the Throes of Anarchy - by Mike Ozekhome

Opinion: Nigeria in the Throes of Anarchy – by Mike Ozekhome

A press statement by Mike Ozekhome’s chambers on the unconstitutional siege laid by the Nigerian Police on Senator Dino Melaye’s house, at no 11 Sangsha street Maitama,... read more »

Opinion: Northern Sentiment Southern Ointment by Mansur Isah Buhari

Opinion: Northern Sentiment Southern Ointment by Mansur Isah Buhari

A northern or southern president cannot solve our problems, a Nigerian president can. You can’t have excuses and results. Sentiments don’t solve problems; they compound... read more »

Nigeria: Road Safety Officer Hits a G-Wagon While Drunk-Driving

Nigeria: Road Safety Officer Hits a G-Wagon While Drunk-Driving

A road safety officer had the misfortune of hitting a Benz G-wagon while drunk-driving. Road safety officers are usually dreaded by road users because of their eagerness to pounce on real... read more »

Nigeria: LASTMA Officer Shot Dead By Suspected F-SARS Officer

Nigeria: LASTMA Officer Shot Dead By Suspected F-SARS Officer

An official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, identified as Rotimi Adeyemo, was shot dead in the Iyana-Ipaja area of Alimosho Local Government Area of the state on... read more »

Nigeria: As Buhari Engages Big Oil Firms On PIGB, Concerns Are Growing In Niger Delta

Nigeria: As Buhari Engages Big Oil Firms On PIGB, Concerns Are Gr...

Ahead of the 2019 general elections coming up in a matter of weeks, there are disturbing concerns in the Niger Delta, Nigeria’s main oil and gas basin, as the restive circles are considering to... read more »