We are ready for free, fair, credible 2023 election – INEC chairman

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu was at The Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House), London, on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, where he spoke about the commission’s preparations for Nigeria’s 2023 general elections. Following is his full speech titled “NIGERIA’S 2023 ELECTIONS: PREPARATIONS AND PRIORITIES FOR ELECTORAL INTEGRITY AND INCLUSION” Introduction […]

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After the floods: Picking bits, pieces of ruined investments, livelihoods

Submerged house in Delta As floods recede after weeks of destruction and agony in parts of the country, homes, communities and businesses have started picking bits and pieces of ruins left behind. From Kebbi to Jigawa, Benue, and Rivers, cries of despair are as loud as they are deep. Bayelsa, Delta, Jigawa, Anambra and Niger […]

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How Nigeria is abandoning her citizens on death row abroad

The hundreds of Nigerians convicted in foreign prisons were largely left with no legal assistance or no help from the Nigerian government to get a fair trial, the Legal Defence and Assistance Project has said. At a roundtable on ‘Moving Nigeria Towards the Abolition of the Death Penalty’ organized for the media and civil society […]

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