Nigeria

Controversy over Nigeria’s anti-corruption campaign

ABUJA, Nigeria – The Nigerian government led by President Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party is continuing its anti-corruption campaign by pursuing a number of corruption cases through the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). However some, particularly in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), have accused the APC of using the campaign as a means to clampdown …

Nigeria

Wanted Journalist Arrested at the Airport

Ahmed Salkida, a journalist who shared Boko Haram’s recent video, was arrested on the evening of Monday, September 5th, upon arrival at Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja, the country’s political capital.

Nigeria

Opposition Party, PDP National Convention Postponed in Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria — On Tuesday, August 16, Justice Okon Abang, a Federal High Court judge in Abuja, ruled that the national convention of the Nigerian opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, must not happen. His judgement restricts the party’s convergence in the oil rich city of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, scheduled for the following day, …