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Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has taken a swipe at the entire political class and elite in the country, saying that the political elite has so far democratized poverty instead of democratizing hope.
Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky appeared on track Thursday to become Ukraine’s next leader as incumbent Petro Poroshenko fought for his political survival three days before a presidential run-off vote. Polls showed Zelensky, a 41-year-old standup comic and television star with no political experience, sailing to victory in Sunday’s second-round vote.
The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), Akwa Ibom state branch, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to address some of the lapses observed during the 2019 general elections.
The National Association of Resident Doctors in Nigeria (NARD) has blamed the high rate of medical tourism in the country on the political elite.
A former vice-president and a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has lamented that the conspiracy theory of the political elite have been thwarting his presidential ambition.
Brazil’s midfilder Carlos Casemiro has described the Super Eagles as a physical team after the Selecao forced the Nigeria to a 1-1 draw at the Kallang national Stadium on Sunday.
According to Independent UK, Dorman died by apparent suicide. She posted a message on her Facebook page, wherein she said goodbye to her loved ones on Friday. She also shared a photo collage announcing her death alongside the message.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has explained how one of its prosecution lawyers, S.M. Galadanchi, paid an unethical visit to the residence of Justice Joyce Obehin AbdulMalik, who was hearing a matter involving the agency and a defendant who was not identified.
Enugu State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has welcomed the return of First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, back to the country, saying her return has put an end to fake news.
European Union foreign ministers are expected on Monday to discuss the bloc’s response to Turkey’s military incursion into northern Syria, with the possibility of sanctions and an EU-wide arms embargo on the table.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who was declared winner of 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, on Friday in Oslo, Norway.
The Sengwer, an indigenous hunter-gatherer community in western Kenya, presented a petition Monday morning to the government in Nairobi demanding the return and protection of what they call their ancestral lands. The community says it faces threats of eviction as Kenya's government takes over conservation of the country's forests and water supplies.
Daniil Medvedev reached a staggering ninth final this year as he defeated fellow rising star Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Shanghai Masters on Saturday.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said the total revenue from the nation’s leather industry now valued between $600 to $800 million annually.
The Centre for Infrastructural and Technological Advancement for the Blind (CITAB) has hailed the Lagos Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) over its recent employment of 20 disabled persons.