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The Christian Youth Forum, a faith-based organisation in Niger state, has appealed to politicians in the state to make a balance in picking their candidates ahead of the governorship election.
Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has called for the collaborative efforts of all Nigerians to build the country of our dreams.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that checking the menace of corruption would free major sources of funding for developmental programmes and projects for African economies.
The Ijaw Youth Council Western Zone says Itsekiri people who are currently agitating for power rotation/sharing in Delta State are the worst violators of power rotation in Delta South Senatorial District.
Oshimili North Arise, a political pressure group, has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to provide level-playing ground for aspirants in its nationwide House of Assembly primary election on Saturday.
Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared that contrary to the propaganda of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), he is not against the Federal Government, saying that he is only committed to the fight against injustice.
The Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) Elders’ Forum has appealed to former Governor Segun Oni to withdraw the suit challenging the eligibility of the governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, for the July 14 governorship election.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Saturday said the people of South-east had legitimate reasons to be angry with Nigeria, citing undue proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
The President General of the umbrella body of Ndigbo Worldwide, the Ohanaeze, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, has commended the Judiciary for allowing reason and respect for human rights to prevail by freeing detained Igbo women.
Governor Rochas Okorocha has said that the elite in the nation’s politics are not comfortable with President Muhammadu Buhari and have therefore ganged up against him, adding that the President has done nothing wrong except that the elite, for fear of molestations for corrupt practices or for their continued marginalization of the ordinary people, have risen against him.
People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Senatorial candidate for Bauchi South bye-election slated for August 11, Dr. Ladan Saliu, has described the zone as most marginalised in the country.
Immediate past Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Segun Oni, has given reasons for his action to challenge the candidacy of Dr Kayode Fayemi as standard bearer of APC for the July 14 Governorship Election in Ekiti, citing fear of annihilation of his group.
Ebonyi State Governor and Chairman, South-East Governors Forum, David Umahi, on Tuesday, berated his Anambra State counterpart, Willie Obiano, for renaming a street in the state capital, Awka, which was formerly known by the name of Ebonyi State capital, Abakaliki.
The Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Chief Victor Umeh has faulted the planned honouring of June 12 heroes today without the then National Electoral Commission (NEC) Chairman, Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, saying that Nwosu was the actual hero of the 1993 general election.
The Speaker of Katsina State House of Assembly, Abubakar Kusada, could not vote during Saturday bye-election for the Ingawa/Kusada/Kankia Federal House of Representatives due to his lack of a Permanent Voters Card.
Coach Gernot Rohr has said the Super Eagles played to beat South Africa today but at the same time they did not want to take too many risks.
The African United Journalism Awareness Centre, a pro-Journalism and Democracy Non-Government Organisation, on Saturday cautioned politicians to eschew campaign of lies and violence in the interest of the nation.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said farm mechanization is capable of feeding the nation’s growing population.
Sri Lanka’s largest political party Saturday asked Facebook to protect the identity of its supporters, fearing a crackdown by what it called the “illegal” government.
Table Tennis star Aruna Quadri, Super Eagles vice Captain Ahmed Musa and D’Tigress’s Evelyn Akhator were part of the biggest winners at Nigeria Sports Award held at Banquet Hall of the Eko Hotels on Friday in Lagos.
UN peacekeepers and Congolese troops have been wounded in an offensive against a militia in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the United Nations' mission to the country said on Thursday.
Nigerians who made the list include Taofeek Abijako, Kayode Ojo, Obi Omile Jr, Adegoke Olubusi, Tito Ovia, Dimeji Sofowora, Olaoluwa Osuntokun and Emmanuel Acho.
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Abdulaziz Mashi Abdullahi, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Federal Government towards reducing cases of mental disorder in Nigeria.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has told the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, that the 2019 election is not about who has more money.