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The presidential candidate of the Sustainable National Party (SNP), Ahmed Buhari, has finally withdrawn from the Feb. 16 presidential election.
Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, says no court has the right to stop a trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has cancelled his planned appearance on a Channels Television programme.
Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State says he is aware that 67 per cent of Christians in southern Kaduna will not vote for him in the governorship election even if he picks the Pope as his running mate.
The presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) and former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu, has rated Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari administration a ‘complete failure.’
Afenifere spokesman and activist, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, says contrary to reports, it was Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State and not President Muhammadu Buhari that recommended Amina Zakari as a nominee for an appointment at the Independent National Electoral Commission.
SERAP said: “The revelation by Alhaji Atiku is entirely consistent with SERAP’s recent report titled: From Darkness to Darkness: How Nigerians are Paying the Price for Corruption in the Electricity Sector, which also revealed how over N11 trillion meant to provide regular electricity supply was allegedly squandered by politicians and contractors under successive governments.”
The Nigerian Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick, is poised to meet with Chelsea winger Victor Moses and his representative in a fortnight in a bid to lure him back to the Super Eagles fold ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations tournament in June.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it does not plan to remove Amina Zakari as head of the collation centre committee for the general election.
The Presidency on Wednesday said it will not respond to request made by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that President Muhammadu Buhari should speak up personally on allegations that members of his family acquired majority shares in telecom giants, Etisalat (now 9mobile) and Money Deposit Bank, Keystone Bank PLC, until the opposition party provides evidence to back its claims.
The 2019 presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, has said the war on corruption by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government is selective, saying his government will use technology to end corruption if elected.
The Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) have selected five political parties that will participate in the upcoming presidential debate.
Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, has boasted that more Nigerians will vote for his principal in 2019 than they did in 2015.
A former governor of Oyo state and retired deputy commissioner of police, Adebayo Alao-Akala has kicked against the possible creation of state police.
Uche Nwosu, the Chief of Staff to the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said being a son-in-law to the governor does not ‘disqualify’ him from succeeding his boss in office.
A former governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, believes the perception of corruption about Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is being fuelled by his political opponents in the country.
At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.
Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.
The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Some thugs have been arrested ahead of Saturday elections in Kwara State, revealed Garba Madami, the Resident Electoral Commissioner of Independent National Electoral Commission in the state.
Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala is thrilled to have grabbed a brace for Barcelona Ladies in their Liga Iberdrola 3-2 defeat to Recreativo Huelva at the Miniestadi on Wednesday.
The FCT police command has arrested a 24-year-old woman and two of her accomplices over alleged abduction of two pupils from a school in Karu, Abuja.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will deploy 40 million of its members across the federation to monitor Saturday’s presidential election.
An All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, says the recent attack on the APC rally in Ogun was disrespectful to the office of the Nigerian President.