Umaru Yaradua News

2019 elections: Choices before INEC

The regional election of 1965 in Western Nigeria was so violent that the military intervention brought a temporary relief, only to spark a bigger crisis which led to a bloody civil war and loss of over two million lives.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

Hailers and the political mercantilism of Jonathan’s transition hours | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

“This breed of politicians often ignores the fact that to be patriotic is to love your country and be prepared to live and die for her honour, reputation, freedom, progress and the ascendancy of the common good.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 16, 2019

Election Postponement Can’t Be Justified By Law, Says Falana

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has urged Nigerians to address the issues that led to the postponement of the presidential election, rather than calling for the resignation of the Independent National Electorla Commission (INEC) Chairman, Pr...

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 16, 2019

PREVIEW: Has Incumbent Buhari Done Enough To Earn Another Four Years?

In March 1976, Head of State, General Olusegun Obasanjo appointed Buhari as the Federal Commissioner (position now called Minister) for Petroleum and Natural Resources.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 14, 2019

Candidates, electorate’s health suffers as campaigns intensify ahead of polls | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

The Guardian investigations revealed that politicians are increasingly prone to ill health this season, as the need to visit nearly every part of the country in furtherance of political campaigns puts enormous pressure on them; and sleep problems,...

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 13, 2019

PREVIEW: Moghalu, Soyinka's Anointed, Elites' Favourite

Moghalu’s father happened to be one of a small group of promising young Nigerians inducted into the Ministry of Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs after Nigeria’s independence in 1960.

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 13, 2019

Where is $7bn CBN placed with 14 Banks?

Regrettably, despite several promptings in repeat publications of the above title by this writer since 2006, CBN management, remained inexplicably, taciturn to any request to confirm status of the $7bn placed with Nigerian banks, without collatera...

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 10, 2019

‘No rational Nigerian will vote for APC, PDP’ | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

If the coming elections are free and fair, there is no rational human being who will vote for the two major parties and what that means is, there is hope for this country, and the youths have the brightest chance.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 10, 2019

Where is $7bn CBN placed with 14 banks?

It is not clear how many banks, actually, succeeded in raising the mandatory capital base of N25bn, and the additional N35bn steep threshold, required to manage part of Nigeria’s foreign reserves.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 10, 2019

Election Observers, write your report and go home -Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has welcomed all foreign observers ahead of the up coming general election in Nigeria and urged them to write their various political reports and go back home.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 10, 2019