It was gathered that the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission not to be intimidated by politicians ahead of November 26 governorship poll in Ondo State.
The National Coordinator of the organisation, Mr. Emmanuel Onwubiko, gave the charge in a statement on Monday in Abuja.
He said that INEC should strive to ensure that the election was credible and transparent in spite of perceived intimidation by some politicians and their parties.
He said that the commission […]
According to reports, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, on Saturday said that no amount of intimidation will make him stop performing his duties effectively to Nigerians.
He said this in a statement while reacting to the release of his wife, Mrs Margaret Emefiele, who was on Thursday abducted by gunmen along with four others and demanded N100m as ransom.
A senior police officer had said Margaret was abducted alongside three women and a male driver along […]
Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Saturday said the recurring political disagreements among various interest groups in Nigeria were not justifiable reasons for the economic sabotage witnessed in some parts of the country.
Governor Oshiomhole, who spoke during the 56th Independence Day celebration at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin, also said despite the destruction of public infrastructure by sponsored groups, Nigeria would not be intimidated.
He explained, “If things go wrong, as Karl Marx taught us, the masses will have nothing to […]