Over the weekend, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) decided to extend the deadline for the collection of Permanent Voters Cards (popularly known as PVCs) by an additional week. The PVC collection that was scheduled to end on January 29, … Read the rest
By Farooq Kperogi
It was always obvious to keen, disinterested observers that Bola Tinubu’s gamble in helping Buhari to ascend to power won’t pay off in the end; that his opportunistic political love affair with Buhari won’t be requited; and … Read the rest
Noting that the R&B singer R. Kelly is facing decades in prison after two federal convictions, Kim Foxx, the top prosecutor in Chicago said on Monday that her office planned to drop its sexual abuse charges against him.
The Cook … Read the rest
By Farooq Kperogi
Not since 1993 when MKO Abiola chose Babagana Kingibe as his running mate has the religious complexion of a presidential ticket excited the passions of Nigerians as much as Bola Tinubu’s choice of KashimShettima as his running … Read the rest
From today, we have just about 47 days to Nigeria’s general elections, a major transition that would involve a change of government, the seventh since the return to civilian rule in 1999, but the biggest fear is that the current … Read the rest
Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has refuted allegations that the G-5 governors had endorsed the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar for the 2023 elections.
In a statement on Tuesday, Terver Akase, Ortom’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, announced … Read the rest
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the general election will not be postponed or cancelled because of insecurity.
He said nothing has happened to alter the election timetable.
According to him, security agencies have assured the … Read the rest
The trouble with Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is that he sees, he talks, and he ruffles feathers. He does not care whose feathers are ruffled or which self-preening peacock he has reduced to an ordinary cock with the stroke of his … Read the rest
A former Head of state, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has denied endorsing Peter Obi, the Labour Party presidential candidate ahead of the February election.
Reports had emerged that Babangida had aligned with the position of former President Olusegun Obasanjo on endorsing … Read the rest
The Nigerian police have arrested three more individuals in continued crackdown on critics of Aisha Buhari, Nigeria’s First Lady.
In November 2022, the police arrested a final-year student of the Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State, Aminu Mohammed and one Zainab … Read the rest