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Alhaji Sani Musa (313), who is believed to have won the the Niger East senatorial district primary election has headed to the court to challenge his substitution with incumbent Senator David Umaru.
Tension is mounting within the ranks of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger State over the reported substitution of the National Assembly list from the three senatorial zones of the state.
Two of the serving Senators of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger state, Barrister David Umaru and Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi have lost in the senatorial primaries held across the state on Tuesday.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018 without further delay, contending that his vacillation over the bill was inimical to the conduct of the impending general elections slated for the first quarter of next year.
The National Assembly Joint Committee on Electoral Matters saddled with the responsibility of looking into the 2019 general election budget proposal of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is yet to agree on what to approve for the electoral body in preparation for the elections beginning in February 2019.
The National Assembly Joint Committee on Electoral Matters which adjourned sine die on Friday is now to reconvene on August 27 to harmonise the 2019 general elections budget proposal for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
The Joint Committee of the National Assembly on the Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday suspended indefinitely, deliberations on the N189bn budget submitted by the commission for the conduct of 2019 elections.
Protests on Saturday trailed the affirmation method adopted for the emergence of executives of the All Progressives Congress State in Niger State.
The Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Niger State chapter, Alhaji Aminu Yussuf, has been suspended over allegations of gross misconduct and anti-party activities in the State.
The Senate through its chairman, committee on media and public affairs, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi (APC, Niger North), has said while it welcomed the return of recently reinstated senator, Ali Ndume, it was not unduly excited.
A member of the Niger State House of Assembly, Mr Malik Madaki, on Saturday faulted the alleged lopsided appointments in the state by Gov. Abubakar Bello.
A 20-year-old man, Babangida Mohammed, is to spend the next five months in prison for stealing a mobile phone, a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja ruled on Friday.
Former Kenyan sports minister Hassan Wario and two other officials were on Friday formally charged with corruption relating to the 2016 Rio Olympics on Friday.
Results of Cameroon’s October 7 presidential elections are expected on Monday, according to the Information Minister, Issa Tchiroma Bakary. The minister was speaking in an interview with French channel, RFI.
The Speaker of the Edo State Assembly Mr Kabiru Adjoto and some other lawmakers have proceeded to court to challenge what they term as the unwarranted stealing of their mandates during the recently concluded All Progressives Congress (APC) primaries.
Pope Francis is considering an unprecedented visit to North Korea, according to a Vatican official.
The governorship candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP) for 2019 election in Niger State, Alhaji Umar Nasko, has accused the All Progressive Congress (APC) led administration in the state of squandering N500 billion in the last three years without anything to show for it.
A man named Chukwudi Nweze in Obosi, Idemili North local government area of Anambra State has allegedly defiled his neighour’s 12 years old daughter (name withheld).
US President Donald Trump has welcomed the release of US pastor Andrew Brunson, who is on his way back home from Turkey following two years in detention.
Facebook on Tuesday in Lagos partnered Africa Check and Agence France Presse (AFP) to curb fake news among its community users in Nigeria.
Rosemary Chukwuma has given Nigeria her first medal at the ongoing 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina.