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Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari urged to sustain commitment toward free, peaceful, credible election

The Fellowship of Churches of Christ in Nigeria on Tuesday urged President Buhari to sustain his commitment toward ensuring free, fair and credible 2019 general elections.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Elections: APC will emerge victorious in Edo Central – Governor Obaseki

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has expressed confidence that Candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Edo Central Senatorial District would emerge victorious in the forthcoming elections.

Elections: Kingsley Moghalu wants more investment in education

Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, the presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), has called for a political will for more investment in the nation’s education sector.
Kingsley Moghalu

Kingsley Moghalu: How I will defeat President Buhari, Atiku Abubakar

Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, the presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) says he would defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Feb. 16 presidential poll.
Yusuf Yabagi Sani

Yabagi Sani: Oil money should used to develop the country

Mr Yabagi Sani, the Action Democratic Party (ADP) presidential candidate, has experessed the need to use Nigeria’s oil revenue to develop the nation.
Felix Tshisekedi

Felix Tshisekedi declared winner of Congo election

Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral commission on Thursday declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the surprise winner of 30 December presidential election, a result that sets the stage for the country’s first democratic transfer of power.

INEC: 20, 000 candidates participating in 2019 elections

The Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said there are over 20,000 candidates jostling for positions in the 2019 general elections.

Elections: Court nullifies all APC primaries in Rivers

A federal high court in Port Harcourt on Monday nullified both the direct and indirect primaries conducted by two factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State.
Jerry Gana, former Minister of Information

Jerry Gana: Nigeria’s 1,400 illegal entry points worrisome

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Jerry Gana, on Saturday expressed concern over the 1,400 illegal entry points in the country.
Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, addressing a mammoth crowd, during the flag off of his campaign for election to the Ogun Central Senatorial seat, at Post Office, Abeokuta

Political watchers bemoan low-key campaigns few weeks to elections

Some political watchers on Saturday, expressed concern over very low campaigns by political parties and their candidates few weeks to the general elections.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Elections: Governor Obaseki canvasses votes for APC

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has implored residents of Oredo Local Government Area (LGA) of the state to vote en mass for the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the forthcoming elections.

Governor Okorocha: I have not dumped APC

Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha has denied reports that says that he announced his defection from All Progressives Congress, APC, to Action Alliance, AA, to join his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu during the New Year Crossover Service in Government House.

JAMB warns prospective UTME candidates against fraudsters

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has called on prospective candidates to disregard advertisements in the social media announcing sales of registration documents and subject combinations with some illegal centres.

Elections: I’m a prophet the Igbo should listen to – Chris Ngige

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, says he is a prophet and the Igbo should listen to him ahead of the 2019 elections.
Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary

The three frontrunners in DR Congo’s elections

Three men dominate the field of 21 candidates vying to become next president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa's second-largest nation.
Peoples Redemption Party PRP

PRP vows to win Kaduna governorship election

The People’s Redemption Party (PRP) has set its machinery in place to take over the state from the ruling APC government.

2019: ADC rules out merger with any other parties in Lagos

Chairman, Lagos State chapter of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Pastor Kayode Jacobs, on Thursday declared that his party will not merge or enter into any working agreement with any political party in the state for the 2019 general elections.

Abdulfatah Ahmed: Vandalisation of campaign billboards unacceptable

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has condemned as unfortunate and unacceptable, the vandalisation of billboards belonging to political parties and their candidates in the state by unknown persons.

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Board says working to make UNILAG sports hub

As the University of Lagos (UNILAG) prepares to host the 26th Nigerian Universities Games Association (NUGA) Games, its Sports Management Board says the institution will soon be the country’s sports hub.

Abuja court suspends arrest warrant against NFF chiefs, summons presidential panel

The Chief Magistrate District Court II in Abuja has suspended the warrant of arrest issued previously to the Special Presidential Investigative Panel (SPIP) headed by Chief Okoi Obono-Obla against five top officials of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

18 killed after bus overturned in western Ethiopia

Eighteen people died after a bus overturned in western Ethiopia on Wednesday, leaving scores of others with serious injuries, police said.
Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)

Governors forum meeting fails to hold for lack of quorum

The meeting of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) expected to discuss the issue of a new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers failed to hold on Wednesday due to lack of quorum.

North Korea’s top envoy Kim Yong Chol arrives in Beijing

North Korea’s top envoy involved in talks with the United States arrived in Beijing on Thursday and is thought to be en route to Washington, South Korean news agency, Yonhap reported.