A former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has reacted to the claim by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has planted some presidential aspirants within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Five governorship aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kaduna State on Friday passed vote of no confidence on the party’s State Chairman, Hassan Hyat, for allegedly favouring a particular aspirant ahead of the party’s primaries.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Taraba State, Baba Yusuf, on Thursday said the commission has registered 388, 390 fresh voters in the just concluded Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, exercise ahead of the 2019 general election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged members of the public to disregard the allegation that it created illegal polling units in Osun ahead of the Saturday governorship election in the state.
One of the Presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and a Senator representing Kano-Central in the National Assembly, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has said the PDP lost the 2015 presidential election to the All Progressives Congress, APC, because they fielded only one candidate.
A presidential aspirant on the platform of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Dr. Obadiah Mailafia has revealed that he has emerged as the consensus candidate of the Southern and Middle-Belt Forum ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The presidential aspiration of frontline contestant on the platform of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, got a boost yesterday as another top contender and veteran of presidential politics, Alhaji Ibrahim Eyitayo Dan-Musa, shelved his ambition in favour of Olawepo-Hashim.
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential aspirant and Governor of Sokoto State, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, has assured that he would back the much sought for restructuring by a segment of Nigeria if elected the President of the country in 2019.
The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, on Friday, insisted that he has not violated any law by evading the mandatory national service for fresh Nigerian graduates.
The Senator representing Delta North in the National Assembly, Peter Nwaoboshi, has denied media reports that an Abuja court has ordered for his arrest as part of investigations by the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property.
The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has urged the European Union election observers that came to observe the Osun governorship election not to be biased in their reports.
After weeks of rancorous campaigns, the people of Osun State will today file out to elect a new governor that will succeed Rauf Aregbesola.
The Minister of Transportation and Director-General of the President Buhari 2019 Campaign Organisation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has accused the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, and the representative of Rivers South-East Senatorial District, Magnus Abe, of conniving and conspiring to disparage and defame him.
The Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Garbai El-Kanemi has said the top priority of anyone who wants to rule the state in 2019 should be massive development of destroyed public infrastructure and provision of jobs to teeming unemployed youths.
Less than 24 hours to Osun state governorship election, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of conniving with Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create illegal polling units with the intention to rig the poll.
The European Union has urged politicians to shun vote-buying in the Osun State governorship election holding on Saturday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has implored the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to monitor campaign finances of political parties and their candidates ahead of the 2019 elections.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, on Saturday said he would emerge the winner of the election, provided it is free and fair.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Katsina State coordinator, Hajiya Ramatu Sanda, has disclosed that the scheme has partnered with Katsina Youth Craft Village to create opportunities for corps members to perfect the skills they acquired at the orientation camp.
The death toll after a ferry capsized in Lake Victoria has risen to 151, state-run TV station TBC said Saturday as rescue workers pressed on with the search to find scores more people feared drowned.
Jurgen Klopp has challenged Liverpool to become the "ugliest team" to play against in the Premier League.
The Defence Headquarters has lamented that antimilitary reports discrediting the efforts of the troops in the Northeast dampen troops morale.
Trading activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed on Thursday on a positive growth, with Lafarge Wapco leading the gainers’ table for the day.
The bodies of three policemen abducted by militants were recovered in Indian-administered Kashmir on Friday, police said, as tensions mount ahead of local civic polls.
Moscow said Friday Washington's latest raft of anti-Russian sanctions that also target China undermined global stability, warning the United States against "playing with fire."
The electoral fortune of Senator Iyiola Omisore received a boost Wednesday when leaders of a faction of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Osun State asked all their supporters to massively vote for the party during the Saturday Governorship Election.
A malaria outbreak has infected at least 137 people in Indonesia’s West Lombok after the island was rocked by a series of earthquakes in recent months, an official said Sunday.