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The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commenced preparation for Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has urged political office holders to be mindful of their campaign promises upon which they were elected to office, and be ready to deliver on them.
Worried by the violence that has characterised political campaigns in Ogun State, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday, met with leaders of major political parties and security chiefs in the state ahead of the general elections.
I am sure you have noticed that “money is not flowing” this season as it did in 2015 when there was a blizzard of dollars.
Kwara state governor, Alhaji AbdulFatah Ahmed, has banned street processions and rallies by political parties following the recent spate of political violence in the state.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.
As political campaigns for the 2019 general elections kickoff, the Air Officer Commanding (AOC), Tactical Air Command of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao, has advised personnel to distance themselves from every political activity including political comments on social media.
Politicians have been urged to dwell more in selling themselves and their party manifestoes, and avoid campaign of calumny and hate speech during campaigns.
With the commencement of political campaigns ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Benue State Police Command has said that it would not allow weapons such as knives, guns and the likes on campaign grounds.
As campaigns for the 2019 general elections kicked off at the weekend, Farida Waziri, a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has charged politicians to make their agenda for Nigerians their focus rather than dwelling on issues that will further divide the people.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday, said electoral victory in the country is not measured by one’s religious affiliation or ethnicity.
Ahead of the 2019 General elections, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called on the media to play its gate keeping role to forestall hate speech during political campaigns.
The Kano State Police Command said on Friday that it had arrested 34 suspected political thugs during the primary elections in the state.
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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.
Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana has sent his best wishes to Matthijs de Ligt following the completion of his €75 million move to Juventus.
Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that the country’s seizure of British-flagged oil tanker a day earlier was due to a collision with an Iranian fishing boat.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is prepared to leave Manchester United to Real Madrid even after the transfer deadline.
Wife of the Niger State Governor, Dr Amina Abubakar, has urged women to use their unique nature to add value to the society.
The 27-year-old Brazil international left the Camp Nou two years ago for a world-record fee but the Ligue 1 Champions want to get rid of former Santos star and they are willing to listen to offer provided it meets their requirement.