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The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday justified the huge deployment of police personnel in Ekiti and other states were elections held, saying it was solely to curtail the activities of political thugs.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia says the 2020 election will be free and not be delayed by his sweeping reforms to the African nation’s politics, economy and diplomacy.
A Vietnamese court has sentenced a student activist to six years imprison and four years under house arrest for spreading “anti-state propaganda” on social media in northern Vietnam, his lawyer said on Wednesday.
President Tsai Ing-wen has said Taiwan will not accept any deal that damages its sovereignty and democracy, after the island's China-friendly party said it may sign a peace agreement with Beijing if it wins next year's presidential elections.
Nigeria's main opposition on Tuesday accused President Muhammadu Buhari of paying "lip service" to democracy, as a war of words escalated before rescheduled elections this weekend.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for the removal of the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross Rivers state, Dr Frankland Briyai, alleging that the REC is working in connivance with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to manipulate the forthcoming elections in the state.
With the relaxation of the ban on campaigns till Thursday, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has resumed campaigning in major markets across Anambra State.
Kashim Shettima, governor of Borno State, has dared the Boko Haram sect to attack his convoy when he returns to Gambaru Ngala on a campaign mission.
Trade Union activist and labour leader, Issa Aremu has admonished Senate President Bukola Saraki to emulate the legacy of his late father Olusola Saraki on passage of the new National Minimum Wage Bill.
Also paraded were suspects arrested in connection with the pre-election violence in Obot-Akara local Government area where two persons were killed and thirteen vehicles burnt on Saturday.
President Muhammadu Buhari, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) led-administration is sincerely laying solid foundation for prosperity of all Nigerians and the future generations.
Once more, penalties proved the undoing of Paul Aigbogun’s Nigeria U20 squad as South Africa’s Amajita picked up the bronze medal of the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations in Niamey yesterday.
The q of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State, Umar Nasko and the state’s former governor, Babangida Aliyu were on Thursday re-arraigned before a Minna high court for alleged fraud.