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Following the resignation of Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River, Mr Frankland Briyai, to join partisan politics, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for a clean up of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the commission has commenced plan for the 2023 general elections with the ongoing series of review of 2019 general elections.
The Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Mr Joe Igbokwe, has attributed the overwhelming votes the Igbo citizens of Nigeria gave to candidates of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections, especially, that of the presidential as an expression ethnic sentiment.
Abdullahi Babalele, a son-in-law of former Nigeria’s Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, was on Wednesday arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly laundering $140,000 in the build-up to the 2019 general elections.
Plateau State governor and Chairman of Northern Governor’s Forum, Simon Lalong, has described the pioneer national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, as a man full of political experience which led the APC to unseat a sitting government during the 2015 general election.
Opposition parties are regarded as an essential part in a democracy. Besides, fielding candidates and competing for elective positions, opposition parties are usually expected to hold government accountable and are seen as an alternative government which can help to checkmate the excesses of any ruling party.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has asked former President Goodluck Jonathan to beware of making careless statements that are capable of undermining his public image.
Former Deputy Senate President, Mamman Abubakar Dan Musa, has called on President Muhammad Buhari to urgently intervene and rescue his home state from the grip of bandits’ attacks and several other criminalities.
Fifty-one notable civil society organisations (CSOs) on Tuesday in Abuja accused the present administration of misuse of power against the citizens.
The Nigerian Police have justified its action of firing teargas at #RevolutionNow protesters, noting that their gathering was unlawful.
The Nigerian security officers have stormed the National Stadium, in Surulere, Lagos, with the aim of stopping #RevolutionNow protest, scheduled to hold today.
Imo State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last general elections, Senator Hope Uzodinma has called on leaders to avoid making inflammatory statements that can worsen the security challenges in the country.
The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Sokoto State on Saturady upheld the victories of two House of Representatives members in the 2019 General Elections.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, on Saturday, said that no voting age of any Nigerian will regret re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term, saying that Mr President was committed to solving myriads of problems confronting the country.
The National Legal Adviser at African Action Congress, Mr. Inibehe Effiong, has said that human rights activist and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, was arrested because he was planning a protest.
Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court, Lagos has dismissed separate bail applications filed by two convicted ex-Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials, Christian Nwosu and Tijani Bashir.
The Presidency has described as laughable and pitiable, efforts by the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general elections, Atiku Abubakar, to appeal to the emotions of Nigerians, particularly members of the judiciary to influence decision in the ongoing legal tussle over the result of the presidential poll.
Wilfred Ndidi believes Leicester City should have claimed the three points against Chelsea in their Premier League game on Sunday.
The governor of Gombe State, Inuwa Yahaya, on Mondy paid an unscheduled visit to Kwami Local Government Area secretariat located in Mallam Sidi area of the state.
Uli Hoeness has confirmed he is stepping down as president of Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich and will not stand for re-election in November.
There is no cause for panic at Chelsea just yet, says Ashley Cole, but there are issues for new boss Frank Lampard to address.
Members of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) have commenced a five-day industrial action.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has assured Nigerian youths that plenty opportunities will be made available in the areas of technology, manufacturing, agriculture, among others for them to earn decent living.
Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, displayed a picture of Buhari’s arrival in Abuja on his twitter page on Saturday.
Former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon (retd) has described Osun State as a role model for other Nigerian states in regards to peaceful coexistence among Nigerians of all backgrounds.
A bus conductor, Qudri Mustapha, who allegedly punched a policeman in the mouth on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak affirmed he is delighted to see Joao Felix make an instant impression at the club, and tipped the youngster to become a "magnificent" player in years to come.