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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.
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that only five political parties will participate in the Saturday bye-election for the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency in Kwara State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the list of governorship candidates for the 2019 election in Rivers State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released names of political parties and their nominated candidates for by-elections in Kastina, Bauchi, Kwara and Cross River, scheduled for Nov. 17.
On Friday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said a total of 79 candidates will be contesting the 2019 presidential election.
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Wales manager Ryan Giggs said midfielder Aaron Ramsey missing his country’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on Sunday due to injury is a “blow”.
The Corps Marshal, FRSC, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, says the commission will not rest on its oars until the campaign against vehicle overloading is achieved.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State has dismissed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)’s allegation on the importation of political thugs from neighbouring states.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the alleged violent attacks and alleged killing of its agents and members by thugs allegedly unleashed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Kano supplementary election.
Chad President Idriss Deby has fired his armed forces chief of staff following the latest bout of unrest which culminated in a Boko Haram attack that left 23 dead.
Reports across the 15 local government areas of Bauchi where supplementary elections are being conducted indicate hitch-free exercise, with impressive turnout of voters, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has reported.
Mrs Sarah Ochekpe, a former Minister of Water Resources and Rural Development, has called for fairness and credibility in the re-run elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
There was pandemonium at Oba Akenzua Secondary School and Ihogbe College in Benin City when suspected Cultists invaded the school as one student was feared kill and many others injured.
Davido, popular Afrobeats artiste born David Adedeji Adeleke, has become the first Nigerian artistes to hit 10 million followers on Instagram.
Genetic scientists believe they could clone Lionel Messi in the future by using current scientific practices.