Despite Whopping N189 billion Budget, Logistics May Mar Saturday’s Presidential, National Assembly Elections

Despite Whopping N189 billion Budget, Logistics May Mar Saturday’s Presidential, National Assembly Elections

With a whopping N189 billion in its kitty, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has failed in handling the logistics for Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, Next Edition can authoritatively report today. The budget approved by the National Assembly for the forthcoming election is by far the largest ever given to the commission. But […]

BREAKING: No Adamawa Town Taken by Boko Haram

BREAKING: No Adamawa Town Taken by Boko Haram

Adamawa State Police Command and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) have debunked claims that Boko Haram has overrun communities in the area. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Othman Abubakar and the state CAN Chairman, Stephen Mamza, made this known in separate interviews with The NEXT EDITION on Tuesday. Mr. Abubakar said although Boko […]

BREAKING: VP Osinbajo Escapes Death as Chopper Crash-lands in Kogi

BREAKING: VP Osinbajo Escapes Death as Chopper Crash-lands in Kogi

A presidential chopper conveying Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, crash-landed in Kogi State Saturday but sources said the occupants escaped death. The chopper which conveyed Mr. Osinbajo to an All Progressives Congress (APC) rally is said to have come down in Kabba. Spokesperson to the VP, Laolu Akande, in a tweet, indicated that his principal […]

US Embassy Criticises CJN’s Suspension, Calls for Urgent Resolution of Crisis

US Embassy Criticises CJN’s Suspension, Calls for Urgent Resolution of Crisis

The United States Embassy on Saturday criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen and his replacement with Justice Mohammed Tanko. In a three-paragraph statement posted on its website and Facebook page, the Embassy said it is deeply concerned by the impact of the decision to suspend and replace […]

Ozekhome Calls for Mass Action over Onnoghen’s Suspension

Ozekhome Calls for Mass Action over Onnoghen’s Suspension

A rights activists and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mike Ozekhome, Friday called on Nigerians to come out in a mass action against the removal of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen. President Muhammadu Buhari had during the day announced the suspension of CJN and the appointment of Justice Mohammed Tanko as a […]

INVESTIGATION: How President Buhari has implemented APC’s 2015 Election Manifesto – Part 2

INVESTIGATION: How President Buhari has implemented APC’s 2015 Election Manifesto – Part 2

This review was initiated in response to the invitation by the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) John Odigie-Onyegun, that Nigerians hold the party accountable for the implementation of its 2015 Manifesto.  “All Nigerians must join hands to actualize what is contained in this manifesto and hold us to account if we […]

BREAKING: IGP Idris Out As Adamu Mohammed Takes Over

BREAKING: IGP Idris Out As Adamu Mohammed Takes Over

A new Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed will be announced by the Federal Government on Wednesday just as Ibrahim Idris goes on retirement. The new IGP, Mr. Mohammed is an Assistant Inspector General of Police and hails from Nasarawa State. A top police source told The Next Edition the new IGP will be unveiled […]

Close Down Courts until Buhari’s Madness against Judiciary is Reversed – Ozekhome

Close Down Courts until Buhari’s Madness against Judiciary is Reversed – Ozekhome

One of Nigeria’s senior lawyers, Mike Ozekhome, has called for a total shutdown of courts across the country to protest President Muhammadu Buhari’s “onslaught against the judiciary.” Mr. Ozekhome also urged Nigerians to defend the nation’s democracy, adding that a strong judiciary is one of the fundamental platforms for any meaningful constitutional government. According to […]

Exclusive: Ignore FG – Senior Lawyer Advises CJN

Exclusive: Ignore FG – Senior Lawyer Advises CJN

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Sebastian Hon, has advised the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, to disregard the call by the Federal Government to resign from office. Mr. Hon made the demand on Saturday as the controversy over the planned trial of the CJN and the call for his resignation rages. The […]

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