South East Elders Forum has resolved to support President Muhammadu Buhari for a second tenure if he decides to contest even as the forum urged the president not to relent in his fight against corruption. The decision to support Buhari for...
The Senator representing Nasarawa West senatorial district, Abdullahi Adamu, yesterday took a swipe at former President Olusegun Obasanjo for discrediting the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Adamu, a former governor of Nasarawa State, said Obasanjo lacks moral standing to counsel...
The Bishop of the crisis-ridden Catholic Diocese of Ahiara, Most Revd (Dr) Peter Okpalaeke, has resigned his appointment. However, the Catholic Church did not disclose when Okpalaeke tendered his resignation letter to the Vatican. Also, the Supreme Pontiff, Pope Francis, has...
by Wachira Kigotho The African Union has devised a new 10-year plan of action to stop migration to developed countries of African professionals with critical technical skills – estimated to reach up to 70,000 annually. According to a draft African Union (AU) report, The...
By Adekunbi Bakare Across the globe, especially in the developed world, the idea of specialized courts has proven to have enhanced the performances of their judicial processes and this has made these countries reference points for quick dispensation of justice, fairness...
“I am justifying it very strongly because herdsmen are being unjustly treated in this country." A former Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, and spokesperson of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) Prof. Ango Abdullahi has vehemently defended the incessant killings...
By Scott Shane Bags of cash delivered to a Rome hotel for favored Italian candidates. Scandalous stories leaked to foreign newspapers to swing an election in Nicaragua. Millions of pamphlets, posters and stickers printed to defeat an incumbent in Serbia. The...
•They have been cheated for too long •Hausa, Yoruba are Nigeria’s problems •North’s consensus presidential candidate will fail Former governor of old Kaduna State and National Chairman of Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Alhaji Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa, has called for the zoning of the...
By Bola A. Akinterinwa A new pattern of leadership succession is gradually emerging in the political governance of Africa, and therefore, further strengthening the peculiarities of democracy in Africa. Democracy in Africa is sometimes operated differently. For instance, if election...
By Farooq A. Kperogi, Ph.D. Twitter: @farooqkperogi A Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) clerk by the name of Philomina Chieshe reportedly told auditors recently that the 36 million naira realized from the sale of JAMB scratch cards couldn’t be accounted for...