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Anambra Decides today

Anambra holds its governorship election today. The election is holding amid tight security following threats by different groups to either disrupt or boycott the exercise. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC successfully distributed electoral materials on Friday ahead of today’s election. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had since released names

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INEC commences distribution of electoral materials in Anambra

  The Independent National Electoral Commission in Anambra State has commenced the distribution of sensitive electoral materials to local government areas in the state. The commission took delivery of the sensitive materials ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in  Anambra State Office at about 11:30 am on Friday amid tight security. The materials were

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Court orders Police Boss to pay N1m as damages for unlawful detention

  An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Thursday ordered the Inspector-General of Police, the FCT Commissioner of Police and one Peace Ibekwe-Abdullah to pay Princess Ujunwa Udeani the sum of N1million as general damages for unlawful detention. Udeani, in June 2014, filed a suit before Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf, claiming that her fundamental

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President Yar’Adua spokesman denied access into Aso Villa

  The spokesperson to late President Umaru Yar’Adua, Olusegun Adeniyi, was denied access into Aso Villa for an event he was invited on Thursday. The ex-presidential aide was turned back for not presenting his invitation card, he wrote on his Twitter handle. Mr. Adeniyi, the current chairman of ThisDay newspaper editorial board, said

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Kenya apex court hears petitions against President Kenyatta’s re-election

  Kenya's Supreme Court justices listened to arguments Wednesday from two petitions seeking to overturn President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in last month's repeat poll. The court made history when it nullified Kenyatta's re-election in August, citing irregularities and illegalities, and ordered a new vote. Opposition leader Raila Odinga boycotted the repeat election,

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Nigeria Defense Seeks Inter Agencies Cooperation to End Insurgency

JACKSON Ahiaba-ABUJA   In  a bid  to strengthen  the physical fitness of members of the security and response agencies, for global competitiveness, regular and  physical exercise has been identified as  key. Major  General John Enenche, the director of defense  information disclosed this at defense headquarters during a press briefing  with defense correspondents.in Abuja,.adding

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Military takes over Zimbabwe, says President Mugabe, wife are ‘safe’

-Washington Post   Zimbabwe’s military took control of the country  and its leader President Robert Mugabe in the early hours Wednesday morning with a televised announcement saying it was “not a military takeover.”  Despite the assurances, the events bore all the hallmarks of a coup, with military vehicles stationed around the capital, the

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