• How we resisted attempts to scuttle 2015 elections – Ex-CJN explains

    How we resisted attempts to scuttle 2015 elections – Ex-CJN explains

    Justice Mahmud Mohammed, who retired as the Chief Justice of Nigeria on Thursday, said the Supreme Court under his watch refused to be influenced or intimidated by any candidate or political party in delivering its decisions.

    He also explained how the judiciary frustrated attempts by politicians to scuttle the 2015 elections.

    The jurist, who attained the mandatory retirement age of 70 on Thursday, spoke at the valedictory court session held in his honour at the Supreme Court in Abuja.

    The ex-CJN said he […]

  • 2015 elections: Nigeria disappointed prophets of doom, says Buhari

    2015 elections: Nigeria disappointed prophets of doom, says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said the successful outcome of the April 2015 elections disappointed those who had earlier predicted Nigeria’s breakup.

    He said “the patriotic zeal of former President Goodluck Jonathan, the impartiality of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the exemplary conduct of the political parties, foreign pressure groups and other actors collectively disappointed the prophets of doom who had predicted the disintegration of the country after the 2015 general elections.”

    Buhari, who said this at the Leadership Annual Awards […]

  • PDP did not lose 2015 presidential election – Adamu Ciroma

    PDP did not lose 2015 presidential election – Adamu Ciroma

    He said: “Just before the last elections and when we saw the trend of events, I warned members of the PDP to prepare itself for whatever eventuality that may come.

    A former Minister of Finance, Adamu Ciroma, said the Peoples Democratic Party did not lose the 2015 presidential election, neither did the All Progressives Congress win it.

    Ciroma said this in Abuja on Monday while receiving members of PDP Board of Trustees, led by its Chairman, Senator Jibrin Walid.

    According to him, in […]

  • Lai Mohammed reveals ‘only sin’ he committed before 2015 elections

    Lai Mohammed reveals ‘only sin’ he committed before 2015 elections

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stated that Boko Haram terrorists were, at the inception of the Muhammadu Buhari administration, collecting taxes in many local governments in the Northeast, but that now the terrorists are no longer in control of any local government area.

    The former spokesman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, who stated this on Thursday at a town hall meeting in Abuja meant to showcase the achievements of the present administration, started by saying; […]