Friday, 30 October, 2020

Day: October 2, 2020


Exploiting public office to win elections is common but Madagascar and Cabo Verde are making polls more fair. African leaders seeking re-election often exploit access to government resources to boost their campaigns, creating an uneven electoral playing field that gives Read more…


Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu Ahead of the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has deployed the Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of Research and Planning, Adeleye Oyabade, to oversee general Read more…


The Court of Appeal in Abuja has affirmed Duoye Diri as governor of Bayelsa State. A five-man panel of the appellate court in two unanimous judgments on Friday reversed the majority judgment of the Governorship Election Tribunal which sacked Diri. Read more…


The Independent National Electoral Commission has confirmed that it would not post any member of the National Youth Service Corps to coastal areas in Ondo State as ad-hoc staff during the governorship election on October 10. There had been fears Read more…


Unlike the typical liberal constitution, Kenya’s 2010 constitution is transformative in character. Liberal constitutions primarily seek to demarcate the mandates of key organs of the state. Transformative constitutions on the other hand seek to bring large-scale egalitarian social, economic and Read more…


A policeman was killed when some gunmen attacked a Special Anti-Robbery Squad office in Oyigbo Local Government area of Rivers State. It was gathered that the gunmen invaded the place, which is along old Aba Road on Thursday, shooting sporadically Read more…


No fewer than ten suspected young men were arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday, 2nd October, 2020 for alleged involvement in internet frauds. According to the report, the suspects were arrested in their hideout at Read more…


The Nigerian Government has directed the reopening of all 104 federal unity schools across the country as from October 12. The schools were shut indefinitely in March as part of measures to check the spread of COVID-19. Minister of Education, Read more…


A 28-year-old Nigerian man, Obinna Ezeoke, was on Thursday jailed for 40 years in the United Kingdom over the murder of 53-year-old Annie Ekofo and her 21-year-old nephew, Bervil Ekofo, at their home in East Finchley in September 2016. According Read more…


Monrovia — President George Manneh Weah has made a number of changes to his government with Information Minister Lenn Eugene Nagbe filling the void left since the “sabbatical leave’ departure of Mr. James Kollie, the former head of the Liberia Read more…

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