By NICKY OKOYE Dear Igbo Leaders What I have experienced recently with the way the Igbo nation responded to the just concluded elections is unbelievable: the unity displayed, the dedication and...
Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it’s now ready to conduct elections on Saturday, February 23, and is expecting 72,775,502 permanent voter card holders to vote. Notorious for always expressing its readiness, INEC cancelled the...
The chairman of Nigeria’s electoral body has announced a postponement of the first set of elections earlier billed to take place today. They will now hold on February 23. Professor Mahmood Yakubu, who made...
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, wishes to inform the general public that patriotic citizens with authentic information that can lead to the arrest of culprits of vote-buying should reach the Commission for prompt response.
By ANIEBO NWAMU Nigeria’s brand of democracy looks like an HIV/AIDS patient. Its health deteriorates with each round of elections. The incidence of violence before, during and after polls has risen steadily from 1999....
By ODILIM ENWEGBARA I would have been surprised if the Buhari government had distanced itself from Nasir el-Rufai's diplomatic and security blunder. By supporting him, the Buhari administration has confirmed to the world leaders who could have...
Economic advances around the world mean that while fewer people live in extreme poverty, almost half the world’s population — 3.4 billion people — still struggles to meet basic needs, the World Bank said. Living on less than $3.20 per day reflects poverty lines in lower-middle-income countries, while $5.50...
Even with its son in the “Lion Building”, Nsukka still cries against “structural and organic marginalisation” in south-east Nigeria. The agitators this time are enlightened people who understand the true state of things happening around them: journalists. The Nsukka Journalists’...
British prime minister Theresa May has named the country’s first-ever minister for suicide prevention in an effort to cut the number of people taking their own lives. Mrs Jackie Doyle-Price will become the UK's first minister for mental health, inequalities...
British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is expected in Nigeria this week, says the country is home to the highest number of “very poor people” in the world. Speaking in Cape Town, South Africa, on Tuesday, May said Africa is...

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