2019: Amendments to Electoral Act will guarantee freer elections – Mike Igini

By Olalekan Bilesanmi In this interview, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, for Akwa Ibom State, Mike Igini, explains the latest attempts by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to midwife a freer and better electoral process in the  run-up to the 2019 general elections.   He speaks about some of the proposed  amendments to the Electoral […]

Pry six teachers who failed junior class’ exam want to continue to teach in Kaduna schools – Uba Sani

COMPETENCE TEST ROW: Pry six teachers who failed junior class’ exam want to continue to teach in Kaduna schools —Uba Sani •Says El-Rufai appointed ‘strangers’ into critical positions after politicians failed to nominate qualified candidates By Ben Agande, Kaduna. Uba Sani Uba Sani, a presidential aide during the Obasanjo administration, is the incumbent political adviser to […]

Anambra traders celebrate Dim Odumegwu Ojukwu’s posthumous birthday

…endorses Governor Obiano for second tenure BY Chimaobi Nwaiwu and Nwabueze Okonkwo Onitsha – A heavy downpour Saturday, almost marred the posthumous celebration of Dim Chukwuemeka Odumagwu Ojukwu birthday and endorsement of Governor Willie Obiano by the traders in Anambra State. The Anambra traders under the umbrella of Anambra Markets Amalgamated Traders Association, AMATAS, had […]

Liberia: Partisan disenchantment raise challenges for historic Liberian-off

By Lindsay Barrett The approach of Liberia’s historic second round of voting in the recently contested presidential election, in which ex-soccer star George Opong Weah laid claim to a seemingly unassailable ten percent lead over incumbent Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai at the end of the first round, has now been challenged by several participants […]