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No fewer than 32 women aspirants across the 23 local government areas of Kaduna State have indicated interest in seeking elective office in the May 12 local government poll.
A massive turnout of voters was witnessed at many polling units in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, today as voting began in the country’s Presidential, Parliamentary, Mayoral, and councillorship elections.
The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) has said all female aspirants for the Kaduna State local government election will be given free forms to contest.
Primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) preparatory to the local government elections in Oyo state, earlier scheduled to hold tomorrow (Monday) will no longer hold.
A fight over chicken at a political gathering in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, has claimed the life of a young man, Eyo Nsa, who was reportedly stabbed to death by members of a cult — King Crackers.
The All Progressive Congress, APC, Delta State Chapter, has rejected the alleged offer of chairmanship and councillorship positions to the party in the just concluded Local Government election in the state.
The Senate has passed the Electoral Act No. 6, 2010 Amendment Bill 2017, making it mandatory for use of card reader and banning of manual accreditation, when it becomes a law.
The Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), says it disqualified 73 candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Nov. 4 council polls in the state for non possession of tax clearance certificates.
The Accord Party on Friday said it would not participate in the Sept. 30 Lagos constituency bye-election in Eti-Osa Local Government area.
Hundreds of indigenes of Oboffia Awkunanaw, in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State protested what they called plans by some political leaders to impose an unpopular candidate on the community ahead of the November 4, Council elections in the state.
The Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the arrest of the bandits responsible for the death of three persons, two adults and a minor in Ugboha, Esan South East Local Local Government Council of Edo State, at the weekend.
World number one Roger Federer survived a scare from unseeded Borna Coric to beat him 5-7 6-4 6-4 in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells in the U.S.
The Nigeria Export-Import (NEXIM) Bank has said the federal government has made available N500 billion loanable for businessmen and women who are into production of goods and services for export.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned against rising risks in the banking sector leading to banks borrowing a total of N2.496 trillion from Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) during the last three months of 2017 according to data obtained from the apex bank at the weekend.
West Ham defender Angelo Ogbonna has been called up to the Italy squad as cover for the doubtful Giorgio Chiellini ahead of upcoming international friendlies.
Two students of the Ogun State Institute of Technology, Igbesa, have been expelled for anti-social behaviours, while a few others were placed on suspension for various offences.
The Imam of Abuja National Mosque, Dr Kabir Muhammad, has advised faith-based organisations in the country to respect constituted authorities by registering with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
More than 8,000 Ethiopian refugees have arrived in Moyale Town, Marsabit County in Kenya with tales on how they were evacuated from their homes by soldiers.
Manchester United suffered a shock exit in the UEFA Champions League last 16 with a 2-1 loss to Sevilla after substitute Wissam Yedder struck twice at Old Trafford on Tuesday.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has advised farmers in the North to plant early maturing and drought-resistant varieties of seeds so as to avoid yield loss in 2018.