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Tanzania's main opposition party, Chadema, has nominated national vice chairman Tundu Lissu as its presidential candidate for the October 28 General Election, pending approval by the national delegates conference slated for Tuesday.
The decision by Zambia‘s electoral body to increase nomination fees for next year’s general elections has received mixed reactions from stakeholders.
The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue state has won the chairmanship positions in all the 23 local government areas (LGAs) as well as the 276 councillorship positions in the state at the council polls held on Saturday.
The Cross River State government has demolished four buildings in Calabar South owned by suspected kidnappers who have been declared wanted by the state government.
Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade on Thursday demolished a mini estate owned by a notorious kidnap Kingpin, Kufre Eyo Etim a.k.a “ROMANCE” at Edim Ita Street off CRUTECH community, Calabar South, LGA of the state.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has sacked two of his aides allegedly involved in a murder during the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) councillorship primaries on Feb.21.
The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has won in 22 out of 25 Local Government Areas in last Saturday’s Chairmanship and Councillorship election.
No fewer than 14 political parties will participate in the Adamawa Local Government Council elections scheduled for Dec. 7, an official has said.
Nigerians have never had it so bad as in the past four years of President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration which has witnessed the worst of insecurity, poverty, hunger coupled with multiple taxations that have made nonsense of its acclaimed poverty alleviation programmes.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi, on Thursday submitted final list of its chairmanship and councillorship candidates for the local government councils election holding on Oct. 26.
The Niger State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) has said that the administrative changes imposed on candidates contesting the November 30 local government elections is backed by law and will not be withdrawn.
Following the conduct of primary election to pick chairmanship candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the local council elections scheduled for November in Adamawa State, the party has announced results for 18 of the 21 local government areas.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) of Kebbi State has disclosed that over 800 aspirants have shown interest to contest for the Chairmanship and Councillor’s positions in the state’s 21 local government areas in the October 26 local government elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has powers to reduce the number of political parties in Nigeria, says senior lawyer, Femi Falana, decrying what he calls “unprincipled proliferation” of parties.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Kwali Area Council Chairmanship and Councillorship elections in the Federal Capital Territory inconclusive.
The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said Governor Godwin Obaseki delivers sustainable projects to better the lives of Edo people and does not go about stuffing dollars in babariga, like the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.
Malam Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate from 2015 to 2019, has called on the Kaduna state government and security agencies to seek out better strategies toward ending killings in the state.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa.
Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.
The United Arab Emirates says issuance of visas to Nigeria was suspended temporarily because of the COVID-19 pandemic as against speculations of severed bilateral relations between the two countries.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is delighted with his team's effort this season, despite losing the FA Cup final.
Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 10 civilians and kidnapped seven others in an attack on a village in the restive Lake Chad region on Friday, an army officer and local official said.
Former Deputy Senate President of Nigeria, Ike Ekweremadu, has congratulated Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen following his move to Napoli.
The Federal Government on Tuesday unveiled the new amendment to the 6th Edition of the Broadcasting Code, stressing that it will not yield to blackmail by a segment of the stakeholders opposed to the new code.