Court Case: BCO Writes EU, US; Afenifere, Ohaneze, NCF And PANDEF Back Atiku

By Uche Mbah The Buhari Campaign Organization, BCO, has written to the International Community-specifically the European Union, the United States and the United Kingdom urging them to prevail on the Presidential Candidate of the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, not to go to Court over the 2019 Presidential Poll. Writing separate letters to EU, US and UK through their consulates and High Commissions in Nigeria, the group said the International Community should emulate former President Goodluck Jonathan who conceded defeat without going to Court. “We…

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Onnoghen: EU, US, Others Outraged, Call For Reversal

By Uche Mbah The United States of America, USA, and the European Union, EU, have both expressed strong reservations over the suspension of the Chief Justice of the Federation, Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari. The suspension of  Onnoghen, and the swearing-in of Hon. Justice Tanko Mohammed on Friday, January 25, as the Ag. CJN  by the President have  elicited so much angst and condemnation both locally and internationally.   Twitter was on fire, with Hashtag #TyrantBuhari trending all over the world, In condemnation of President Buhari, with some…

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2019: EU, UK, US Demand Free and Fair Elections

Leading western democracies have come together to reiterate their commitment to the free and fair elections in 2019 inNigeria. This is part of a coterie of demands presented to the Independent National Electoral commission, INEC, Chairman, Mahmud Yakubu, when they met at INEC Office in Abuja wednesday. They insisted that INEC be independent and Neutral in carrying out their duties. The countries are representatives of the European Union, Britain and the United states. During the meeting, the representative of American Embassy, David Young, cited the neutrality of the security services…

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US Congress, Others Query Clampdown on Opposition by FG

The subcommittee of the United States congress for Africa has taken the Trump administration to task on what they are doing about the human rights abuses and the Federal Government clampdown on the opposition during the run up to the 2019 elections. The subcommittee, which oversees Human rights, Global Health, and International Organizations frowned at the US government responses to happening in Nigeria, citing reports from Vanguard Newspapers and Premium Times, representing the main stream and online media. During a hearing on Nigeria earlier this month, which was titled “Nigeria…

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2019: Osun Puts INEC on the Spot as Local and International groups Put Pressures on Buhari, Mahmud

By Uche Mbah The 2019 elections appears to be on the firing line from both local and international targets due to fears by opposition parties that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, are allowing themselves to be compromised by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Meanwhile, bears are on rampage on the floor of the Stock Exchange as Foreign Portfolio Investors pulls out billions of Naira on election fears. In the wake of the Osun governorship elections that was narrowly won by the PDP candidate, Ademola Adeleke, but declared inconclusive…

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