The senator representing Sokoto North senatorial district, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Tuesday commenced the training of 400 unemployed youths from across Sokoto State on how to effectively prepare profitable and acceptable feasibility studies and business plans.
Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, a former governor of Oyo State and governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), on Tuesday alleged that “some bad elements” within the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were conniving with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig next year’s election in the state.
The Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) have selected five political parties that will participate in the upcoming presidential debate.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday demanded the immediate and unconditional release of its chieftain, Dr. Doyin Okupe, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), accusing the commission and presidency of witch-hunt.
Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno and Chairman, APC South-West Reconciliation Committee says the party will bring on board all members to achieve victory in 2019 general elections.
David Ubugadu, the Nasarawa State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday promised to run an inclusive government if given mandate in 2019.
Managing Director of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), Dr. Jamilu Isyaku Gwamna, has lauded the present administration on its relentless fight against corruption in Nigeria and its reforms in the power sector.
The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) welcomed to its fold about 500 political appointees and elected officials who served under the first and second terms of former Governor Ayodele Fayose.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday set the tone for rancour-free 2019 electioneering as he joined 67 other presidential candidates to sign a peace accord anchored by the National Peace Committee.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, yesterday carpeted the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government’s security records, saying under its watch, more Nigerians had been killed than during the Civil War that ended in 1970.
Buoyed by the ongoing peace initiatives by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the governorship candidate of the party in Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has expressed confidence that Governor Ibikunle Amosun will reconcile with the party and support him to win the governorship election scheduled for March 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s communication rejecting the Electoral Act Amendment Bill for the fourth time sparked anger on the floor of the House of Representatives on Tuesday following the reading of the letter by Speaker Yakubu Dogara.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.
The Kogi State House of Assembly has declared vacant the seat of Hon. Linus Enench, the member representing Olamaboro Constituency of the state.The Kogi State House of Assembly has declared vacant the seat of Hon. Linus Enench, the member representing Olamaboro Constituency of the state.
Leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, have again urged party faithful in Epe to work for the interest of the party and shun sentiment.
The federal government has filed a $1.1 billion suit against Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Eni and other companies for a 2011 Malabu oil deal saying it was tainted with corruption.
The Director-General of National Action for the Control of AIDS, Dr Sani Aliyu, says the world is about 10 to 15 years close to attaining treatment or total cure of HIV.
A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Gudu, Abuja, on Thursday remanded a debarred lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye, who runs a popular Facebook page, “Due Process Advocate”, in prison following his arraignment by the police.
Outsourced staff of the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, on Thursday protested against 30-month salaries arrears the federal government is owing some workers of the organisation.
Mr Omoyele Sowore, Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), has protested against his non-inclusion in the planned Presidential Debate being organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG).
Bullet allegedly fired by men of the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Customs Service on Friday, killed a 35-year-old man, Samson Olabisi, at Ipokia Roundabout, Ipokia Local Government Area of the state.
Skyway Aviation Handling Company Plc (SAHCO), yesterday joined the league of quoted companies as the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) admitted its 406.074million ordinary shares of 50 kobo each at N4.65, raising its market capitalization, at listing, to N6.29 billion.
The Abia State Police Command has dismissed a trending video in the social media showing some unnamed Chinese said to have been arrested in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, with 15 human heads, saying no such thing happened.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp had no hesitation selecting James Milner at right-back for his 500th Premier League appearance.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday told Nigerian-German investors that Nigeria is now a food basket of the world with huge investment potentials.