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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that the just concluded Saturday governorship election was generally successful.
Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, a coalition of no fewer than 70 civil society organisations (CSOs), has called for urgent legislation to tackle the challenge of vote buying in Nigeria’s elections.
Coalition of observer groups and Civil Society Organisations that observed and monitored the Saturday July 14th Governorship elections in Ekiti State have condemned the announcement of the All Progressives Congress APC candidate John Kayode Fayemi as the winner of the elections.
UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence and Conflict, Ms Pramila Patten, has recounted what she termed “horrific testimonies” by rape survivors in war-torn South Sudan.
The Zamfara state government has inaugurated two drugs regulatory committees established by the Pharmaceutical Council of Nigeria (PCN) as part of its efforts to ensure effective drugs regulation in the state.
Ahead of the 2019 general election, civil society organisations (CSOs) have called on security agencies, especially the police and the Department of State Services (DSS) not to join partisan interest to subvert the electoral process.
Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday said that the commission was collaborating with security agencies to track those behind the online advert for sale of blank permanent voters cards (PVCs) in the open market.
The federal government says it will commence disbursement of the recovered $322 million Abacha loot through Conditional Cash Transfers (CCT) to 302,000 poor households in 19 states in July.
The National Assembly says it is collaborating with the Prisons Rehabilitation and Welfare Action, a Non-Governmental Organisation to curb the challenges bedeviling the Nigeria Prisons Service.
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 National Orientation Agency (NOA) Sokoto State, in partnership with the Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (CLSD), is to promote transparency, empower citizens, fight corruption and harness new technologies to strengthen governance.
Three civil society organisations have supported Soyinka’s call on the President to set up a Hall of Shame for corrupt past leaders and politicians.
The embattled commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Dickson Akoh, has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to unseal its headquarters in line with various court orders.
The family of late MKO Abiola and some Civil Society Organisations have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to end poverty in the nation, as that was what Abiola stood for.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday tendered an apology on behalf of the Federal Government to the family of late business mogul, MKO Abiola, over the annulment of the June 12 presidential election.
Iran’s top authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has criticised Saudi Arabia over its management of the hajj pilgrimage and called for a fresh investigation into a 2015 crush that killed hundreds, Iranian state TV reported on Monday.
Saying he was quite pleased with their intellectual and professional achievements, the President in a statement by his special adviser media, Femi Adesina, lauded them for representing Nigeria well, and for always being in touch with their motherland.
Russian authorities have charged four members of the punk activist group Pussy Riot for disrupting the World Cup final by running onto the pitch.
Nasarawa Gom community in Jos North Local Government area of Plateau on Monday held a town hall meeting to fashion out ways of curbing electoral violence in the area.
Indian police arrested two men on Monday over the gang rape and burning to death of a woman, the latest shocking crime against females in the country, officials said.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received his South African counterpart, Cyril Ramaphosa, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Jose Mourinho has told England to "believe in the process" after their World Cup campaign finished with a 2-0 defeat against Belgium in the third-place play-off on Saturday.
The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting on Tuesday ended inconclusively, the second time in three weeks.
The people of the politically significant State of Ekiti have spoken against their Governor, outgoing governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, who told them that the governorship election they just had was a referendum on President Muhammadu Buhari.
Twelve Thai boys rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand will be discharged from hospital next week, health minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn said.