The International Criminal Court (ICC) has committed not just an aberration but an abomination

— By C. K. Ekeke Despite my decision this year to stop wasting my time writing about Nigeria – and frankly about Black Africa – some colleagues pressed on me to publish this write-up after having some conversation earlier today about ICC and the purported invitation of President Buhari of Nigeria by the ICC to…

Digitization of Broadcasting In Nigeria: Beyond Devil’s Advocates

By: Hamid Hendrix Freedom without responsibility continues to pose a great challenge to the realization of the full potentials of our democratic dispensation and it is rather unfortunate that foremost beneficiaries of such liberty are too often also the major culprits. Though measures have been taken to curb the excesses of abusers of civil liberties…

Ekiti: A significant precursor to Buhari’s 2019 victory

By Patrick Obahiagbon After muchpertinacious ballyhoo, conquistadorial rodomontade and political saber-rattlingby the outgoing governor of Ekiti state, Mr. Ayodele Fayose of the PeoplesDemocratic Party (PDP) that he had his imprimatur audaciously stamped in thesun, evidencing his allodia ownership to the land title of Ekiti, the outcomeof the July 14, 2018 governorship election had shattered the…

PDP To Buhari: Report Yourself to ICC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) charges President Muhammadu Buhari to use his attendance of the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Rome Statute to report his administration to the court over documented human right abuses, crime against humanity and killings in Nigeria under his watch. The party said the fact…

SERAP to INEC: Prosecute perpetrators of vote buying in Ekiti election or face legal action

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) urging him to “promptly, thoroughly and effectively investigate allegations of vote buying by both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during last Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State,…

Ekiti Guber Election: Coalition of Observers Reject Results

Coalition of observer groups and Civil Society Organisations that observed and monitored the Saturday July 14th Governorship elections in Ekiti State have condemned the announcement of the All Progressives Congress APC candidate John Kayode Fayemi as the winner of the elections. In a press statement, the group said the election does not reflect what they…

EKITI ELECTION: I HAVE NEVER SEEN THIS TYPE OF POLITICAL ROBBERY SAYS WIKE

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that what transpired during the Ekiti Governorship Election is the worst political robbery in the nation’s democratic history. Governor Wike said the APC Federal Government will not be able to replicate the Ekiti Political Robbery in Rivers  State because  Rivers people  are fully  prepared. Governor Wike spoke  on…

Ekiti, Cross River And The Narative Of Opposition Victory; Putting The Issues In Perspective

By Etim Bassey The gubernatorial election in Ekiti State which was held on Saturday 14th July, 2018 has gripped the attention of many stakeholders accross the country and Cross River State is not left out. The Chief Returning Officer of the election, Professor Idowu Olayinka, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, announced the…