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Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, has assured stakeholders and citizens of the state of rancour-free and credible governorship election in the state on November 16.
Nobel Laureate Prof Wole Soyinka has faulted the Department of State Security’s (DSS’s) classification of the planned protest of the #RevolutionNow group as treasonable.
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court Abuja, on Thursday, granted DAAR Communications and the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) leave to settle their dispute out of court.
The closure of media houses was a common phenomenon under the defunct military dictatorship in Nigeria. Since the restoration of civil rule 20 years ago, the dangerous trend has continued under succesive regimes either through military invasion of media houses or seizure of copies of newspapers.
South Africa’s respected former finance minister Pravin Gordhan reported leftist opposition leader Julius Malema to police on Monday for allegedly inciting violence following inflammatory remarks he made last week.
The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, is demanding the government of Burundi apologize for its inflammatory, personal attacks against members of the Independent Commission of Inquiry, impugning their credibility.
Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has reiterated his support for his anointed governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abiodun Akinlade, ahead of the 2019 general election.
YIAGA Africa, a Civil Society Organisation, said the Independent National Electoral Commission’s ban on phones in voting booths during the Osun governorship election would reduce vote buying and selling.
The Presidency on Wednesday dismissed as wicked and unfounded the conclusion by a media house that President Muhammadu Buhari is sympathetic to the activities of violent herdsmen.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has attributed the spate of violence in the country to inflammatory and anti-democratic comments by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Twitter Inc. said on Friday that it has banned ads from Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, saying the cyber-security company’s business model conflicts with advertising rules and citing U.S. government claims that Kaspersky has ties to Russian intelligence agencies.
U.S. and Israeli officials lambasted Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday after the premier called the American ambassador to Israel a “son of a dog” and a “settler” in a fiery speech the day before.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said the re-run of the presidential election must go ahead as planned on Thursday, despite the chief electoral officer's recent statement that he cannot guarantee that the polls would be credible.
Ahead of the November 18, Anambra governorship election, former National Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and Director-General Willie Obiano Campaign Organisation, Chief Victor Umeh, said in Awka yesterday that Governor Willie Obiano inherited a whooping N185 billion from his predecessor, Peter Obi.
Dirk Kuyt believes Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool have all the ingredients to finally deliver an elusive Premier League title, stating that the Reds' current crop are a more complete outfit than the 2008-09 squad that were pipped to the top spot by Manchester United.
As government continues strict implementation of border closure across the country, tension has risen in Babura Local Government area of Jigawa State as a rice smuggler was shot dead by patrol team in the area.
The Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practice Commission (ICPC), Prof Bolaji Owasanoye has attributed corruption as reason for the rising level of poverty in the country.
The Police Service Commission (PSC) has dismissed a list of newly recruited Police officers by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).
The meeting between the organised labour and representatives of the Federal Government has been moved till Wednesday, Oct. 16, to allow for sorting out of all grey areas of contention.
A nine-year-old pupil (name withheld) on Wednesday narrated before an Ikeja Special Offences and Domestic Violence Court in Lagos how a 40-year-old policeman, Andy Eghobamien, lured her into his apartment and defiled her on numerous occasions.
Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has warned against vote buying in the forthcoming election in Bayelsa state.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi state has dismissed former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, as not possessing enough influence to save the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.
The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay, on Thursday disclosed that so far about N1 trillion has been recovered locally from proceeds of corruption perpetuated by Nigerians.
Mr Joseph Ari, the Director-General, Industrial Training Fund (ITF) on Wednesday said that the Federal Government would create 20 million direct and indirect jobs through different skills development programmes in the country.