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A former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has advised Commonwealth member-nations to adopt a grading system for elections towards improving the quality of elections, promoting democracy and strengthening institutions.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, says President Muhammadu Buhari inherited a terribly divided country from his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, in 2015.
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, commended President Muhammed Buhari’s led Federal Government for the support given at ensuring successful re-election of the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to leaders of the Economic Community of West African States not to elongate their tenure in office beyond constitutional limits.
The United States Department of Justice has alleged that billions of naira stolen from the Presidential Amnesty Programme by a former head of the office, Mr. Kingsley Kuku, were transferred to bank accounts in the United States where they were laundered and used to purchase airplanes to start Air Peace as well as luxury homes and vehicles.
Following the hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popularly known as Petrol and electricity tariff by the Federal Government, residents in Osogbo on Friday protested the decision describing it as ‘share wickedness’.
Nigeria has scored a victory in its endeavour to overturn a $10 billion judgement awarded against it in a case against Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Thursday (today) deliver a keynote address at an online conference, titled: “Media Coverage of Virtual Court Proceedings: Prospects and Challenges,” organised by Gavel International, an online news platform that covers the administration of justice system in Nigeria.
Former Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday, bemoaned the increase in the pump price of premium motor spirit otherwise known as petrol to N151.56 per litre.
As Edo residents prepare for the September 19 governorship election, the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewaure II, has warned politicians against setting the state on fire.
The Federal Government has congratulated Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on his re-election as the eighth president of the bank for a second term.
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Malian military junta have reached an agreement on the transition programme.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, joined other West African leaders in another extraordinary summit aimed at finding lasting solutions to the crisis in Mali.
The Oba of Benin, His Royal Highness, Oba Ewuare II, has invited the governorship candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Godwin Obaseki, and his counterpart, Osagie Ize Iyamu of the All Progressive Congress (APC) among other candidates contesting the September 19 guber election for a peace pact
President Muhmmadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Council of State virtual meeting, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari said Wednesday at State House, Abuja, that the priority in the Republic of Mali now should be securing the country, which is largely occupied by terrorists.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and the Chairman of the PDP National Campaign Council for the Edo Governorship election has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to make sure the collation of the election is monitored and go well just like the election itself.
The Centre for Democracy and Development on Saturday condemned the high incidence of vote-trading recorded in the Edo State governorship election.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday turbaned 15 new District Heads in Sokoto State.
The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that pre-primary classes in public and private schools across the state are to remain closed until further announcements are made.
Crystal Palace attacker Wilfried Zaha has englightened the public on the incident leading to replacing Ghana striker Jordan Ayew in retaking a missed penalty during Saturday's Premier League triumph over Manchester United.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, over the failure to publish reports of all completed public hearings and corruption probes by the National Assembly since 1999, as well as the failure to disclose the number of probes that have resulted in the indictment of suspects, and naming of such suspects.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reaffirmed its commitment to continue strengthening its relationship with the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in protecting nation’s maritime domain.
Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has said they’re capable of beating defending Premier League champions, Liverpool.
Hamburg SV defender Toni Leistner, who pushed a fan to the ground at the end of their German Cup defeat at Dynamo Dresden last week, was banned for five matches and fined 8,000 euros ($9,469), the German Football Association (DFB) said on Friday.
Nigeria’s Chidozie Awaziem made his Boavista debut in Saturday’s 3-3 draw against Nacional.