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An election observer in the September 22 Osun State governorship election, which was declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the Commission’s threat to arrest and prosecute vote-buyers helped minimised the menace during the exercise.
Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election, the Nigeria Civil Society has appealed to political parties to shun activities that could trigger violence before, during and after the election.
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has dedicated his Nigeria footballer of the year award his teammates and everyone who has contributed to his success as a footballer.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Ogunwusi Adeyeye, has lined up leading artistes to undertake a cultural revival of Yoruba heritage in a 12-day artistic show, designed to showcase the Yoruba nation.
U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to walk out of future press briefings if reporters do not act with “decorum.”
The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Yusuf Nuhu has emerged as the winner of Toro federal constituency by-election held in Bauchi State on Saturday.
Bolujoke, a member of the All Farmers Association (AFAM), Lagos branch, who gave advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said that there were many benefits in eating natural foods, especially those grown locally.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said it is ready to negotiate with government to end its one-week old industrial action.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that allegation against him by the House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Preparedness on the approval of N5.8 billion from the Consolidated Revenue Fund to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) was both ‘false and misleading’, saying he did not violate any law in the approval of the fund.
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih was inaugurated Saturday as the new president of the Maldives after the opposition united to dislodge pro-China strongman leader Abdulla Yameen in September elections.
The management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has donated 25 hectares of land to the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), for agricultural development.