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Outgoing Maldives President Abdulla Yameen says disappearing ink and specially treated ballot papers were to blame for his heavy election defeat last month.
Police armed with pickaxes and power tools have destroyed a modern artwork by a celebrated British sculptor in the Maldives, after the outgoing president in the tourist haven declared the installation offensive to Islam.
Polling stations have opened in the Maldives for a tense presidential election regarded as a test for democracy in the popular Indian Ocean honeymoon destination.
Oyo State is to field 100 athletes to represent the state in 25 sports at the National Youth Games, billed for the University of Ilorin in Kwara from Sept. 7 to Sept. 17.
The globally-anticipated Nominees List for the 5th All Africa Music Awards has been unveiled by the African Union Commission and the International Jury of AFRIMA during a World Media announcement held on August 14, 2018, at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.
In an earlier article where I faced the agony of iterating Nigeria’s bleak socioeconomic and political environment, I lay out certain critical elements of social anomie and political listlessness that characterizes Nigeria. And this state of the nation is all the more tragic because it seems to have become aggravated since the democratic experiment commenced in 1999.
Tunisian women led a march by more than 1 000 demonstrators on Saturday, including men, to demand equal inheritance rights for both sexes in the North African country.
The Maldives detained and deported a group of international lawyers who travelled to the troubled honeymoon islands to study the impact of emergency rule, their organisation said, on Wednesday.
An opposition leader in the Maldives has called on India to intervene after President Abdulla Yameen declared a 15-day state of emergency amid a deepening political crisis in the island nation.
The Maldives' chief law enforcement officer says the nation's Supreme Court is trying to remove President Abdulla Yameen, days after the top court ordered the release of several jailed opposition leaders.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the public endorsement that heralded the policy document of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is a confirmation the document ”embodies the collective mindset, yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians”.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to attract investments and support 50 million Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises, if elected president in 2019.
House of Representatives Majority Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday said the Buhari/Osinbajo ticket of the All Progressives Congress remained the best option for the 2019 elections.
The US Treasury placed a Russian-born South African man on its sanctions blacklist on Monday for allegedly helping North Korea avoid an international embargo on its energy purchases.
Mr Asishana Okauru, the Director-General of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum(NGF), says Gov. Abiola Ajimobi has built a modern state through massive infrastructural development.
A Federal High Court in Asaba, on Tuesday re-ordered maintenance of status quo ante belum in respect of the case between the Delta State All Progressive Congress (APC) factional groups.
The Presidential Hearing on the Reform of SARS held its public sitting in Lagos on Tuesday with stakeholders calling on Federal Government to equip and improve the welfare of the police.
The trial of a Senator representing Delta North Senatorial District, Peter Nwaoboshi, over alleged N322 million fraud yesterday commenced afresh before Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of a Federal High Court in Lagos.
Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has declared free education for people leaving with various forms of disabilities schooling at the comprehensive special school for disabled in the state.
Mr Akeem Idoniboye, Lead Pastor, Glorious Destiny Family Church, has advised Nigerians to fully participate in the 2019 polls, vote in servant-leaders and not only pray for good leaders to emerge.