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An indication that President Muhammadu Buhari may dissolve the Federal Executive Council (FEC) earlier than the May 29 terminal date of his first term in office emerged yesterday when he asked ministers and agency heads to turn in their handover notes by Wednesday.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared that the negative roles played by the Nigerian Army during the 2019 general elections is the worst in the history of the country, saying that the Nigerian Army’s political interference in the state is the most unfortunate infraction in the nation’s democratic experience.
The governorship candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Jeremiah Useni, has sid he would still participate in the governorship re-run election schedule to hold on 23rd March in the state.
The Rivers State Government has faulted the position of the Nigerian Army on events at the collation centre for the March 9, 2019 governorship election in the state.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said that no other party can win in the state except the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Independent National Electoral Commission has admitted that soldiers and armed gangs were used to intimidate and unlawfully arrest its staff during the recent governorship election held on March 9, 2019, in Rivers state.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Delta State has said it would not accept the outcome of the Governorship and State House of Assembly held last Saturday across the state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday suspended all electoral processes in the governorship and House of Assembly elections in Rivers until further notice.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Saturday voted during the Governorship and State Assembly elections, declaring that he is confident of victory .
Scores of adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Ojo and Iba Collation Centres in Lagos on Saturday staged a protest over unpaid allowances.
An elections observer group, the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to explain why over one million votes were cancelled in the recently conducted Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for nationwide security alert as it alleged that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is currently recruiting armed thugs and miscreants to attack ward and local government collation centres.
The Ag Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has assured foreign observers of adequate protection before, during and after the general elections, contrary to the body bag threat issued by the governor of Kaduna state, Malam Nasir el-Rufai.
At this rate, President Muhammadu Buhari may beat former military President General Ibrahim Babangida to the record of collecting the most abusive letters from a former president.
Ahead of 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ebonyi State, has trained tactical and operational security officers on election processes and procedures.
The Inspector general of the Nigerian Police Force, Ibrahim Idris, has unveiled the security arrangement for the 22 September governorship election in Osun, deploying not only adequate personnel, but also 300 patrol vehicles, 30 Armoured Personnel Carriers and two surveillance helicopters.
The Nigeria police force have warned against the buying and selling of votes in the Osun state governorship election scheduled to hold on Saturday.
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The Police Command in Kano State has confirmed the arrest of a housewife, Aisha Ali, who allegedly poured hot water on the private part of her husband.
The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, announced in a statement on Tuesday that she had submitted her resignation from the IMF and it will go into effect in September.
The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA).
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted to the latest letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari describing the former’s action as patriotic.
Former president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, has denied that the Gupta family had any influence in the appointment of his Cabinet ministers.
Barely 48 hours after the House of Representatives Committee set up to investigate the crisis that trailed the controversial inauguration of the Edo State House of Assembly, two All Progressives Congress groups, the Etsako Solidarity Front, ESF and the Owan Renaissance, have raised alarm over neutrality of the committee as they alleged that the committee’s trip to Benin City last Friday was sponsored by an individual.
Osun State Governor, Mr.Adegboyega Oyetola, on Tuesday disclosed that comments credited to the Adeleke family over his victory at the Supreme Court as a statement made out of “ignorance”.
The Zamfara Governorship Election Tribunal on Tuesday dismissed four members of the PDP challenging the election of Governor Bello Matawalle.
Burundi has appointed the head of the ruling party youth league to head its state-run broadcaster, a move an opposition party has described as a danger to press freedom.
The US House of Representatives on Friday approved a measure that would bar President Donald Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, setting up a confrontation with the White House over the administration’s aggressive stance toward Tehran.