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APC: Muhammadu Buhari averse to rigging, poll manipulations

The State Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, on Monday said the direct primary option adopted by the party has helped the party in recording successful national assembly shadow election, saying President Muhammadu Buhari abhors poll rigging and manipulations.
PDP Convention

PDP: Our presidential primary, lesson to INEC, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the orderliness, transparency and credibility of its presidential primary serves as a direct lesson to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) on how elections should be conducted in present day Nigeria.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Bukola Saraki: Osun re-run election an embarrassment to democracy

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Friday reviewed the re-run poll held in Osun state on Thursday and described it as an embarrassment to the nation’s democracy.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Osun election: PDP asks INEC’s Mahmood Yakubu to resign

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the immediate resignation of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Osun election: Bukola Saraki asks Ademola Adeleke to seek redress in court

President of the Senate and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party’s Presidential Council on Osun State Governorship Election, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has faulted the declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission that the results of the election held on Saturday were inconclusive.
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Senator Saraki urges youths to shun political violence

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki on Friday appealed to Nigerian youths to say no to all forms of violence in the 2019 general elections.
The poisoning of the Skripals earlier in March triggered a major diplomatic crisis between the United Kingdom and Russia [Reuters]

UK charges two Russians over Skripal Novichok nerve agent attack

British prosecutors have charged two Russian men for a nerve agent attack on a former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the city of Salisbury earlier this year.
Kunle Rasheed Adegoke

Osun guber: I might leave APC for another platform to realise my aspiration –...

One of the participants in the Osun All Progressives Congress governorship primaries, Mr. Kunle Adegoke, on Friday said he might leave the party for another platform to enable him to realise his aspiration.
Ayodele Fayose

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose votes, accuses security agencies of hijacking election

The outgoing Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has accused security agencies of hijacking the ongoing Ekiti State governorship election.

Oil climbs to approximately $80 with equities, supply disruptions persist

Oil rose on Tuesday, supported by gains in equities and supply concerns in Norway and Libya.

Kogi PDP: INEC falsely captured our data for Senator Melaye’s recall

Members of the People’s Democratic Party in the Western Senatorial District of Kogi State have resolved to sue the Independent National Electoral Commission for allegedly “falsely” using their data and signature for the failed recall process of Senator Dino Melaye, conducted on April 28, 2018.

Rivers APC disagrees with Senator Abe on ‘no congress’ claim

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Sunday dismissed claims by the lawmaker representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District, Senator Magnus Abe, that there was no ward congress in the state.

Anambra guber: Party asks tribunal to nullify Governor Obiano’s victory

The African People’s Party has asked the Anambra State governorship electoral tribunal to quash the victory of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State at the just concluded governorship election in the state.

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[FILES] Liverpool's English striker Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English League Cup third round football match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on September 26, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS /

Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge charged with breaching FA betting rules

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association's betting rules, the English governing body announced Monday.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

David Umahi warns employers over rejection of corps members

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Monday, warned employers of labour over rejection of corps members posted to their organisations by the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state.

Police nab four suspected robbers in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has arrested four suspected robbers in Abuja.

Abdulfatah Ahmed alleges APC importing unknown persons to disrupt Kwara by-election

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has assured the people of the state, especially residents of Irepodun, Oke Ero, Isin and Ekiti Federal Constituency of their safety and security during next Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election.

Teleology takes over 9Mobile

Teleology has formally taken over control of Nigeria’s troubled telecommunication company, 9mobile, by appointing a new board of directors, headed by 54 year-old Nasiru Ado Bayero.