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Bisalla and Atika Balal, 3 December 2012 Family members of then-President Umaru Yar'Adua never interfered with governance as he would not even tolerate them doing that, the late president's younger brother Abdulaziz has said. Speaking to Daily Trust
The Nigerian House of Representative is now set to pass into law the anti-terrorism law and if passed, it would empower security agencies to tackle terrorist activities within the country. Speaking on this latest development,
The list of voting stations for next year's elections in Nigeria is littered with duplications and flaws that suggest almost a quarter of the 120,000 polling centres might not exist, an election watchdog said Tuesday. The West African Non-Government
Nigeria (AP) — A powerful security adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan has resigned his post to seek the nation's highest office himself, a spokesman said Sunday, as questions swirl about Jonathan's power base as the October party primaries near.
Thousands have gathered in Nigeria’s main city, Abuja, to hear President Goodluck Jonathan formally announce his bid to run in January’s presidential elections. Mr. Jonathan is expected to make the formal announcement
He is urging the North to take into account the existing cordial relationship between the North and the South-South and reciprocate the traditional support which the South-South has always given to the North in the past, noting that the people of
Nigeria’s electoral commission has set January 22 as the date for the country’s presidential election. The commission Tuesday also set parliamentary polls for January 15 and state governorship polls for January 29.
General Babangida, a Muslim from the north who held power for eight years, announced his intention to seek the ruling party's nomination for the President's post. Given my wealth of experience and decades of leadership study, plus the urgent need to
The obstacles stopping President Goodluck Jonathan from contesting the 2011 presidential elections has been cleared following the ratification of the decision of the Board of Trustees, BoT, and its extended caucus to retain the zoning and rotation
His nomination follows the death of Umaru Yar'Adua and the swearing-in as president of Mr Jonathan last week. Whoever is named as vice-president is seen as a strong contender for the presidential elections due in 2011, analysts said last week.