Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has called for the amendment of the 1999 Constitution to improve governance in Nigeria. The former president said the slot for women participation should be raised to 40% in Nigeria.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the reports of under-aged voting in Kano state during the local government council election on February 10, was faked. INEC said the images dated back to 2015.
Thirty-nine political parties under the aegis of Coalition of Political Parties (CUPP) on Monday formed an alliance to synergise and oust President Muhammadu Buhari and All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 election.
Businessman and philanthropist, Femi Babalola has declared his intention to contest the 2019 presidential election, saying governance in Nigeria needs creative and fresh ideas to deliver the country from it's current woes.
The former governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, says the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by 39 political parties and groups ahead of the 2019 general elections is an act of “opportunism”.
National chairman, Action Peoples Party, Mr. Ikenga Ugo-Chinyeri, says the Peoples Democratic party-led coalition, which emerged on Monday, July 9, is not a merger but a platform provided for all parties to re-unify Nigerians.
A former spokesperson for the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank, has given reason why he left the ruling party. Frank said he and many other members of the APC left because the party lost its value for human lives.
The minister in a notice signed by the coordinator of the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC), Umar Shuaibu, said all owners of the offices should relocate to plots designated for such purposes in the Abuja Master Plan.
A ranar Lahadin nan ne fadar shugaban kasa tace ta samu kwararan shaidu da suke nuna hannun 'yan siyasa a kashe - kashen da ke faruwa a fadin kasar nan, da kuma rikicin makiyaya da manoma. Fadar shugaban kasar tace 'yan siyasan...
In the circumstance, Mr. Galadima has committed the offence of impersonation as defined and punishable under Section 484 of the Criminal Code and the authorities will be requested to do their work in bringing him to account.
The national chairman of the newly Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), Buba Galadima, has said that his members will not leave the All Progressives Congress (APC) party for servants. Galadima said he is a principled man.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo has denied claims that the group endorsed the former vice president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, for the forthcoming election. It said that such moves would be against the objectives of the group.
The national chairmen of both political parties over the weekend in Abuja seperately said that they were not part of coalition and urged members of the parties and the public to discountenance such information.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, says that the leadership of the party is currently engaging in discussions to bring back the New APC splinter group.
Sani in his Facebook post titled: "Immediate recipe for peace between the Presidency and the Parliament" called on the Presidency to "end the systematic demonization of the leadership and members of the parliament."
The court verdict by a five-man panel of judges ruled that all the issues brought before it against the governor were resolved. It upheld the judgement of the Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal which earlier affirmed Ugwuanyi.
A coalition of 36 political parties on Wednesday, July 4, said that it had set up a strong steering committee saddled with the responsibility of coming out with a blueprint on the solutions to the nation’s problems.
The national chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Olu Falae, has denied claims that he is in talks with former president Olusegun Obasanjo. Falae said he is currently not discussing politics with the former president.
The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, on Tuesday, July 3, said it was already too late for some of the members of the party set to leave. Senator Sani said the APC has failed to live up to expectation from members.
I have been spurred into these diatribes because of the inordinate desire of some foreigners or what our people call “busybodies” to dictate to us, traduce our liberties and freedom, while sarcastically undermining our sovereignty
The French President, who was accompanied by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state, gave the challenge during a visit to the Afrika Shrine in Ikeja, on Tuesday night at an event tagged “Celebrate African Culture.”
Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka while describing the Presidential Library in Abeokuta, Ogun state, which was built by Obasanjo as ‘Presidential Laundromat’, said the facility was built with proceeds of fraud from government coffers.