Nigeria drops to 120th in World Press Freedom index

Nigeria has dropped one place to 120th in the latest World Press Freedom Index released by the international media watchdog, Reporters Without Borders. In its analysis of the freedom of journalism in Sub-Saharan Africa, RSF notes that “hatred towards journalists, attacks on investigative reporters, censorship (especially online and on social networks), and economic and judicial […]

Senator Adeleke faults Festus Keyamo on forgery allegation

Senator Ademola Adeleke, representing Osun West Senatorial District, has faulted allegation that he presented forged school results to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during the last governorship election in Osun State. Adeleke, who attributed the allegation to the spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo (SAN), argued that the lawyer acted out […]

Don: APC will collapse in 2023 if…

Few weeks after the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as president-elect, a university don has declared that the party is currently heading for self-destruction if they don’t inculcate the spirit of equity and justice in their future political dealings. The Director of American Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Prof. […]

APC: Adams Oshiomhole’s statement on Rivers elections twisted

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday lashed out at a section of media, accusing it of twisting the statement on the National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole to suit what it described as a jaundiced narrative. The party said there was no disagreement between the Oshiomhole the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on the adoption […]

Supplementary polls: Nigerian Army warns against violence in Sokoto

Nigerian Army Ahead of Saturday’s supplementary polls to conclude the governorship elections in Sokoto state, the Nigerian Army on Thursday, expressed readiness to check all forms of lawlessness during the exercise. In practical terms, the army embarked on “Show of Force’’ exercise on the streets of Sokoto metropolis, warning trouble makers and those with intention […]