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‘Why Nigerians Must Respect Office Of The President’

‘Why Nigerians Must Respect Office Of The President’
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A socio-political group under the aegis of United Summit Friends Development Association has cautioned Nigerians, especially politicians, against making unguarded or derogatory statements on the office of the president. Addressing journalists in Abuja yesterday, the national patron of the association, Chief Darlington Agha, noted that the office of the president is the country’s symbol of […]

Obasanjo Seeks Dialogue With Boko Haram; Says Sect Has Legitimate Grievances

Obasanjo Seeks Dialogue With Boko Haram; Says Sect Has Legitimate Grievances
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Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has again advocated dialogue with the insurgent group, Boko Haram, saying the group has legitimate grievances despite its brutal five-year campaign that has killed more than 15,000 people, with hundreds of thousands displaced. The former president said Nigeria should not rule out talking to the terrorist group which recently pledged […]

My Contract With Nigeria – Buhari

My Contract With Nigeria – Buhari
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All Progressives Congress, APC presidential candidate General Muhammadu Buhari yesterday put forward a covenant with Nigerians spelling his blueprint to confront corruption, insecurity and infrastructure decay. Buhari, who vowed to lead by example in all areas, pledged to declare his assets and liabilities publicly and encourage all his aides to do so. He also promised […]

Court Stops AIT, NTA From Airing Damaging Documentary On Osinbajo

Court Stops AIT, NTA From Airing Damaging Documentary On Osinbajo
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Justice James Tsoho of the Federal High Court in Lagos, yesterday, restrained the Africa Independent Television (AIT) from further broadcast of defamatory documentaries on the vice presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Prof Yemi Osinbajo (SAN). Tsoho also extended the restraining order to the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and any other broadcast station […]

INEC: PVC collection rate hits 80%

INEC: PVC collection rate hits 80%
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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has recorded 80.61 per cent collection rate of Permanent Voter Cards. As of Monday, March 9, at least 55,490,031 voters had received their PVCs, Kayode Idowu, Chief Press Secretary to INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega, stated on Tuesday. INEC registered a total of 68,833,476 voters for the 2015 general elections. […]

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