Having lost the presidential primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to Lagos godfather, Bola Tinubu, Nigeria’s Vice-President ... Yemi Osinbajo is calling on his supporters to rally around Tinubu ahead of the poll. However, Osinbajo's supporters are having their heads turned, citing integrity and religion as core issues.
With the emergence of Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, an ethnic Igbo, as the vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party ... (PDP), the party now believes it is in pole position to win the 2023 presidential election. However, the Peter-Obi-phenomenon remains a threat to the PDP in most parts of the Christian South, analysts say
Bolloré Ports is aiming to reach agreement for a quay rebuilding programme at ports in Lagos before elections in 2023, Stanislas de Saint Louvent, ... deputy CEO of Bolloré Ports, tells The Africa Report at The Africa CEO Forum in Abidjan.
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Last month, the owner of Starlink, Elon Musk, announced that the internet service provider had concluded plans to launch in Nigeria and Mozambique ... after the government of both countries granted operational licenses to the company.
The Africa CEO Forum is back. For the first time since 2019, the largest gathering of the African private sector will be held face-to-face on ... 13 and 14 June at the Sofitel Ivoire in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. More than 1,500 participants are expected to attend, including the heads of large African and international companies as well as heads of state and government.
No one saw it coming. While they bowed their heads for the closing prayers as instructed by the presiding priest that Sunday 5 June morning at ... the St. Francis Catholic Church in Nigeria’s south-western Ondo State, gunmen threw explosives into the church and then fired at everyone standing. At least 40 people have been confirmed dead, with dozens still being treated for their injuries.
Muhammadu Buhari, a Northern Muslim, has been President of Nigeria since 2015 and is due to leave office after elections next year. Last week, ... he summoned the 22 (out of 36) Governors who belong to his All Progressives Congress (APC) party and asked them to allow him to choose his successor.
Nigeria’s eloquent and charismatic vice-president, Yemi Osinbajo, lost to his erstwhile benefactor Bola Tinubu, bringing his presidential ambition ... to an end and cementing Tinubu’s position in the game of politics. This is the inside story of how the Lagos godfather won the presidential ticket for the ruling party - putting him in pole position to become president.