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.