Apr 10th, 2011
* Ruling party expected to see majority weaken * Results slow arriving from remote areas * Poll is litmus test ahead of presidential vote Election officials in Nigeria counted ballots from parliamentary polls through the night into Sunday, some arriving by horseback, in what they hope will be ...
Mar 4th, 2011
A recent upsurge in pre-vote violence in Nigeria poses a challenge to Nigeria’s April elections, a team of foreign election observers said on Friday. Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, holds presidential elections on April 9, a week after legislative polls on April 2, while governor...
Oct 20th, 2010
THE Department of the State Security Service (SSS) said in Abuja, on Tuesday, that it had unmasked the person who drove the cars in which the bombs that rocked Abuja, on October 1, were planted. Briefing journalists in Abuja on the progress made in the investigations into the Independence Day bomb bl...
Oct 19th, 2010
PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, looked back at the October 1, anniversary bombings in Abuja and declared that he never politicized either his statements or his actions since the incident happened. Also, he declared that the gang-up strategies adopted by the North against his presidential aspi...