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Some young aspirants who vied for tickets of some political parties in the just-concluded primaries of the parties on Friday said they were cheated by leadership of the parties.
Senator Kabiru Marafa, Senate Committee Chairman on Petroleum (Downstream), has revealed how Abdulaziz Yari, Zamfara State governor, allegedly plotted to use 8,500 armed youths under the guise of civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) to destabilise the 2019 elections in Zamfara State.
Dr. Kayode Ajulo, an Abuja based legal luminary and human rights activist, on Thursday, faulted the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) for according recognition and accepting names of all candidates presented by the All Progressives Congress (APC), ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned threat by the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF), to sack workers if the new national minimum wage of N30,000 is implemented.
The Nigerian Governors’ Forum says it will re-strategise and dialogue with President Muhammadu Buhari on the issues associated with the proposed N30, 000 minimum wage.
Nigerian governors rose from their emergency meeting Wednesday night with a resolution that they cannot afford to pay workers a minimum wage of N30,000 unless the organised labour wants its members to be sacked.
Nigeria has recorded 1,110 deaths this year from cholera outbreaks in 29 states across Nigeria as the disease claims more lives in more parts of the country.
The Zamfara State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps said it had arrested two persons in connection with fake currency and fraud involving N2.4 million.
As part of efforts to boost its internally generated revenue, the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, has established a world-class ICT and Prometric centre for corporate services, as well as to promote information technology in the country.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has declared that his ministry has delivered visible and qualitative achievements to Nigerians since his appointment in November 2015.
The Chairman of Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara, Alhaji Salisu-Isah Dangulbi, said on Monday that the state needs more security personnel to effectively address its lingering security challenges.
Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto governor, is reportedly not on the list of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 governorship election.
Reacting to the release of Governorship and State House of Assembly candidates in the state by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) with APC candidates missing, the political parties noted that contest without the ruling APC would be a set back to the democracy and electorates.
Unless there are fresh developments such as judicial interventions, the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not field gubernatorial candidates in Imo and Zamfara states next year.
The management of Kaduna Electric on Friday called on Churches and Mosques in its franchise States of Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara to pay their electricity bills just like other citizens do.
Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has dismissed rumours that he and Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo are behind the alleged detention and grilling of All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole.
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari of shielding the chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomole from being prosecuted over allegations of corruption.
Table Tennis star Aruna Quadri, Super Eagles vice Captain Ahmed Musa and D’Tigress’s Evelyn Akhator were part of the biggest winners at Nigeria Sports Award held at Banquet Hall of the Eko Hotels on Friday in Lagos.
Factional Speaker of Anambra House of Assembly (ANHA), Mr Ikem Uzoezie, has dismissed his suspension by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as illegal and uninformed.
Former Inspector-General of Police, and immediate past Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Mike Okiro, has been appointed Chairman, Board of Trustees, Progressives Network For Atiku a.k.a Atiku Must Win Congress.
Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has assured the country he will give his best should he be handed the opportunity to start in goal for the Super Eagles against home team South Africa in today’s important 2019 AFCON.
Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, has advised the People’s Democratic Party in the state to engage in constructive criticism as well as churn out laudable programmes that can sell the party and candidate instead of resorting to “gutter politics that will not garner votes or support for their party.”
Zimbabweans have reacted with stunned disbelief to the testimony by two generals who denied troops killed six people in August when the military was called in to crush protests following the country's disputed elections.
University of Port Harcourt on Monday emerged the overall winner of the 14th West Africa University Games hosted by the institution in Port Harcourt.
Nasarawa State Chapter of Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria on Tuesday disrupted proceedings at the High Court 1, Lafia, where the Chief Judge, Justice Suleiman Dikko, was sitting.
European champions Real Madrid have handed Santiago Solari a contract as first team coach through to June 2021, the club announced in a statement on Tuesday.
The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, said has that about 334, 000 policemen are currently policing Nigeria.