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The Nigerian Embassy in Germany has said the attackers of Ike Ekweremadu, former Deputy Senate President, will be prosecuted under German laws, which stipulate fine or imprisonment of up to 10 years for physical assaults, depending on the gravity.
Following the recent herdsmen-farmers clash in the eastern zone, town union presidents under the aegis of the Indegenous Imo Town Unions (IITU) and their counterparts in the southeast have threatened to resort to self defence if the federal government fails to address the menace of herdsmen in the region.
Ahead of the February 16 presidential election, the Association of South East Town Unions (ASETU) at the weekend endorsed Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and his running mate, Peter Obi, as their choice for the country’s top two political offices.
Mrs Jennifer Abubakar, wife of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has urged Imo women to elect leaders who will improve the lives of women and children.
Peter Obi, the former Governor of Anambra State and the Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has called on the people of the South East to vote for the Presidential candidate of PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, during the 2019 February presidential election, stating that Igbo would be the greatest beneficiary under the Federal Government if Atiku wins.
Chairman of Atiku Presidential Nomination Council and member, Board of Trustees of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has endorsed the Atiku Abubakar/Peter Obi ticket for the forthcoming presidential election.
Ahmed Musa has stated Nigeria will not underrate Lesotho when they meet in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game on Sunday.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the electoral process during Kogi governorship election.
Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted security agencies especially the military and the police of an alleged plot by leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to frustrate collation of results in Bayelsa State.
Kogi elections: Vote-buying, electoral violence rife despite heavy security presence – Situation Room
It said attacks on electoral observers, vote-buying and electoral violence happened despite the heavy presence of security officials.
2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) top scorer, Odion Ighalo, has warned the Eagles about threat the Squirrels of Benin Republic could pose to the Nigerians when both countries clash on Wednesday in Uyo in a Group L tie for the 2021 AFCON.
Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez has pulled out of Algeria's trip to Botswana due to family reasons.
Oil prices rose on Tuesday, reversing early losses on hopes that U.S. President Donald Trump may signal progress on trade talks with China in a speech later in the day, Reuters reported.
President Donald Trump travelled to the deep South on Saturday to watch a hotly anticipated college football match and bask in the adulation of fans in the staunchly conservative region.
German coach Gernot Rohr has picked Samuel Kalu’s winner in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Benin Republic at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Wednesday as one of the best goals under his spell as Super Eagles’ manager.