Orji Uzor Kalu: “The INEC should conduct the 2023 elections same day as staggered elections are unnecessarily expensive. The conduct of the elections in different days gives room for rigging, thuggery and several vices. It also puts the lives of the voters and INEC officials on intense danger.”
Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed cease-fire declaration signaled a new approach, at least for a while. The cease-fire “will enable farmers to till their land, aid groups to operate without any military movement around and engage with remnants (of Tigray’s former ruling party) who seek peace,” Ethiopia’s statement said, adding that efforts to bring Tigray’s former leaders “to justice” continue.
According to Alade Rotimi-John, lawyer and political analyst, “The failure or reluctance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to keep its promise of a restructured Nigeria on assumption of office and the arrogant self-deception of the presidency are hinged on the patently false premise that Nigeria may continue to operate a rogue constitution as her grundnorm and yet, remain as an indissoluble entity.”