A fresh crisis is looming in the All Progressives Congress over the decision of the Mai-Mala Buni -led Caretaker / Extra-Ordinary National Convention Committee to conduct fresh membership registration . The PUNCH gathered on Wednesday that the decision had...
Bashir Aminu, one of the princes who lost out in the contest for the Emir of Zazzau in Kaduna, has filed a suit against Nasir el-Rufai, the governor, over the appointment of Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli. Bamalli was appointed following...
Guinea’s opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo declared Monday, without waiting for official results, that he had won a presidential election against incumbent Alpha Conde, who is seeking a controversial third term. Speaking at a press conference in the capital...
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed disagreement on comments reflective of a bleak view of Nigeria’s history. He said that despite the onerous challenges Nigerians faced and endured as a people, over the past 60 years, there was still...
Mali’s military junta announced the leaders of a new transition government in the Sahel state on Monday, which will retain strong army links despite international pressure to appoint civilians. Junta leader Colonel Assimi Goita said in a televised statement...
UN Secretary -General , Antonio Guterres , has called for peace in Saturday ’ s presidential election in Ivory Coast amid reports of deadly pre -election protests in the country . Guterres made this known in a statement signed...
The United States Government says it has imposed a visa restriction on some individuals for their actions during the November 2019 Kogi and Bayelsa state elections and in the run -up to the September and October 2020 Edo and Ondo state elections...
US Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday congratulated Senator Kamala Harris on the historic nature of her candidacy, in a strikingly more civil debate than the nasty presidential face-off just a week ago. The name-calling, interruptions and attacks that...
The All Progressives Congress APC has asked the Senate to ignore what it described as “selective criticism” against the appointment of presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie as a National Commissioner in the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC. APC in a...
U.S. Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden is a puppet figure, who, if elected in November, will ignite a “revolution” in the U.S., President Donald Trump said. “Biden won’t calm things down,” Trump said. They will take over. They will have won. If Biden...