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Former Deputy Governor of Plateau, Chief Jethro Akun, has said that granting financial autonomy to local government councils will propel rapid development at the grassroots level.
Yakubu Dogara, Speaker, House of Representatives, said in Abuja on Tuesday that Nigeria’s real problem was lack of leadership and not corruption as was widely claimed.
Worried by the increasing state of insecurity in the country, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rejig the current security architecture in the country with the conclusion that the current system has failed the country.
The Second Republic Presidential Adviser, to former President late Shehu Aliyu Shagari, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has stated that the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, remains a Nigerian citizen and is qualified to contest for any elective position in the country, including the office of the President.
As the National Assembly and State Houses of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal begin sitting in Kaduna, Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District has expressed hope that justice would be done to the petitions he filled before the court.
The Governorship, National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto State has granted Rep. Abdulsamad Dasuki leave to inspect election materials used for Kebbe/Tambuwal Federal Constituency in the March 9 poll.
The Governorship/National and State Houses of Assembly petition Tribunal has been inaugurated in Kano on Thursday by Justice Nayai Aganaba who is the Chairman of the Election Petition Tribunal.
The Governorship, National Assembly and State Houses of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Uyo, Akwa Ibom says it has received no fewer than 34 petitions as at April 1.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Lagos State says it will present Certificates of Return on Friday to the 40 members-elect of the Lagos State House of Assembly.
The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday said that its federal lawmakers elected into the Ninth National Assembly can contest for leadership positions in the Senate and the House of Representatives.
The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia has received 12 petitions from different candidates in Nasarawa State.
Following the order of a Federal High Court, Abuja, barring the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from continuing with the collation and declaration of the result of the Bauchi State governorship election held on March 9, 2019, the commission has vowed to take steps to vacate the order.
Mr Aaron Akinloye, lecturer, Faculty of Education, University of Lagos, has advised Lagos state Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to stick to projects in the initial master plan of the state.
The National Leadership of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, yesterday gave 48-hour ultimatum to the Director-General, Department of State Services, DSS, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammad Abubakar Adamu, and other security agencies to arrest and prosecute the killers of Olatoye Temitope Sugar, member, Federal House of Representatives.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has finally taken decisions on the inconclusive and suspended Bauchi and Rivers governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections, ordering the continuation of collation of results in the former and final decision on the latter next week Wednesday.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has vowed to challenge all the results of the 2019 general elections declared in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the tribunal.
The Majority Leader in the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has hinted that the leadership of the ninth assembly will be decided by the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.
Abuja division of the Court of Appeal will today hear the appeal filed by senator-elect for Delta North Senatorial District and serving senator, Peter Nwaoboshi who is challenging the nullification of his nomination as candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) by a Federal High Court in Abuja.
Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, on Friday said that no genuine staff of the state public service was sacked by his government.
Hundreds of commuters were stranded and, at least, four people injured on Tuesday as a commercial bus, maneuvering near a fallen fuel tanker, burnt beyond recognition, blocking the ever-busy Oke Afa-Isolo Bridge in Lagos.
The United States mission to Nigeria has announced the indefinite suspension of interview waivers for visa renewals, otherwise known as the “Dropbox” process.
Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe is facing a new charge of assault, which stems from an incident involving her housekeeper.