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Alhaji Sani Musa (313), who is believed to have won the the Niger East senatorial district primary election has headed to the court to challenge his substitution with incumbent Senator David Umaru.
The confusion over the list of the National Assembly candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger State has not abated going by the statements from the Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, and the three senatorial candidates.
Two of the serving Senators of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger state, Barrister David Umaru and Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi have lost in the senatorial primaries held across the state on Tuesday.
The Niger State Government announced on Thursday that about N6.4 billion was released to the Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs from the Paris Club refund it collected from federal government.
The Niger House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed 14 nominees for commissioners after a week long screening.
Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger has submitted the names of 18 commissioner nominees to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.
The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested four persons for alleged cultism and murder.
The Centre for Democracy and Development has cautioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, against re-deployment of state Commissioners of Police few days to election.
The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has listed instances in which a law enforcement officer is allowed to gun down a ballot box snatcher.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned that the February 23 National Assembly elections might be repeated in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist its candidates on the ballot.
Stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Abak Federal Constituency have alerted security operatives on alleged illegal arms depot in Akwa Ibom State.
The Ogun State Police command has arrested a woman for allegedly defrauding a Christian faith-based organisation to the sum of N100m.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been dropped as the face of EA Sports’ FIFA 19 game.
Egypt on Saturday detained two foreigners for drug smuggling after they flew into Cairo international airport carrying a large quantity of cocaine, official sources told AFP.
The United States Embassy in Nigeria in a statement on Sunday said it fully supports the joint statement by the heads of the ECOWAS and other international election observation missions on the postponement of the February 16 and March 2 general elections.