Edo/Ondo: INEC, NSA release rules of engagement for security operatives
Ahead of Edo and Ondo states governorship elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, released the Code of Conduct and Rules...
Ex-agitators urge Buhari to name substantive coordinator for amnesty programme
The National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-agitators (NCNDE-A) yesterday enjoined President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint a substantive Coordinator for the presidential amnesty programme.
Mild drama as Monguno, Kyari meet in Aso Rock
After weeks of a reported rivalry between the Chief of Staff (Cos) to the President, Abba Kyari and the National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno (rtd)
Embarrassing crack in the presidency
Signs of deep-seated cracks in Muhammadu Buhari’s already chaotic presidency again came to the fore recently in a manner that would seem to dim any glimmer of hope for a safe nation.
Sack Kyari, Monguno, service chiefs, Jokolo tells Buhari
Former Emir of Gwandu in Kebbi State, Major Mustapha Jokolo (rtd), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno and Chief of Staff (COS)
Four years after, FG moves to avert looming US axe
Four years after unlawful detention, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) yesterday, ordered the release of former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd).
Border closure as a weapon of trade sanctions, negotiations
For many years, many neighbouring countries have thrived on the inability of Nigeria to protect its borders efficiently. The inaction by Nigeria has also led to negative consequences for its local producers. However, the federal government’s sudden decision to close its borders in the form of a drill has raised more concerns than the intended consequences. Just like the United States-Mexico migration deal, Nigeria is pushing the Benin Republic to its knees. With no end in sight, FEMI ADEKOYA writes on how the short-term action may be leading to consequences that will take longer to address.
Conspiracy theories trailing INEC’s postponement of presidential election
Nothing best explains the anticlimax that occurred on election morning at exactly 2:45a.m. than a deflated balloon. Like a pin punched to a balloon, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu...
IMN alleges fresh threat to Zakzaky’s life
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites have raised alarm over what it described as a ‘secret plot to kill the leader of the group during the 2019 general elections and then put the blame on its members.’ In a press conference in Abuja, the Academic Forum of the IMN, represented by…