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Re-run Election Suspended in Parts of Enugu, Akwa Ibom, Kano

by Osita Chinedu The bye-election in parts of Enugu, Akwa Ibom and Kano states have been suspended by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). According to INEC spokesperson Sam Olumekun, the suspension was necessitated by cases of disruptions, irregularities and abduction of electoral officials recorded in the various constituencies. In a statement issued by INEC, […]

United States hails Nigerians on election outcome

The United States is praising Nigerians for the successful conduct of the February 25th presidential polls that was marred by irregularities. A statement by the Spokesman of the State Department, Ned Price, commended the active participation of civil society and the media for advancing electoral norms and political discourse on issues of importance to citizens. […]

Nigerian politicians campaign for votes

Ahead of the February 25th Presidential election, Nigerian politicians are crisscrossing the entire country in search of votes. Pictured are Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmad Lawan; Senator Sanni Musa; Sen Smart Adeyemi and former Governor of Sokoto State, Sen Wamako, the Sultan Bello at the International Airport Sokoto for the Ashiwaju/Shettima presidential campaign in Sokoto, North […]

Nigeria 2023: Does US visa restrictions matter?

The visa restriction imposed on specific and unnamed Nigerian citizens by the Biden administration is a symbolic demonstration of the United States’ commitment to supporting and advancing democracy in Nigeria.  According to the US Secretary of State, Tony Blinken, the affected individuals are believed to be engaged in actions capable of undermining the democratic process […]

2023: Nigeria’s Obama Moment?

By Uchenna Ekwo When the late Ted Kennedy, the influential Democratic US Senator from Massachusetts endorsed the relatively unknown  and young Barack Obama over a superior name brand – Hillary Clinton,  he changed the course of the 2008 US presidential election.  In his fiery speech that late January, 2008 at the American University,  Kennedy said […]