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The Presidential election held in Nigeria on June 12, 1993 was the first in the history of the nation to be formally annulled by the government of the day. It was indeed the very first time the word ‘annul’ was used in connection with our elections. No one expected it.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Saturday, restated his opposition to the sale of nomination forms to aspirants for elective offices by political parties.
The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) says it will take advantage of the Not-Too-Young-To-Run Act to purchase nomination forms for 500 aspirants into various political positions in the country.
Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues.
Seventeen registered political parties in Nigeria have formed a new alliance with the aim of adopting one candidate for the 2019 presidential election.
The Ekiti Rebirth Organisation (ERO), the campaign organ of leading aspirant in the Governorship race in the state, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, has condemn invasion of the state party secretariat allegedly by hoodlums loyal to another aspirant, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.
Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha on Thursday rose in defense of the governorship ambition of his Chief of Staff, Uche Nwosu, insisting that he has not flouted any law by aspiring to govern the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday declined assent to the Electoral Amendment Bill 2018 recently passed by the National Assembly.
An Osun State based constitutional lawyer, Mr. Bola Ige, has lashed out at the National Assembly for proposing a reordering of the general elections sequence in the country, saying that it lacked the power to alter policies made by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State says the party is strategizing and working hard towards reclaiming power in the state come 2019.
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief John Oyegun has said that he was not surprise with the reactions of some governors objecting to the extension of the tenure of the national leadership of that party.
kidnap of 105 female students of Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state, was Chibok all over again. As it was in April 2014 so it is in February 2018. The president has changed, the service chiefs have changed and the crime scene has changed — but the details are so alike.
The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) yesterday spoke in favour of the National Assembly for reordering the 2019 general elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday said it would obey any timely and legitimate amendment to Electoral Act.
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has announced a six-man committee of senators to reconcile the Senate’s version of the amended Electoral Act with the version passed by the House of Representatives.
Former Member, House of Representatives and 2019 governorship aspirant in Cross River State, Paul Adah, has described last week’s release of 2019 election timetable by the Independent National Electoral commission, INEC, as a commendable step that would guarantee level playing field.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Saturday described the 2019 general election as the last battle for members of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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A former Super Eagles midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju, on Saturday called on the Super Eagles not to relent in their upcoming showdown with La Albiceleste, who would play like wounded Lions.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Oyo State on Saturday held a sensitisation campaign to create awareness on the need to collect the Permanent Voter Card (PVC).
French President Emmanuel Macron came out Saturday in support of financial sanctions against EU countries which refuse to accept migrants.
The Nasarawa state government has offered the seven grazing reserves in the state to the federal government for its proposed ranching programme.
Nigeria midfielder, Oghenakaro Etebo, has set the social media into agog with his new club Stoke City fans applauding his performances in the World Cup in Russia.
Heimir Hallgrimsson has given an insight on how his team Iceland intend to prosecute the game against Nigeria on Friday in their second game after the 1-1 draw against Argentina on Saturday.
Sergio Ramos has hit back at Diego Maradona by claiming Lionel Messi is the best Argentine player in history.
The Ekiti State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Gboyega Oguntuase, has said the huge debts incurred by the Kayode Fayemi administration from 2010 to 2014 has so far cost the state N35.34 billion in servicing of the debts and deductions from statutory allocations from October 2014 till date.
Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio has confirmed that El Tri managed to defeat Germany on Sunday despite a flu bug in the camp and has hinted that he won't be making major changes to the team for Saturday's Group F match against South Korea.
The re-appointment of Dr. Boboye Olayemi Oyeyemi as the Corps Marshal and Chief Executive of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for another four years has been applauded by transporters, unions and other road safety stakeholders.