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Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has charged his colleagues to be focused on legislative business despite activities of the election season, even as he called for restraint in the use of power.
Ahead of the general elections coming up on February 16 and March 2, the Osun State Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, has expressed the commission’s readiness to conduct a free, fair and credible poll.
The Kwara State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the purported threat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and their leaders in the state to takeover power in the state in 2019 as an unrealistic ambition that would not see the light of the day.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on Nigerians to use the occasion of Christmas to pray for the country’s leaders, peace, progress and socio-economic development.
The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has presented Certificate of Return to Mr Nurudeen Olufemi, the winner of Bariga (Ward C Owode Orile) by-election held in Bariga Local Council Development Area on Tuesday.
Stakeholders in Bauchi State have been urged to champion the agitation for the autonomy of the local government system in the country.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Presidential Organization has dismissed media reports that governors elected on the platform of the party from the South East geo-political zone shunned the party’s Zonal rally held in Sokoto on Monday.
Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, the umbrella body of traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of the Niger Delta region has accused the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbjo of causing confusion in the Niger Delta region with his purported abandonment of the Strategic Implementation Work Plan, SWIP, for development of the oil and gas-rich region.
The Country Managing Director, Accenture Nigeria, Niyi Yusuf, has urged Nigerians to leverage on innovation to boost productivity, economic prosperity and improve growth prospects.
Leaders of the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, have been advised to stop endorsing or openly campaigning for individuals and political parties seeking elective offices in 2019 general elections.
Margaret Thatcher was famously not for turning, but Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan has declared U-turns to be a "hallmark of great leadership", in comments provoking criticism from opponents and a slew of jokes from Pakistanis.
Nigeria, Uganda, Mali and Morocco qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Saturday while Libya scored eight goals to keep alive their hopes of also featuring at the finals.
Leaders from Southeast Asia and China say they're making progress in keeping the peace in the disputed South China Sea as they work towards a "code of conduct" to govern navigation routes and other activities in the area.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has asked the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, to resign honourably to save the party from further embarrassment.
The US Institute of Peace has described reports by some Nigerian newspapers that it has made a prediction that President Muhammadu Buhari will win the 2019 presidential election as ‘erroneous’
Sen. Buruji Kashamu, whose faction’s list was accepted, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the leadership of the party for recognising the Engr. Adebayo Dayo-led Ogun State Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.
A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.
Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.
Super Eagles and LOSC Lille forward Victor Osimhen has revealed that the barrage of criticisms that he received whilst at German Bundesliga side Wolfsburg motivated him to improve his game.
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has visited Olunlade/Idiogede communities, where he assured residents that his administration would immediately fix the flooding problem in the area.
A 30-year-old Nigerian identified simply as Samuel has been arrested in Bengaluru, India after he stabbed a 39-year-old fellow Nigerian Morado to death to avenge a spat that occurred between them over a missing tiffin or lunch box.
South Koreans overwhelmingly oppose U.S. President Donald Trump's demand that Seoul pay more for the cost of the U.S. military presence, but remain broadly optimistic about the future of the U.S.-South Korea alliance, according to a new poll.
Elder statesman, Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, has said that the Igbo nation does not hate President Muhammadu Buhari as portrayed but merely seek to be treated fairly in the country they call their own.