APRNEWS - A panel of five judges in Nigeria on Wednesday began hearing a legal challenge by opposition parties to the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in February elections.
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APRNEWS - The state health commissioner in Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, on Friday released official updates on the casualties from the four-storey building that collapsed on Wednesday.
APRNEWS - Borno State, the birth place of Boko Haram crisis in northeast Nigeria has a new governor following gubernatorial polls held on March 9, 2019.
APRNEWS - President Muhammadu Buhari, the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is in early lead as INEC collated presidential election results of 15 local government areas of Lagos state.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that APC won in most of the local government results declared so far in the much awaited collation.
APRNEWS - The United Nations has condemned described the suspension of Nigeria’s chief justice by )president Muhammadu Buhari, saying it broke international human rights standards on independence of the judiciary and the separation of powers.
APRNEWS - Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari defended his first term in office at a political meeting in Kano, the largest commercial city in northern Nigeria, in front of tens of thousands of supporters.
Governor Issa Moussa of Zinder and Maradi State Governor, Zakiri Umar, both from the Republic of Niger, were in Kano State to rally support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election.
APRNEWS - Nigerian opposition presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar said on Wednesday he would consider an amnesty for corruption suspects in order to help recover billions of dollars stashed abroad by the country’s politicians and government officials.
APRNEWS - Nigeria's government has denied suggestions that the suspension of the country's top judge on corruption charges was linked to next month's election.
President Muhammadu Buhari replaced Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen on Friday, sparking claims he had breached the constitution and was trying to manipulate the judiciary.
APRNEWS - The elections body in Nigeria, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC; has disclosed that over 84 millions persons have registered to vote in upcoming polls.
APRNEWS - Nigeria’s main opposition candidate, Atiku Abubakar signed an election peace pact on Wednesday, saying a ‘communication lapse’ had prevented him from participating in the initial process with other candidates.