Africa

I Will Handover A Nigeria Completely Free Of Terrorist Strongholds – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan pledged Thursday in Abuja that he will do all within his powers to ensure that all Nigerian territory still held by terrorists and insurgents are totally liberated before May 29, 2015. 0-4    read more

Obiageli Ezekwesili,

Obiageli Ezekwesili, co-founder of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign, former Nigerian Minister of Education, and former World Bank vice president for Africa, tells Al Jazeera’s Head to Head that Nigerian armed forces have committed human rights abuses in their fight against the … read more

Rivers APC reprimands Mrs. Gesila Khan for sabotaging quest for justice at election tribunal

•Sends SOS to Prof. Jega The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) hasreprimanded the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mrs. Gesila Khan, for blocking the party from having access to evidence of monumental rigging of the March 28 … read more

Burundi president to run for third term despite protest

Burundi's government has been accused of implementing a harsh crackdown on dissent ahead of the presidential election [Reuters]

Burundi’s president has been declared as candidate for a controversial third term in office, his ruling party announced, despite mounting protests over the move that the opposition says is unconstitutional. +40    read more

Mrs. Udensi lied over Rivers elections – Peterside campaign outfit

Recent views expressed on Africa Independent Television, AIT, by Mrs. Eno Udensi, President of a South African-based Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, that elections in Rivers State were free and fair, have been dismissed and described as an afterthought from a biased … read more

Rivers APC heads for election tribunal, reassures supporters

Rivers APC heads for election tribunal, reassures supporters

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is about to conclude arrangements to petition the State Election Tribunal to reclaim its mandate which was stolen by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in connivance with the … read more

Man indicted in America for drug deal elected senator in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria – A man indicted in America for allegedly smuggling heroin in a court case that was the basis for the TV hit “The New Orange is Black” has been elected a senator in Nigeria. +4-1    read more

Odili, Orage surrender houses to election riggers

The Greater Together Campaign Organisation wishes to condemn unequivocally the unashamed re-writing of results of the April 11 Governorship/House of Assembly elections going on simultaneously at the Port Harcourt private residences of Dr. Peter Odili, a former Governor of Rivers … read more

ELECTIONS IN RIVERS STATE A SHAM – AMAECHI

Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi

Rivers State Governor and Director-General of Buhari Campaign Organization, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has described Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections in the state as a sham.Amaechi made his position clear while fielding questions from journalists after casting … read more

Rivers Guber & House of Assembly Poll: Jonathan’s Wife, Wike, others intensify efforts to rig election

     *Clever the APC Youth Leader and others killed Rivers APC Condemns Gang-Up with Police First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, Rivers State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Chief Nyesome Wike, Deputy Governor Tele Ikuru, and Minister of Sports … read more

Mrs. Jonathan arrives Okrika allegedly for “dirty job”

Patience Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife, Patience, has arrived Okrika, her birthplace, for the Governorship/House of Assembly elections. +24-5    read more

RIVERS PDP PLANNING FRESH KILLINGS, APC CRIES OUT

DR DAKUKU PETERSIDE SIGNING THE PEACE ACCORD DOCUMENT WHILE THE USA ENVOY AND OTHERS LOOK ON

•Warns against plot to implicate it before Rivers State Government Judicial Commission of Enquiry The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State has been accused of planning a fresh wave of politically-motivated violence even as the Judicial Commission of Enquiry … read more

RIVERS APC SET TO RECEIVE 10,000 PDP DEFECTORS

DR DAKUKU PETERSIDE SIGNING THE PEACE ACCORD DOCUMENT WHILE THE USA ENVOY AND OTHERS LOOK ON

RIVERS APC SET TO RECEIVE 10,000 PDP DEFECTORS  •Says Wike, Secondus, Ikuru and Obuah to go into political oblivion from April 11 *Congratulate President Jonathan and The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, for distancing themselves from Wike. +2-5    read more

The 4th Annual Igbo Conference: Igbo Womanhood, Womanbeing & Personhood

Igbo Conference Flyer

The Igbo Conference Team in conjunction with The Centre for African Studies, SOAS Univeristy of London presents “The 4th Annual Igbo Conference: Igbo Womanhood, Womanbeing and Personhood” This conference seeks to engage with various conceptions of Igbo womanhood, in relation to … read more

RIVERS APC CONDEMNS KILLING OF MONARCH, 9 OTHER MEMBERS

IG of Police, Suleiman Abba with President Jonathan

•Cries Out To Army, Police •Also Condemns Return of Militancy in Niger Delta •Demands Change of Rivers REC The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has strongly condemned the killing, on Friday in the Obrikom part of … read more