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The 2019 Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has been described as not in the same democratic league with the late Chief Moshood Abiola and Dr Alex Ekwueme.
Sudanese protest leaders said Sunday they will insist civilian runs a planned new governing body in new talks with army rulers, as Islamists warn against excluding sharia from the political roadmap.
Fulani herdsmen organisation, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, has expressed displeasure with the criticisms against the group’s comparison with the pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, and the apex Igbo body, Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
Ahead of the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State, the Ijaw Elders Forum (IEF) and other stakeholders have warned against electoral violence.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that no ethnic nationality can be wipe out despite the insecurity that has claimed several lives in rural villages in the country.
Sudanese army rulers and protest leaders Wednesday agreed on a three-year transition period for transferring power to a full civilian administration, even as negotiations over a new sovereign ruling body remain unfinished.
Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy, VATLAD, has strongly condemned the reported decision by the leadership of Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to picket the residence of the Minister of Labour (Dr Ngige Chris) which led to violence and injuries.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has lauded the release of 894 children, including 106 girls from the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Maiduguri yesterday.
Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Friday held that alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, and Victor Aduba, a dismissed soldier, made voluntary statements to the police regarding their alleged involvement in kidnappings.
The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, says the reviews of the 2019 general elections have been generally positive, but not without some concerns.
As major step in fulfilling the promise made by Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State to work with the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, to ensure peace in the state, the Rivers State Government has dropped murder charges against the Rivers State chairman of Amaechi’s faction of All Progressives Congress, Hon Ojukaye Flag Amachree.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have urged Nigerians, particularly Muslim Ummah, to seize the holy month of Ramadan fast, pray for the peace, security and development of the country.
South Sudan’s rival parties began two days of talks in Addis Ababa on Thursday in a bid to salvage a peace deal, with just days left before a unity government is meant to be formed.
South Sudan's warring parties are set to hold talks in Addis Ababa on Thursday in a bid to salvage a stalled peace deal, with just days to go until a unity government is meant to be formed.
The police in Abuja have invited a woman for questioning after she accused officers of raping suspected commercial sex workers with sachet water nylons.
A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.
Abuja division of the Court of Appeal will today hear the appeal filed by senator-elect for Delta North Senatorial District and serving senator, Peter Nwaoboshi who is challenging the nullification of his nomination as candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) by a Federal High Court in Abuja.
Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, on Friday said that no genuine staff of the state public service was sacked by his government.
Hundreds of commuters were stranded and, at least, four people injured on Tuesday as a commercial bus, maneuvering near a fallen fuel tanker, burnt beyond recognition, blocking the ever-busy Oke Afa-Isolo Bridge in Lagos.
The United States mission to Nigeria has announced the indefinite suspension of interview waivers for visa renewals, otherwise known as the “Dropbox” process.
Former Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe is facing a new charge of assault, which stems from an incident involving her housekeeper.