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Whatsapp, one of the world’s most popular instant messaging application, has awarded a $50,000 research grant for study on the use and abuse of of the platform during the 2019 elections.
The country representative of UN Women Nigeria and ECOWAS, Mrs Comfort Lamptey, lamented that low participation of women in politics undermines their opportunities in the country, adding that Nigeria is one of the countries with lowest number of women representation in political structures in the African region.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected yesterday’s Osun State governorship supplementary election, calling for its cancellation and the declaration of its candidate Ademola Adeleke as winner.
An election monitoring group, Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), has faulted the ongoing rerun election in Osun State as anti-democratic.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) in partnership with Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ), has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the conduct of the Osun governorship election.
The Civil Society Organization, in partnership with Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) had deployed about 200 trained observers to Osun state for the upcoming 2018 governorship elections.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday cautioned Nigerians against the spread of fake news, saying the nation could not afford another civil war.
A group under the auspices of Ekiti Recovery Movement (ERM), has described the widely acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Kashimaawo Olawale Abiola (MKO), as the pillar of Nigeria democracy.
Scholars and legal experts have blamed the high level of corruption, money laundering, fraud and other crime in the country on the Federal Government as well as some foreign collaborators.
MacArthur Foundation awards nearly $6.5 million to advance accountability, transparency and reduce corruption in...
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has announced nearly $6.5 million in funding to advance anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has cautioned politicians, especially incumbents, not to use desperation to retain power as the country prepares for 2019 elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the increasing number of registered political parties is not a challenge to it or the electoral process of the country.
The Centre for Citizens with Disability (CDD) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Disability Bill to ensure the full integration of People with Disabilities (PWDs) into the society.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it has started harmonising taxes in Nigeria as part of moves to reduce cases of multiple taxation.
The Citizens Advocacy for Social and Economic Rights (CASER), has decried the huge salary arrears owed private media practitioners and called for urgent measures to address it.
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One person was killed and 44 others were injured, three seriously, on Tuesday when a commuter train derailed near Barcelona due to a landslide caused by heavy rains, emergency services and Spain's rail operator said.
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at Riyom Town Hall camp in Plateau are complaining of starvation, degradation and in inhuman condition.
The Nigeria Police Force, Bayelsa State Command says it has arrested the killer of a Police Constable, Sammy Saturday, attached to the Counter Terrorism Unit (CPU) at Tombia Roundabout in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
Kano State government has been commended for the promoting business activities in the state and supporting state chamber of commerce to organize forthcoming 39th edition of the Kano International trade fair, which is schedule to take place from 22 November to December 8, 2019.
Nissan and Mitsubishi shares plunged Tuesday after chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested for alleged financial misconduct, that reportedly included exorbitantly priced houses and diverted compensation.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Wednesday inaugurated the 2018 Ember Months Road Safety awareness in Anambra.
Former Abia Warriors handler, Emmanuel Deutsch, says he’s ready to take up another job in the Nigeria Professional Football League side after parting ways with his Eastern club at the end of last season.
A disbarred Lagos Lawyer, Ephraim Emeka Ugwuonye, has been charged before a High Court in Abuja, alongside four others over their alleged involvement in the alleged killing of Abuja business woman, Charity Aiyedogbon.
Powerful International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Sheikh Ahmad Al-Sabah said on Monday he had temporarily stepped down from his roles in the Olympic body amid an ongoing legal case in Switzerland.Kuwait’s
Civil servants in Greece walked off the job Wednesday in a 24-hour strike to protest austerity measures, demanding wage and pension increases as well as the abolition of all legislation as part of the country’s international bailouts, according to Daily mail.