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Groups of “yellow vest” protesters across France responded scathingly to the “crumbs” offered by President Emmanuel Macron in a speech intended to defuse their revolt, but others acknowledged his efforts.
More opposition parties in Lagos on Friday denied involvement in the endorsement of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Jide Sanwoolu for 2019.
Members of the Imo State All Progressives Congress (APC) Coalition have boycotted the fresh governorship primary election in the state ordered by the party’s national leadership. The party had fixed a rerun of the governorship primary in Imo State after cancelling an earlier one supervised by the Ahmed Gulak committee over alleged flaws.
The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called for the cancellation of what it described as ‘charade’ and ‘contraption’ the supplementary election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Chief of Staff to the Osun State Governor, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has won the All Progressives Congress governorship ticket.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused Buba Galadima, chairman of the Reformed-APC, a faction of the ruling party, of impersonation.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) berates the national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a charade, a mockery of democracy and assault on the sensibility of Nigerians.
Ahead of the 2019 presidential election, the PDP Youth and Elders Forum, has thrown its weight behind the 2019 presidential ambition of the former minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Barr. Tanimu Kabiru Turaki, SAN.
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.
A new private radio station, ‘Our People’s FM’, allegedly owned by former Governor Ayo Fayose has been sealed off by the Ekiti State government.
Police authorities in Kano said over 15,000 policemen have been deployed for Saturday’s presidential election.
Junior foreign ministers from Britain and Russia met in Germany on Saturday in the highest-level contact between the two countries since an alleged nerve agent attack in Britain last March froze diplomatic relations.
President Muhammadu Buhari says he will probe the spending of the $16 billion Independent Power Project executed by the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, has passed on.