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Amb. Godknows Igali, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Bayelsa, on Wednesday pledged to prioritise human capacity building if elected governor of the state.
Ahead of the inauguration of the ninth National Assembly, the Transition Monitoring Group has expressed support for adoption of open ballot for election of presiding officers.
The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has blamed low turn of electorate during Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly polls across the country on “militarisation and over policing” of voting process.
A civil rights organisation, Transition Monitoring Group, expressed fears over the conduct of political parties towards officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, with a demand that they should “desist from heating up the polity ahead of the elections rescheduled for February 23, 2019.”
The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) has concluded plans to meet with all political office seekers in the forthcoming general elections in a bid to secure their commitments on how to eliminate voting buying.
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday announced the names of 144 observers that will monitor the 2019 general elections.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Delta State Council, has expressed worries over lack of activities at the head office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Asaba, the state capital.
Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana; Transition Monitoring Group (TMG); Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), and other rights activists have tasked the federal government to end the incessant killings in Zamfara State.
In order to stop the enthronement of irresponsible political class in the coming 2019 general elections, the campaigns against vote buying and selling must transcend media hype, Dr. Garba Abari, the Director General of National Orientation Agency (NOA) has warned.
The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), a coalition of civil society organisations in Nigeria working on electoral issues, has expressed concerns over the refusal of Assent by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Electoral Amendment Bill.
The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will use devices to track campaign expenses of political parties for the 2019 general elections.
Dr. Cosmas Ilechukwu, General Overseer of Charismatic Renewal Ministries, has said that the present dominance of money politics in Nigeria has made it impossible for the emergence of best minds in governance.
The Media Office of the Ekiti State Governor-Elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has dismissed the report of the observer groups slated for publication on Wednesday as a concoction fabricated and facilitated by the Ekiti State Government to discredit the July 14, 2018 election that returned Fayemi as the winner.
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Brazil’s federal police on Friday raided the headquarters of Latin America’s largest independent investment bank, Banco BTG Pactual SA, and the addresses of its founder Andre Esteves, federal prosecutors said in a statement.
The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), and representatives of the Federal Government will reconvene on Sept. 4 to continue negotiations on the new national minimum wage.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed a video that has gone viral on social media showing the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, being chased out of a meeting in Vienna, Austria.
Zone ‘A’ headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Ikeja, Lagos, has kicked off the e-registration exercise of migrants in line with the Federal Government directive.
The Nigerian Army has warned traders and Borno communities against engaging in illegal fishery trade with Boko Haram insurgents.
Egyptian Premier League champions Al Ahly have fired title-winning manager Martin Lasarte in the aftermath of their disappointing Round of 16 cup exit against Pyramids on Saturday.g
U.S. President Donald Trump spoke separately on Monday with the leaders of India and Pakistan in a bid to calm tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors over a territorial dispute.Trump
Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has appointed Vincent Mashami as their coach for the men's national football team.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says there is no cause for alarm over the Supreme Court’s ruling dismissing his claims to inspect INEC server.
Nigeria defender Chidozie Awaziem has promised to give his all at Leganes following his season-long loan move to the LaLiga club from Portuguese giants, FC Porto.