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The Vice Chancellor of Ekiti State University, Prof. Samuel Oye Bandele, and the Chairman of Ilejemeje Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Awolola Sunday Johnson, have been arrested by security operatives over infractions during the ongoing governorship election in Ekiti State.
Ahead of the State Congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Saturday, the chairmen of the party in the 17 local government areas of Enugu State and other stakeholders of the party, on Wednesday, adopted the incumbent state chairman, Dr. Ben Nwoye, as their sole candidate for the chairmanship position.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), said no parallel local government (LG) congresses held in Ebonyi on Saturday to elect party executives.
Samsung unveiled its new flagship smartphone on Sunday with a focus on augmented reality features as it seeks to keep its title as the world’s biggest smartphone maker.
Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, on Thursday, presented a budget proposal of N267.4billion to the state House of Assembly for 2018 fiscal year.
Barca were held 0-0 at Lyon in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday, following their 1-0 home win against Real Valladolid and a goalless draw at Athletic Bilbao in LaLiga.
Nemanja Vidic insisted he would not swap any of Manchester United's defenders for Virgil van Dijk or his Liverpool team-mates, while praising Victor Lindelof for displaying "character" to turn around his form.
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday warned politicians against sponsoring underage persons to participate in the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for Saturday.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers deployed for Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections to remain apolitical and nonpartisan.
The new Acting Director of Defence Information, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, on Friday assumed office at the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Abuja.
The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has described the postponement of the Feb. 16 presidential and National Assembly elections as a `rude shock’.
India’s first semi-high speed train, the Vande Bharat Express, broke down on Saturday, one day after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged it off.
MFM FC forward Kabir Adewole Adeniji has expressed his appreciation to the coach of the team, Fidelis Ilechukwu, for giving him the opportunity after scoring his fourth goal of the season in their 2-0 victory over Sunshine Stars in a South-West derby at the Agege Stadium on Wednesday.
Some vehicles engaged in election duty were destroyed in a pre-election crisis that erupted in Obot-Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom on Friday, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike Igini, has confirmed.
An eighth Labour MP quit the party on Wednesday in protest against leader Jeremy Corbyn, joining a mounting rebellion sparked by rows over anti-Semitism and Brexit.