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U.S. President Donald Trump and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari arrive for a joint press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 30, 2018. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

An Arms Deal Won’t Heal What Ails Muhammadu Buhari

An Arms Deal Won’t Heal What Ails Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria’s president is trying to prove he can get from Washington what his predecessor couldn’t, but it might not be enough to get him re-elected. The septuagenarian presidents of Nigeria and the United States held a much-publicized meeting at the White House on April 30. The two countries are trying to patch things up after


Increasing Number Of Political Parties Not Problem – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) says the increasing number of registered political parties is not a challenge to it or the electoral process of the country. Mr Aminu Idris, Director, Election and Party Monitoring, INEC, gave the assurance at the Debate on “Increasing number of political parties in Nigeria and access to ballot in


2019 Imo Guber: Group Commends Opara-Ndudu for Declaration , Pledges Support

A non-political group, known as Association of Concerned Indigenes of Imo State ( ACIIS), has commended Nick Opara-Ndudu, a banker and former commissioner , for his decision to vie for governorship position in 2019 election in Imo State, saying that it was a bold initiative that would liberate Imolites from current socioeconomic and political slavery


How Quickly Could Iran Build A Nuclear Bomb?

Donald Trump has never been a big fan of the Iran nuclear deal. Now he’s expected to announce Tuesday (May 8) whether the US will pull out of the 2015 accord—a move that could have big consequences for the world’s nuclear landscape and for global diplomacy. Under the Iran accord, also known as the Joint

L-R: President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo; Chief Ayo Adebanjo; Deputy President of Senate, Ike Ekweremadu; Chief Edwin Clark; President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki; Senators and others when a high level delegation of South and Middle-belt Forum leaders visited the leadership of the Senate at the National Assembly. Photos: Office of the President of the Senate.

South, Middle Belt leaders to NASS: Restructure, save Nigeria

Leaders of the South and the Middle Belt on Thursday appealed to the National Assembly to save Nigeria, which they said was on the edge of a precipice. While calling on the legislature to drop partisan politics in handling the affairs of the country, the leaders asked that a national emergency be immediately declared. The


Osinbajo Is A Beneficiary Of Corruption, Says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) of being a beneficiary of corruption. It said that Nigerians, particularly the younger generation, were thoroughly disappointed in Osinbajo for allegedly allowing himself to be used to divert public attention from what it called the impunity and corruption that it alleged had saturated the All

INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

INEC warns political parties against flouting Electoral Act

The Independent National Electoral Commission has sent letters of warning to all political parties, asking them to stop campaigns. The warning was sequel to activities of majority of the political parties which were considered to be against the provisions of the law on electioneering. The commission had released the timetable and schedule of the 2019