The Kano state government has expressed shock at what it described as the ‘antics of desperate politicians bent on scuttling the gubernatorial candidature of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in the forthcoming election by banking on a court order purportedly issued by an Abuja High Court, seeking [...]
The storm generated over the expected arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen, is nowhere near abating as groups – civil society, lawyers, and political parties- continue to take entrenched positions.
“The fear of me not exhibiting the uncommon courage that had earlier been exhibited; I assure you that I remain whom I have been on the bench right from the beginning and I intend to end that way by the special grace of God,” Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen said on his confirmation by the Se [...]
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says with the continued lockdown on the residence of Senator Dino Melaye by the police, the Muhammadu Buhari Presidency is turning Nigeria into a police state, where those opposed to President Buhari’s re-election are treated like enemies of the state.
The Council on Foreign Relations, CFR, says that sectarian violence in the Middle Belt of Nigeria has eclipsed the Boko Haram conflict.
Basing its analysis on the Nigeria Security Tracker data, NST, the CFR notes that violence has almost doubled since 2017.
The number of journalists killed in reprisals for their work has doubled over the years with 2018 described as the deadliest in the last three years, the Committee to Protect Journalists, CPJ, has said.
In its latest report, the committee notes that at least 53 journalists were killed on the jo [...]
The Transition Monitoring Group, TMG, has expressed concerns over the refusal of assent by President, Muhammadu Buhari to the Electoral Amendment Bill, warning that it portends grave danger to the electoral process.
The group in a statement signed by its chairperson, Dr. Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi [...]
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