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Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Friday triggered a fresh controversy about his status as a registered voter when he obtained a Temporary Voter Card (TVC) at his Okene Ward.
The Supreme Court on Friday set aside the decision of the Court of Appeal, Calabar, which compelled INEC to conduct elections in the 10 wards of Ikang, Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River State.
Catholic Bishops in Nigeria under the aegis of Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) have decried reported registration of under-aged people for electioneering purposes by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and called on the commission to urgently do something about it.
The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will cancel elections in wards with irregularities.
A legal luminary, Mba Ukweni, SAN, has called on federal agencies including Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, to prosecute all those involved in the registration of underage persons in some parts of the country.
The former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has counseled those opposed the reordering of next year’s general elections by the National Assembly to go to court over the new amendments.
The Akwa Ibom State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Mike Igini, has described elections conducted by State Independent Electoral Commissions as ‘rape of democracy’.
A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, on Thursday said politicians were the greatest threat to Nigeria’s democracy.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) plans to re-launch its Labour College Endowment Fund as part of activities marking its 40-year anniversary, Mr Peters Adeyemi, the Chairman, Organising Committee, has said.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River, Frankland Briyai, has said that 73,195 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) have yet to be collected by their owners in the state since 2015.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan is conspicuously absent at the ongoing third Council of State meeting called by President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The third Council of State meeting under President Muhammadu Buhari is currently underway inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa.
The Imo State Police Command has arrested a member of the four-man robbery gang that attacked a customer at Zenith Bank in Owerri, killing two policemen.
The Football Association has charged Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola for wearing a yellow ribbon during games.
West Ham defender Jose Fonte is joining Chinese club Dalian Yifeng, manager David Moyes has confirmed.
President Muhammadu Buhari said his government has sent more troops and surveillance aircraft to the entire North East territory on a 24-hour basis, to recover the schoolgirls abducted from the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi in Yobe State.
A suicide bomber who blew himself up after throwing a grenade into the US embassy compound in the Montenegro capital Podgorica left a farewell note seeking forgiveness from his family, local media reported Friday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all Nigerians, particularly the elite, to be prepared to make sacrifices as a foundation for national growth and development.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said all unclaimed looted assets including landed properties recovered by the federal government would be sold and the proceeds deposited into government treasury.
The Nigerian Embassy in Poland is organising for supporters to watch the Super Eagles international friendly against Poland.
The Ministry of Transportation on Tuesday received reports of investigation into two marine accidents, which occurred in Lagos and Delta, in 2013 and 2015 respectively. It will be recalled that the first accident occurred on Dec. 21, 2013.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that a properly secured Nation like Nigeria will ensure a more stable and secured Nation, insisting that one of the things Nigeria needs to do and do it well to be stable is the issue of security.