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Selfishness, the pursuit of self-interest and self-aggrandisement are the driving forces of Nigerian politicians. From bottom to top and back again, of those emotions, not one is free, not one is clean, not even President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s widely touted emblem of what is sane and altruistic in the polity.
No fewer than 285 candidates from 34 political parties are to participate in the Saturday’s Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Gombe State.
No fewer than 15 gubernatorial candidates in Oyo State on Thursday adopted the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adebayo Adelabu, as the sole candidate of their respective political parties ahead of the election billed to take place on Saturday.
The ambition of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, has received a major boost with his adoption by 13 political parties under the aegis of the Forum of Political Parties.
Mr Gideon Gwani of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has polled 21,187 votes to win the Kaura Federal Constituency election in Kaduna State, for the fifth time.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has won the presidential election in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State with 33,647 votes, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has reported.
The Media and Publicity Committee chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign organization in Gombe state, Alhaji Dahiru Hassann Kera, says the party is not disturbed by the postponement of the Presidential and NASS election by one week.
The governorship candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ogun State, Rotimi Paseda, has blamed Governor Ibikunle Amosun-led government for water scarcity in some parts of the state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the names of Nigeria’s presidential candidates and their running mates who will be contesting the February, 2019 presidential elections in the country.
The Founder and Chancellor of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Aare Afe Babalola (SAN) has urged the Federal Government to name the Federal University of Technology (FUTA), Akure, after the late Second Republic President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Shagari.
The Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) backs President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to withhold his accent to the amended Electoral Act passed by the National Assembly
The Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) in Ogun State on Saturday withdrew from next year’s governorship election and declared its support for Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate, Otunba Rotimi Paseda ahead of the election.
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Jose Mourinho was at Tottenham’s training ground to meet his new squad following his appointment as Mauricio Pochettino’s replacement at the struggling Premier League club on Wednesday.
The New HIV and Vaccine Microbicides Advocacy Society (NHVMAS) Wednesday urged the Federal Ministry of Health to reduce the age of access for both Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) and HIV testing services to 14 years.
The senate on Wednesday issued 7-day ultimatum to the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Federal Inland Revenue Service, and others defaulting to submit their statements of income and expenditure accounts spanning from 2017- 2019 to do so or face dire consequences.
The suspect, Chuks Emmanuel, is currently facing interrogation at the Area F Police Command, Ikeja, for alleged rape and fraud.
Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which will be handed out January 26 in Los Angeles.
The Nigerian Army has said that its troops have again successfully dislodged Boka Haram/Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists at Malam Fatori in Abadam Local Government Area of Borno.
The Peoples Democratic Party on Friday said the genuflections of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu of Edo State to Kogi State electorate on Friday on behalf of Governor Yahaya Bello have come too late.
Liverpool have bought the house Jurgen Klopp was renting from Brendan Rogers and are allowing the Reds boss to live there rent free, it has been reported.
Brazil staged a remarkable comeback for the second time in a week on Sunday to beat Mexico 2-1 in front of their own fans and win the Under-17 World Cup for a fourth time.
An NGO, Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION), has urged media practitioners to advocate for the adoption of family planning methods for healthier and productive families.