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South Africa’s defence minister has been reprimanded and will lose three months of salary after ruling party officials took an air force plane to Zimbabwe earlier this month, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday.
Paul Rusesabagina, the polarising hero of the "Hotel Rwanda" film, admitted to a Kigali court on Friday that he had formed an armed group but denied any role in their crimes.
The party is headed by prominent London-based human rights activist Yahya Assiri, and its members include academic Madawi al-Rasheed, researcher Saeed bin Nasser al-Ghamdi, US-based Abdullah Alaoudh and Canada-based Omar Abdulaziz, sources close to the outfit told the AFP news agency.
Ivory Coast's main presidential election challenger and a group of opposition parties have called for a civil disobedience campaign to stop President Alassane Ouattara's bid for a third term on October 31.
Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State, the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has advised the Federal Government to refrain from acts capable of killing Nigeria’s democracy.
Cameroon’s veteran leader, Paul Biya, on Monday, announced the country first regional elections in December, including in two western regions in the grip of a revolt by the anglophone minority.
The Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission (EBSIEC) on Saturday conducted local government poll to elect 13 chairmen and 171 councillors across the state.
State Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu, disclosed on Monday in Asaba while reacting to allegations by All Progressive Congress (APC), Edo State chapter, that Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State imported political thugs to Edo State last week when he joined the political campaigns of his counterpart in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki.
The Presidency has again frowned at the repeated sentiments being played around a recent video clip by the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), describing it as ”a complete waste of time”.
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has accused the leadership of the main opposition party in the state, the All Progressives Congress, APC, of staging an attack on the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, campaign team while on a campaign visit to Apana, ward 10 of Etsako West Local Government Area.
It was gathered that, to this end, the PDP National Working Committee (NWC), met with members of the House elected its platform at the party’s National secretariat , Wadata Plaza, in Abuja, on Wednesday to explore ways of resolving the crisis that has paralysed the activities of the opposition party caucus in the Green chamber.
The Forum of Southeast chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has vehemently rejected the statement credited to a former governor of Benue state, Senator Gabriel Suswam, to the effect that the national body of the party has zoned the 2023 presidential ticket to the northern part of the country.
The lawyer representing Ramon Abbas (a.k.a Hushpuppi) has stated the Instagram big boy is innocent of all charges and that he “was running a legitimate business and a very legitimate Instagram account and did not take part in any scam or fraud.”
The resignation of the Ondo state Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Hon Ifedayo Abegunde, barely two weeks after that of the deputy governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi, has jolted the governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, and members of the State Executive Council EXCO.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has expressed his desire for all Southsouth states to be under the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party will have a hurdle to overcome ahead of their primaries as three aspirants on the party’s platform have refused to step down for him.
No less than 2 police officers and 5 civilians reportedly died during the three days of violent protests in the coal city. 241 bus shelters, almost all the traffic lights, iconic statues such as Otigba, pedestrian safety barrier meshes, banks were looted and destroyed. Two police stations with 2 operational Hilux vans and 4 police posts were also burnt down.
Nigeria’s record holder in the men’s 200m, Divine Oduduru, has launched his Foundation in the country while reaching out to the needy in his community.
Italy national team head coach Roberto Mancini believes the Scudetto fight ‘will be the same’ but added that Napoli seem to be competitive following the acquisition of Victor Osimhen and other players into their squad.
The President described Zulum’s humanitarian response including the provision and distribution of palliatives for internally displaced persons in the state as “exemplary, unique and selfless”.
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), Umar Garba Dambatta, has said that the contribution of the Telecommunication sector to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has risen from 8.5 per cent in 2015 to 14.3 per cent as at September this year amounting to N2.272 trillion.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC) Kaduna State Command has appealed to residents of the state to obey the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state to forestall any breakdown of law of order.
The hostage, Philip Walton, described as the son of a missionary living in Niger, was abducted Monday night by six men armed with Kalashnikovs on the outskirts of Massalata, a village about 10 kilometers (six miles) from the border with Nigeria.
Former Leicester City and CSKA Moscow forward Ahmed Musa said he is aiming to return to Europe after departing Saudi Professional League club Al Nassr.
Pandemonium broke in Ikotun, Alimosho area of Lagos State following the killing of about five hoodlums who were shot dead by Mobile Police, Mopol, after attacking a popular supermarket and looted various items in the process.
Ivory Coast president Alassane Ouattara said he is in favour of allowing his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo, currently on trial in The Hague, to return after a presidential election next week.