News - Political Rally

 

Pakistanis Mourn After Bombing

1 week ago /
International News 

Mourners gathered on saturday to bury their dead in southwest pakistan after a blast killed 128 people at a political rally.

Election Observers Condemn Ekiti Violence

1 week ago /
Politics 

A group of Election Observers in Ekiti has released its pre-election observations to the public.

20 Killed In Political Rally’s Bombing

1 week ago /
Security 

At least 20 people have been reported killed in a suicide bombing at a rally by an anti-Taliban political party in Pakistan.

49 Persons Injured In Zimbabwe Rally Blast

3 weeks ago /
International News 

Zimbabwe police say 49 people were injured in the explosion at president Emmerson Mnangagwa’s political rally on Saturday, with the number expected to change.  

Senator Dino Melaye Gets Bail On Health Grounds

2 months ago /
Nation 

A Kogi State  High Court has granted bail to Senator Dino Melaye representing kogi west senatorial district in the national assembly in the sum of ten million naira with a surety whose passport would be deposited with the court.

PDP Slams Buhari Over Prolonged Health Workers Strike

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the refusal by President Muhammadu Buhari to address what it called devastating strike by health workers across the country, is a clear manifestation of insensitivity to the plight and suffering of Nigerians.

Trump-Kim Summit Set For June 12 In Singapore

2 months ago /
International News 

Donald Trump on Thursday revealed his historic summit with Kim Jong Un -- the first-ever between a sitting US president and a North Korean leader -- will take place in Singapore on June 12.

Ayade, Imoke Say PDP Political Family Intact, Set To Win 2019 Elections

6 months ago /
Politics 

The Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has received a rousing welcome in Itigidi, the country home of his predecessor, Former Governor Liyel Imoke to celebrate the new year with him. The visit which later turned into a political rally drew politicians from across party lines, former and serving political...

Alleged Arrest‬: EFCC Arrest In Ekiti A Hoax

9 months ago /
Nation  Security 

Following an alarm raised by the personal assistant to the Ekiti state governor on public communications and new media Lere Olayinka that the state commissioner for finance, Toyin Ojo and the accountant general, Ojoowolabi have been arrested by the economic and financial crime commission, a source close to the accountant...

Ogun Govt. Insists No Worker Was Sacked Over Strike

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Ogun State government has dismissed insinuations in some quarters that the Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, dismissed some civil servants due to the ongoing strike in the state. The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor, Adejuwon Soyinka, dismissed the claim in a press release on Tuesday. He explained that the Ogun State Civil...

Senior Opposition Leader Arrested Over Violence In Bangladesh

3 years ago /
International News 

Police in Bangladesh on Tuesday arrested a senior opposition leader after four persons were killed during a political rally. Mirza Alamgir, acting Secretary General of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), was apprehended as he came out of the National Press Club in Central Dhaka where he had stayed on Monday night. "I...

Seven Killed In Stampede At Pakistan Political Rally

3 years ago /
International News 

A stampede at an anti-government rally in central Pakistan killed seven supporters of the country's famous former cricketer, now opposition politician, officials and his party said today. It was the second deadly incident related to the campaign of opposition protests led by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan. In August, Khan launched a bid...

'I Am Not Dead' - Zambia President

3 years ago /
International News 

Zambia's elusive President Michael Sata made a rare public appearance Friday, opening a new session of parliament and declaring "I am not dead." The 77-year-old leader, who until recent campaign events had not been seen in public for three months, appeared with his wife, Christine, whom he thanked for keeping him...

Update: Governor Amaechi Has Been Released, But Plane Still Grounded

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Rivers state Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, who was barred from travelling to Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, for a political rally and then detained for over an hour by a detachment of soldiers, has been released.    

APC calls on President Jonathan to cancel political rallies

4 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress APC has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to cancel all political rallies being planned for him across the country until the 200 missing schoolgirls are found.    

A general overview of the Rivers state crisis

4 years ago /
Politics 

The rift between the Rivers state government and the Federal government over issues bordering on the alleged political and economic relegation of the state with reference to the ceding of oil wells previously owned and controlled by Rivers state to neighboring states and a drastic reduction in revenue accruing to the state may very well be considered the beginning of the ongoing crisis in Rivers state.