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The spokesperson for General Ibrahim Babangida, Mr Kassim Afegbua, has taken a swipe at the All Progressives Congresses (APC) following the congresses conducted by the party in some states.
Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues.
Outgoing Ekiti Commissioner of Police, Mr Abdullahi Chafe, has warned political parties and aspirants not to engage in acts capable of causing violence while conducting their gubernatorial primaries.
The European Union (EU’s) aid assistance to Nigeria in the last decade was above €2.2 billion, the Ambassador and Head of the EU Delegation to Nigeria, Ketil Karlsen, said on Wednesday in Abuja.
Nigerian Press Council (NPC) on Thursday urged media professionals to ensure holistic monitoring of the electoral process to enable citizens to make informed decisions in the 2019 general elections.
A Federal Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr. Mohammed Haruna, has said that the Commission will be engaging the services of over 2,000 ad hoc staff in the recall process of the senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will commence the verification of signatures of those seeking the recall of Sen. Dino Melaye on April 28.
Traditional monarchs in Ekiti State have demanded that political parties must ensure they field a candidate from Ekiti South for the July 14 governorship election in the state.
The governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, has described the third force movement proposed by former president Olusegun Obasanjo as “no force”.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) said it was consulting various interest groups and political stakeholders for synergy to enable it regain power in 2019 elections.
A former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has reacted to declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Monday it has put mechanisms in place to check sharing of money to voters during the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State.
A former Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido, says Nigerians voted out the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2015 out of anger and impatience, but are now back to their senses and will not repeat the mistake of voting the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019.
Northern leaders on Wednesday said they would assess candidates of all political parties before supporting any contestant for the 2019 presidential election.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is has resolved to extend its searchlight to political parties to stop them from further corrupting politics with money.
Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has approved funds for council election slated for May 26, 2018.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday announced dates for general elections in the country for the next 36 years, starting from 2019 to 2055.
Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has said that he was committed to uniting all aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
Dr. Dakuku Adol Peterside, Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has described security in the Nigerian Maritime domain as work in progress that requires the commitment of all stakeholders to ensure optimum safety of all investments in the sector.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Timi Frank, a former deputy spokesman of the ruling party, spoke in his personal capacity.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has alerted Nigerians wth claims that the APC Federal Government is plotting to assassinate him in a crowd and claim accidental discharge.
US President Donald Trump sharpened Sunday his accusations that his presidential campaign was "infiltrated" or spied on for political purposes, saying he would officially "demand" a Justice Department investigation.
The death toll of Nigerians killed in South Africa has continued to rise, with two South Africa-based Nigerians being the latest victims.
Senate President Dr Bukola Saraki and Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, are in serious battle for the soul of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, with both participating in parallel state congress in Ilorin on Saturday, to elect state executives.
Business mogul and president of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, on Thursday visited former military President Ibrahim Babangida at his uphill residence in Minna, Niger state capital.
Nigeria has been projected to add no fewer than 189 million people to its current population between 2018 and 2050, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), said.
A presidential aspirant on the platform of National Conscience Party (NCP), Thomas-Wilson Ikubese, on Monday renounced his membership of the party.