The Current Situation in Nigeria

A USIP Fact Sheet President Buhari’s 2015 election saw the country’s first peaceful transfer of power to an opposition candidate. Elections raised hopes that some of Nigeria’s most pressing problems—including weak governance, corruption, the Boko Haram insurgency, and persistent intercommunal conflicts—could soon be under control. Despite President Buhari’s vision for reform, the country’s security challenges are surging as the factors that fuel violent conflicts remain … Continue reading The Current Situation in Nigeria

The Risk of Election Violence in Nigeria is Not Where You Think

Containing violence at the state level will be key to a peaceful election Wednesday, December 5, 2018 / BY: Oge Onubogu ; Idayat Hassan Nigeria’s political parties are in full campaign mode ahead of national and state-level elections early next year, and unfortunately signs are emerging that election-related violence is a real possibility. It’s not too late, however, for Nigerians and the international community to take steps to reduce … Continue reading The Risk of Election Violence in Nigeria is Not Where You Think

Buhari Presidency plotting to plunge the 2019 elections into a needless controversy – PDP /PPCO

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declined signing the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018 into law, saying that it was capable of derailing preparations for 2019 polls. It was the fourth time he would reject the bill as previous rejections were based on observed errors. The President said he did not want to impose on the country the electoral uncertainty his assent might cause. He said that changing … Continue reading Buhari Presidency plotting to plunge the 2019 elections into a needless controversy – PDP /PPCO

Russia will build missiles if US leaves treaty, Putin warns

Russia will develop missiles banned under a Cold War agreement if the US exits the pact, President Vladimir Putin has warned. His comments follow Nato’s accusation on Tuesday that Russia has already broken the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty. Signed in 1987 by the US and USSR, it banned both countries’ use of all short and medium-range missiles. But Mr Putin says the accusation is … Continue reading Russia will build missiles if US leaves treaty, Putin warns

Negotiating new Leadership for Nigeria

Leadership have been identified as a service which combine all human and nonhuman resources nurturing them to produce real and measurable results in any organisation or society. Any society without leaders with inherent ability to manage people and resources properly always fail. The failure of the Nigerian society is regtetable given inherent human reaources and immeasurable minerals deposits. The paucity of able men to steer … Continue reading Negotiating new Leadership for Nigeria

We are going to challenge Senate’s resolution in court – Police — AdeLove.com|Best Nigerian Blog

The police authorities have resolved to drag the senate to the court to challenge the untoward action and resolution against the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris. The plan by the police to approach the courts came barely 48 hours after the angry senators declared Idris as unfit to hold public office The Commissioner of Police (Legal), Force Headquarters, Mr. David Igbodo, stated this … Continue reading We are going to challenge Senate’s resolution in court – Police — AdeLove.com|Best Nigerian Blog

TechCrunch: Our “modern” Congress doesn’t understand 21st century technology

TechCrunch: Our “modern” Congress doesn’t understand 21st century technology . “Facebook is a business that sells social connection, its algorithms are made for targeted advertising. The data that we users provide via friends, likes and shares makes their model lucrative. But connecting a person to a pair of shoes cannot be the same engagement algorithm that we use to build a cohesive democratic society. Watch … Continue reading TechCrunch: Our “modern” Congress doesn’t understand 21st century technology

Prince Philip undergoes Hip Surgery

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Picture: Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images) Prince Philip will today undergo a planned operation on his hip, after being admitted to hospital on Tuesday 3 April.It follows the Duke Of Edinburgh cancelling a number of planned appearances in recent weeks, including the Easter Maundy service, an Easter Sunday service at St George’s Chapel in … Continue reading Prince Philip undergoes Hip Surgery

Latin America’s Renewable Energy Revolution

LatAm INVESTOR   Latin America’s Renewable Energy Revolution For centuries Latin America’s natural resources have helped move the world economy. From the silver galleons that financed the Spanish Empire to the iron and copper exports that are rebuilding China, Latin America’s natural resources have long been sold around the globe. But now the growth of renewable energy across the region is creating a new economic phenomenon … Continue reading Latin America’s Renewable Energy Revolution

US President says killing of Christians in Nigeria is unacceptable

The meeting in the Rose Garden between Presidents Buhari and Trump was very coordial and filled with good tidings for Nigerians and American interests. While all were smooth the American president sounded a note of serious warning on ending the herdsmen violence in Nigeria. President Buhari said his administration is working to address the herdsmen killings across Nigeria. playUS President Donald Trump asked Nigeria’s President … Continue reading US President says killing of Christians in Nigeria is unacceptable

$496m aircraft purchase: Senators demand Buhari’s impeachment, Reps undecided

Some senators at the plenary on Thursday, called for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari for allowing the withdrawal of $496m from the Excess Crude Account to purchase military aircraft without National Assembly’s approval. Most of the lawmakers, who spoke on the withdrawal and spending pointed out that the President had breached Section 80 of the 1999 Constitution, while a few disagreed. The 12 Super … Continue reading $496m aircraft purchase: Senators demand Buhari’s impeachment, Reps undecided

Again, FAAC Meeting Postponed over Shortfall in NNPC Remittances

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun The meeting of the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) for the month of April was Wednesday postponed, the second time in a row, as controversy again dogged the remittances by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to the Federation Account. The FAAC meeting for March where the representatives of the three tiers of government had gathered to disburse revenue … Continue reading Again, FAAC Meeting Postponed over Shortfall in NNPC Remittances

Why the North will still vote for Buhari in 2019 –Matthew Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, speaks to TOBI AWORINDE on the socio-economic situation in the North, President Muhammadu Buhari’s performance and the forthcoming 2019 elections You were one of those who vehemently opposed Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency from the outset. How would you describe the quality of leadership in Nigeria in the immediate past era? Vehemently opposed to Buhari? Where did you … Continue reading Why the North will still vote for Buhari in 2019 –Matthew Kukah

Dino did not jump out of any moving vehicle

PRESS STATEMENT: Sequel to the avalanche of calls by well-meaning Nigerians and supporters of Senator Dino Melaye for enquiries about the well-being and safety of the Senator and against the backdrop of baseless rumours being spread on the social media, we are constrained to make the record straight as follows: Earlier in the morning, Senator Dino Melaye as a law-abiding citizen voluntarily submitted himself to … Continue reading Dino did not jump out of any moving vehicle

APC group, PDP, SDP, Obasanjo’s CNM, others to form new party

A grand coalition of opposition political parties, including a chunk of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and influential political stakeholders across the country is being firmed up ahead of the 2019 general election to wrest power from President Muhammadu Buhari’s party. The new coalition may be unveiled in the next few weeks in a move designed to jolt all political permutations towards the next … Continue reading APC group, PDP, SDP, Obasanjo’s CNM, others to form new party

Our Entire Democracy Is In Danger – Atiku 

Atiku Abubakar has condemned the theft of Mace at the Senate describing it as an assault on Nigeria’s democracy. In a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja and published on Facebook , Atiku said he is disappointed. “I am utterly embarrassed, shocked and outraged by this ugly development because it is not only a threat to a major democratic institution but also represents a grave … Continue reading Our Entire Democracy Is In Danger – Atiku 

SHOCKING!!!: The Moment when The Senate’s Mace Was Stolen (Pictures)

SHOCKING!!!: The Moment when The Senate’s Mace Was Stolen (Pictures) Courtesy of TVC’s Sumner Shagari Sambo Information reaching SW have it that there was an ongoing Pandemonium in the National Assembly as some hoodlums hijacked session and tried to make away with the Mace of the Senate of Federal Republic of Nigeria during Plenary. Reports are still sketchy, meanwhile we will give you further updates … Continue reading SHOCKING!!!: The Moment when The Senate’s Mace Was Stolen (Pictures)

Russia Reveals Who “Staged” Syria Gas Attack, As US Claims Moscow “May Have Tampered” With Site

Russia Reveals Who “Staged” Syria Gas Attack, As US Claims Moscow “May Have Tampered” With Site zeroHedge The Russian envoy to the chemical weapons watchdog group, OPCW, said that non-governmental organizations (NGOs) funded by the UK and US carried out the April 7 chemical attack in the Damascus, Syria suburb of Douma. Russia’s permanent representative to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), … Continue reading Russia Reveals Who “Staged” Syria Gas Attack, As US Claims Moscow “May Have Tampered” With Site

Chemical weapons team kept from reaching alleged Syria attack site

AFP and AP © Hasan Mohamed, AFP | A child runs along a street in front of clouds of smoke billowing following a reported air strike on Douma, the main town of Syria’s rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on March 20, 2018. Text by FRANCE 24  Latest update : 2018-04-16 Independent investigators were prevented by Syrian and Russian authorities Monday from reaching the scene of an … Continue reading Chemical weapons team kept from reaching alleged Syria attack site

28 soldiers handed life sentences in Turkey for participating in a failed military coup in Turkey

A total of 28 soldiers were handed life sentences on Tuesday in three separate cases related to a failed military coup in 2016, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency reported. The soldiers were charged with “violating and attempting to overthrow the constitution’’ in relation to incidents in Istanbul and the south-eastern towns of Mus and Sirnak during the failed putsch on July 15, 2016, according to … Continue reading 28 soldiers handed life sentences in Turkey for participating in a failed military coup in Turkey

France accuses Russia of trying to cover up Syria poison gas attack saying ‘essential evidence’ is vanishing as investigators are blocked from site — The Sun

FRANCE has accused Russia of trying to cover up the Syrian poison gas attack claiming “essential evidence” has vanished. At least 70 people were killed, many of whom were little children, after aircraft’s dropped barrel bombs full of toxic chemicals in Douma on April 7. AFP or licensors France has accused Russia of trying to… via France accuses Russia of trying to cover up Syria poison … Continue reading France accuses Russia of trying to cover up Syria poison gas attack saying ‘essential evidence’ is vanishing as investigators are blocked from site — The Sun