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The Isi-Uzo State Constituency By-Election in Enugu State on Saturday begun without any hitches, even as voters conducted themselves in a peaceful manner.
The Court of Appeal in Abuja has upheld the death sentence passed on Maryam Sanda for killing her husband, Biliyaminu Bello.
Fourteen political parties including the two major parties, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are fielding over 120 candidates in a contest for various senatorial and state houses of assembly seats in the rescheduled by-elections holding in 10 states across the country today.
Ahead of forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election that will hold on December 5, both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State have engaged each other on allegations of voting buying.
A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar on Thursday affirmed Dr Stephen Odey as candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Cross River North Senatorial bye election.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Taraba state seems to be leaving no stones unturned, as it on Thursday inaugurated three separate assessment committee for the three senatorial zones.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, received electoral sensitive materials for Isi-Uzo State Constituency Bye-Election from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Enugu Branch.
The House of Representatives on Thursday, summoned the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, and other directors at his Ministry, to appear before it, over alleged frustration of the submission of financial audit reports of 2018 and 2019 by the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Imo State.
Suspected hoodlums on Thursday invaded and sacked the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state during the hearing into the pre-election suit between the candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Abel Ebifemowei, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Cleopas Moses. ahead of the Saturday’s senatorial bye-election in the state.
The House of Representatives has resolved to invite the Ministers of Justice, Foreign Affairs as well as Trade and Investment to brief the House on the implications of the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA).
An attack by bandits in the Gwaram community, Talatan Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State has left the village head dead and eight others abducted.
A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Apo, Abuja has declared Agom Jarigbe as PDP candidateas the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the rescheduled Cross River North senatorial bye-election scheduled for Saturday, December 5, 2020
Former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has cautioned the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, against interfering with the party’s ongoing reconciliation efforts.
Zamfara state office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has not received notice of withdrawal of any candidate from Bakura state constituency by-election.
The defection of Ebonyi State governor, Dave Umahi is still generating heat in the southeast. Vituperative utterances between Umahi and Anyim after the defection is not going down well in some quarters. Consequently, Governor Umahi has continued to vent his spleen on perceived opponents by sacking their people in his government.
The Nigeria Police, Bauchi State Command said it has arrested suspected kidnappers who murdered the lawmaker, Musa Mante Baraza representing Dass constituency in the Bauchi State House of Assembly, few months ago.
Emir of Zuru Emirate, Kebbi State, Retired Major-General Muhammad Sani Sami, Sami Gomo II, has been enrolled into the Kebbi State Contributory Health Insurance Scheme (KECHEMA).
The hoodlums who claimed to belong to different cult groups ( Eiye and Aiye included) had earlier stormed polling unit 009 and now at polling unit 008, ward 18, Agbala village, Ikorodu Local Government Area.
Emir of Dass, Alhaji Usman Bilyaminu, on Saturday urged voters in the Local Government Area to conduct themselves peacefully in the ongoing Dass state constituency bye-election.
The Nigeria-China Friendship Association has debunked reports that N100 million was paid as ransom to secure the release of a Chinese, who was kidnapped recently in Ekiti.
A Kaduna-based non-governmental organisation, Ladi Maji Foundation has empowered no fewer than 300 widows in Kaduna State with residual income items and cash to enable them stay afloat the current economic reality.
Authorities in Moscow arrested a physicist on suspicion of state treason for allegedly passing classified information about Russia’s aviation industry abroad, news agencies reported late on Thursday.
As the country grapples with insecurity, economic downturn and bad governance, the Nigerian Youth Parliament (NYP) has encouraged young people to step forth with workable solutions that would salvage the country, rather than becoming armchair critics of the Buhari administration
The Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has been lauded for the disciplined and prudent management of the affairs of the ministry, particularly his rejection of the humongous bill of N81 million presented by Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) for the cutting of grass in MKO Abiola Stadium, Abuja.
The Tigray regional government said Saturday that Ethiopian government forces are already conducting a military offensive to capture the regional capital, Mekelle.