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The European Union, United States, United Kingdom and other foreign governments on Sunday demanded a process that would herald free, fair, transparent and peaceful elections as political parties flagged off political campaigns ahead of the 2019 polls.
The police have opened investigation into the case of forgery against a member of the House of Representatives, Lawal Idris.
The two big parties, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday led 86 other political parties to submit their lists of presidential and National Assembly candidates for the 2019 general to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Sani Abubakar Danladi, a former acting governor in Taraba, who clinched the APC governorship ticket in the Tuesday primary election, has urged other aspirants to support his bid to wrestle power from the PDP.
Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari on Monday made his final independence day address to the nation before elections next year, effectively setting out his government's manifesto as he seeks a second term.
One of the leading aspirants in the Borno State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election, Alhaji Idris Mamman, has called on the National Secretariat of the party to cancel the exercise, alleging that it was fraught with irregularities.
Sen. Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the just concluded Osun gubernatorial election has vowed to use both physical and legal means to upturn the results in his favour.
Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has praised the direct primary system of candidate selection adopted by the All Progressive Congress (APC), which saw his Chief of Staff, Gboyega Oyetola, from Iragbiji emerging as the party’s flag bearer.
The senator, who alleged that the Nigeria Customs Service had not been generating revenue efficiently, said the probe by the panel would enhance the agency’s capacity.
The Supreme Court of Liberia has lifted its stay order on the country’s presidential run-off election earlier billed for Nov. 7.
One of Liberia's largest political parties called for a halt to counting of election results on Thursday, alleging voting irregularities and fraud, as the country awaited the announcement of the first provisional results.
Praise poured in Saturday for Kenya's judiciary after a historic ruling annulling presidential poll results, as attention turned to how discredited officials will organise a new vote in only two months.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said though the All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Muhammadu Buhari promised to turn the fortunes of the country around and bring about change in different sectors, it never attached four-year time frame to totally transform the country.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has detected and removed the names of 1,931 dead persons from the voters’ register in Kaduna State, ahead of the 2019 elections.
The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the red chamber, Senator Shehu Sani has said he has represented the Kaduna central to the best of his ability.
Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.
Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country.
A 15-year-old boy, who hacked his 22-year-old brother to death with a machete has been arrested.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Saturday urged African heads of state to come to an agreement on long-debated reforms to their continental body at a special summit in the Ethiopian capital.
A young Brazilian man who murdered two cousins aged one and three and dismembered their parents was handed a rare life sentence in Spain on Thursday.
Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, a member of Osun House of Assembly, has commended Federal Government for approving N60 billion subsidy for rice farming in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the split within the Ohanaeze Igbo socio-cultural group over its reported endorsement of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, did not surprise him.