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PDP presents final witness at presidential election tribunal

The Peoples Democratic Party has just informed the presidential election petition tribunal that it has presented its last witness and was closing its case. The party made the announcement after presenting Osita Chidoka, a former aviation minister and national collation agent during the last poll. With the appearance of Mr…

ANALYSIS: 2015 elections hold no promise for improved women representation in Nigerian politics

The number of women elected to public offices in Nigeria may not increase significantly after this year’s election, analyses by PREMIUM TIMES and women rights activists have shown. This newspaper’s analysis show that in the 29 states where gubernatorial elections would hold this year, the representation of women seeking the…

ActionAid Nigeria Trains Journalists on Investigative Journalism

Ifeanyi Onuba was one of 17 journalists who attended ActionAid Nigeria’s (AAN) investigative journalism training for finance correspondents in Abuja. When Onuba arrived at Frankville Hotel, Karu, on December 4, 2014, he was looking forward to “getting more insight on investigative journalism.” However, after going through the agenda for the…