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A veteran journalist and former Pro-chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Alhaji Yakubu Mohammed, has obtained the Nomination and Expression of Interest Form of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to contest the governorship primary in Kogi State.
A governorship aspirant in Kogi state and front line Journalist, Yakubu Mohammed, on Friday lamented Kogi state was gradually degenerating into the capital of poverty and thuggery in the country.
Young Star Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has advised youths in Kogi and Bayelsa to shun electoral violence and thuggery during the Nov. 16 governorship polls in the two states.
Kogi State All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders have the Federal Government to address the challenges facing the state.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a suit filed by Sen. Samuel Anyanwu challenging the emergence of Gov. Emeka Ihedioha as the Imo governor.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.
Determined to end the lingering unrest in Ado Local Government of Benue State, the caretaker committee chairman, Hon. James Ogaba Oche, has declared war on kidnappers, robbers and criminals operating within the council.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, Imo State, Sunday, upheld the judgement of the Federal High Court that had earlier dismissed a suit filed by Senator Sam Anyanwu, challenging the emergence of Imo State governor, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, as the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in the primary held last year.
The oath of office was administered by the state’s Chief Judge, Justice Kashim Zanna, in a ceremony attended by thousands of jubilant residents of Maiduguri, community leaders and other top government officials.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has urged the youths, particularly children, to shun drug abuse and imbibe the spirit of godliness and good moral standards.
Ahead of the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State, the Ijaw Elders Forum (IEF) and other stakeholders have warned against electoral violence.
The United Labour Congress (ULC), has called on the Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, to prioritize workers’ welfare and clear salary backlog.
The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPPS) Kuru, has reaffirmed its commitment to engage political parties meaningfully to promote tolerance.
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has said that the unending calls for restructuring and its practice would not work in Nigeria, because it is one of the fault lines being manipulated and exploited by some political elite for their selfish interests.
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.
Nigeria defender Valentine Ozornwafor is set to join Spanish Segunda B side, Almeria on loan from Turkish champions, Galatasaray for the 2019/2020 season.
It was a moment of confusion for some Big Brother Naija housemates in the early hours of Thursday as Frodd and Sir Dee engaged in an intense quarrel which eventually turned out to be a birthday prank on Esther.
President of National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, Mr. Bello Bala Shagari, has expressed confidence that the new Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, would save the NYCN from what he described as political interference.
E! News has confirmed that the Hunger Games actor has filed for divorce from “Mother’s Daughter” singer, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the reason for the breakup. The court documents, obtained by E! News, state that Hemsworth is not asking for spousal support.
Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has weighed in on the controversial Video Assistant Referee (VAR) that was introduced into the Premier League this season, saying that only thieves complain of security cameras.
The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC) has advised Nigerian workers to continue to exercise patience as the Federal Government and labour continue to dilly-dally over a new minimum wage implementation.
The Council of Imams and Ulama on Saturday said the claims that only Christians are being kidnapped in Kaduna State, were false.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMeT), says it will fully engage in training and retraining of manpower resources toward achieving long term weather management.
A former Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, Paul Unongo, has said Nigeria should be wary of jettisoning zoning of elective offices, especially the presidency, in 2023 as suggested by the Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai.
Akanji who was the guest speaker at the 4th Surveyor Lasisi Lasupo Ali Annual Lecture which was held in Ibadan, indicated that the drivers of insecurity include globalization which he said has broken down trade barriers between nations, expansion and integration of economies as well as people.