A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said the political class and not the Independent National Electoral Commission should be blamed for inconclusive elections in the country.
The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has said President Muhammadu Buhari is “rattled and unsettled” by Ndigbo, but that the race is “divinely destined to lead” in every field of nation-building.
AS politicians in Edo State embark on war of words over the September 10 governorship election, Benin Crown Prince and Edaiken N’ Uselu, Prince Eheneden Erediauwa, has advised the gladiators not to heat up the polity with their utterances.
Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government of hypocrisy, saying he (Buhari) was acquiring drones to fight the group and lying about dialogue with Niger Delta militants.
The Adamawa State House of Assembly, Tuesday, passed a law reducing the tenure of local government councils’ chairmen from two-and-half years to two.
The academic forum of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as the Shi’ite group has alleged that the leader of the group Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky who has been in detention since December 2015 is going blind man and slowly crippled contrary to claims by those holding him.
Over 100 members yesterday joined the fray, calling for “an external investigation with a view to finding out if our principal officers are guilty or not”.
Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Divisional Crime Officer (DCO), and four other policemen at Igando Police Division, Lagos, have been reportedly hospitalised following gunshot wounds they received during an encounter with militants.
An unexpected drama played out at the screening of career ambassadorial nominees by the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs on Tuesday when three of the ambassadors designate could not answer elementary questions posed to them by the committee members.