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Opinion: Nigeria Will not Survive the 2019 Presidential Election - Femi Aribisala
Opinion: Nigeria Will not Survive the 20...

Opinion: Nigeria Will not Survive the 2019 Presidential Election – Fe...

What we witnessed in the recently concluded election was the death knell of democracy in Nigeria. For those of us who had hoped against hope, the 2019 presidential election has proved to be the last straw.  We are now convinced that Nigeria is a hopeless case.  This country is not just a major... read more »

Nigeria: Disqualify Atiku, He's Not a Nigerian - APC to Election Tribunal
Nigeria: Disqualify Atiku, He’s No...

Nigeria: Disqualify Atiku, He’s Not a Nigerian – APC to Electio...

The All Progressive Congress (APC) and the winner of the February 23, 2019 Presidential Election, has filed a motion at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja that the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the poll, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is not a Nigerian and therefore not... read more »

Opinion: Can we Escape this Gathering Storm? - John Nnia Nwodo
Opinion: Can we Escape this Gathering St...

Opinion: Can we Escape this Gathering Storm? – John Nnia Nwodo

Forty-eight hours after our elections, we still have no results. There is hardly any voter in Nigeria, who does not know the results of elections in his polling booth. The INEC server is down, yanked off by INEC. Conflicting results dominate the social media. The two major national parties claim... read more »

Nigeria: INEC Postpones Election Result Announcement to 11am Monday
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Nigeria: INEC Postpones Election Result Announcement to 11am Monday

The Independent Electoral Commission has postponed to opening of the national collation center to 11am Monday morning. The commission had earlier told reporters that the collation center will be opening bu 6pm on Sunday 24th February 2019. With this shift, Nigerian’s are concerned about what... read more »

Breaking News: Naira Returns to 361 to a Dollar
Breaking News: Naira Returns to 361 to a...

Breaking News: Naira Returns to 361 to a Dollar

Google currency converter shows naira to dollar has now returned to 361 to a dollar. A few hours ago, Nigerians were shocked to see on Google currency converter that the exchange had dropped to 184 to a dollar and 240 to a pound. See Also: Breaking News: Dollar Exchanges $1 to N184 Though the... read more »

Nigeria: President Buhari's Address to Nigerians on the Eve of the Presidential Elections

Nigeria: President Buhari’s Address to Nigerians on the Eve of the Presidential Elec...

For a president who has not been known to relish speaking to Nigerians, these last few days have witnessed more addresses than Nigerians ever thought possible. On this eve of the new date... read more »

Nigeria: DSS Summons Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu and Other Top INEC Officials

Nigeria: DSS Summons Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu and Other Top INEC Officials

The Department of State Service (DSS) has summoned the senior official who substantively heads the Independent National Electoral Commission’s operations and logistics, Okechukwu... read more »

Nigeria: Kaduna State Commissioner Calls Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu of INEC a Biafra Apologist

A commissioner commissioner of Women Affairs & Social Development in Kaduna State, Hafsat M Baba, has referred to Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu as a Biafra-apologist. In a tweet that has... read more »

Nigeria: IPOB Calls Off Election Boycott, Preconditions and Terms Met

Nigeria: IPOB Calls Off Election Boycott, Preconditions and Terms Met

In a surprising turn of events a day to the elections, it appears that IPOB has called off its decision to boycott the elections. In a tweet released on Nnamdi Kanu’s Twitter handle,... read more »

Opinion: Obasanjo's Expired Milk And A Slave Dealer Called Bola Tinubu

Opinion: Obasanjo’s Expired Milk And A Slave Dealer Called ...

Bola Ahmed Tinubu is an ugly and repugnant little creature who lives in and presides over the affairs of Lagos state. He comes from a long line of slave-dealers even though he is of questionable... read more »