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Some passengers of Lufthansa Airlines to Frankfurt, Germany, were on Wednesday night stranded at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, due to inability of the airline to airlift them as scheduled.
Some Igbo leaders, including politicians and chiefs, Wednesday promised to support Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar towards his desire to becoming the next Nigerian president in 2019.
Prominent Igbo leaders including elders, traditional and religious leaders as well as women groups rose from a one-day meeting in Enugu with an endorsement for the joint presidential ticket of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi for the 2019 general election.
The gubernatorial candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), in Imo State, Dr. Casimire Anyanwu, has denied selling his ticket for N10 billion as being rumoured ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The organisation urged Mr. Buhari to “reform the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) to remove opportunities for corruption in privatisation process, and to instruct the EFCC and ICPC to ensure the recovery of proceeds of corruption.
Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Prof Tam David-West, has declared that he cannot vouch for retired Gen. Ibrahim Babangida’s integrity and that the former military president is not in the same league with President Muhammadu Buhari in terms of clean leadership.
Rev. Fr. Chris Anyanwu, Director of Social Communications, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, has urged political leaders to act fast to eliminate the growing rate of hunger and poverty in the country.
Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped for a week, a spokesperson for Liberia's disaster management agency said on Sunday.
The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia says it has uncovered the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) grand plot to rig the general elections in the state.
Activist lawyer, Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has warned the police against restricting human and vehicular movements on election days, saying it is unconstitutional.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, on Sunday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of alleged plan to rig the Presidential and National Assembly elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC).
With 136 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 31 death and 22.8 percent fatality rate, the Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria has exceeded the emergency threshold for Lassa fever.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has honoured the order of the Federal High Court, Abuja which directed it to forward the name of Alhaji Sani Musa (313) to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as its senatorial candidate for Saturday’s election.
Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general of the federation, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone elections in Zamfara state because of litigation.
The Federal Government on Thursday alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wants to set up a parallel electoral body for the coming elections.
The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has said the UK and other foreign missions are in Nigeria because they want the election to be successful.
Chief Ademola Odunade, President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Monday dissolved a 31 year-old marriage between one Azeez Muritala and Ramota over religious differences.