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A pro-democracy group, United Foundation for Survival and Sustainability, has implored the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) not to conduct elections into the 37 additionally created local government councils between April 21 to July 22, 2021.
With the Plateau PDP house still in disarray, no thanks to the disputed state congress already set aside by the courts, the contest for the 2023 governorship ticket is rife and raging in closets and cleavages, with some of the party wigs insisting that relatively young aspirants be favoured to emerge to avoid the ‘mistake’ of 2019 which grated on the Party’s electoral appeal and fortunes leading to its shock loss of chance to recapture power.
Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has disclosed that the sum of N11.7 billion, which translates to an average of over N500 million every month have been paid to pensioners in the state.
Some Abuja-based lawyers on Monday called for review of laws which provisions no longer reflect realities to advance justice administration in Nigeria.
A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) is Isoko North Local Government Area of Delta State, Goodness Agbi on Saturday accused the People Democratic Party (PDP) of deliberately manipulating the smart card reader during the bye-election to fill the vacant seat at the state House of Assembly.
General Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has said that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari’s current performance in office deviated from everything they agreed upon when they ran on the same ticket in 2011 and later forged the alliance that gave birth to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Former governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, has debunked what he called the “subtle blackmail” doing the round that he shares elective and appointive positions, even before election.
The Executive Chairman of Benue State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Comrade Joseph Utse on Friday lamented that the worsening insecurity in the country is retarding educational development in all parts of the country.
The Ibarapa Development Forum (IDF) has reacted to the statewide broadcast by Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, over the worsening security challenges in the State, particularly in the Ibarapa axis.
The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has called for the sacking of the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, as the Secretary of National Peace Committee chaired by former Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar.
British supermodel, Stella Tennant took her own life last month, her family has confirmed, saying the pioneering 90s star “felt unable to go on.”
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Most Revd. Matthew Kukah, has continued his criticism of the Federal Government over the state of the nation, describing the country as a huge wasteland, huge debris of deceit, lies, treachery, double-dealing and duplicity.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Sunday, maintained that Nigerians have become fed up with the Muhammadu Buhari administration and are now rallying under the main opposition party.
The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), described the attack by the Presidency against the party as a feeble kick of a weak horse and a failed attempt to beguile Nigerians.
Some fun seekers have expressed disappointment over the cancellation of film shows and other activities at the National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, due to the second wave of the dreaded coronavirus pandemic.
Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has been knighted in the Queen’s New Year Honours list.
A statement by presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, said the aircraft conveying the president from Abuja landed at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua International Airport, Katsina at 4:45pm where he was received by Governor Aminu Bello Masari, his deputy, Mannir Yakubu, senior government officials and heads of security agencies in the state.
Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, has claimed his players were not happy in the dressing room, following their 0-0 draw with Chelsea on Sunday.
The coast seems to be clear for the proposed extension of the time frame given to the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee following the endorsement by the Progressive Governors Forum, the state party chairmen and the Non-National Working Committee members.
At least 18 protesters who were rallying against Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, were arrested overnight for blocking the main highway between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
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The Supreme Court on Friday described the dissolution of local governments in Oyo State and their replacement with caretaker committees as illegal.
The Supreme Court on Friday upheld an earlier judgment of the Court of Appeal which okayed the deregistration of National Unity Party and 73 others.
Real Madrid forward Eden Hazard has apologised for laughing with Chelsea players after his side were knocked out of the Champions League semi-finals.
Pan-Yoruba sociocultural group, Afenifere, has said it is against military takeover of any kind.
Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin (Unilorin), says the institution has adopted proactive measures to prevent untoward security breaches.
The African Youth Assembly For Peace, in collaboration with Coalition of Civil Society Groups, has staged a rally declaring support for the stance taken by the Nigerian government following a row accusing the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, of abetting terrorism in the past and called for his sack.
Myanmar's ambassador to the United Nations told the U.S. Congress on Tuesday that Washington should target the state-run Myanmar oil and gas company and a state-owned bank with sanctions.
President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the release of the 27 students of Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna State.
Director-general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, has assured Nigerians of adequate safety for Batch ‘A’ Stream II corps members as they set to resume activities at the various orientation camps in the country.
The Southern Nigeria Governors Forum (SNGF), the umbrella body of elected governors from the region, has met to discuss the state of the nation, particularly, the matter of insecurity ravaging the country.