Oby Ezekwesili, the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, has threatened to mobilise Nigerians to protest against President Buhari’s decision to decline assent to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018.
Anti graft operatives allegedly searched a building housing an apartment occupied by two sons of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), over the weekend.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says it is optimistic that the recent increase in the salaries of police personnel by the federal government would help check corruption in the organisation.
The minister of state for power, works and housing has disclosed that over 70 million Nigerians are homeless. He said the Buhari-led administration was determined to provide affordable houses for homeless Nigerians.
The spokesman of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Imo Ugochinyere, has expressed concern over the alleged plan to extend the tenure of the inspector-general of police, Ibrahim Idris, ahead of the 2019 elections
The leadership of INEC will meet with leaders of political parties this week, concerning the 2019 elections and specifically about the unsigned Electoral Bill. The development was confirmed by the spokesperson of the CUPP.