Election: UN sues for calm, patience among Nigerians

The United Nations has sued for calm and patience  in Nigeria ahead  of the elections. The  Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Mr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, commended “Nigerians for a pre-election period that had been largely, peaceful and participatory”. Chambas, who is also Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel […]

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Presidential election: What may happen

When Prof Attahiru Jega announced the official results of the 2015 presidential election, majority of Nigerians jubilated.  Not convinced, many skeptics imagined what could happen should the then incumbent government refuse to accept the outcome. A national uproar was possible but, thankfully, it did not materialise. President Goodluck Jonathan graciously conceded, passed the baton to […]

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Nigerians pray for peaceful elections

Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, centre, and opposition presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, right, stand for a group photo with other candidates after signing an electoral peace accord at a conference centre in Abuja, Nigeria, on February 13, 2019. Nigeria is due to hold general elections on Saturday, February 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) As Nigeria’s elections […]

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Justify integrity through credible polls, Buhari told

A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to put his integrity to work by being faithful to his promise to ensure free, fair and credible Presidential and national assembly elections on Saturday. He said the President must also demonstrate his strong resolve […]

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Onnoghen: Tribunal adjourns trial till March 11

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, on Friday, adjourned the trial of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on charges of non-declaration of assets, till March 11. The tribunal chairman had earlier insisted on adjourning the matter till February 21 in defiance to an agreement between the prosecuting team led by Ibrahim […]

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INEC replaces 4, 695 burnt card readers in Anambra

PublishedFebruary 15, 2019Fire guts Anambra INEC office, card readers CBN deploys other sensitive materials to state The Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday declared that it had replaced the 4, 695 burnt card readers and other sensitive materials that were destroyed on Tuesday by fire at the secretariat of the commission in Awka, Anambra State. […]

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Suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Onnoghen docked

pleads not guilty The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Friday, entered the dock to answer to charges of alleged breach of code of conduct for public officers. Proceedings commenced at about 10.30am in the case involving him before the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, in Abuja. An official of the tribunal, […]

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