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The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the negative effect of insecurity in Nigeria, especially in the South West, warning that the pre-colonial military structures of the Yoruba have not been totally collapsed.
A Ward Collation Agent, Aliyu Abdullahi, on Wednesday, told the presidential election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja that he was shocked when he heard results the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, released in two Wards in Nasarawa State where voters ran away owing to attacks by herdsmen.
Mauritanian voters are headed to the polls in the country’s first election without an incumbent presidential candidate since the 2008 coup.
A cross-section of Enugu residents on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to honour Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, former National Electoral Commission (NEC) Chairman during the June, 1993 presidential election.
In 1999, the Independent National electoral Commission, under Justice Ephraim Akpata, spent over 32billion naira to conduct the 1999 general elections. At that time there was no National Assembly. The approving authority then was the 33 man Provisional Ruling Council headed by General Abdusalam Abubakar, GCFR.
Nigerians returned to vote in governorship and state elections on Saturday after polling a fortnight ago was declared invalid in some areas because of violence.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again in his capacity as the Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government, dispatched the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, as special envoy to the Republic of Benin.
Senator Ayogu Eze yesterday explained why his party boycotted last Saturday’s governorship election in Enugu State.
Thousands of voters, weary from frequent armed attacks and an ongoing Ebola outbreak, proudly cast ballots in a northeastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo -- even though they will count for nothing.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has removed over 300,000 names from its voter register as it continues preparations for 2019 general elections.
Rwanda’s parliamentary elections were free and fair, the AU Election Observation Mission said on Thursday.
President Paul Kagame of Rwanda on Thursday started canvassing for votes for the ruling Rwanda Patriotic Front candidates as parliamentary elections draw closer.
The ECOWAS Peace Mission in Guinea Bissau (ECOMIB) has reassured a visiting delegation of the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) of its commitment to complementing the national security agencies in securing Guinea Bissau’s parliamentary elections slated for November 18.
Former chairman, Police Service Commission, PSC, Chief Simon Okeke, has faulted President Buhari’s exclusion of the former chairman, National Electoral Commission, NEC, Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, from those honoured over June 12, 1993 presidential election.
The Presidential election held in Nigeria on June 12, 1993 was the first in the history of the nation to be formally annulled by the government of the day. It was indeed the very first time the word ‘annul’ was used in connection with our elections. No one expected it.
Harry Redknapp believes Liverpool have already wrapped up the Premier League title - just eight games into the new season.
The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, has lamented that only 30 million Nigerians have so far registered for the National Identity Card.
U.S. senator, Kamala Harris, seized the Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday night to advance her proposal for the suspension of President Donald Trump’s Twitter account.
Francis Uzoho is set for a long period on the sidelines after sustaining an injury in Nigeria’s 1-1 stalemate against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly.
The chairman of Club Owners Association, Barrister Isaac Danladi has described as sacrosanct the November 3 kick-off date for the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League as announced on Monday by the League Management Company.
Enugu State Police Command has frowned at the indiscriminate mounting of roadblocks by vigilante groups in some parts of the state.
Nigerian fintech lending platform, Lidya, is targeting Poland and the Czech Republic for expansion after providing thousands of loans in Nigeria, seeing an opportunity in the funding gaps facing small enterprises in fast-growing European economies.
Military retirees in the country have urged the Federal Government to upgrade the Veterans Affairs Division in the Ministry of Defence to a full-fedged ministry to cater for their welfare.
Mr Joseph Ari, the Director-General, Industrial Training Fund (ITF) on Wednesday said that the Federal Government would create 20 million direct and indirect jobs through different skills development programmes in the country.
Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin, the state capital on Wednesday sentenced another internet fraudster Akinbamidele Femi Johnson to six months imprisonment.