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
In his permutation, Mr. Ribadu says President Goodluck Jonathan will trounce APC’s Muhammadu Buhari in Saturday’s election The post Why the north must vote for Goodluck Jonathan – Nuhu Ribadu appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
In his permutation, Mr. Ribadu says President Goodluck Jonathan will trounce APC’s Muhammadu Buhari in Saturday’s election The post INTERVIEW: How Jonathan will win Saturday’s presidential election — Nuhu Ribadu appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
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
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
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.
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
With Bama liberated, Gwoza remains the only major town in Borno state under Boko Haram control The post Nigerian troops dislodge Boko Haram, retake Bama after days of fighting appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The Adamawa State branch of the Peoples Democratic Party assures the president he will win in the state bloodied for years by Boko Haram. The post In Adamawa, Jonathan begs PDP, traditional rulers for support appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
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.