United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called for transparent and peaceful elections in Nigeria on the eve of the vote that will be closely-watched by world governments.
Police have arrested some persons in possession of registration materials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ona Ara Local Government Area of Oyo State. The Oyo State Police Commissioner, Mohammed Katsina, said that the arrests were made following some intelligent tip-off.
The Nigerian Military on Friday said that it has recaptured one of the last towns still controlled by Boko Haram in Borno State. The military said they captured Gwoza and destroyed the headquarters of the “terrorists’ self-styled Caliphate”.
Boko Haram’s Abubakar Shekau and his lieutenants: group faces UN spotlight The United Nations Human Rights Council will hold a special session next week on abuses by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria and neighbouring countries, the council president said Friday.
When my father was my age, he was not just fully responsible for himself; but he was comfortable enough to take care of his own father, get a sophisticated apartment, and live life as comfortably as a young person in their twenties so desired. On the other hand, there’s me
Ghost Town: Bama has been left devastated by Boko Haram attacks The devastation is visible from the air in Bama. Corrugated iron roofs lie ripped off among charred debris, the walls of the houses blackened with soot or in ruins.
The Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG) has called for a violent free election, urging the Yoruba nation to help achieve peaceful polls instead of fighting one another. The group called on the Yoruba people to remember the peace treaty signed on September 23, 1986 in which it was agreed that Yoruba nation would
The Ogun State Government has declared tomorrow (Friday, March 27) as work free. This is to ensure that all eligible voters in the state collect their Permanent Voters Card (PVC) to enable them exercise their civic responsibility in the forthcoming elections.
Several commercial banks in Owo, Ondo State have been attacked by armed robbers. Reports reaching Channels Television say that many people have been killed in the syndicated armed robbery operation in many of the commercial banks in the town.
Revoda is a mobile phone application that helps citizens observe the upcoming Nigerian elections. The platform also allows the developers send location-specific information to the user anywhere in Nigeria.
The Chairman of the Abuja Accord of January 14, 2015, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, has urged presidential candidates for the elections on Saturday to make conscious efforts to observe the agreement of the accord. In a statement made available to journalists, Chief Anyaoku observed that despite the agreement, election campaigns have