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Sentell who spoke during the workshop in Abuja said, “Parties in Nigeria are not ideology based, but instead, are influenced by wealthy individuals and elected executive office holders who fund party administration and usurp powers of party leaders.
Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWD) have said that structural barriers were a great limitation to their participation in politics in Nigeria.
Stakeholders at a workshop organised by the International Republican Institute (IRI) have identified the ineffectiveness of rule of law and weak institutions involved in electoral processes as some of the factors instigating violence during an election in the country.
The International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) yesterday identified several challenges that could hamper the successful conduct of the 2019 general election in Nigeria.
Security apparatus involved, in the fight against insurgency, have been urged to ensure normalcy everywhere, especially insurgency affected LGAs, as political activities heightened ahead of the 2019 polls in Adamawa state
The International Republican Institute (IRI), has called for sustained efforts to ensure credible, transparent and violence-free elections in Ebonyi in the 2019 general elections.
The International Republican Institute has selected 20 young political party leaders in Sokoto State for a six-month intensive leadership programme.
The International Republican Institute (IRI) has called on the youths in Ebonyi State to participate actively in the politics and governance of their state.
Microsoft has seized six phishing domains that belong to Russian government hackers, the company announced today. The domains were registered by Russia’s GRU intelligence agency, which is also alleged to have stolen and leaked emails from the Clinton campaign in 2016.
The International Republican Institute (IRI) has urged women to participate actively in the various political activities in the country.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Congress for Progressive Youths (NCPY) has given a 48-hours ultimatum for the lawmakers who defected from the APC to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or face humiliation at the polls come 2019.
The International Republican Institute (IRI) and State Working Committees (SWC) of leading political parties in Sokoto State, have agreed to organise citizens/constituency outreaches ahead of the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
Widespread violence in Nigeria could affect next year's presidential election, two US pro-democracy groups said on Friday.
Barely eight months to the 2019 general election, the National Chairman of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, said that the party may boycott the election following the alleged partisanship of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies.
The African Democratic Congress has alleged that the All Progressives Congress and the President Muhammadu Buhari team are offering opposition parties N50m to compromise them.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday night declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal constituency bye-election in Kwara state.
A Presidential Reconciliatory Committee, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with the aggrieved candidates of the All Proressives Congress loyal to the Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in Abeokuta.
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election into Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency as a contest between the Peoples Democratic Party and security agents rather than among political parties, even as he expressed confidence of the party’s victory.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said various air interdiction missions conducted by the troops had substantially degraded Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast and Lake Chad regions.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as a preacher, should “search his soul, seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in corruption and sharp practices, instead of his lame effort at concealment in the N5.8 billion Northeast Intervention Fund scandal.”
The Senator representing the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe has warned politicians not to plunge Rivers State into the kind of violence and mayhem that characterized the 2015 general elections.
Thais have reacted with shock and anger after a 13-year-old boxer died during a charity bout, reviving calls for a ban on fights between children in the brutal Muay Thai martial art.
Barcelona’s experienced defender Jordi Alba on Tuesday denied any fall-out between himself and Spain coach Luis Enrique after he left Alba out of two consecutive national squads.
As part of efforts to boost its internally generated revenue, the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, has established a world-class ICT and Prometric centre for corporate services, as well as to promote information technology in the country.
Jigawa Government has partnered with “Save the Children’’ a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) to train rural women on how to grow and process food crops with nutritional values for their children.