Opposition

Ghana: ruling party runs militia training center with govt facilities.

Ghana’s ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) is operating a militia training center in a government facility, a local media network reported on Thursday. According to a Joy News investigative report, the NPP had been running, the group Eye Vigilante, at a center located in the capital, Accra, for the past two years. The facility is located in […]

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Atiku son-in-law and lawyer has been arrested by EFCC.

Nigeria’s main opposition chief, Atiku Abubakar, has alleged political persecution about a week after he lost presidential elections. The former vice president took to Twitter to decry arrest of two allies, his son-in-law and lawyer. He said the two had been arrested because: “They are paying the price for supporting me.” Local media reported that […]

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Nigeria polls: Buhari takes early lead in Etiki, Osun states.

Nigeria’s electoral commission chair Mahmood Yakubu declared on Sunday that he was generally happy with the progress made in the conduct of the presidential and national elections. Yakubu, who was addressing journalists on Sunday following Saturday’s vote admitted that there had been some glitches in several parts of the country, including in the two capitals […]

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Senegal: Former President Wade mobilizes against February 24 general election.

On Tuesday, Senegal’s former president Abdoulaye Wade called for the cancellation of presidential elections slated for February 24. He also called for peaceful protest against the polls. According to Wade, 92, the process was rigidly tilted in favour of the incumbent Macky Sall who he accuses of using state apparatus to block the participation of […]

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