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Some northern elders in the major opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have urged former governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, to seek the presidency in the coming 2019 general election.
Angered by online reactions, Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has queried his Commissioner for Higher Education and an aspirant for the House of Representatives in 2019, Usman Jaha (Babawo) for distributing kits with shoe polish and other items to youths in Gwoza as part of his personal welfare programme.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said he was prepared to step down from his position at anytime since he did not solicit to become Vice President, noting the position meant nothing to him.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was on Tuesday sentenced to 30 days behind bars for organising protests ahead of President Vladimir Putin's fourth inauguration.
A presidential aspirant on the platform of National Conscience Party (NCP), Thomas-Wilson Ikubese, on Monday renounced his membership of the party.
A strong indication of both the quality and failure of politics in Nigeria, as the people look forward to the next general elections in 2019, is the manner in which virtually “every” Nigerian believes that he or she is good enough to be President of Nigeria.
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday urged Nigerians to draw strength from the legacies and exemplary life of the late Chief Gani Fawehinmi.
The National Chairman of the United Progressives Party, UPP, Chief Chekwas Okorie, has reminded Ndigbo that President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, never promised to hand over power to them in 2023.
Some groups in Kaduna have resolved to organise a two-million-man-match to the convince former Sokoto State governor, Attahiru Bafarawa to join the 2019 presidential race.
Indian police have made another arrest after the alleged rape of a teenager by a ruling party politician sparked protests across the country, federal investigators said Sunday.
A Brazilian judge on Tuesday denied former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva the right to receive a visit from nine regional governors and other politicians in the prison where he is staying in the southern city of Curitiba, the newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo reported.
The Conference of Nigeria Political Party has said President Muhammadu Buhari has nothing to show Nigerians, in terms of concrete achievements, to make him seek re-election.
Two suspected cattle rustlers terrorising Eregi Fulani Camp in Katcha Local Government Area of Niger state, have been arrested by the state Police Command.
Brighton have completed the signing of Nigeria international defender Leon Balogun on a free transfer.
Japanese entertainment giant Sony on Tuesday unveiled a $1.9-billion deal to buy industry titan EMI Music Publishing, which has the rights to songs by the likes of Queen and Pharrell Williams.
The EFCC on Tuesday asked the Federal High Court Abuja to proceed with the ongoing trial of a former PDP Spokesman, Olisa Metuh, in his absence.
The General Overseer of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry (CMDM), Prophet Jeremiah Omoto Fufeyin, on Tuesday in Kano prophesied that the 2019 presidential election will be tougher than what was experienced in 2015, calling on Nigerians to earnestly pray for peace and unity in the country.
Arsenal were fined £20,000 ($26,000) by the Football Association on Tuesday for their players’ protests during a 3-1 defeat at Leicester.
Anti-abortion activists won a major victory Friday when President Donald Trump's administration announced plans for a rule that would cut federal funding to hundreds of US clinics providing the service.
Former Nigeria forward Daniel Amokachi has pointed at Nigeria's weak area which needs to be worked on going to the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia.
Alhaji Isa Sadiq-Achida, Sokoto State Commissioner for Information, has emerged as the new state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Wednesday that a "breakthrough" had been reached in talks with Sudan and Ethiopia over a controversial dam the latter is building on the Nile.