Lagos Arms seizure : Gambia cuts ties with Iran and orders diplomats to go

The Gambia has said it is cutting all ties with Iran and ordered all Iranian government representatives to leave within 48 hours. Officials from the small West African nation gave no reason for the move. But last month Nigeria said it had intercepted an illegal arms shipment in Lagos from Iran, destined for The Gambia. […]

Nigeria to hold presidential election on April 9 – Reuters

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria will hold a presidential election on April 9, 2011, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Tuesday, ending months of uncertainty over the timetable for polls in Africa’s most populous nation. Parliamentary elections will be held on April 2 while governorship polls in the country’s 36 states will round off […]

Should Legislators be King?

The biggest pro for this amendment is the fact that the legislators are popularly elected representatives of the people. We cannot say that for any other member of the NEC of parties. In the last couple of weeks a crisis of sorts have once again beclouded the Federal Legislature as the lawmakers seek to amend […]

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