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There are three arms of government, no doubt: the executive, the legislature and the judiciary. They are very pivotal to sustainability of any democracy. Other institutions of democracy include the Election Management Bodies such as the Independent National Electoral Commission and State Independent Electoral Commission, Civil Society Organisations, the media and the political parties. Members of political parties are called politicians.
Pro-democracy group and rights activists have urged the Federal Government to tackle insecurity and rising youth unemployment in the country.
Mr Mapida Ikwurunyi, Coordinator, Justice Frontier Forum, says that Gov. Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa and his aides have the right to receive severance allowances.
Electorate in the Osun West Senatorial District of Osun State, currently being represented by Senator Ademola Adeleke have commenced move to have him sacked following an Abuja Court’s judgment, which held that he has no secondary school certificate.
The horse-trading for the leadership of the 9th Senate intensified yesterday with the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spearheading negotiation with some aspirants from the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the office of the President of the Senate.
Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, has told Indian firms that he cannot give them contracts beyond his tenure which terminate on May 29, 2019.
Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari defeated what it termed “principalities and powers” by emerging victorious in last Saturday’s presidential election.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and some prominent Nigerians have advocated for autonomous stronger states through devolution of powers.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, condemns the distribution of cash to the public very close to general election by public officials, saying such endeavours amount to vote buying and inducement, which is a clear case of corruption
The Clerk to the National Assembly (CNA), Mr. Mohammed Sani-Omolori, has blamed the picketing of the National Assembly by members of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) on the non-release of the 2018 budget.
Ahmed Kuru, the managing director/CEO of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), says it is not easy to deliver a paradigm shift in two, three or eight years.
Hong Kong's government deployed an elite police unit for political monitoring and surveillance as it tightens the political screws and moves closer to mainland China.
Ijaw leader Edwin Clark has called for sack of the Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Mr Solomon Dalung, for allegedly discrediting Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for recognising Amaju-Pinnick-led Board of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF).
Against the backdrop of several moves by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to change Principal Officers of the Senate, Senate Chairman on Public Accounts, Senator Matthew Urhoghide, has insisted that it would be difficult to effect such a change unless they were able to muster 2/3 of the law makers which is 73.
President Muhammadu Buhari will never be part of any unconstitutional act, the Presidency said today, in a blistering reaction to attempts by some political actors to link him with the unfolding political drama in Benue state.
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Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has cancelled an earlier approved trip to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for local government chairmen.
Self-driving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles, the latest collaboration with an automaker for the fast-growing Silicon Valley company.
The immediate past Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has reeled out his agenda if he gets the nod of President Muhammadu Buhari to continue in his former role.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has released another 15,490 results of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations, UTME.
Committed to reducing the impact of global warming especially on the environment, Bayero University, Kano (BUK) is offering 3,000 free trees seeds to its immediate and external community.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has applauded the emergence of Tijjani Muhammad – Bande, as the President of the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday said that the Lagos State Public Works Corporation had been directed to immediately begin patching of potholes across the state.
The President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, says the availability of consumer credit facility is an important option in fighting corruption in the country.
Governor Emeka Ihedioha swears in the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Uche Onyeaguocha and his Chief of Staff, Mr Chris Okewulonu, on Monday.
The Federal High Court in Lagos has been informed by the Nigerian Navy and Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) that the detained Lagos-based hotelier, Mr. Saibu Ogunmola, whom the court had directed them to produce before it, was not in their custody but that of the Department of State Security (DSS).