Increased Petrol Taxes: Ngozi Is Wrong And Exceptionally Callous – Femi Fani-Kayode

Published:6 Jan, 2012

In my view Ngozie Okonjo-Iweala is the problem. She is the architect of this policy. She serves the interests of the IMF and the World Bank more than she does the interests of the Nigerian people. That has always been the case but OBJ controlled her with a firm hand when we were in power and he used her to secure a good deal for us on the foreign debt issue because she knew the system. If the World Bank asks her to jump she will ask ”how high”? This is the woman that is virtually our Prime Minister today. No wonder we are in trouble. People like this have very little feeling for the masses and they cannot empathise with their pain. Even the traditional politicians empathise more with the ordinary people because they have to interact with them on a daily basis but these so-called technocrats do not and they do not really care. All they care and think about is the full implementation of the economic prescriptions of the IMF and the World Bank and they don’t care how painful and drastic the implementation of those prescriptions are. I have tremendous respect for Ngozi as a person and frankly I happen to actually like her because she is civilised, well-bred, exceptionally intelligent, warm and affable. However we have a completely different world-view. Her world-view is that the ”Third World” should live at the behest and by the grace of the Bretton Woods monetary institutions and she believes in a fully globalised world where the second slavery (i.e. international debt) holds sway and keeps the poorer nations of the world in their proper place. My view is that nations were not created to be broken down into vassal states which are remote-controlled, punished, enslaved and impoverished by a few greedy international bankers that run the IMF and the World Bank.

I do not trust these foreign international monetary institutions and those that work for them and my vast knowledge of history shows me that wherever they go in the world they only spread misery, poverty, unreasonable conditionalities, misery and wickedness. Their yoke is heavy and they are simply tools of oppression that are firmly in the control of all-mighty America and western Europe. These are the forces and the people that are causing GEJ to derail. He should stand up to them and he should not give in to their intimidation and threats. He has nothing to fear from them because the western world itself is now going through its own major financial crisis and it is crumbling. Nigeria is big enough and strong enough to face them down no matter what and chart her own course. What they are using him to do is to impoverish the Nigerian people, weaken them and bring them down to their knees. They did the same in South America through the 80’s and the 90’s and they are still doing it in Africa. Even the nation of Ghana, which has a far more stable and prosperous economy than Nigeria today and which has just discovered oil, was forced by this hidden hand that controls their government to remove their own oil subsidy on xmas day of all days. What a terrible xmas gift to the Ghanaian people. Since then prices for virtually everything in Ghana has doubled. And we can be rest assured that after the trickle down effect sets in we should expect the same in Nigeria- everything will double or triple in price including food, transport, diesal, kerosene, petrol, commodities, the general cost of living etc. This is unecessary, unfair, wrong and exceptionally callous.

  • http://raymondeyo.wordpress.com Raymond Eyo

    “Against the insidious wiles of foreign influence, the jealousy of a free people ought to be constantly awake; since history and experience prove that foreign influence is one of the most baneful foes of republican government.” -George Washington, 1st United States President, in his presidential farewell, September 17, 1796.

    It is abundantly clear that NOI is acting the script of the World Bank and the IMF. Nigerians, we must arise and stop her! I say ‘No’ to the removal of the fuel subsidy!

  • http://www.josephomotayo.blogspot.com Joseph Omotayo

    Omojuwa, so you haven’t been aware? Prices of commodities in Nigeria started increasing on the same day the removal of subsidy was announced. To feel the the pulse of the economic crisis going on now, go ask how much a sachet of pure water now sells for. It is presently #10 standard price and #15 at uncontrolled price.

  • Abdulsalam, G.T

    This is the gimmick:
    After all our protests GEJ/Ngozi/IMF will say they have heard the cries of poor Nigerians. They’l probably bring it down to N100 or N120. I hope Nigerians dont fall for that!

  • http://failedrift.wordpress.com Ikenna

    “It is very very easy to destroy… but to build? Now there’s a tough one!”

    The only good thing about this write up is the first three words ‘in my view’ because the whole thing is so shockingly ignorant that I wonder if you (Mr. Fani-Kayode) thought a bit before writing this nonesense down.
    “I do not trust these foreign international monetary institutions and those that work for them and my vast knowledge of history shows me that wherever they go in the world they only spread misery, poverty, unreasonable conditionalities, misery and wickedness. Their yoke is heavy and they are simply tools of oppression that are firmly in the control of all-mighty America and western Europe”

    Coming from the common man on the street is acceptable but from you Mr. Fani-kayode is poor. You have betrayed your lack of understanding of the economics at the crust of the issue and revealed your ‘callousness’ in using #occupynigeria to settle personal grieviances.
    The removal of the subsidy on PMS was poorly timed, communicated and carried out. Yes we don’t trust the government to make good use of the freed subsidy money. but in the long run subsidzing imports on PMS to the tune of $8bn is setting the country on the road to a situation worse than it is now.This is simple economics which NOI knows better than you. You did not suggest anything reasonable only came up with childish conspiracy theories of second slavery (are you kidding?) and oppression by the US. Either you tells constructive views or keep quiet.

  • Seyi

    It is clear that Chief Fani Kayode is leading a campaign to tarnish the image of Dr. Iweala. This is really unfair.

  • concerned naija

    nigerians with sentiments.cant we for once as people drop the garp of sentiments and say it as it is.Fani-kayode might have his own short comings but let the truth be told.

  • Steph

    @Ikenna all I can say is God bless you!
    You nailed it big time! For FFK to come out and start pointing fingers @iweala is like d devil accusing a demon of being wicked. Is he not part of the ‘movie makers’? Time is coming that their children won’t be proud to answer their names, their posterity will be gone!
    Over 365days after pump price was increased yet thieves are still walking our streets in babariga and agbada…..

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A man who saw his new wife for the first time without make up is reportedly SUING her for trauma, after being shocked at her appearance. The unnamed couple had just got married in Algeria and after spending the night together, the husband woke up to find his wife bare faced. But rather than admire her natural beauty, instead the man...

Watch! Cristiano Ronaldo Dresses Up As A Homeless Man And Show His Skills In Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo managed to prank Madrid town centre and in doing so made one young Real fan the happiest boy in Spain. In a video posted on YouTube, Ronaldo can be seen being dressed up as a homeless man - including fake hair, beard and fat suit - before taking to the streets with a dog and football.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68E53lcUIKE What follows is comedy gold, and proves that Ronaldo is, for all his wealth and celebrity, a decent man. Those...

Will Smith Shuts Down Jada Pinkett Smith Divorce Rumours

The 46-year-old actor, clearly fed up with the ongoing divorce rumors about himself and wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, took to Facebook Monday to make a rare public comment about the nonsense. "Under normal circumstances, I don't usually respond to foolishness. (Because it's contagious)," Will wrote. "But, so many people have extended me their 'deepest condolences' that I figured - 'What the hell... I can be foolish, too!'" "So, in the interest of redundant, repetitious, over & over-again-ness... Jada...

Personality Types That Are Most Likely To Be Unemployed

If you're wondering why it's so difficult for you to hold down a job, you might consider taking a personality assessment. Science suggests there's one personality type that's more likely to be unemployed than others. A new report from Truity Psychometrics, a provider of online personality and career assessments, found that, overall, being a "Perceiver" significantly predicts your tendency to be jobless. ISFPs (people with a preference for Introversion, Sensing, Feeling, and Perceiving) were the most likely of all 16 personality types...

Nicki Minaj Responds To Breakup Rumours By Posting This Picture On Instagram.

Is a picture really worth a thousand words? “Anaconda” singer Nicki Minaj seemed to respond to rumors that she dumped her boyfriend, rapper Meek Mill, after gossip swirled over the weekend. And Minaj perplexed followers when she took to Instagram Monday and posted a picture of her hugging the “I’m a Boss” star. Minaj, 32, shared the photo after she finished her Pinkprint Tour concert in Atlanta. “Last night was one of the most epic shows I've ever been apart of. Atlanta has a different kind...

Gwen Stefani To Divorce Husband

Singer Gwen Stefani has filed for divorce from rockstar husband Gavin Rossdale after 13 years of marriage, several news reports said on Monday. In her divorce petition, Stefani, 45, cited irreconcilable differences and asked for joint custody of the couple's three children, 9-year-old Kingston, 6-year-old Zuma and 1-year-old Apollo. Rossdale, 49, filed his response at the same time and also asked for joint custody, TMZ reported. Neither Stefani nor Rossdale's attorneys immediately responded to emails seeking comment.

Ice-T And Coco Say They’re Having A Girl, And She Already Has A Name

Back in 2013, Coco told InTouch that she wanted to have a daughter with her husband and that she wanted to name that daughter Chanel. "I want her to be a lawyer," she said at the time. While we're still a couple years out from law school applications, Ice and Coco announced Monday on their new talk show, Ice & Coco, that Coco is, indeed, carrying a girl and they intend to name her Chanel. Read...

Photos From Vice President Osinbajo’s Visit To Zambia To Commission Dangote Cement Factory

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo arrived Zambia yesterday for a one day visit where he will be joining the Zambian president, Edgar Chagwa Lungu to commission a 1.5Mt Dangote Cement plant and 30MW coal-fired power plant in Ndola, Zambia. Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomole and some top Nigerian businessmen are in Zambia for the commissioning. More photos below...

Post-Cecil: Huntress Boasts About Killing ‘An Old Giraffe’ And Warns ‘Haters’ There’s More To Come

Sabrina Corgatelli, a keen huntress from McCammon, Idaho, uploaded this image of her posing over a giraffe she shot  The death of Cecil the lion has shocked the world and led to a backlash against big game trophy hunting - but this Idaho woman knows what side she's on. Sabrina Corgatelli, a university accountant from McCammon, Idaho, has gleefully posted images of herself on big game hunts comparable to that taken by Walter Palmer onto...

PDP Crisis Intensifies As Staff Lay Siege, DSS Storms Secretariat

The national secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was Monday almost turned into a battle ground as the staff members laid siege at the premises, spoiling for war with members of the National Working Committee (NWC). Reports gathered made members of the NWC to stay away from the party’s headquarters, for fear of being attacked by the aggrieved workers. Following the mounting tension, operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) stormed the party’s national secretariat,...

“President Buhari Suggests New Books For Islamic Religious Knowledge (IRK) School Curriculum at Book Launch”

So we heard around the media and blogosphere yesterday about President Buhari Introducing  Islamic Religious Knowledge Books into the curriculum of schools in Nigeria and rumors flew about president Buhari planning to islamize Secondary Schools round Nigeria which was one of the propagandas levied around by the opposition before the march 2015 elections . President Muhammadu Buhari urged the Federal Ministry of Education to include these two Islamic Studies books written by the late Justice Muhammad Bashir...

OAU SUG president suspended over planned N.65m US trip

The Students Union President of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Mr. Omotayo Akande, has been suspended over moves to get N650,000? to attend an International Campus Conference at New York, United State of America. This was contained in a parliamentary resolution...

Drake Mocks Meek Mill At OVO Fest

On Monday night, during his headlining performance at OVO Fest at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre in his hometown of Toronto, Drake took the stage and ripped through a rousing rendition of “Back to Back,” his diss track aimed at the Philly rapper Meek Mill. But it wasn’t what he said that caught the attention of the 28-year-old’s legion of fans who’ve been lapping up every moment of this ridiculous beef, but what he projected behind him: a series of hilarious...

We Are Identifying Banks, Countries Where Stolen Funds Were Lodged, Says Buhari

Speaking at an audience with visiting United States Congressmen at the presidential villa, Abuja, Mr. Buhari acknowledged the support and cooperation given his administration by the international community in gathering all required intelligence for tracing and recovering stolen national resources. “We are getting cooperation from the international community, including information on ships that take crude oil from Nigeria and change direction, or pour their contents into other ships mid-stream,” he said. “Some monies were paid...

FirstBank Partners The Asian Banker, hosts Dialogue on Retail Banking in West Africa

In fulfillment of its commitment to the realization of a sustainable and competitive retail banking environment in West Africa, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria's most valuable banking brand partnered with The Asian Banker Magazine to host the West Africa International Retail Banking Dialogue 2015, which held at the Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos on the 9th of July, 2015. The theme for the dialogue was "Building a Sustainable & Competitive Retail Banking Infrastructure for West...

Tu Face Hails His Best Nigerian Artiste

Tu face has revealed his best artiste in Nigeria. The star who is regarded as a legend in the industry took to his Twitter handle to announce the artiste that he admired the most in the country.

Governor El-Rufai Sacks ADC For Insubordination

Kaduna state governor Malam Nasir el-Rufa’i last week sacked his Aide De Camp (ADC), ASP Abdullah Usman over allegations of insubordination. Governor el-Rufa’i had particularly asked the Police authority to appoint ASP Usman to work with him after winning the gubernatorial election. LEADERSHIP understands that ASP Usman worked with governor el-Rufa’i throughout the electioneering campaigns, but was relieved of his duty in the Government House after being found guilty of many allegations. LEADERSHIP gathered, the former ADC was found guilty...

See Video Of Rihanna Dancing To Timaya’s Music

It seems like Timaya has gotten recognised by Rihanna, the video of Rihanna dancing to Timaya's music is out. Timaya is in Barbados for the music festival going on in the country. The two were spotted back stage after Timaya performed on stage.   https://youtu.be/rr5Cg0LnokU Credit: Funmi Kayode  

Angel Di Maria Will Always Regret Failing At Man United, Says Rio Ferdinand

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand believes Paris Saint-Germain-bound winger Angel Di Maria will regret his failure at Old Trafford. Di Maria, 27, is on the brink of joining PSG after he was pictured in Doha for a reported medical in the Qatari capital on Monday ahead of a £44.5 million move. The...

Former Saudi Soldier Jailed For joining ISIS

A former Saudi soldier was on Monday found guilty of joining ISIS militant group. A special criminal court in Jeddah sentenced the man to 9 years in jail and fined SR5,000. Besides, a travel ban of 9 years has also been imposed on him, effective from the date of his completing the jail term. The verdict was challenged both by the defendant as well as the public prosecutor. They have been given time to appeal...

Beyonce Looks Pregnant In New Photo!

Beyoncé, Jay Z & Blue Ivy were spotted traveling in NYC earlier today. While Jay was busy carrying Blue, Bey (strategically?) carried her silver MacBook Pro across her midsection.   Credit: lovebscott.com

Guardiola Warns Manchester United: Schweinsteiger Has Not Been Fit For Two Years

New Manchester United signing Bastian Schweinsteiger has not been fit for two years, according to Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola. Schweinsteiger, 31, completed a summer move to Old Trafford for around £12 million having spent his whole career with Bayern, but has struggled with injury problems in recent seasons.

Manchester United Target Pedro Can Play For Any Team In The World – Pep Guardiola

The 28-year-old Spain international is a target for Louis van Gaal, and the Bayern boss believes the forward would be a success at Old Trafford Manchester United target Pedro has the ability to play for "any team in the world,” according to Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola. Pedro, 28, is reportedly being lined up by

Bobbi Kristina Brown’s Funeral Reportedly Ends With Touching Tribute To Whitney Houston

The Brown and Houston families found a way to honor both Bobbi Kristina Brown and her late mother, Whitney Houston, during the 22-year-old’s funeral. Family and friends gathered at St. James United Methodist Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, to pay their final respects to Bobbi Kristina Sunday. She died July 26 as a result of a tragic accident nearly six months prior. According to TMZ, the funeral featured speakers from both sides of the family. Filmmaker Tyler Perry, who was a close friend of Bobbi...

Nigerian Army Set To Establish Special Task Force Base In Sambisa Forest

The Chief of Army Staff, Maj. Gen. Tukur Buratai, may have concluded plans to establish a Special Task Force Battalion to be located in the dreaded Sambisa Forest. It was learnt on Sunday that the establishment of the new brigade was meant to take the battle to the insurgents in their stronghold and operational domain. It was gathered also that the plan to establish the force brigade was part of efforts to re-organise the Army.

Bobbi Kristina Brown Buried Next To Her Mother

Family and friends gathered at a cemetery Monday to pay their final respects to Bobbi Kristina Brown as she was buried next to her mother, singer Whitney Houston. Police closed the road into Fairview Cemetery for the private ceremony. Outside the cemetery, well-wishers gathered to wave to the motorcade and hold up pictures. The casket holding the 22-year-old daughter of Houston and singer Bobby Brown arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport shortly before 10 a.m....

Dr. Stella Ameyo Adadevoh And The Ebola Scourge: A Year After The Storm By Babs Iwalewa

It’s been almost a year that Dr. Stella Ameyo Adadevoh, a senior consultant endocrinologist at the First Consultant hospital Lagos breathed her last. The circumstances of her death were tragic-comical to say the least. She had “laid down her life so that we may live” so to speak. Whenever the story of the outbreak of the ebola scourge in Nigeria is told, the story of the late medical doctor is also sure to be told. The story of Dr. Adadevoh was one...

Kanu Nwankwo’s Hotel Shut Down By Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency

The Hardley Apartments, on Victoria Island owned by Kanu Nwankwo was among other hotels, churches and mosques sealed across the state on Monday over alleged air and noise pollution. No fewer than 30 facilities were shut in areas, including Ketu, Ikorodu, Ibeju-Lekki, Victoria Island and Surulere. LASEPA said the owners of the facilities had been contacted several times in the last one year, adding that they refused to fully complied with LASEPA’s instructions. At...

Opposition Within APC: What Buhari Should Do By Zayyad I. Muhammad

One of the biggest political challenges that President Muhammadu Buhari is facing is the opposition within his party- the All Progressives Congress (APC), especially at the National Assembly. How Buhari tackles the ‘rebellion’ will determine how smooth he will run his government, the fortunes of his party- the APC, especially in future elections, and how members of the APC will view the supremacy of the party. Being the President of...

UK To Jail Illegal Migrants’ Landlords

Britain has announced new measures to tackle illegal migrants by forcing landlords to evict them, as a growing number of migrants in Calais continued their attempts to enter the UK via the undersea cross-channel Eurotunnel. Under the measures announced on Monday, British landlords who do not remove illegal migrants, or who do not check their immigration status before renting them a property, could be jailed for up to five years. The move, announced by Greg...

Nigerian Refineries Low On Petrol Production

Current data on refineries production in Nigeria indicate that more heavy or fuel oils (low and high fuel oil/black oil) are being produced from the four refineries than other high demand products like premium motor spirit, PMS, otherwise known as petrol.  The revelation comes despite assurances by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, which said last week that two of its refineries were working between 60 and 80 percent of their installed capacities.

Summary Report on #AkwaIbom Gubernatorial Election Petition Tribunal 3rd August, 2015

IN THE AKWA IBOM STATE GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION PETITION TRIBUNAL HOLDEN AT FCT HIGH COURT 8, MAITAMA, ABUJA PETTITION NO: EPT/AK/GOV/1/2015. SUMMARY REPORT ON PROCEEDINGS OF MONDAY, 3RD AUGUST, 2015. PRESIDING OFFICER(S): Umar J. (as chairman) leading a three man panel of judges.   PARTIES PRESENT: The 1st Petitioner was in court. The other parties were absent.   LEGAL REPRESENTATION: For the Petitioner: Mr. Dayo Akinlaja,...

Pictures from Senate President, Saraki’s Visit to Maiduguru, a first since the Insurgency Began

Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki and other Senators who went to Maiduguri, Borno State on Monday 3rd of August 2015 to get on spot assessment of situation on ground. The delegation, 1st of its kind by the leadership of the Senate since the insurgency began over 6 years ago assured the people of Borno State and North East in general that the Senate will pass legislations to help restore normalcy in...

2016 budget: Buhari orders reduction of recurrent expenditure

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday ordered the National Planning Commission to go back to the drawing board and produce the framework for a 2016 national budget that will reduce recurrent expenditure and prioritise developmental projects. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists.

NAFDAC DG arrested by EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has invited the director-general of the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration And Control (NAFDAC) Dr. Paul Orhi over allegation of abuse of office. According to Vanguard reportage, Orhi is currently answering questions by a team of detectives for  allegedly awarding huge contracts to companies in which he has interests.

Corruption: President Buhari Descends On Civil Servants

Disturbed by the rot and thriving corruption in the civil service, which has cost the country trillions of naira, President Muhammadu Buhari has taken his anti-graft war to the sector. He has ordered that all outstanding audit queries which had piled up over the years be resolved within the next 30 days. Confirming the presidential directive, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said the unanswered audit queries sounded unsavoury to the President...

Church General Overseer Converts To Islam In Ekiti And Gives Reasons

Says strange man in dreams convinced him to do so In Nigeria, particularly among the Yoruba tribe where religious tolerance is most noticed, it is a regular occur­rence to see muslims convert to Christianity. Hardly do we see a Christian turn to Islam. However, a man, former Pastor Adekunle Afolabi, founder and leader of Apata Adu­ra Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Ekute, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, broke that jinx recently. He converted fully to Islam after practising Christianity for over...

Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo Urges Nigerian Government To Repeal Anti-Gay Law

Below is a press statement sent out by her; Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo a US trained Nigerian International Journalist, Global Gun Violence Activist, Pharmacist and Public Relations Specialist has denounced the ongoing onslaught of the Nigerian Homosexual law giving stiff prison penalties to Nigerians who are just being themselves. "The Nigerian government and lawmakers have given themselves the license to represent the people stating that God does not endorse homosexuality. God also does not endorse hate, ritualism, rape,...

Mother Discovers Neighbour, 55, Abused Her 14-Year Old Daughter For Two Years

William Brown, 55, is pictured draping his arm around Natasha Cooper during her 16th birthday celebrations (centre) before her parents discovered that he was grooming and sexually abusing the teenager while living next door. Brown, a mechanic, became friendly with neighbours Anthony, 47, and Sharon Cooper, 45, when they moved into a three-bedroom property in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, with their daughter Natasha (together inset) and son Joseph. The family quickly became friends with Brown and his hospital...

Nigerian Army To Review Case Of Soldiers Condemned To Death For Mutiny

The Nigerian Army has ordered a review of the courts-martial of more than 600 soldiers and officers condemned to death for mutiny and deserting the battle against Boko Haram in the North East. AP reports that a statement released signed by army administrator, Maj. Gen. A. B. Abubakar yesterday August 2nd, states that all the accused and condemned soldiers will appear before a committee that will sit and review their cases in Kaduna state from Aug. 7 to...

NAFDAC DG, Orhi In EFCC’s Custody Over Alleged Graft

The Director-General of the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration And Control, NAFDAC, Dr. Paul Orhi, has been summoned by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over allegations bordering on abuse of office. Dr. Orhi is currently being questioned by a crack team of detectives for allegedly awarding huge contracts to companies in which he has interests. An EFCC top source confirmed to...

#EdutexNigeria : The Education and Training Exhibition To Hold In Abuja August 5th and 6th

The Education and Training Exhibition Nigeria 2015 will hold in Abuja with University of Wollongong Dubai campus, an Australian University and Skyline University in attendance to offer on spot admissions to eligible students and answer any inquiry regarding studying in Dubai.  Amteclinks International will also be on ground to provide counselling on studying abroad. The event will take place at the Ladi Kwalli Hall, Sheraton Hotel Abuja on the 5th and 6th of August 2015, 

NAFDAC DG, Orhi In EFCC’s Custody

The Director-General of the National Agency for Food, Drugs Administration And Control, NAFDAC, Dr. Paul Orhi, has been summoned by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over allegations bordering on abuse of office. Dr. Orhi is currently being questioned by a crack team of detectives for allegedly awarding huge contracts to companies in which he has interests. An EFCC top source confirmed that the DG, who arrived the commission’s headquarters around 10am Monday had been...

Akon And Lighting Africa Team Meets Lagos Governor, Ambode

Akon and his Akon Lighting Africa Team met with Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday August 2nd at the State House. Also at the meeting was the artiste May D and Akon's Rep in Nigeria Ayo Shonaiya. Another photo below...

#AkwaIbom :Okori VS Akpabio; INEC’s Head of ICT testifies

...tenders Card Reader Report ...insists accredited voters , failed authentication must tally with total votes cast ...No election held,  Chief Sunny Ibanga, others,  tell tribunal The Hon Justice Goddy Anunihu led Akwa Ibom State National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting at the Customary Court,  Dutsen Alhaji , Abuja on Monday received as exhibit the Card Reader Report used for the conduct of the March 28, 2015 Akwa Ibom North West...