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Nigeria presidential debate to hold on December 14

The Nigerian Election Debate Group has fixed December 14 as date for presidential debate that will see candidates of different political parties unveil their...

Odds mount against Ambode’s second term in Lagos

Three major developments within the ruling Lagos All Progressives Congress (APC) may have foreclosed the second term bid of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. First, 36 of...

Agbaje, Sanwo-Olu in slanging match ahead Lagos governorship poll

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and that of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Jimi Agbaje,...

276 Ogun APC councillors back Dapo Abiodun

Support is mounting for Prince Dapo Abiodun, the Ogun State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, despite governor Ibikunle Amosun’s position. The latest political group...

Q & A with Olusegun Obasanjo

Nigeria's former president Olusegun Obasanjo is known for his public letters to sitting presidents. In 2013 he wrote a letter to Goodluck Jonathan condemning...

Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa’s President

Jacob Zuma has quit as President of South Africa, finally succumbing to a slew of corruption scandals that have drained support from his ruling...

Atiku to consider amnesty for corruption suspects

Nigerian opposition presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar said on Wednesday he would consider an amnesty for corruption suspects in order to help recover billions of...

Weah heads for presidential run-off in Liberia

Former soccer star George Weah was set to win the first round of a presidential election in Liberia after the elections commission said on...

Obiano re-elected as Anambra governor

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has won the four remaining local governments in Saturday’s Anambra governorship election released by INEC on Sunday in...

Mugabe resisting army pressure to quit

President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler and balking at mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former...

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Police recover over 200 firearms in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday said it recovered more than 200 illegally acquired firearms from individuals and suspected hoodlums in the last...

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