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Presidential Election: Atiku, PDP formally ask Justice Bulkachuwa to rescue self fromTribunal

Jude Johnson   The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar have formerly applied that the President of the Court of the appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa recuse herself from presiding over the presidential election petition tribunal. Atiku and PDP based their request on the likelihood that Justice Zainab

A win for ‘lame duck’ Buhari risky for Nigeria–Eurasia Group (full report)

•Atiku may create brief economic boom but risks a return to rent-seeking govt •Predicts a  close and inconclusive election  •Nigeria in top 10 biggest risks of 2019 Senator Iroegbu  The United States based think-thank,  Eurasia Group has released its top predictions for risks that could impact the world in 2019 with a warning that

Buhari has admitted failure over recycled campaign promises–PDP

Senator Iroegbu The PDP Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) says that President Muhammadu Buhari, by anchoring his 2019 campaign on seeking solution for the same issues of economy, anti-corruption and insecurity, which he promised to tackle in 2015, has admitted failure, manifest incompetence and lack of capacity to deliver on promises. In a

Six states to watch in Nigeria’s 2019 elections–Crisis Group

Nigerian elections are high-stakes affairs often marred by street clashes and worse. As the 2019 contests approach, the risk of disturbances is particularly high in six states. The government and its foreign partners can limit campaign-related violence by enhancing security and promoting dialogue among rivals. What’s new? As presidential, gubernatorial and legislative