Police said Migori Governor Zachary Okoth Obado will be arraigned in court on Monday, September 23 to answer to murder charges involving former Rongo University student Sharon Otieno after he was grilled for a second time.
An Osun state High Court sitting in Ejigbo has granted an order restraining the Nigeria Police Force from arresting the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, Senator Ademola Adeleke.
The governor of Nasarawa state, Tanko Al-Makura, on Thursday, September 20, revealed that he commenced a probe of his predecessor, Abdullahi Adamu, who is now a senator, because some of his activities were just unfolding.
As 2019 elections draw nearer, no fewer than 137 aspirants under the All Progressives Congress (APC) are jostling for the 25 Adamawa House of Assembly tickets. Among them are five women and a physically challenged.
An All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Abia, Chidike Ukauwa, has said that the high cost of the ruling party's expression of interest and nomination forms contradicts the presidency's acclaimed fight against corruption.
An APC House of Reps aspirant in Ekiti, Muyiwa Olumilua, on Friday, September 21, announced his withdrawal from the race few days before the party primaries. He is the son of an ex-governor of old Ondo state, Bamidele Olumilua.
Few hours to the Osun state governorship election, the state resident electoral commissioner, Olusegun Agbaje, has warned politicians not to misinterpret the commission’s electoral rules for their selfish aims.
Sheila Stubbs, who is also a politician, shared the experience she had with the cops in her community on August 7. She was campaigning for votes when a police officer approached her for supposedly being a drug dealer.
Public affairs analyst, Kelechi Jeff Eme writes on the implications of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), having its convention in Port Harcourt, the Rivers state capital on Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Enugu, Chief Chinedu Eya, has offered to sell off his Lagos property worth over N53 million to purchase nomination and expression of interest forms for embattled Governor Ambode.
A former governor of Kano state, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, has stated that the All Progressives Congress is making the same mistakes the Peoples Democratic Party made in 2015 that resulted in the party losing the presidential poll.
The party also denied entering any alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or any other party, stressing that its candidate, Olugbenga Akintola remains in the race and he is confident of victory at the elections.
He silently offered service to his people, until his constituency decided that he should represent them in the State House of Assembly, to better impact on them through legislations. Adanyi has not disappointed either.
Namadi Sambo, who served with Goodluck Jonathan, was appointed in the night of Thursday, September 20, as the chairman of the 10-member committee that would screen the 13 presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party.
The National Association of Nigerian Students has urged students in Osun state to shun violence during and after the Saturday, September 22 governorship election in the state. The advice was given by the spokesman of the NANS.
In an effort to ensure safety for both car drivers and pedestrians throughout the forthcoming Osun governorship polls, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed 1,500 personnel, and 60 vehicles to man strategic routes.
The minister of science and technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, in a meeting with the committee said that research activities were crucial to societal value as evidence for readiness and mitigation of earthquake hazard.
The UK chapter of the APC has said it is ready to give some form of assistance to victims of recent flooding that occurred in some states of the federation. This was disclosed by the chapter’s acting publicity secretary.
With a few hours to the gubernatorial election in Osun state, necessary arrangements have been put in place by the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) and security personnel put in places to ensure a peaceful election.
She however, said that after joining the party which was founded by the late Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, she realised that internal democracy, which will guarantee justice, fairness and equity, is not a practice in APGA.
Nollywood actor Yul Edochie who earlier declared his ambition to run for presidency in 2019 on the platform of All Progressives Grand Alliance has opted out of this scheme and announced that he is withdrawing from the race.
In order to keep our esteemed readers updated on the latest national developments, NAIJ.com has undertaken an in-depth analysis and summary of the main headlines of various mainstream Nigerian newspapers for today, September 21.