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Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed to the national headquarters of the party to extend registration exercise for thousands of new entrants into the party.
Unlike the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that boasted to rule Nigeria for 60 years, Nigeria’s foremost human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) yesterday disclosed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) had perfected plans to rule the country indefinitely.
President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party will hold its congress Saturday ahead of September parliamentary elections that come amid a sweeping crackdown on the beleaguered opposition.
Governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of the Progressive Governors Forum have passed a vote of confidence on the Chairman, CECPC, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State and his Committee Members for their outstanding performance in rebuilding the party.
The Court of Appeal sitting ìn Akure Wednesday declared that the appeal filed by the Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Eyitayo Jegede, against the decision of the Election Petition Tribunal that upheld the election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Oluwatotimi Akeredolu’, in the October 10, 2020 poll, lacked merit.
Ethiopia will show a sceptical world that it can successfully hold a peaceful election next week, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed told a crowd of tens of thousands of supporters at his first - and last - campaign rally on Wednesday
A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ghali Na’abba, has accused Nigerian governors of hijacking political party structures in their states and making it difficult for party members opposing them to aspire for any political position.
Eritrean troops in Ethiopia's Tigray region are expected to "definitely leave soon," Ethiopia's UN envoy said after a top U.N. official told the Security Council on Tuesday that Eritrea's soldiers were using starvation as a weapon of war.
The Ambassador of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to Nigeria, Mr. Chi Tun Chon Hu, has said that his government prioritises developing bilateral ties with Nigeria.
Ethiopia’s state agriculture minister said on Tuesday a majority of farmers in the Tigray region were planting crops on time, after the United Nations warned of famine in the area following conflict that has displaced more than two million people.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano says he has compensated APC women by giving them more political opportunities in the state than they aspired.
A son of a former Nigerian Head of State, Murtala Muhammad, Abba Risqua, on Saturday, joined the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) at an occasion to mark the Democracy Day in Kano.
Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has warned that President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling party must address the spate of separatist agitations in the country through democratic means instead of deployment of military as solutions.
The duo, who are of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had earlier attended a meeting with their other South-East counterparts before deciding to visit the zonal secretariat to assess its readiness for commissioning.
The appointment of presidential aide, Ms Lauretta Onochie as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been described as an affront on democracy.
An unpublished analysis by United Nations agencies and aid groups estimates some 350 000 people in Ethiopia's conflict-torn Tigray region are in famine conditions, according to an internal UN document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.
A political activist, Mr Ramoni Sonuga, has dissociated himself from media reports indicating that some leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State had resorted to imposition of candidates against the popular wishes of the general members of the ruling party.
Former governor of Sokoto state, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, has said the clamouring for rotation of the position of presidency between North and South regions has remained the country’s political mistake.
Some aggrieved members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State have appealed to the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, to immediately save the party from imminent crisis.
With the 2023 political permutations in focus, Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State might have concluded plans to leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC), but there are far more serious grounds why his defection might be impossible for now.
Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared support for the ban on micro blogging website, Twitter by the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government.
UEFA has dropped its investigation of Manuel Neuer’s rainbow captain’s armband after declaring that the Germany skipper’s decision to wear it is a ‘team symbol of diversity’.
The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) has advised the Federal Government to withdraw the circular directing that workers of the Staff schools should not be captured in the 2022 budget.
The police in Lagos have arrested one Emmanuel Madueke, the 62-year-old proprietor of Megland Comprehensive School, Lekki, for allegedly sexually assaulting and harassing a 14-year-old student of his school.
France's far right performed worse than predicted in Sunday's regional elections, exit polls showed, leaving victory in the southern battleground of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and a platform for the 2022 presidential election in the balance.
Somali National Army (SNA) said its forces killed 24 al-Shabab terrorists after a foiled terror attack on its military base in the southern town of Diinsoor on Saturday night.
Kei Kamara converted a penalty to take Sierra Leone to the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 1996 with a 1-0 win over Benin on Tuesday in a qualifier twice postponed due to a coronavirus tests drama.
Last week, and in commemoration of the second year of his second term, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), granted interviews to two Nigerian television channels in quick succession.
Five hundred Hong Kong police officers sifted through reporters' computers and notebooks at pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily on Thursday, the first case in which authorities have cited media articles as potentially violating the national security law.
Approval has been given for the promotion of 3,506 officers and men of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) by the Chairman/Chief Executive of the agency, Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (rtd). The promotion of the officers came after several years of stagnation on a rank. They are now to move to their next senior rank after the approval by Marwa yesterday.
A US-based Nigerian, Shofela Coker, will join other creators from Zimbabwe, Uganda, South Africa, Kenya and Egypt in the production of a Disney+ Original 10-part collection of premium original films, ‘Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire’.