INEC May Stop Voter Registration Exercise To Satisfy Political Interests

The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) is being pressured to prematurely halt the ongoing continuous voter registration exercise by powerful political interests, SaharaReporters has gathered.

INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood...

Murder, Ballot Snatching, Bloody Violence... The Full Story Of APC's Nationwide Ward Congresses

The just-concluded — or maybe not — nationwide ward congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC), held on Saturday, May 5, can be summarized in many phrases and adjectives but “peaceful” does not come anywhere close.

Apart from few...

What Buhari should do about snatching of ballot boxes at APC congresses – Okorocha

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has warned that the “funny politics” witnessed during Saturday’s ward congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) across the country must stop.

Okorocha, who gave the warning while...

Dino Melaye: Kogi CJ orders police to move senator to Abuja National Hospital

The Kogi State Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah, has granted an interim order for Senator Dino Melaye to be transferred to the National Hospital Abuja, while hearing for his bail conditions will be heard on Monday, next week.


Presidency Hits Obasanjo Over Buhari’s Visit To U.S.

CONTRARY to the views in some quarters, President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the United States (US) was beneficial to the country, the Presidency said yesterday.

The Presidency scored the visit high, saying the President was satisfied...

Melaye to spend five weeks in police custody as court denies him bail

A magistrate court in Lokoja, Kogi state capital, refused to grant bail to Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, on Thursday.

Suleiman Abdulahi, the magistrate, had denied the bail application filed by Mike Ozekhome, Melaye’s...

Don’t deceive Nigerians, reveal why Buhari had ‘technical stopover’ in London – PDP tells presidency

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday challenged the presidency to end their official secrecy and reveal reasons behind president Muhammadu Buhari’s alleged ‘technical stopover’ in London.

PDP said the decision of the...

Dino Melaye: Ozekhome explains why judge refused to send Kogi senator to prison

Mike Ozekhome, the lawyer representing embattled Kogi State senator, Dino Melaye, has opened up on the trial of his client earlier today.

Dino Melaye had on Thursday appeared before a Kogi court over alleged criminal conspiracy.

Dino Melaye: Why Buhari is sponsoring senator’s problems – Fani-Kayode alleges

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, on Thursday alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari was behind the ordeal of Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye.

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain claimed that Buhari was behind the...

Let's be honest, it's a tough time to be Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has gone from almost boarding a plane to Morocco, to being wheeled into a Lokoja magistrate court in a stretcher.
All inside 10 days.

No one saw that coming.

Melaye’s home has been surrounded by...