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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State on Thursday flagged off its campaign for the June 16, 2018 Local Government Elections.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Imo State Stakeholders said they have caged Governor Rochas Okorocha politically and made him irrelevant in their determination to save the party from imminent collapse in the state.
Forty candidates, including two women, have been listed by the Independent National Electoral Commission as candidates of various political parties for the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State.
Eminent academic, Prof. Akin Mabogunje, says the country does not have a framework to train its leaders on good governance.
The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over on Thursday by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the final report on the forensic audit of revenue accruals by revenue generating agencies confirmed massive under-remittances to the Federation Account to the tune of N8.1 trillion.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Delta State said it had received 168,402 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) for collection by residents of the state.
Factional leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who emerged from parallel wards and local government congresses in Ondo State have urged the National Secretariat of the party to recognize them ahead of the state congress of the party holding on Saturday, May 19.
Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State on Tuesday updated President Muhammadu Buhari on the outcome of last Saturday’s Local Government elections and the use of electronic voting system during the exercise.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the increasing number of registered political parties is not a challenge to it or the electoral process of 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.
Contrary to repeated the allegation being raised by Governor Ayodele Fayose that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was plotting to rig the July 14 governorship election in the state, the commission has said nothing would make it compromise the integrity of the poll in favour of any candidate.
Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has congratulated winners in the local government election and APC local government congress, urging them to be magnanimous in victory.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State on Sunday joined the list of states which held parallel local government congresses.
A socio-political group amplifying the candidacy of Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore, #TakeBackNigeria, for the 2019 presidential election, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to review its scheduled time for collection of permanent voter cards (PVCs).
Elder statesman, Chief Adesunbo Onitiri, has called on Nigerians, especially those living in Lagos, to collect their PVCs from INEC offices in order to participate in the 2019 polls.
UEFA Europa League winners Atletico Madrid shaded a five-goal thriller against Super Eagles B today in Uyo to win the GOTV Max Cup.
The Nigeria Football Federation has commenced the payment of 30 per cent allowance to its players and coaches participating in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, an official said.
Nigeria recorded a total investment commitment of 83 billion dollars between January 2017 and March, Mr Okechukwu Enelamah, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, said.
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy morning conditions over the Central states of the country on Wednesday with prospects of localised thunderstorm over Yola, Jos, Lafia, Ibi, Makurdi and Abuja.
Two suspected cattle rustlers terrorising Eregi Fulani Camp in Katcha Local Government Area of Niger state, have been arrested by the state Police Command.
Turkish prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 101 members of the air force, including one general and several colonels, over suspected links to the organisation of a religious leader blamed for the 2016 coup attempt, state-run Anadolu news agency reported.
Wife of a commissioner in Zamfara and six children have been abducted by gunmen in the early hours of Tuesday at Gurbin Bore village in the state , the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Russian star Maria Sharapova giggled with delight as she revealed how she plucked up the courage to pop the question and got to practise with Rafael Nadal at the Italian Open.
The Nigeria Police Force has paraded 13 suspects arrested for criminal conspiracy, pipeline vandalism and theft of product of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS.
A 39-year-old woman, Esther Olawale, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court, Osun State, for allegedly stabbing a pastor with broken bottle.