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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has denied allegations made by Governor Ayo Fayose that it has colluded with the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Professor Kayode Soremekun, to recruit students of the university to act as presiding officers to rig the July 14 governorship election.
The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (SIECOM), on Monday, declared the local government elections results for Chikun as inconclusive, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Alhaji Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) Ekiti Governorship Primary Election Committee, has attributed the success of Saturday’s primary to mature conduct of aspirants and delegates.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El Rufai, yestrday said allegations of irregularities in last Saturday’s local government election will be investigated.
Justice Joyce Abdulmaleek of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, on Thursday dismissed a suit challenging the conduct of the Oyo State local government election on Saturday.
Russia’s cabinet resigned after President Vladimir Putin’s inauguration for a new presidential term, the government press service said in a statement Monday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, restated its resolve to transmit the results of the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states electronically.
Malawi’s newly-returned former president Joyce Banda said Monday she had evidence that corruption allegations against her were politically motivated as she left the door open to another presidential run.
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has said two former Nigerian leaders, Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida, are opposing the reelection bid of President Muhammadu Buhari because of the current administration’s resolve to tackle corruption.
The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday met behind closed-doors in Lagos with all the party’s aspirants for the Ekiti State governorship election.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, on Tuesday has once more said the All Progressives Congress (APC) cannot win elections in Bayelsa State.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said that the conduct of elections is no longer matters of guess work but a process that deliberate plan and strategy.
A contender for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party ahead of the July 14 Ekiti governorship election, Dayo Adeyeye, has petitioned the David Mark-led committee, seeking the cancellation of congresses in three local government areas of the state.
Zimbabwe’s elections scheduled to take place this year will be the most important in a generation and critical to restoring democracy and economic growth in the southern African nation that has been dominated by one party since independence in 1980, said opposition politician Tendai Biti.
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki on Tuesday submitted a request asking the International Criminal Court to investigate alleged human rights violations linked to Israeli settlement policies
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has said that his administration and the Peoples Democratic Party would favour no candidate during the 2019 general elections’ for House of Assembly.
Former Italy star Andrea Pirlo took to the pitch for the final time to say goodbye to football in a star-studded testimonial “Night of the Master” tournament at the San Siro on Monday.
The head of Malaysia’s anti-graft agency MohdAbdull Shukri, who was restored to the agency by Malaysia’s new government following Najib’s Rasak’s election defeat on May 9, said someone sent a bullet to his home with a warning to stop investigations.
At least 12 police personnel, including two senior officers, were killed in fresh clashes with Taliban militants in eastern Afghanistan’s Ghazni province overnight, a local official said Tuesday.
But police spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, said the transfer was not because of Senate President Bukola Saraki. He, however, warned that an alarm raised by Mr Saraki over the development could compromise investigation and demoralise families of those killed by the criminal gang.
Carlos Carvalhal and Paul Lambert’s departures from their clubs on Friday mean there have now been a Premier League-record 15 managerial changes this season.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday promised that his administration will continue to work with member-countries of the Economic Community of West African States to ensure stability in the sub-region.
An Accounting graduate at the American University of Nigeria, Yola, Benedict Egwuchukwu, was Friday named the best graduating student of the university.
Turkey wants the UN General Assembly to pass a resolution regarding Jerusalem, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, as the discomfort over Palestinians killed in Gaza by Israeli forces grows.