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A group of Igbo organisations in the Diaspora and at home comprising Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF), Global Igbo Alliance (GIA), World Igbo Congress (WIC), and Igbo caucus of the Lower Niger Congress (LNC) have called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to organise a referendum for the Igbo people to determine their future in Nigeria.
A non-profit organization, Global Igbo Alliance, has called on the Federal Government to pay compensation to the victims of Nimbo Community in Enugu State.
Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU), said on Saturday that the postponement of the 2019 elections had created concern and anxiety due to the complexity of Nigeria as a nation.
The Senator representing Oyo North Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, who is contesting on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), on Saturday, declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) needs to sit up and focus on its responsibility so that they would not constantly subject Nigerians to unwarranted discomfort.
The Fulani community in parts of Kajuru Local Government Area, Kaduna State, have abandoned the area after an attack on Feb. 11, which left 66 of them, mostly women and children dead.
Nigeria’s Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated Governor Henry Seriake Dickson and the people of Bayelsa State over the completion of the Bayelsa International Airport and the event of the maiden flight to the airport.
Ahead of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Delta State, leaders of the various factions of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta State have signed an agreement, resolving to work together to deliver the party’s candidates.
The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has suspended the 2-month-old strike it embarked over the failure of the Federal Government to implement agreements reached with the union in 2017.
Following earlier preparation for the Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections, traders and other businesses outlets were not expected to open in Kaduna like in any other part of the country.
Twelve of the 17 political party gubernatorial candidates in Katsina State have pledged to support the re-election bid of Governor Aminu Bello Masari in the coming election.
The streets of the northern commercial city of Kano State are so far calm as residents seem to have come to terms with the news of the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Kano State, has said 587,440 Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs were yet to be collected in the state.