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Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, has faulted Nigeria’s electoral system describing it as being under assault.
Some eminent Nigerians on Tuesday called on the media to ensure a balanced reportage of electoral activities in order to consolidate the present political dispensation.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Osun State chapter, on Monday alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was colluding with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to alter the result sheets of the governorship poll held on the 22nd September; 2018 and the rerun exercise, which was won last Thursday by the candidate of the party, Mr Gboyega Isiaka Oyetola.
Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues.
Those who know the contributions of Festus Okoye as Executive Director, Human Rights Monitor to our election process may have commended his nomination last week as one of the National Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Okoye is eminently qualified to hold the highest office in INEC.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly would support initiatives and efforts aimed at widening the scope of women participation in politics and governance.
Tunisia's new President Kais Saied took the oath of office on Wednesday after his surprise election victory over champions of the political establishment.
The police on Wednesday arraigned a 28-year-old businesswoman, Sadiya Abdullahi in a Mararaba Upper Area Court for allegedly “sending” a snake to her neighbour’s room to harm his family.
Kidnappers who abducted Justice Abdu Dogo, a Federal High Court judge on Tuesday are demanding N50m ransom.
Boeing has said it expects its troubled 737 Max aircraft to return to the skies before the end of the year.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has consented to the request by the authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) to float a jetty at the school’s waterfront to complement transportation on the campus.
Many villagers have fled their homes for fear of being killed by bandits who attacked several villages in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Elder Simon Achuba, who impeached by the Kogi State House of Assembly, Friday, has insisted that he remains the Deputy Governor of the state.
Justice Ado Muktar of a Gudu Grade II Area Court, Abuja, on Monday granted custody of two children to their mother, Fatima Arasah.
Former Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista is set to dump Brazil and honour Spain call up, according to report.