Wednesday, 01 February, 2023

Category: Politics


The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr. Peter Obi has insisted that the over three million Nigerian students who are eligible to vote in the forthcoming presidential election must be encouraged to take part in the exercise. He spoke Read more…


The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt has granted the national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) the request to take over all cases pending at the appellant court in Rivers State. The move came just as Rivers Read more…


Emameh Gabriel looks at the fate of Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun state as he approaches the Appeal Court to challenge last week’s ruling of the State Election Petition Tribunal which nullified his election After five months of intense legal Read more…


Aftermath of the judgement of the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, a former Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Akwa Ibom State, Mike Igini, has waded into the debate over the credibility or otherwise of using the Bimodal Voter Accreditation Read more…


A Russian company said it will offer five million roubles ($72,000) in cash to the first soldiers who destroy or capture western-made tanks in Ukraine, after the Kremlin vowed Russian forces would wipe out any Western tanks shipped to Ukraine. Read more…


Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Monday said Moscow made a mistake invading Ukraine, but speaking alongside German Chancellor Olaf Scholz he kept clear of condemning the Russian attack. It was the third time on his South American Read more…


Nigeria’s former deputy senate president and his wife appeared in a London court on Tuesday ahead of their trial for organ harvesting, but his accused daughter was unable to attend as she is in hospital. Ike Ekweremadu, 60, appeared at Read more…


Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar yesterday said comments made by All Progressives Congress (APC) over fuel scarcity and the naira swap policy confirms that the APC and its presidential candidate agree that they have failed Read more…


Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba, to promptly, thoroughly and transparently investigate the reported attack on Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, after a rally in Read more…


No one has ever doubted the ability of former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, to perform well as governor. It is believed that beyond APGA being the ruling party in Anambra state, the personality of Read more…


Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula annexed by Russia in 2014, will never again be part of Ukraine, Croatian President Zoran Milanovic said on Monday in remarks detailing his objection to Zagreb providing military aid to Kyiv. In December, Croatian lawmakers Read more…


Allegations that Russian President Vladimir Putin threatened then-UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson with a missile strike are “a lie,” Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov said on Monday. Johnson’s accusations have emerged in a new BBC documentary about the crisis in Read more…