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Abubakar Shekau, the leader of the terror group Boko Haram, is said to be weakened by ill health, prompting questions about his ability to lead the militants, the AFP reported on Friday.
Ousted Zimbabwe leader, Robert Mugabe’s face “glowed” with relief when he agreed to step down as Zimbabwe’s president last week under pressure from the military and his party after 37 years in power, the priest who mediated his resignation said.
The Chairman, Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital (LAUTECH), Osun State, Mr. Morenikeji Adeleye, on Thursday decried the discrimination and injustice which its members were being subjected to in the state.
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) have said that the delayed passage of the 2019 budget and slow investment choices that may arise as a result of expectations from the general elections may stall Nigeria’s growth prospects in 2019.
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’.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Kano State, has said 587,440 Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs were yet to be collected in the state.
Few hours before the cancellation of Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for today, the British Government issued a statement saying it was important for the polls to be free and fair, “as this would benefit Africa and the world.”
The leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Bayelsa State Council, has threatened to direct practising journalists not to cover and monitor the 2019 general elections.
A mysterious thigh strain is overshadowing Arjen Robben’s final few months at Bayern Munich, leaving the injury-prone winger frustrated on the sidelines.
The Itsekiri National Youth Congress (INYC) has endorsed the re-election bid of Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta in the forthcoming general election.
The Federal Government on Thursday alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wants to set up a parallel electoral body for the coming elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to make the expansion of the agriculture and manufacturing sectors his focus, if given a new four-year mandate at the presidential poll holding on Saturday.