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A major drama occurred at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, venue of the presidential debate, as the former vice president and presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, refused to participate in the debate, citing the absence of President Buhari as reason.
Suit No. FHC/ABJ/CS/1147/2019 Femi Joseph v Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and two others are suits climbing through the Federal High Court. The other two defendants are the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the candidate of the PDP in Saturday’s Kogi State governorship polls, Engr. Musa Wada.
The Supreme Court has fixed November 15 to explain why it dismissed the appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Former Governor of Borno State Maina Maaji Lawan has appealed to Nigerians, particularly traders, to accept the current border closure in good faith, saying it has ong-term benefits.
A suit challenging whether the Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello, is fit to contest for the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state will tomorrow, Friday, come up at the Federal High Court, Abuja.
The Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, on Thursday declared that the All Progressive Congress has no governorship candidate in the state for the November 16th, 2019 governorship election.
The Ebonyi State Police Command, on Wednesday, arraigned three persons, Mbam Oliver, 35; Mbam Igbogu, 40; and Chukwuemeka Nwovu, 22, for allegedly stealing goats and fish.
City opted not to sign a replacement when Kompany left at the end of last season and Aymeric Laporte is not expected to return for at least another two months after sustaining a knee injury in September.
Kenya on Thursday said it would increase forest cover to at least 10 per cent by planting two billion tree seedlings by 2022, Kariako Tobiko, Environment and Forestry Cabinet Secretary said.
Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker Mudashiru Obasa has urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to give priority to rail infrastructure to develop the state.
Spain holds its fourth general election in as many years on Sunday with renewed tensions over Catalonia’s separatist movement in the foreground, an issue that has fuelled a surge in support for upstart far-right party Vox.