Day: July 12, 2019

PRESIDENTIAL TRIBUNAL: WITNESSES ALLEGE MUTILATION, CANCELLATION OF RESULTS IN NORTH IN FAVOUR OF BUHARI

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has been told that the result of the February 23 election won by President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) was marred by mutilation, cancellation of results and sundry irregularities. At the resumed hearing, yesterday, witnesses called by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, […]

PRESIDENTS SHOULD LOSE POWER TO APPOINT INEC CHAIR –JONATHAN

Former President Goodluck Jonathan is advocatingfor presidents to be stripped of power to single-handedly appoint commissioners and chairmen of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). He said it is in order to maintain the credibility and legitimacy of elections. Jonathan said this, yesterday, during the launch of Senator Femi Okurounmu’s memoir, ‘The Dream,’ which took place […]

PRO-EL-ZAKZAKY PROTEST SPREADS: SHI’ITES STORM LAGOS, CLASH WITH POLICE AGAIN IN ABUJA

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shi’ites, yesterday staged a protest in Lagos, demanding the immediate and unconditional release of their leader, lbrahim El-Zakzaky from detention. The group, which started the protest from Maryland matched through some streets in lkeja G.R.A and ended at the office of Lagos lawyer and rights activist, Femi Falana, […]

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