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All Progressives Congress (APC) is on the cusp of an implosion. The crisis in the party has reached a frightening crescendo. It has been a gradual but steady plummet for the party since its 2015 unanticipated triumph. I believe, the APC is in the thrall of a curse – the success curse.
A wedding venue in South Africa is refusing to host a ceremony for a lesbian couple because of its Christian beliefs, sparking a row in the only African country to permit gay marriage.
At least 12 Chinese labour activists went missing in recent days in what is suspected to be a coordinated effort to silence the vocal group, mostly university students or recent graduates.
Abdulfatai Yahaya-Seriki, governorship aspirant of All Progressives Congress in Kwara State has said that the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, tried to lure him with an appointment to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party.
The governorship candidates of the Social Democratic Party, Senator Iyiola Omisore; African Democratic Congress, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade and Action Democratic Party, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti, have signed a protocol on the need to unite to ensure that the Saturday poll is not rigged.
Some Civil Society Organisations on Tuesday in Abuja said politicians cross-carpeting from one political party to another was out of desperation.
About 7,000 members of the Peoples Democratic party in Delta State, including two aides of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, have dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress in the state.
The former Senate President, Ameh Ebute, has said that the recent defection by politicians in the country shows that political parties in Nigeria lack ideologies.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) will not tell Nigerians who to vote for in the 2019 general elections, Rev. Musa Asake, General Secretary of the Association said at a news conference in Abuja on Friday.
The National Chairman of the National Conscience Party, Dr Yinusa Tanko, on Monday said Nigeria had yet to attain its rightful place in the comity of nations owing to leadership problems.
The Advanced Peoples’ Democratic Alliance (APDA) has said the Party will not enter into any pact with other political parties or groups ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The United Arab Emirates authorities paid for the flight tickets and coronavirus testing for some Nigerians evacuated from the country on Wednesday, the head of the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said .
The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the prosecution of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over alleged fraud.
He said: “I believe that a lot of people go into marriage without being prepared to make the necessary sacrifice, so at the slightest provocation, they are ready to opt out and that is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s supposed to be a union for life. For better for worse.”
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, declined a request by former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for an interim injunction to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and panel of inquiry that was set up by the state government, from further investigating alleged financial infractions he committed while in office.
This was announced by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while speaking to State House Correspondents the weekly Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday distributed palliatives to Onigbongbo community in Maryland area of Lagos as part of activities marking the 2020 Army Day celebration.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has reportedly demanded a new three-year deal worth £250,000-a-week to extend his stay at Arsenal.
The Aviation Safety Round Table Initiative (ART), a non-governmental body has thrown its weight behind the Federal Government’s plan to concession four of the country’s airports.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has further extended the closing date of its waiver of penalty and interest window on tax debts owed by individuals and businesses from June 30, 2020 to August 31st, 2020.
Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday extended gaining streak, with indices rising by 0.75 per cent on renewed investors’ interest.