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A mild drama occurred on Sunday when the All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy Governorship candidate in Kwara, Mr Kayode Alabi, visited Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Gaa Akanbi, to seek spiritual guidance.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said Silicon Valley companies, including his own, have not done enough to protect victims of online abuse, calling it a "huge fail".
The acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has assured candidates and political parties of police neutrality and fairness throughout the general elections.
The Kaduna State Peace Commission says it has constituted 2019 elections monitoring team to tackle hate speech and violent threats for peaceful elections.
A faith-based organisation, Concerned Nigerian Christians’ Forum (CNCF), has called for reconciliation between ordinary Nigerians and those in the position of authority to foster peace and unity in the country.
The Indian government has proposed new rules aiming to stop the spread of fake news and misinformation in the country on social media — and local civil liberties groups aren’t happy. Late last month, the Internet Freedom Foundation penned a statement saying that these new rules would act as a “sledgehammer to online free speech.”
The Anambra State chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Campaign Council, Mr Oseloka Obaze, yesterday reminded the South-East governors that they stood the risk of losing their re-election if President Muhammadu Buhari wins on February 16.
Special Assistant to Kano state governor on internal revenue matters, Alhaji Habibu Sale Mai Lemo, has called on politicians aspiring for different political offices to focus on issue based campaigns rather than inflammatory comments that meant no well for the state and the nation in general.
Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has accused the alleged cabal in the Presidency of trying to instigate bad blood between him and President Muhammadu Buhari.
Governor Samuel Ortom has said he will not be cowed by President Muhammadu Buhari from speaking his minds about attacks and killings in Benue State.
The Nigeria Police Force has said that the allegation by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, that his life was in danger is false and an unwarranted attack on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.
Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is suffering from guilty conscience especially with regard to the manner in which he had handled the 2018 Fulani pogrom in the state.
Democratic Republic of Congo ex-president Joseph Kabila, who yielded power to Felix Tshisekedi after December elections, moved Wednesday to assert his political clout, making the leaders of his FCC coalition sign a loyalty pledge.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, not to drag the military into politics.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has pledged automatic employment to members of the National Youth Sevice Corps, NYSC, who are outstanding during the general elections, starting from Saturday.
The Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, yesterday said the federal government interventions in Arik Air and Aero Contractors airlines saved the Nigeria aviation sector from witnessing what would have been huge job loses.
The Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service, (FCT-IRS) yesterday said that the service was not embarking on any recruitment exercise as being speculated in some quarters.
A Bauchi-based politician, Dr Ibrahim Waziri, has said that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, lacked the qualities that would pose a challenge to President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 16 presidential election.
Justice Halima Saleeman, the presiding judge of the Ilorin High Court in the trial of five accused persons in the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robbery case, has adjourned the hearing on the matter till March 14 and 15, 2019.
Eight people died in three shootings in Goma, eastern DR Congo, the town mayor said on Sunday, while others complained authorities were slow to react to violence in North Kivu province.
The United Arab Emirates' years long war in Yemen alongside Saudi Arabia has bled into the start of a biennial Abu Dhabi arms fair, which saw the Emirates sign $1.3bn in weapons deals.
Thousands of APC supporters have taken over Katsina, the Katsina State capital, awaiting the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari for his campaign rally in the state.