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Poised to ensure victory for the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gboyega Oyetola, in the forthcoming election, in Osun State, wife of Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the state, Sherifat Aregbesola, at the weekend, led hundreds of women to some markets within the state to canvass votes for the flag bearer.
The Osun Government workers, on Wednesday, stayed away from the state secretariat, Abere, Osogbo, in compliance with the directive of the Joint Labour Unions to embark on a three-day warning strike.
A group, Focus Vanguard Group, in Badagry, Lagos State on Saturday urged the people to shun politics of rice and ram as dividends of democracy.
There was low turnout of state government workers in Osogbo, Osun State capital, on Thursday after the long holidays for Isese Day and Eid-el-Kabir celebrations in the state.
Osun State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr. Olusegun Agbaje, has commended the political parties in the state for conducting a violence-free primary elections ahead of the gubernatorial poll on September 22.
The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday doled out N500 million as grant to 275 Community Development Associations to enable them complete their ongoing self help projects.
The Civil Society Network Against Corruption, which is a coalition of over 150 anti-corruption organizations, has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to launch a thorough investigation into the N1.1 billion contract scandal allegedly involving the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Lasun Yusuf.
The organization said, “Public officials allegedly securing to themselves and/or their companies and family members privileges rightly belonging to the public by by-passing or manipulating the formal procedures necessary for the award of these privileges is a textbook case of conflict of interest.”
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday promised to make the state’s waterways cleaner and safer to attract more investments and encourage partnerships in the channelisation of the water routes.
Workers in Osun on Tuesday returned to work after the Joint Labour Unions in the state called off the indefinite strike embarked on last week Wednesday.
The Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone A, of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, yesterday disclosed that it has intercepted goods smuggled and concealed valued at N1.595 billion in November.
The Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Seyi Akinwumi, has assured Nigerians that the Super Eagles will defeat the Chipolopolo of Zambia in the return leg of the 2018 World Cup qualifier which will be played in Uyo in October.
A lawmaker, representing Olorunda State Constituency in the Osun State House of Assembly, Hon. Waseeu Adebayo, on Sunday charged political office holders on the need to address poverty in the society, through the human capital development of the people.
The authorities of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, have dismissed from service a driver in the institution’s employ, Mr. Abiodun Abolade, who was caught with contraband substances suspected to be cannabis a few days ago.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a Brazilian bishop, the Vatican said Wednesday, after reports of his arrest for allegedly stealing $600,000 of church funds.
Pope Francis will host a meeting in February of senior bishops from around the globe to discuss "the protection of minors", the Vatican announced on Wednesday.
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), presidential aspirant, Dr. Attahiru Bafarawa, has said that presidential aspirants under the aegis of the party were united in the removal of the ruling All Progressives Congress-led Federal government out of power in 2019.
Former Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, has again joined the governorship race in Nasarawa State on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance in the 2019 general election.
Cameroon's government vowed Wednesday that next month's presidential election will be peaceful and voting will take place nationwide, despite mounting bloodshed in the central African country's restive anglophone regions.
The PDP Governors’ Forum has resolved to have an all-inclusive meeting with all the presidential aspirants, the National Chairman of the party, two national officers, as well as the leaders of the party in both chambers of the National Assembly.
Brig. Gen. Uwem Bassey, Commander Sector 3 Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has lauded troops deployed at Gudumbali, Guzamala for gallantly repelling Boko Haram attack on the military base on Saturday.
England boss Gareth Southgate has refused to commit his future to the Three Lions beyond Euro 2020.
US Vice President Mike Pence has denied discussions to remove President Donald Trump from office took place, rejecting claims made in a New York Times opinion piece authored by an unidentified White House official.
The UN listed 38 “shameful” countries including China and Russia on Wednesday which it said had carried out reprisals or intimidation against people cooperating with it on human rights, through killings, torture and arbitrary arrests.