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PDP Loses Out as Tribunal Upholds Reps Member, Jimoh's Victory
PDP Loses Out as Tribunal Upholds Reps M...

PDP Loses Out as Tribunal Upholds Reps Member, Jimoh’s Victory

The national and state Houses of Assembly petition tribunal sitting in Ikeja on Wednesday, struck out the petition filed by the PDP and Tajudeen Jaiyeola Agoro, challenging the election of a member House of Representatives, Hon Jide Jimoh of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the... read more »

Breaking News: Sanwo-Olu Floors AD, Labour Party Governorship Candidates at Tribunal
Breaking News: Sanwo-Olu Floors AD, Labo...

Breaking News: Sanwo-Olu Floors AD, Labour Party Governorship Candidates at...

Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu floors AD and Labour Party’s Governorship candidates, Owolabi Salis and Prof. Ifagbemi Awamaridi at the Election Petition Tribunal. The Tribunal threw out their petitions for lack of substance.  Details... read more »

Nigeria: Buharig: The Inauguration of an Illegitimate President by Farooq Kperogi
Nigeria: Buharig: The Inauguration of an...

Nigeria: Buharig: The Inauguration of an Illegitimate President by Farooq ...

Today, Nigeria will inaugurate an illegitimate president who unashamedly stole someone else’s electoral mandate in broad daylight. Buhari (whom most people now call “Buharig” because of the unprecedentedly crude electoral heist he perpetrated in February) and the cabal of corrupt, clueless,... read more »

Opinion: Who Is Afraid of Atiku Abubakar? by Femi Aribisala.
Opinion: Who Is Afraid of Atiku Abubakar...

Opinion: Who Is Afraid of Atiku Abubakar? by Femi Aribisala.

There are indications today’s APC government is not averse to using the Shugaba playbook on Atiku. These are very interesting times in Nigeria.  The APC government has reportedly won a major election, but it is finding it difficult, if not impossible, to celebrate and enjoy its victory. ... read more »

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 Not a Nigerian – APC to Election Tribunal

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... read more »

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

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... read more »

Nigeria: INEC Postpones Election Result Announcement to 11am Monday

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... read more »

Breaking News: Naira Returns to 361 to a Dollar

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... 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...

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 of the... read more »