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Those who incite violence in Nigeria’s election must be held accountable — US

Godsgift Onyedinefu The United States secretary of state Michael Pompeo, on Saturday said that those who interfere or incite violence in Nigeria’s election must be held accountable. Pompeo, in a statement said the elections are Nigeria’s opportunity to solidify its place as the democratic leader in Africa. He said: “The United States

You wouldn’t be president without UK, US, Frank tells Buhari

...Calls for more foreign support Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, said it would not have been possible for Muhammadu Buhari to become the president without the intervention of countries like United Kingdom, United Nations and United Stated of America (USA) among others

Atiku Writes US, UK, EU, others over Onnoghen, Dasuki, Zakzaky

Godsgift Onyedinefu Former Vice president of Nigeria and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has written a letter to the Ambassadors of France, Germany, the European Union, the United States and United Kingdom High Commissioner over what he describes as constitutional breaches by President Muhamnadu Buhari. Atiku in

Onnoghen: Buhari Chides EU,UK,US

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhamnadu Buhari has reacted to statements issued by the United States, United Kingdom and The European Union on his suspension of the Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Onnoghen. Senior Special Assistant to the president on Media and Publicity in a statement on Sunday night said

US, UK to Impose Visa Bans on Nigerians Who Disrupt Vote

The United States and the United K kingdom may impose visa bans on Nigerians who disrupt next month’s general elections. While not backing any of the candidates or political parties, both governments said in separate emailed statements on Thursday that they support free, fair and credible elections in Africa’s most populous

Suspension of Onnoghen may affect credibility of election – US

Godsgift Onyedinefu The United States (US) has expressed concern over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen by President Muhamnadu Buhari saying the decision is unconstitutional and undermines judicial independence. The US Embassy in Nigeria in a statement said the decision which came on the eve of

IMN condemns US detention of Press TV journalist, Hashemi

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) said it condemns the detention of an Iranian press TV Anchor Marzieh Hashemi by the United States' Federal Beureau of Investigation, demanding her unconditional release. President Media Forum of IMN, Ibrahim Musa said in a statement on Sunday A U.S. court had on Friday, 18th

Elections: Boko haram plans attack — US warns

Godsgift Onyedinefu The United States have warned that Boko haram militants are planning to disrupt next month’s elections in Nigeria with possible violent attacks. In a statement published on Friday, January 18, 2019, on its official website in Nigeria, the US said the insurgents had threatened to attack public places. “There is an

Atiku, Sariki arrive US

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and the Senate President, Bukola Saraki have arrived Washington, DC, United States. Atiku tweeted his arrival in the United States after 13 years via his verified Twitter account. The former vice president said he will be meeting with US government officials

US expresses concern over neutrality of security services during elections

The United States has expressed concern over the neutrality of security services ahead of Nigeria’s general elections which starts February 16. A representative of the American embassy in Nigeria, David Young, made this known at a meeting with officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at the commission’s headquarters in

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