As Ugandans, we have invested time and effort to achieve the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. The effort to hold periodic elections for president, members of parliament and other leaders is both constitutional and political. It is constitutional because the 1995 Constitution spells out the tenureRead more
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Justice James Makau has yet again suspended the Nairobi governor by-election. However, in a new twist, judge Makau on Wednesday froze the IEBC’s 60-day timeline to conduct elections. This means that IEBC will begin counting the 60 days after the case is concluded in court. The commission had scheduled the election for February 18 before the Gazette notice was suspended.Read more
Despite Presidency Rejection, Ondo State Government Still Insists That Herdsmen Must Leave Forest Reserves
The Ondo State Government has maintained its earlier stands that herdsmen must obey the seven-day ultimatum issued by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu asking them to vacate the forest reserves in the state. Let’s recall that Akeredolu had ordered herdsmen in the state to vacate the forest reserves within a period of seven days counting from Monday, 18th January. The Governor alsoRead more
The Supreme Court Of Ghana Dismisses John Mahama’s Application Which Sought 12 Answers From The Electoral Commission
The Supreme Court has dismissed the application by the presidential candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the 2020 election petition, which sought to ask it to grant leave for the Electoral Commission to answer 12 questions regarding the declaration of the presidential election results. Former President John Dramani Mahama, had filedtwolegalprocessesattheSupremeCourt on Monday but at the court’s sitting Tuesday, theRead more
Following the successful activation of the Economic Sustainability Plan’s (ESP) Cash Transfer scheme aimed at delivering financial support to at least 1 million urban-based households using technology, the Buhari administration’s vision of reducing extreme poverty by lifting at least 20 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next two years is now within reach, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.Read more
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni was once regarded as one of the most promising leaders in Africa, in dramatic contrast with Idi Amin, the notorious dictator against whom he had led an insurgency. After coming to power in 1986 Museveni liberalized the economy, triggering rapid growth and a major reduction in poverty. He allowed Uganda’s first multicandidate presidential election and cultivated aRead more
The All Progressive Party has on Monday told a federal high court in Abuja that former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara is not its member. The APC’s position is contained in a counter-affidavit filed in response to a suit by the People’s Democratic Party seeking that Dogara’s seat in the National Assembly be declared vacant for defectingRead more
2021 BUDGET: SERAP ASKS NATIONAL ASSEMBLY TO STOP BUHARI FROM SELLING GOVERNMENT PROPERTIES TO FUND BUDGET.
Wakeupafrica360 corespondent in Nigeria reports that the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President Dr Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of House of Representatives Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila to urgently review the 2021 appropriation legislation to stop President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration from selling public properties to fund the 2021 budget. SERAP also urged them to identify areas inRead more
CRITICIZE US FAIRLY, PRESIDENT BUHARI APPEALS TO THE NIGERIAN ELITE, SAYS NIGERIA IS BETTER THAN HE MET IT.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday urged critics of his regime to be fair, particularly the nation’s elite. The disclosure was made known in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, noting that the President made the call while receiving the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam, at the Presidential Villa,Read more
After reaching a consensus with Governors, Commissioners, and other stakeholders, the Federal Government has okayed the resumption of schools on January 18, 2021. It was gathered that the consensus was reached at a meeting between the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu and Commissioners of Education in Abuja. The Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny EchonoRead more