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Aggrieved Nigerian shareholders have approached the British Financial Conduct Authority to urgently stop the sale of Union Bank UK PLC, a subsidiary of Union Bank of Nigeria pending the conclusion of the investigation of how no fewer than 65,000 Nigerian shareholders of the bank were dispossessed of their shares.
The main opposition party in the country, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday predicted an end for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, even as it urged its national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, to clear himself of allegations of corruption leveled against him.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday said the reason governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, are defending last week Supreme Court judgment on Imo governorship election is because many of them “are products of huge electoral manipulations.”
Despite public outcry, the Senate on Wednesday passed the Social Media into second reading as the lawmakers proposed three years imprisonment for the offenders.
Despite the public outcry, a controversial bill to regulate social media has passed second reading in the Nigerian Senate.
The plan to hold new elections stemmed from a damning report from the Organization of American States (OAS) released Sunday that found “clear manipulations” of the voting process during the country’s October 20 elections.
Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he would resign after the military suggested he step down and allies resigned amid a fierce backlash to a disputed election last month.
The Organization of American States recommended on Sunday that Bolivia hold a new election after it identified "serious" irregularities in the voting system in a report that called into question the victory of President Evo Morales.
The Social Democratic Party (SDP), is not treating the disqualification of its candidate, Natasha Akpoti, ahead of Kogi State governorship election, with cuddling gloves, as it has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to court.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said no amount of threats, harassment and attempts to intimidate its members and supporters by the All Progressives Congress, APC, and compromised security agents would deter it from standing together in victory, with the people of Kogi State in the November 16 governorship election.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday said that the fresh revelations in the European Union (EU) report has further vindicated the PDP and millions of Nigerians, in its position that the February 23 Presidential election was rigged to favour President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says the Facebook revelation, detailing the devious manipulations and engineering of disinformation in the 2019 general election by President Mohammadu Buhari’s handlers and the All Progressives Congress, APC, had exposed them as schemers and real enemies of the nation’s democracy and national cohesion.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Presidency of plotting to vacate the nation’s constitution.
Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Monday declared that former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and his cohorts will fail again like they did in June, 2015 if they attempt to foist a leadership on the Ninth National Assembly due for inauguration in June.
A three-day training workshop on African Jump Rope, organized by the Nigeria Rope Skipping Federation (NRSF) finally came to an end with American and South African trainers forecasting bright future for Nigeria in the sport.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday expressed confidence that it would win all the governorship supplementary elections scheduled for March 23.
All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has called on residents of the state to use the March 9 governorship and state House of Assembly elections to put an end to all forms of political dominance.
Following the alleged rumour making the round that its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is making some demands of President Muhammadu Buhari, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said that Atiku is not negotiating and has not made any demand from President Muhammadu Buhari
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The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) kept the petrol dealers guessing on Tuesday when it approved an ex-depot price of N138.62 per litre for the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol and kept the pump price to its chest.
The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta), says opposition lawmakers in the house have been at the center of unearthing and exposing acts of corruption in the country.
The Zamfara State Government has directed secondary schools in the state to reopen from August 9, to enable exiting students sit for Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.
The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.
Chelsea’s Spanish winger Pedro has had surgery, following a shoulder injury he sustained during Saturday’s FA Cup final defeat by Arsenal.
A new dawn beckons for Nigerian Sports with the presentation of the new Sports Industry policy with Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, assuring that the policy would stand the test of time.
Nigerian youths of northern extraction have canvassed for the emergence of a southern president and kicked against the position canvassed by Mamman Daura, a nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari that the country should embrace competence in determining her next President in 2023 instead of resorting to zoning.
Former Super Eagles defender, Sam Sodje, says Africa’s most expensive footballer, Victor Osimhen, will excel in his new Serie A club, Napoli.
Morocco plans to reform, merge or dissolve some state bodies to reduce their dependency on a state budget hit by the coronavirus pandemic, the finance minister said on Wednesday.