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  • Your allegations against Buhari’s victory unproven, Supreme Court tells Atiku, PDP
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  • Ready to accept the outcomes, Buhari tells Governorship Candidates in Bayelsa, Kogi polls
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  • We decided to work with Buhari because fight between Legislature and Executive does not help anyone - Lawan
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  • Collation Officers for Kogi Governorship poll will come from outside, says INEC
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Bayelsa poll: Court stops INEC from disqualifying APC Governorship Candidate

The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, on Friday granted an exparte order of injunction restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from disqualifying the Governors...

Your allegations against Buhari’s victory unproven, Supreme Court tells Atiku, PDP

The Supreme Court on Friday said all allegations raised by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and Atiku Abubakar, challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the February23 Presidentia...

Ready to accept the outcomes, Buhari tells Governorship Candidates in Bayelsa, Kogi polls

President Muhammadu Buhari has made a strong demand for exemplary conduct of non-partisanship on the part of election and Law Enforcement Officials in Saturday’s Governorship elections in Bay...

Collation Officers for Kogi Governorship poll will come from outside, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said Collation Officers for the November 16 Kogi Governorship election will come from Federal Tertiary Institutions outside the state.

Rivers Governorship election: Supreme Court okays Wike’s appeals

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the two appeals filed by Nyesom Wike, the Governor of Rivers, challenging the decisions of the Court of Appeal, upturning the dismissal of a petition filed by the...

Bayelsa one of the most stable, peaceful states in Niger Delta, Nigeria - Dickson

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson said he was looking forward to a fair and peaceful Governorship election in the state.

The Governor who made this known on the sideline of a meeting betw...

I have it on good authority that Obaseki intends to cause crisis in Edo, dump APC for another party - Oshiomhole

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, has urged Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki to focus on delivery of good governance to the people rather than blackmailing his pers...

Nobody can challenge my emergence as Adamawa Governor, Fintiri boasts

Adamawa Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri has reaffirmed his commitment to ensure full autonomy for Local Government Councils in the state.

Fintiri gave the assurance to the Peoples Democratic Par...

Governorship poll: Males top list as INEC presents Voters Register to parties in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented Register of Voters to 23 political parties ahead of the November 16, Kogi Governorship poll.

Mohammed Haruna, the INEC N...

Governorship poll: 867, 088 electorate expected to cast vote in Bayelsa, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said a total of 867, 088 eligible voters are expected to vote in the November 16 Governorship election in Bayelsa.

May Agbamuche-Mbu, ...

Don't go into Kogi, Bayelsa Governorship elections as a divided house, Secondus charges PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has inaugurated a National Reconciliation Committee and Campaign Councils for Kogi and Bayelsa Governorship elections, scheduled for November 16.

The Re...

Melaye loses again as Appeal Court orders fresh election

Oct 11, 2019 | The Newsroom | Count: 53
Melaye loses again as Appeal Court orders fresh election

An Appeal Court in Abuja on Friday upheld the decision of the Election Petitions Tribunal that nullified the election of Dino Melaye.

Melaye was representing Kogi West in the Senate until...

INEC considers re-run of Kogi West Senatorial election alongside Governorship poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it will explore the possibility of using the November 16 Governorship election to conduct a fresh election for the Kogi West Senatorial Dis...

Conduct of 2019 elections clear proof Nigeria`s democracy maturing, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said that the peaceful conduct of the 2019 General Elections was clear proof that Nigeria`s democracy was maturing.

Buhari stated this in Abuja while ...

APC will pursue stolen mandate in Sokoto to end, says Wamakko

Oct 06, 2019 | The Newsroom | Count: 66
APC will pursue stolen mandate in Sokoto to end, says Wamakko

Aliyu Wamakko, leader of  the All Progressives Congress in Sokoto, said on Saturday that the party would reclaim the state govership seat at the Appeal Court.

Wamakko, who represent Soko...

PDP congratulates Okowa, Ikpeazu over Tribunal judgments

Sep 20, 2019 | The Newsroom | Count: 93
PDP congratulates Okowa, Ikpeazu over Tribunal judgments

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and his Abia counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu over the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunals judgment which uphel...

Election Petitions Tribunal okays Ekweremadu’s victory

Sep 09, 2019 | The Newsroom | Count: 96
Election Petitions Tribunal okays Ekweremadu’s victory

The State and National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal in Enugu has affirmed the election of Ike Ekweremadu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the February 23 general elections.

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Governor Bello talks tough as one feared dead, many injured in Kogi PDP Governorship Primary

A Delegate to the Governorship Primary Election of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Lokoja, Kogi, is feared dead and some party members injured when gunmen invaded the venue in the early hours ...

2019 Nasarawa Governorship Poll: Court summons INEC, LP over omission of Candidate’s name

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, summoned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and the Labour Party, LP, over the omission of the name of Umaru Angibi, LP’s candidate ...

Go now, you lack capacity, composure to lead our party, APC Deputy Chairman tells Oshiomhole

Lawal Shuaibu, All Progressives Congress, APC Deputy National Chairman, North, has called on the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole to resign for allegedly failing to add any value to th...

Actions to stop Buhari's inauguration on May 29 laughable, incompetent, says Counsel

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja, has fixed May 22 to hear an application seeking an order to restrain Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) or any other Justice from swearing-in Muham...

I did not willingly decamp from PDP, Akpabio tells court on suit challenging his defection to APC

Godswill Akpabio, Senate Minority Leader, on Wednesday told the Federal High Court Abuja, that the suit seeking him to vacate his seat at the National Assembly was incompetent.

The suit w...

No unnecessary delaying strategy will be accommodated, Katsina Election Tribunal warns Counsels

The Governorship, National and State Houses of Assembly Election Tribunal in Katsina State said it will not entertain any form of delay tactics by Counsels during its sitting.

The Tribuna...

Sango remains suspended as Plateau PDP Chairman as Secondus' intervention fails

Theophilus Dakashan-led Delegation sent by Uche Secondus, the National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday failed to save the suspended Chairman of Plateau Chapter of the Party, D...

INEC frustrating efforts to inspect election materials, playing PDP's script, says APC in Akwa Ibom

Nsima Ekere, the Governorship Candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, in March 9 election in Akwa Ibom, said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is frustrating efforts to insp...

Plateau PDP sets up Committee to probe Sango

Apr 29, 2019 | Thenewsroom | Count: 177
Plateau PDP sets up Committee to probe Sango

The Plateau Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has set up a 7 man Committee to investigate its embattled Chairman, Damishi Sango, who was suspended over alleged misappropriation of party...

PDP National Headquarters sends Delegation to intervene in crisis rocking its Plateau chapter

The PDP National Headquarters has sent a Delegation to intervene in the crisis that hit the Plateau chapter of the party last week.

The crisis broke out last week, with the State Chairman...

Remaining PDP lawmaker in Lagos House of Assembly finally defects to APC

The lone Peoples Democratic Party, PDP member in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Dipo Olorunrinu, Amuwo-Odofin Constituency I, on Monday defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC.

2019 elections came with lot of irregularities, says CSOs as INEC seeks decisive action against electoral offenders

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday called for decisive actions against electoral offenders in the country.

The Chairman of INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, said this at t...

I want to unequivocally say that I remain Plateau PDP Chairman - Sango

Damishi Sango, the embattled Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau said he remains the substantive leader of the party in the state.
Sango stated this at a news conferenc...

Sanwo-Olu smells victory at Tribunal, says 'we are certainly confident because Lagosians have spoken'

Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday said that he was confident of victory at the Lagos State Governorship Electoral Petition Tribunal.

Sanwo-Olu expressed the optim...

Less than a month after conceding defeat, Bauchi Governor heads for Tribunal to challenge PDP's victory

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has filed a petition at the Bauchi Election Petitions Tribunal, challenging the election of Bala Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the state gove...

Rivers Governorship poll: Supreme Court throws out APC, Cole's appeals

The All Progressives Congress, APC, and its factional Governorship Candidate in Rivers, Tonye Cole on Thursday lost their appeals at the Supreme Court, seeking to enable them participate in the 201...

Certificate of Return: Okorocha suffers setback as Judge hands off case

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday, withdrew from the suit filed by Governor  Rochas Okorocha of Imo in respect to his Certificate of Return.

Okorocha ...

Governorship elections in Bayelsa, Kogi to take place November 2, says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 2 for the conduct of the Governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.

The Commission disclosed this in a stat...

Rivers APC Governorship Primary: Supreme Court strikes out Abe’s case

The Supreme Court on Monday in Abuja, struck out an appeal filed by Magnus Abe, challenging the Primary election conducted by the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers state.

Abe had ...

Ndume meets with Osinbajo behind closed door over tussle for Senate leadership

The Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo on Monday met behind closed door with Ali Ndume at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The Senator arrived at the villa at about 3:20 pm and went straight to ...

2019 Presidential poll: Serve Buhari petition through APC, Tribunal tells PDM

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has permitted the Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Movement, PDM, Aminchi Habu to serve his petition on President Muhammadu Buhari through his party, ...

Court kicks out Delta North Senator-elect, Nwoboshi, okays Nwoko

The Federal High Court Abuja on Wednesday, sacked Peter Nwaoboshi, the Senator-Elect for Delta North Senatorial District.

Justice Ahmed Mohammed gave the order while delivering judgment i...

INEC declares Wike winner of Rivers Governorship election

Apr 03, 2019 | Thenewsroom | Count: 202
INEC declares Wike winner of Rivers Governorship election

Governor Nyesom Wike, the Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Wednesday, won his re-election bid, having been declared winner of the March 9, election in Rivers.

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Omo-Agege was APC's Candidate for Delta Central Senatorial election, says court

The Federal High Court sitting in Warri has upheld the Candidacy of Ovie Omo-Agege and other All Progressives Congress, APC Candidates that emerged through the Primaries supervised by INEC in Delta...

I am confident INEC will issue a Certificate of Return to me as Senator-elect, says Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo, said he is confident that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will issue a Certificate of Return to him as the Senator-elect for Imo West Senatoria...

Panic as Police lay siege on PDP Secretariat in Osun

Apr 01, 2019 | Thenewsroom | Count: 177
Panic as Police lay siege on PDP Secretariat in Osun

Armed Policemen on Monday besieged the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Secretariat in Osogbo, creating panic among party workers and supporters.

A number of Police patrol vans and Personnel...

Tribunal declares Adeleke winner of Osun Governorship poll in 2-1 split decision

In a split judgement, the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Apo, on Friday, nullified the election of the Governor of Osun, Gboyega Oyetola and ordered the Independent N...

Saraki planning to influence leadership of 9th Senate, says APC Chieftain

Yekini Nabena, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, said the outgoing President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, is planning to hijack the 9th Senate by enthroning its leadership.

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Ensure supplementary elections are transparent, warns PDP Chairman

The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, has enjoined the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Security Agencies and other stakeholders to ensure that the...

Lalong: How can you imagine that a sitting Governor cannot get 3,000 votes out of 39,000?

Plateau Governor,  Simon Lalong, said he is not jittery over the March 23 Governorship Election Re-run in the state.

Lalong expressed this view while speaking with State House corres...

We need to be real and know that Lagos truly, really needs regeneration, says Sanwo-Olu

Lagos Governor-Elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu said he has documented the challenges facing the state and will come up with solutions without delay.

Sanwo-Olu made this known to State House cor...

PDP should forget its dream of taking over governorship of Bauchi, says Nabena

Yekini Nabena, Deputy National Publicity Secretary, All Progressives Congress, APC, has urged Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to give the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, un...

No Election Observer was killed in my house, says Enugu APC Governorship Candidate

Clinton Umeh, the Media Aide to Ayogu Eze, the APC Governorship Candidate in Enugu, said that no Election Observer was killed in his Principal’s compound.

The Aide, who made the cla...

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