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Nigeria’s Electoral System Has Collapsed, captured – Nwankwo, Suggests Creation of a New Commission

Nigeria’s Electoral System Has Collapsed, captured – Nwankwo, Suggests Creation of a New Commission

Clement Nwankwo, Constitutional lawyer, Executive Director, Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre, and Convener of the Civil Society Situation Room, Monday night on Arise Television programme, Prime Time, raised the alarm that Nigeria’s democracy is on its tethers and would soon “drop and collapse” if the present electoral body is not dismantled. In the interview monitored

Ambassador Joe Keshi

Nigerian Courts Are Courts of Favours, Not Justice – Joe Keshi

President Weah deserves credit for not intimidating opponents – Onor In what is unarguably a vote of no confidence on the Nigerian judiciary, a former Diplomat, Ambassador Joe Keshi, has dismissed the nation’s courts as “courts of favours”, and not courts of justice. Keshi, one-time Nigeria’s Consul General in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America,


Court of Appeal Re-Affirms LP’s Attah as Duly Elected Rep for Eti-Osa Federal Constituency, Obanikoro congratulates winner

Attempts by candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and that of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ibrahim Obanikoro, and Bankole Wellington, popularly known as Banky W, respectively, to unseat Labour Party’s Thaddeus Attah as member of the House of Representatives for Eti-Osa Federal Constituency in Lagos State, has failed as the Court of Appeal,

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Mental Health Patients Need Empathy, Support, Says Psychiatric Expert, Expresses Need to Break Stigma

A professor of Psychiatry, at the University of Benin, (UNIBEN) Kingsley Akhigbe, has advocated empathy and understanding for patients suffering from mental disorders. He also underscored the need to break the stigma associated with mental health issues. Professor Akhigbe, mental health practitioner at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, (UBTH) Benin City, Edo State, made

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BEDC Punishing Us with Blackout for Apprehending Staff for Cable Theft, Edo Community Alleges

Ugbegun community in Esan Central local government area of Edo State has accused the Benin Electricity Distribution Company, BEDC of victimising residents by throwing them into darkness for apprehending and handing over to the police one of its officials caught in the act of vandalising and stealing armored cables.  The traditional ruler and residents of

Tanker Fire

Tanker Fire: Oborevwori Mourns, As Several Persons Were Roasted to Death in Delta

An early Sunday morning petroleum tanker fire has claimed scores of lives in the Koko area of Delta State, casting gloom on Nigeria’s 63rd Independence celebration. The state governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, in a press statement, has sympathised with families of the victims, while at the same time advising against “the dangerous act of scooping fuel

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Edo Govt Mulls Over Further Increase in Current ₦40, 000 Minimum Wage for Workers

Though it pays the highest minimum wage in the country, Edo State government is working on further reviewing upwards the current ₦40, 000 being paid to its workers. Disclosing this in his 2023 Independence Day anniversary broadcast, Governor Godwin Obaseki, said this is part of measures to cushion the impact of the fuel subsidy removal

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