Group Expresses Concern Over Deployment Of Soldiers For Elections

Less than two days to the general elections, a civil society group, Nigerians United for Democracy (NUD) has expressed concern over the deployment of soldiers for the elections saying the Lagos High Court judgment that soldiers have no role to play and should not be deployed for elections ought to

4 Days To Polls: Elections Will Not Hold In Michika, Madagali – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed that it will not conduct the forthcoming elections in Madagali and Michika of Adamawa State. According to INEC, these areas which were recently recaptured from Boko Haram, by the Nigerian Military has not yet been approved, for the conduct of the 2015

Court Rules Against Use Of Military For Elections

A Federal Court on Monday ruled against the use of military for the forthcoming general elections without the approval of the National Assembly. A Justice of the Federal High Court in Lagos, Justice Ibrahim Buba, held that “It is unconstitutional for the Federal Government to deploy military for the supervision

Jega Says Use Of Card Reader Is Important

Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) Prof. Attahiru Jega has insisted that the use of the card reader is very important during the general elections.

Nigerian Government Expresses Renewed Confidence In Armed Forces

The Security Council Meeting presided over by President Goodluck Jonathan has ended with the Federal Government expressing renewed confidence in the Nigerian Armed Forces. This is following the news that Yobe and Adamawa states have been completely liberated from the Boko Haram insurgency.

Yobe, Adamawa Free From Boko Haram – Nigerian Military

In the words of the Nigerian military, the Boko Haram sect has been cleared from Yobe State, Nigeria’s north east region, after the military troops reclaimed the town of Goniri. Speaking on his twitter handle, the Director of Defence Information, Major-General Chris Olukolade, said that Goniri was the last stronghold

Man Arrested With 85 PVCs in Adamawa

The man said he was asked to distribute the PVCs to aged people. The post Man Arrested With 85 PVCs in Adamawa appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Boko Haram Sect Attacks Ngambu Town Of Borno

The Boko Haram militants attacked the town of Ngamdu in Borno State early on Tuesday, killing about a dozen people. Ngamdu town which has been hit several times by the Boko Haram sect, lies on the border of Borno and Yobe States north-east Nigeria.