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The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday said no fewer than 100 aspirants had picked up nomination forms to contest the state House of Assembly primary election in the last two days.
A National Assembly member, Sen. Shehu Sani, has urged the leadership of All Progressives Congress (APC) to jettison indirect primary elections, describing it as “breeding ground for corruption in the country’s democracy”.
A former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, has pulled out of the Presidential Aspirants Coming Together (PACT) alliance, following the emergence of Fela Durotoye as consensus candidate on Thursday.
President Cyril Ramaphosa of South africa oon Tuesday thanked thanked British Prime Minister Theresa May for handing over the bell of a World War I ship on which over 600 black South African troops perished when it sunk in 1917.
Former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, has taken a swipe at the Conditional Cash Transfer Programme of the Federal Government, stating that it cannot address the poverty in the country.
A senator, Shehu Sani, on Thursday, paid Sallah homage to President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina State, and thanked him for intervening in the crisis facing the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State.
Former Ekiti State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Owoseni Ajayi, has revealed that the PDP house started crumbling under Governor Ayodele Fayose because of his refusal to listen to advice and give room for reconciliation in the party.
The Alliance for Democracy (AD) has submitted the names of its gubernatorial candidate, Arc. Akintola Olugbenga and his running mate, Alhaji Abdulhakeem Bello to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the forthcoming Osun State governorship election.
The inability to pay June salaries of government workers is generating tension and agitation across the various states of the federation, the Nigeria Labour Congress has stated.
British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, has called for a peaceful, credible and transparent governorship election in Ekiti poll on Saturday, July 14.
The Senior Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, on Saturday disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s government was the most transparent.
Senior Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Ita Enang, on Saturday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s government was the most transparent.
The European Union urged Mali's government Monday to respect "freedom of expression" and "show restraint" after dozens of people were hurt in banned opposition protests two months ahead of presidential elections.
Residents of Nasarawa and election observers have decried the delay in the distribution of electoral materials for the local government elections taking place across the state on Saturday.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged the global anti-corruption body Transparency International (TI) to support, rather than condemn, the Buhari Administration’s fight against corruption.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has finally come out to debunk the allegations claiming that it was complicit to human trafficking of Nigerian girls by issuance of illegal Recruiter’s License to Private Employment Agencies (PEAs).
The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has strongly condemned the call made by a group called the Emerging Leaders Forum (ELF) for the arrest and prosecution of its spokesperson, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, for allegedly making inciting statements with plans to topple the Mohammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government.
The Commissioner for Health, Kwara, Dr Raji Razaq, has urged students to adopt Physiotherapy as a career choice.
Hajiya Sa’adatu Modibbo-Kawu, the Kwara Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, on Saturday rewarded Mr Musa Tiamiyu, an ad hoc staff with an undisclosed cash and material for dedication to duty.
The APC gubernatorial candidate in Edo, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Saturday dissociated himself and the party from the Aug.13 violence at a PDP rally in Etsako-West Local Government Area of the state.
South Korea reported 166 new coronavirus cases as of Friday, of which 155 were domestic, prompting the re-imposition of tighter social distancing curbs in the Seoul area.
The Iranian Health Ministry, on Wednesday, urged caution over the new Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik-V, which has drawn international criticism for not completing phase three clinical trials.
The Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has directed the construction of a N400 million National Open University Study Centre in Gusau, just as he pledged to sponsor an initial 200 students into the university.
Bandits on Wednesday morning attacked the Gidangizo village in the Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State and shot dead one Nasiru Alilu, 37.
The Federal Government has begun the feasibility study for the construction of a shipyard on Brass Island in Bayelsa.