Nigerian protests: A once-in-a-generation moment for change

Last month, the protests that gripped Nigeria for weeks reached a bloody peak. On October 20, security forces opened fire on unarmed demonstrators at a toll gate in Lekki, outside Lagos, which, according to Amnesty International, killed 12 people. Witnesses described how CCTV cameras and lights were shut off before the shooting started, apparently in... Continue Reading →

US Senate gets first Nigerian-American congressman

Mr. Oye Owolewa on Tuesday night became the first Nigerian-American to be elected to the U.S. Congress. The 30-year-old is heading to the U.S. Senate to represent the District of Columbia (DC) as a shadow congressman under the Democratic Party. Owolewa scored a whopping 164,026 votes, representing 82.84 per cent of the total votes cast.... Continue Reading →

INEC to begin another round of voter registration in first quarter of 2021

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will begin another round of voter registration in the first quarter of 2021.   INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, told newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday after appearing before the Senate Committee on INEC to defend the Commission’s 2021 budget. He said the voter registration exercise will run... Continue Reading →

2 Days To Kogi Election, Senate Approves Buhari’s N10bn Project Refund For Kogi State

The Senate at its plenary on Wednesday, approved the sum of N10 billion for Kogi State, as a refund for projects the state government executed on behalf of the Federal Government Channels TV reports. President Muhammadu Buhari, had, earlier on October 15, through a letter sent to the Senate, seeking the approval for the payment... Continue Reading →

Donald Trump Might Win American 2020 Elections By Even Greater Margin

Though President Donald Trump currently trails several leading Democratic candidates in early national polls, a research firm with a historically accurate model has him winning the 2020 election by a wide margin. According to CNBC, The Moody's model has predicted presidential elections with success since 1980 until its first miss in 2016. Like so many... Continue Reading →

JUST IN: Kogi State House Of Assembly Confirms David Onoja As Yahaya Bello’s Deputy

The Kogi State House of Assembly, on Monday, confirmed Chief David Onoja, as the Deputy Governor of the state Vanguard reports. This followed the impeachment of Elder Simon Achuba last week by the House. Onoja was confirmed at exactly 8:27 am. Onoja was the immediate past Chief of Staff to Governor Yahaya Bello. When he... Continue Reading →

Niger State LG Election: APC Primary Turns Bloody As Political Clash Claim Two Lives

The All Progressives Congress (APC) primary, ahead of the November local government election in Niger state, has turned bloody following the alleged killing of two persons on Saturday night.NAN learned on Sunday that violence had erupted following the announcement of the result for Shiroro local government area leading to the death of two persons. The... Continue Reading →

Dino Melaye Disputes Kogi State PDP Primaries Election, Narrates How He Escaped Death

The Kogi West Senator, Dino jonah Melaye narrowly escaped death after unknown gunmen stormed the venue of the Governorship Primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP at the Confluence Stadium in Lokoja. Melaye was injured during the chaos. POLITICS NIGERIA gathered that Early Wednesday morning as the exercise was being carried, hoodlums armed to the... Continue Reading →

There Was No Election In 2019, 2023 Cannot Be Free And Fair- Sowore Speaks From Detention

Omoyele Sowore, a political activist and a presidential candidate in the last general election, shortly before his arrest and eventual detention by the President Muhammadu Buhari regime spoke with Ejikeme Omenazu of Daily Independent. Excerpt: How do you feel being an activist in politics? I am a political activist. My activism is based on happenings... Continue Reading →

Appellants urge A’Court to disqualify Buhari as presidential candidate

Three appellants have urged the Court of Appeal in Abuja to disqualify President Muhammadu Buhari as a candidate in the last presidential election held on February 23, 2019, for allegedly submitting false information regarding his educational qualifications to the Independent National Electoral Commission. The prayer is contained in their appeal which they filed against the... Continue Reading →

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