Politics

2023: Jonathan Support Group Starts Mobilisation In Bayelsa

  Amidst moves to draft former President Goodluck Jonathan into the 2023 presidential race, a support group has started rallying support for him in Bayelsa State. The group called ‘Goodluck Must Run 2023 Movement’, is out to persuade the former president to heed the calls of Nigerians to once again serve the nation and also …

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How youths can chase old men like me out of politics –El-Rufai

  Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Friday, called on youths, corporate professionals and religious leaders to join active politics to contribute their quota and make the country work. The governor spoke in Victoria Island in Lagos at ‘Radio Now’s Urgent Conversation’ with the theme, ‘The Fierce Urgency Of Now: Tactics And Strategies To Pull …

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INEC Fixes Date For 2023 Presidential Election

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed February 18 for the 2023 presidential election. The INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, announced the date at the inauguration of the House of Representatives committee on 1999 constitution review which took place at the National Assembly Complex on Thursday. He said there are just about 855 days …

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Uganda withdraws troops from Bobi Wine’s house

  Ugandan soldiers have stood down their positions around the residence of opposition leader Bobi Wine, a day after a court ordered an end to the confinement of the presidential runner-up. Wine, a popstar-turned-MP whose real name is Robert Kyagulani, had been under de-facto house arrest at his home outside the capital, Kampala, since he …

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Biden inauguration: Fortified US statehouses see some small protests

IMAGE COPYRIGHTGETTY IMAGESimage captionA small group of armed protesters held a rally in front of the capitol building in Texas Small groups of protesters – some of them armed – gathered on Sunday at statehouses in the US, where tensions are high after the deadly riots at the Capitol in Washington. Protests were held outside …

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Uganda Poll: Bobi Wine Still Under ‘House Arrest’ After Election – Party

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine remains under “house arrest”, his party said on Sunday after a disputed election returned President Yoweri Museveni to office for a sixth term. The former ragga singer turned lawmaker came second in the presidential election and has said the process was marred by widespread fraud and violence. He has not …

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UPDATED: Court Dismisses APC’s Certificate Forgery Suit Against Obaseki

  A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed the alleged certificate forgery suit filed against the governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki. Justice Ahmed Mohammed dismissed the suit filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a chieftain of the party, Williams Edobor, against the governor, in a judgement delivered on Saturday in …

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