Two decades into Nigeria’s democracy, election remains a fretful necessity, eliciting fear over possible violence, manipulation and widespread exclusion.
While the country appeared to have hit a milestone in 2015 with minimal incidents, subsequent polls conducted in states and constituenc [...]
In the 1960s, there were deliberate efforts to initiate safety programmes by various agencies and regional government.
Notable among the efforts to institute a formidable road safety programme was the effort of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, SPDC, between 1960 and 1965.
With barely two months to the 2019 general elections and global attention fixed on Nigeria, political watchers are beginning to worry that the delay in the passage of the 2019 Electoral Amendment Bill into law may cast some doubts on the integrity of the entire process.
President Muhammadu Buha [...]
Last week, doubts over the neutrality of security operatives ahead of the 2019 general election were openly voiced by elder statesman, Edwin Clark, and Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state.
Both leaders bluntly excoriated security operatives as a threat to the Fe [...]
Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, and Ijaw National Leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has decried the increasing abuse of security agencies by the ruling political party, stating that it is a threat to democracy.
In a statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media Relations, [...]
Last week, political parties commenced campaigns in line with the electoral timetable and schedule of activities issued by the INEC.
Section 99(1) of the Eletoral Act, 2010 (as amended) provid [...]
Following allegations of unauthorised withdrawals from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, Dividends Account, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has offered to provide details of the account from 1999 till date.
Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti B [...]
The history of Nigeria trade union is replete with crises and struggles for improved welfare package for its workforce. The first major crisis could be traced to 1975, when the Nigerian Military Government cancelled the registration of the four unions and announced its new policies and guidelines for [...]
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