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Kano Governor, Umar Ganduje, on Friday, said results of the recent re-run elections in the state had proven that his predecessor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, had been retired from politics.
The Presidency has described the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as the single biggest obstacle to good governance in Nigeria.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday said he was not in any contest or fight with anyone in the state.
Ahead of Saturday’s governorship elections in Kogi state, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged subterranean plans to deny voters their franchise.
Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has dared those planning to disrupt Bayelsa State governorship election to attempt any illegal action and be ready for the full wrath of the law.
Deputy Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology, Rep. Olaide Akinremi (APC-Oyo) said he would prioritise legislation that would support use of technology to improve electoral process in the country.
The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has revealed that well over fifty-five percent of the electorate who won the February 23, 2019 Presidential Election for President Muhammadu Buhari were women.
The Social Democratic Party (SDP), is not treating the disqualification of its candidate, Natasha Akpoti, ahead of Kogi State governorship election, with cuddling gloves, as it has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to court.
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Kogi have called on politicians, INEC and other stakeholders to ensure peaceful conduct of the Nov. 16 governorship election through strict adherence to the electoral law.
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Katsina State lawmakers to be selfless, visionary and committed to meeting the needs of the electorate, while minding their constitutional responsibilities.
After he had accepted to form a government on Wednesday, Britain’s 77th Prime Minister, Mr. Boris Johnson, gave his first speech in Downing Street.
The Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos State has charged the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee and the Legal Practitioners’ Disciplinary Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association and the courts to withdraw all the privileges that Prof Itse Sagay enjoys as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.
Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has called on the party to get rid of godfathers and entrench internal democracy.
Electorate in the Osun West Senatorial District of Osun State, currently being represented by Senator Ademola Adeleke have commenced move to have him sacked following an Abuja Court’s judgment, which held that he has no secondary school certificate.
For those of us who had hoped against hope, the 2019 presidential election has proved to be the last straw. We are now convinced that Nigeria is a hopeless case. This country is not just a major disappointment; it is decidedly firmly on the trajectory of a future break up.
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday chaired several hours of cabinet meetings in an attempt to plot a course out of the Brexit commotion.
A bench warrant was issued Monday for the arrest of Julius Malema, a fiery leader of one of South Africa’s main opposition parties, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF).
Journalist Erick Kabendera could finally walk to freedom as he has paid a TZS100 million ($43,325)for money laundering, as ordered by a Dar es Salaam court
Granit Xhaka has revealed how close he came to leaving Arsenal in January, while also confessing he would have reservations over captaining Arsenal again in the future.
A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered that a 36-year-old man, Augustine Chukwuma, who pleaded guilty to trafficking 5kg of Cocaine, be remanded in a Nigerian Correctional Service centre.
Two former African leaders, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia and Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone, as well as former prime minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, are to deliver keynote addresses and lecture at the 83rd birthday of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Nigeria forward Anthony Nwakaeme is expected to be fit for Trabzonspor’s Turkish Super Lig clash against Besiktas on Saturday.
Liverpool looked to be “breaking up” when Philippe Coutinho left for Barcelona, says Diego Simeone, but the Atletico Madrid boss admits they have become “even stronger” without the Brazilian.
The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, Delta State, has petitioned the police over the alleged detention of a 10-year-old boy, Prince Emeghene Idiovwa, by the management of a Warri-based private hospital over unpaid medical bills.
Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho said Chelsea are favourites to finish in the Premier League's top four as he heaped pressure on Frank Lampard's side ahead of the London derby.
The Nigeria Football Federation has stated that Mr. Bitrus Bewarang remains the Technical Director of the football–governing body, and that at no time has the body called for applications from candidates for his position, not to talk of appointing anyone into the post.