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The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.
Africa, the continent that was last to confirm cases of coronavirus now has more than 20,000 cases. As of Tuesday, according to Worldometer, the continent has 24,501 confirmed cases, 1,167 deaths, and 6,531 recoveries.
Sub-Saharan Africa has recorded its first COVID-19 death, a high-ranking politician in Burkina Faso, as the head of the World Health Organisation urged the continent to “prepare for the worst”.
Dr Sunday Abuh, candidate of the United Peoples’ Congress (UPC), in the Nov 16 Kogi governorship election, has distanced himself from claims that he had stepped down from the race and endorsed APC’s Yahaya Bello.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cleared 51 candidates and their deputies to contest the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.
Societal, parental neglect and negative peer influence have been described as major factors that promote substance abuse among youths, hence all hands must be on deck to curb the spread.
The International Criminal Court found former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda guilty Monday of all 18 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
The National Chairman of Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), Mr Shittu Mohammed, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his reelection for a second term, saying he did not see it as a surprise.
The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday called on judges to convict a former Congo military leader on charges ranging from murder and rape to conscripting child soldiers and sexual slavery.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday announced the extension on the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) to August 31 from August 17 it had earlier announced.
Some 14,000 people have fled violence in the Central African Republic and crossed into the Democratic Republic of Congo in less than a week, the United Nations said Friday.
The UN mission in the Central African Republic said Wednesday it had taken back control of Bambari after several institutions in the central city were attacked, leaving eight dead.
International war crimes judges awarded $10 million in landmark reparations to "hundreds or thousands" of former child soldiers conscripted into a Congolese militia and left brutalised by the horrific experience.
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Four persons on Monday died, while 12 others sustained various degrees of injuries in a lone accident involving a Mazda bus around Isara bridge on Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Some Nigerian traders in Ghana are considering suicide as option, following rising cases of frustrations, biting hunger and sad feelings of grave abandonment occasioned by the recent actions taken by Ghanaian government against the traders, Progressives Ambassadors of Nigeria has said.
Frank Lampard insists Victor Moses will not be part of his squad for Tuesday’s Carabao Cup clash with Tottenham Hotspurs.
Sadiq Umar was on target for Partizan Belgrade in their 2 – 1 victory over Backa Backa Palanka in Monday’s Serbian pro league game.
Thiago Silva is eager to point out that he is not at Chelsea to “visit tourist sites” and “go through the motions”, with the Brazilian defender determined “to win” with the Blues.