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INEC Mulls Making NIN Compulsory for Voter Registration
INEC Mulls Making NIN Compulsory for Vot...

INEC Mulls Making NIN Compulsory for Voter Registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is considering making the National Identity Number, NIN, compulsory for registering voters when the continuous voter registration exercise begins soon. This was disclosed by a national commissioner at INEC during an interview with The Punch on... read more »

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Faction Seeks Court Restrain Order Against Obiozor Led Faction
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Faction Seeks Court Rest...

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Faction Seeks Court Restrain Order Against Obiozor Led Fact...

A faction of the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, led by Uche Okwukwu, has asked a High Court sitting in Abuja to restrain Professor George Obiozor, who was elected by the Nnia Nwodo-led Ohanaeze from parading himself as the President General or be jailed. Recall that Obiozor who... read more »

  Uganda Election: President Museveni Wins Sixth Term in Office
Uganda Election: President Museveni Wins...

Uganda Election: President Museveni Wins Sixth Term in Office

The incumbent president of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term in office, the Electoral Commission announced on Saturday. Chairperson of the Commission, Justice Simon Byabakama disclosed that Museveni won the election with 58.64 of the total votes. Byabakama also said that Robert... read more »

2023: Why Power Should Rotate to South – Zulum
2023: Why Power Should Rotate to South –...

2023: Why Power Should Rotate to South – Zulum

Prof Babagana Zulum, Governor of Borno State, has advocated for the return of power to the south in 2023 in fairness to other regions of the country. Zulum frowned at the sentiment that any part of the country could not be trusted with power, because of fear of succession. This was contained in his... read more »

Uganda Election: President Museveni in Early Lead, Preliminary Results Suggest
Uganda Election: President Museveni in E...

Uganda Election: President Museveni in Early Lead, Preliminary Results Sugg...

Uganda’s incumbent President Yoweri Museveni has taken an early lead in the presidential poll, according to preliminary results released on Friday morning by the electoral umpire, African News Today has gathered. Reuters reports that after 13.6% of votes were counted, Museveni had garnered... read more »

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Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, has blamed the failure of the 2020 EndSARS protests to produce a resolution on the alleged presidential ambition of the All Progressive Congress national leader, Bola Tinubu, in 2023.

Yoruba Media Sabotaged EndSARS Protest Because of Tinubu’s Presidential Ambition – Nnamdi ...

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, has blamed the failure of the 2020 EndSARS protests to produce a resolution on the alleged presidential ambition of the All... read more »

Obiozor, Former Ambassador to US, Emerges Ohaneze President

Obiozor, Former Ambassador to US, Emerges Ohaneze President

George Obiozor, a former Nigerian ambassador to the US, has been elected the president-general of Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohaneze Ndigbo. The election which was conducted in Owerri, Imo... read more »

APC Weighs in on US Controversy, Asks Trump to Emulate Buhari

APC Weighs in on US Controversy, Asks Trump to Emulate Buhari

The All Progressive Congress has asked US President Donald Trump to emulate his Nigerian counterpart, President Muhammadu Buhari after losing an election. This was contained in a statement... read more »

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has urged US President Donald Trump to concede defeat, saying that his ambition is not worth the blood of any American citizen.

No One’s Ambition is Worth Blood of Any Citizen, Jonathan Cautions Trump

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has urged US President Donald Trump to concede defeat, saying that his ambition is not worth the blood of any American citizen. The American... read more »

Alleged Certificate Forgery: Obaseki Submits Original Certificate From UI

Alleged Certificate Forgery: Obaseki Submits Original Certificate...

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Tuesday presented before a Federal High Court in Abuja series of documents, including the original copy of the Bachelor of Arts certificate he claimed was... read more »