Author Archives: Chief Oyibo

Buhari calls for calm after election delay

President Muhammadu Buhari called for Nigerians “to refrain from all civil disorder and remain peaceful” after a last-minute postponement to Saturday’s presidential election where he was standing for a second term. Nigeria’s electoral body had in the early morning hours … read more

66 killed in village attacks in Kaduna

Authorities in northwest Nigeria on Friday said police had discovered the bodies of 66 people, including women and children, in an area known for ethnic and religious clashes. Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai said the grim find was made in … read more

The race for Nigeria’s presidency in 2019

Nigerians will on Feb. 16 choose between two septuagenarians to lead Africa’s largest democracy: President Muhammadu Buhari and former vice president Atiku Abubakar. The pair have run for president nine times between them. There are more than 60 other candidates, … read more

UK and US issue visa warning to Nigerians

The US and UK governments have threatened to impose visa bans against anyone found guilty of either instigating violence or plotting to rig the elections in Nigeria. In separate statements on Thursday, the two countries pledged their commitment to ensuring … read more