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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and its innovations for credible governorship election in Edo on Saturday.
Rev. Dr. Felix Omobude, National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has charged the people of Edo State to maintain peace and orderliness before, during and after the September 19 governorship election in the state.
The Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the ongoing review of the Electoral Law will inject better ideas into the country’s electoral system.
The Department of State Security (DSS) has disclosed that some category of political and youth leaders likely to instigate violence and stockpile arms have been placed under surveillance ahead of the November 16 governorship election.
Nigerians go to the polls on Saturday for the second time in a fortnight for the governorship and state assembly elections, against a backdrop of tensions and fears of violence.
A coalition of civil society groups in Rivers State has called on the Federal Government and the Independent National Electoral Commission not to consider staggering the rescheduled elections.
Some residents of Anambra have expressed sadness over the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), describing it as `unfortunate’.
The Presidency Tuesday said it had, through intelligence reports, uncovered plot by some elements within the polity to cause widespread violence during and after the forthcoming general elections.
The governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA), Uche Nwosu, has restated that no amount of cheap blackmail will dissuade him and his followers from supporting President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection.
Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, has expressed confident that the people of Borno and northeast who have experienced a lot of challenges as a result of boko haram insurgency would not engage themselves in any form of politically motivated or related violence before, on or even after the elections.
Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State, says that Nigeria must have an independent electoral empire to achieve a credible election in the country.
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has warned government organisations against outright rejection of corps members posted to them in the state.
The Federal Government has said the country does not have an official data of persons living with disability, maintaining that the 25 million number being bandied around should be taken with a pinch of salt.
Ahead of forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election that will hold on December 5, both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State have engaged each other on allegations of voting buying.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Borno said it has concluded necessary preparations to hold bye-elections for the two vacant seats in the state House of Assembly on Saturday.
A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar on Thursday affirmed Dr Stephen Odey as candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Cross River North Senatorial bye election.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Thursday said Nigeria has been plunged into several security, socio-economic challenges because those entrusted with the leadership of the country have abandoned the path of truth, equity, fairness and justice.
A teacher identified as Mr Paul Aluola and his wife have been reportedly kidnapped by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Ewatto, Esan South East local government area of Edo state.
Zamfara Governor Dr Bello Mohammed Matawalle has assured that the ongoing Zamfara State International Cargo Airport project embarked upon by his administration will become operational by June 2021.
Head Coach of Rivers United, Stanley Eguma, is disappointed with his team’s first leg defeat to Futuro Kings of Equatorial Guinea in the CAF Confederation Cup match on Saturday.
The number of confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the African continent has reached 2,163,284 as of Monday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
Nigerian major carrier, Air Peace, has announced that it would commence flight operations to Makurdi, Benue State capital, from Lagos and Abuja on December 7, 2020.