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A chairmanship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State, Comrade Alfa Fidelis, has boasted of overwhelming victory in the forthcoming November 2 governorship election in the state.
A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, Imo state capital has dismissed a suit filed by Senator Sam Anyanwu representing Imo East senatorial districts, challenging the emergence of Imo state Governor-elect, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party.
The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Mr Yekini Nabena, on Thursday faulted the conduct of the supplementary governorship elections held in Bauchi, Sokoto and Adamawa States.
In a report titled: “The Misery Index 2018,” authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal work, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade Off (1975).
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue and his deputy, Benson Abounu, on Friday received their Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Makurdi.
The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), Akwa Ibom state branch, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to address some of the lapses observed during the 2019 general elections.
Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has urged Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to put an end to supplementary elections in the country.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State has protested alleged irregularities in Saturday’s House of Assembly election in Olamaboro Local Government Area of the state.
Abia State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) on Sunday called for the cancellation of the March 9th governorship election in the state.
The Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has charged President Muhammadu Buhari and relevant security agencies to unravel the killer of the lawmaker representing Lagelu/Akinyele federal constituency, Hon. Temitope Olatoye (a.k.a. Sugar), who was shot dead on Saturday in Lalupon, Ibadan.
Two people were killed while forty-seven others were arrested in Anambra in two separate violent incidents that threatened to undermine the electoral exercise in the state.
Prof. Wesley Nafarda, Bwari Council Elections Returning Officer, has declared the elections in the council inconclusive due to some hitches at some polling units.
Chris Ejike, the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 4, has stated that more security personnel would be deployed to crisis-prone areas during Saturday’s governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections in Benue State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it would no longer tolerate any attempt by politicians to hold its officials hostage and force them to declare winners of elections under duress.
Former Vice President Namadi Sambo was yesterday unanimously elected chairman board of trustees of Baze University, Abuja alongside four other new members inaugurated by the board.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will deploy aircraft, military equipment and personnel in Abuja during rehearsals for its 55th Anniversary celebration.
Lionel Messi already deserves to lift a sixth Ballon d'Or regardless of whether he wins the Champions League with Barcelona or not, according to former Brazil striker Rivaldo.
Carlo Ancelotti still believes in Napoli's squad as he backed his players after their Europa League defeat to Arsenal.
The Forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) newly-elected members of the House of Representatives have expressed support for the consensus candidate of the party for the 9th National Assembly Speakership, Femi Gbajabiamila.
The Federal Government on Thursday said it would increase the number of trains plying the Abuja-Kaduna route to run a train per hour before the end of 2019.
Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel has rejected suggestions that the club are in crisis but concedes that they are experiencing a "difficult phase".
The Chairman of Kaduna State Peace Commission, Reverend Josiah Idowu-Fearon has said the commission is in talks with state governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai on the release of Adara Community leaders in detention.
Nigerian Youth and Sports Minister Solomon Dalung has warned the Super Eagles not to underrate their Group B opponents when the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in June in Egypt.
Fernandinho is absent from the Manchester City squad for their Premier League match at Crystal Palace on Sunday, with Kevin De Bruyne back in the team.