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The Jonathan Police Force

•Cops as battle axe

With its unfettered crackdown on the opponents of President Goodluck Jonathan, the Nigeria Police is making a passable imitation of a whip in the President’s hand Apart from allegations of partisanship by a section of the country in the 2001  ethno-religious crisis in Jos, Mohammed Dikko Abubakar’s appointment as the 15th indigenous Inspector-General of  Police, […]

2015 And Police Harassment


As we approach the 2015 general elections, there are ominous signs that the police might be used to harass members of the opposition parties and politicians who disagree with the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP-led Federal Government. This has been clearly demonstrated repeatedly in recent times in Rivers State where the police are not giving […]

PDP sweeps Enugu council polls

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won all the 17 chairmanship and 260 councillorship seats in the local government elections held in the eastern Nigerian state of Enugu on Saturday. Announcing the results on Sunday in Enugu, Dr Boniface Eneh, the Chairman of the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) said all the chairmanship candidates […]

PDP To Set Up State Disciplinary Committees

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has directed its state branches to inaugurate disciplinary committees to ensure discipline among members. This directive is contained in a statement issued by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr Olisa Metuh, in Abuja on Wednesday. According to the statement, the directive is in accordance with the provisions of Section 57(1) […]

Kwara LG Election Holds Saturday, Court Rules

An Ilorin High Court  on Friday dismissed an order seeking to restrain the Kwara State Independent Electoral Commission, KWSIEC, from conducting the council polls slated for Saturday, 26 October in the state. The All Progressives Congress, APC, had approached the high court seeking an order of injunction of the court restraining KWSIEC from conducting any […]

Heavy Security Ahead Of PDP’s Convention

Nigerian director of defence information maj-General Chris Olukolade: seeking to build confidence of citizens

Hundreds of well armed policemen have been deployed around Eagle Square, Abuja the venue of tomorrow’s mini convention of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. P.M.NEWS observed this morning that apart from surrounding Eagle Square itself and the policemen have taken over all areas adjacent to the venue of the convention and are preventing motorists from stopping […]

PDP’s NEC meets Thursday

The National Working Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has approved 22 August for the 62nd Emergency Meeting of the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC). According to a memo signed by Mr Charles Akitoye, the Acting National Secretary of the party in Abuja on Tuesday, issues relating to the party`s forthcoming Special National […]

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