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Prince Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress appears to be heading to victory in the governorship election held in Ogun state on Saturday, just like his counterparts in Lagos, Kwara, Kebbi, Sokoto and Bauchi States.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday held a meeting with the National leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, and Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on the need “to ensure the APC candidate in the state, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, win the March 9 governorship election.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state has written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding the enlistment of its candidates for the 2019 general elections in view of the ruling of the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court ordering the stay of execution of the judgement of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt which disqualified the party from fielding candidates in the election.
Security agencies have uncovered how the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has allocated about $3million (N1.8billion) to each state branch of the party, allegedly for inducement of voters, The Nations reports.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to testify in court in a libel case involving Yinka Odumakin, National Publicity of Afenifere and Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC).
A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court Wednesday ordered the final forfeiture of N2.7 billion recovered from former Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosu, to the Federal Government of Nigeria.
The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos, has condemned the shooting of journalists at the All Progressives Congress, APC, Lagos rally on Tuesday.
Over 20,000 hectares of rice farm belonging to Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom have been set ablaze by suspected herdsmen in Tse-Adorogo, Mbabeagh, Nzorov, Guma Local Government Area.
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) on Sunday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resist pressure from those bent on sabotaging 2019 elections.
An official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday claimed some politicians in Oyo State are approaching the commission to buy Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs), in order to rig the 2019 general elections.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says he hold the Ilorin Emirate and all the nation’s traditional institutions in very high esteem.
Fifteen media organisations, including the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), have joined forces to combat fake news and misinformation ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Wole Soyinka, the leader of the Ohaneze Ndigbo, John Nwodo, and the Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, have called for the immediate restructuring the nation.
Party leaders from the Southeast and Southwest are worried on the tenure framework in the document tagged People’s Policy” of the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says governors under the All Progressives Congress (APC) have no respect for President Muhammadu Buhari and do not share his philosophy.
A 52-year-old man, Joshua Akanbi, has been jailed for 15 years by an Ado Ekiti High Court for manslaughter. He committed the offence during a land dispute between Ayede Ekiti and Itaji Ekiti in 2017.
The Nigerian Air Force says it will take delivery of Augusta 109 power helicopter from Italy soon, to strengthen its arsenal for the fight against insurgency in the North-West.
Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.
The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.
A total number of 54 countries, including Nigeria, will participate at the inaugural African Beach Games which will take place on the island of Sal, Cape Verde, from 14 – 23 June 2019.
Concerned over incessant killings in Southern part of Kaduna, the House of Representatives yesterday charged security agencies to intensify efforts at stemming the tide of the attacks and killings and ensuring that peace and normalcy return to the area.
Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri says Dynamo Kiev's pitch is "dangerous" ahead of their Europa League last-16 second leg.
Godswill Akpabio, a senator from Akwa Ibom State, has filed a petition at the election tribunal against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Chris Ekpenyong, his opponent and the winner of the just concluded election for Akwa Ibom North-West District.
A former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, General Charles Airhiavbere, has said that he should not be blamed for the party’s performance in the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Edo South senatorial district.