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Ahead of Kogi State governorship election scheduled for November, Kola Ologbondiyan, the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Wednesday, boasted that the winning streak of the party in the just concluded governorship elections would be repeated in the state.
A federal lawmaker representing Dekina/Bassa federal constituency in Kogi State, Hon. Benjamin Okolo, has raised the alarm over an alleged threat to his life by the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in his constituent for defecting to opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said President Muhammadu Buhari has shown that he lacks democratic credentials by applauding and approving what he described as : “a charade that passed for the governorship election in Ekiti State last Saturday.”
The Peoples Democratic Party has alleged that its members were harassed and brutalised before and during Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State.
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Wednesday accused President Muhammadu Buhari of treating killer herdsmen with kid gloves.
The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday said it would investigate the alleged brutalisation of a civilian by a rating, which went viral on social media.
The Association of Resident Doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest as they commenced a two-day warning strike.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received reports of killings in Katsina State with shock, assuring government will restore peace and stability in the polity.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri plans showdown talks with the club’s hierarchy after next week’s Europa League final to see if they want the Italian to remain in charge next season.
The remains of the 18 farmers killed by bandits in Batsari local government area of Katsina State have been buried in Katsina amidst tears by families and sympathizers.
Ghana striker, Asamoah Gyan, has bowed to a presidential request to make himself available for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations, just 48 hours after announcing his international retirement.
Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde is not optimistic about having Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele available for the Copa del Rey final.
American aircraft manufacturer Boeing admitted that there were defects in its 737 MAX flight simulators’ software that is used to train pilots, following two deadly crashes involving the aircraft.
Nollywood romantic movie “2 Weeks in Lagos” has premiered at the 72nd edition of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in France.
Manchester City and Arsenal to battle four other clubs of Celtic, Rangers, Southampton and Rennes for Nigerian descent Joe Oluwaseyi Temitope Ayodele-Aribo from Charlton Athletic.
The Lagos State police command has said a gardner in a secondary school has been arrested over the alleged murder of a Senior Secondary school student.