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The Judiciary and The Phantom Certificate

The Judiciary and The Phantom Certificate

…When judges are unable and unwilling to defend their independence and the rule of law, that’s the surest way to enable the enthronement of an autocratic government – Nosa Igiebor Time is the unerring teacher of things unknown. What was not clear yesterday would become obvious tomorrow. Five years ago, millions of Nigerians gave Muhammadu

Who Is Afraid of Card Readers?

By Debo Adeniran The forthcoming 2015 general elections have recently been throwing up series of interesting scenario which, by all estimation, marks it the most controversial, most contentious and in fact, the most chaotic in the history of electioneering in this country so far. The two prominent gladiators i.e. the ruling Peoples Democratic Party and

Jega’s Sack, A Recipe for Disaster- Northern Elders Forum

As the alleged plot by the presidency to sack  Attahiru Jega,the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, thickens,the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, has warned that such move will be a ”​recipe for disaster.​”​ Ango Abdullahi, spokesperson for the group, who stated this during a press conference on Friday, said “any attempt at this last

Immigration Deports 106 Illegal Immigrants In Kaduna

Nuhu Akpan,the Kaduna State Comptroller of Immigration has announced the arrest of 106 illegal immigrants in the state. While parading the illegal immigrants before journalists, Akpan said they were arrested after the postponement of the February general elections. The comptroller stressed that the “Nigerian government is not against foreigners, but it is only against those

Google Trains Journalists on Election Reporting

Google, a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products, has trained Nigerian journalists on the coverage of the forthcoming 2015 general elections. The training, which held in Lagos on Friday, January 16, is part of the organization’s efforts towards ensuring that Nigerian journalists equip themselves with requisite digital tools needed to report the

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