Nigeria’s Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal Sets Wednesday
Nigeria’s Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) is expected to deliver the much anticipated verdict on the concluded hearing next Wednesday, September 6th, 2023. The country’s Court of Appeal Registrar Umar Bangari confirmed the ruling date to the media on Monday, noting that the reading of the verdict will be... Read more
HURIWA Calls For Buhari’s Arrest Over Revelations Of Atrocities In Igbo Land
…Demands Accountability and Justice   Startling revelations have thrust Nigeria into turmoil as the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has issued a scathing rebuke against former President Muhammadu Buhari following a joint research investigation that allegedly revealed a distressing narrative of violence, insecurity, and grave human rights... Read more
Alleged N117bn Fund Diversion: Group Urges Court To Compel EFCC, ICPC To Probe Wike
A group, Incorporated Trustees of Peoples Life Improvement Foundation (PLIF) and a prominent indigene of Rivers State, Sir Precious Elekima, has asked the Federal High Court to compel the Inspector General of Police (IGP), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related... Read more
Nigeria’s Labour Party Chairman, Abure Kicks Off U.S Tour To Meet Diaspora Supporters, Assures Of Victory For Obi At Tribunal
By Victor Onyeka-Ben   The National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Mr Julius Abure has thanked the party’s Nigerian diaspora faithfuls for their unwavering support and encouragement in its avowed commitment to the realization of “a new Nigeria that will be free of the ills of official corruption... Read more
Rename LASU After Jakande, Family Begs Sanwo-Olu
Mr Seyi Jakande, the son of the former Lagos State Governor, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, has urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to revisit the discussion on renaming Lagos State University (LASU) after his father. He made the appeal at the Maiden Edition of Lateef Jakande Annual Memorial Lecture, 2023, organised by... Read more
Bank of Industry, IACE Seek Partnership To Create Jobs, Produce Employable Graduates
The Bank of Industry (BOI) and the Institute of Appraisers and Cost Engineers (IACE), a division of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), have intensified talks on areas of collaboration to create jobs and produce employable graduates in schools.   BOI told members of the IACE, who visited the... Read more
USCIRF Releases New Report On Religious Freedom Conditions In Egypt
Washington, D.C. –  The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today released the following new report on religious freedom conditions in Egypt: Egypt Country Update – This report assesses the current state of religious freedom in Egypt in light of recent country conditions, incorporating the findings of USCIRF’s... Read more
2023 Election Court Diary Pt 12: Misery Or History? Presidential Petition Court Adjourns For Judgement After One Last Battle
By Emmanuel Ogebe   Right from the parking lot, things were different today. Inside the courtroom, the Petitioner himself, ex-VP Atiku was seated in the Plaintiff’s left side row – his first appearance at any of the half dozen sessions I had attended in June and July. Even the... Read more
EIU Report: ‘A Jaundiced, Poorly Done Paid Advertisement’, Says Obi/Datti Campaign
The Media Office of the Obi-Datti Campaign Organisation has reacted to the report on the outcome of the February 25, 2023 presidential election in Nigeria, recently published by the London-based The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) with the headline ‘When Brigandage Meets Merchantalism’, pooh-poohing it as “yet another transactional work... Read more
Bayelsa APC Elders Kick Against Jonathan’s Attempt To Nominate Minister
Aggrieved elders from the Bayelsa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have condemned relentless attempts by former President Goodluck Jonathan to nominate the state’s ministerial slot in President Ahmed Bola Tinubu’s forthcoming cabinet.   The stakeholders under the auspices of the Bayelsa APC Elders Council wondered why... Read more