A bill for a new minimum wage has just been passed by both chambers of the National Assembly. President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to sign the bill into law anytime soon. When the law takes effect, employers of labour would...
An Ethiopian Airlines jet, Sunday morning, crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa, killing all on board. The airline said 149 passengers and eight crew members were on flight ET302 from the Ethiopian capital to Nairobi in Kenya.
Apparently disappointed by irregularities that marked the February 23 presidential and Natioal Assembly polls, a majority of Nigeria voters have shunned polling stations on March 9. Reports from Lagos, Abuja to Adamawa and Enugu...
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Enugu State chapter, has accused the state resident electoral commissioner (REC), Mr Emeka Ononamadu, of manipulating the March 9 elections in the state by handing over the result sheets to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)...
By ABBA MAHMOOD For some weeks now, this column has been absent. It was a deliberate sabbatical. In any case, the opinion of this column on the two main presidential contenders is well known.
Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been directed make all certified copies of the materials used in conducting the 2019 presidential election available to PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar and his party. The Court of Appeal,...
By ADESEYE OGUNLEWE Lagos State belongs as much to the ethnic Igbo as it does to the Yoruba, Ijaw, Hausa, Fulani, Efik, Idoma, Urhobo, Itshekiri, Edo and so on who live in it, pay tax, identify...
The two main contestants in the presidential election held on February 23 have responded to the declaration of the winner by the chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, early Wednesday morning. APC candidate Muhammadu Buhari’s statement:...
At exactly 4.39am Wednesday, the chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, declared Muhammadu Buhari of the APC winner of the 2019 presidential election held last Saturday. Yakubu said Buhari polled 15,191,847...
In a post on Facebook, Perpetua Ndidi laments her ordeal in the just concluded Nigerian presidential election The rigging was too much. I was the presiding officer (PO) for my polling unit.

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