“Now that the Supreme Court of Nigeria has most graciously buried the restless ghost of the 2019 Electoral Ritual with its October 30, 2019 Verdict on the February 23, 2019 fray, the LNC invites all who reject Nigeria’s Unitary Constitution of 1999 into the urgent task of easing out that Death-Dispensing and Unworkable Constitution which has been since been Repudiated throughout Nigeria,” Tony Nnadi writes in Opinions.
As 1 Billion Rural Dwellers Lack Transportation, SuM4All Unveils Global Roadmap For Accessible, Green Mobility
Lack of access to all-weather roads and transport services, is a major barrier to social and economic advancement, a damning global mobility report has said, pointing out that more than one billion people, or one-third of the global rural population are denied such access.
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) eTrade for Women Project Manager, Candace Nkoth Bisseck, has said that women in technology are underrepresented and poorly funded.
Two key United Nations agencies – Population Fund and Children Fund- have join forces to shut down the scourge of child marriage.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has declared that the Real Madrid Academy in Port Harcourt has already received over 1500 applications for admission into the Academy from across the country.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), a United Nations agency, has condemned in the strongest possible terms the killing of three aid workers of the organisation on Sunday in fighting between armed groups in Morobo County, South Sudan’s Central Equatorial region.
“In a democracy, you need a strong judiciary, a free press and an impartial electoral umpire. Nigeria has none of those three elements as at today,” says Atiku.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed shock at the judgment of the Supreme Court of Nigeria on the Presidential election petition filed by the party and its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
Around 100 people were arrested on Wednesday as part of an operation to disperse a group of refugees and asylum seekers who had staged a prolonged sit-in near the United Nations refugee agency in Cape Town, South African police said.
The Supreme Court of Nigeria on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by the main opposition candidate to overturn the result of February’s presidential election in which Buhari was returned to office.