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Bayelsa Governorship tussle: Your request vexatious, frivolous, regrettable, Supreme Court tells APC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an application by the All Progressives Congress, APC and David Lyon for the review of the verdict on the Bayelsa State Governorship election.
The Ape...

Claim I had concluded plans to dump PDP for APC false, says Fayose

Former Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose said he is not contemplating dumping the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for another party.

Lere Olayinka, his Media Aide, said this in a statement in...

Imo: Ihedioha tells Supreme Court to set aside judgment in favour of Uzodinma

Ousted Imo Governor, Emeka Ihedioha has prayed the Supreme Court to set aside the judgment it delivered on January 14.

The Supreme Court on January14, nullified Ihedioha’s election ...

APP kicks as INEC deregisters 74 political parties

Feb 06, 2020 | The Newsroom | Count: 6615
APP kicks as INEC deregisters 74 political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday deregistered 74 political parties out of exiting 92 registered, leaving the country with 18 registered parties.

INEC Chair...

Imo: I am not disturbed by PDP’s move to seek a review of judgment, case closed - Uzodinma

Imo Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has expressed optimism that the Supreme Court would not reverse its judgment that sacked his predecessor, Emeka Ihedioha, and declared him winner of the March 19, 2019 ...

I will not be a Governor for party or tribe, everyone in Kogi is my citizen, says Bello

Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello has called on people of the state to forget political and ideological differences, affiliations and leanings to join hands with his Administration to ensure good go...

Vote-buying: EFCC raids venue re-run election in Imo

Jan 25, 2020 | The Newsroom | Count: 148
Vote-buying: EFCC raids venue re-run election in Imo

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Saturday invaded booth 003 Umucaram Amaraku in Isiala Mbano Council Area of Imo over alleged vote-buying.

The anti-graf...

I will harness Anambra best brains to provide better life for our people, says Governorship Aspirant

Ugochukwu Okeke, the youthful and charismatic Aspirant for the Anambra Governorship election, said he will tap from the best brains in the state to run the first knowledge driven state in Nigeria.<...

Ihedioha's sack: Allegations against me imagination of mischief makers, says Wike

The Rivers Government on Tuesday denied statements alleging that Governor Nyesom Wike berated the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for losing Imo Governorship seat to the ruling APC...

Imo: It's common knowledge that Supreme Court could not change judgment - Lagos PDP

The Lagos State PDP Chairman, Adedeji Doherty, on Tuesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to leave a legacy of one man, one vote to deepen democratic experience in the country.

Addressin...

Uzodinma sworn-in as Imo Governor, says his victory is rare

Jan 16, 2020 | The Newsroom | Count: 145
Uzodinma sworn-in as Imo Governor, says his victory is rare

Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has been sworn-in as the Substantive Governor of Imo after the Supreme Court declared him winner of the March 9, 2019 Governorship election.

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Uzodinma receives Certificate of Return from INEC, commends 'functional Judiciary'

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued Certificate of Return to Hope Uzodinma as winner of the March 19, 2019 Governorship election in Imo, in compliance with the Supreme C...

Imo: Supreme Court truncates my mandate - Ihedioha

Jan 16, 2020 | The Newsroom | Count: 154
Imo: Supreme Court truncates my mandate - Ihedioha

Former Imo Governor, Emeka Ihedioha said  the Supreme Court judgment which declared Hope Uzodinma winner of the 2019 Governorship election in the South-Eastern state came to him as a “rude shock...

Four Edo APC Governorship Aspirants battle Obaseki 'to save state from relapsing into abyss'

Four APC Governorship Aspirants in Edo have forged a united front, to tackle Governor Godwin Obaseki, “to save the state from relapsing into abyss’’.

The Aspirants at a ...

Uzodinma: Road to justice may be long and tortuous, but it is best path for anyone aggrieved - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Supreme Court for the courage and perseverance’ to return Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner of the March 9, 2019 Governo...

Imo: We are at a loss as to understand the basis upon which the Supreme Court arrived at its decision - PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has expressed surprise at the judgment of the Supreme Court on the Imo Governorship election, describing it as `yet another very sad commentary on Nigeria’s...

Supreme Court orders immediate swearing-in of Uzodinma as Imo Governor

The Supreme Court in a unanimous Judgment on Tuesday sacked Emeka Ihedioha as Governor of Imo State, declares Hope Uzodinma winner and orders INEC to issue Uzodinma Certificate of Return.

We have challenges but peace accord with bandits on course - Katsina Governor

The peace accord signed between Katsina and leaders of repentant bandits has not collapsed. This is coming from the state government

Governor Aminu Masari made the disclosure in Katsina ...

Join me to move Delta forward, Okowa tells Ogboru after Supreme Court's verdict

Delta Governor,  Ifeanyi Okowa has called on Deltans to be more united, following the re-affirmation of his victory at the polls by the Supreme Court.

The Apex Court on Wednesday dec...

You have no business in internal affairs of APC, Buhari's Spokesman fires back at PDP

The Presidency has frowned at the activities of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, saying the party represents the single biggest obstacle to good governance and change in the country.

Ga...

Supreme Court seals Ogboru's fate, says Okowa is Delta Governor

Jan 08, 2020 | The Newsroom | Count: 136
Supreme Court seals Ogboru's fate, says Okowa is Delta Governor

The Supreme Court on Wednesday affirmed the election of  Ifeanyi Okowa of the PDP as Governor of Delta.

Delivering the judgment, Justice Centus Nweze held that the Apex Court had no ...

Buhari will never be tempted to go for third term, says Tinubu

Jan 07, 2020 | The Newsroom | Count: 160
Buhari will never be tempted to go for third term, says Tinubu

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu said President Muhammadu Buhari should be allowed to concentrate on good governance not talking about succession plan.

Tinub...

APC Chieftain vows to open horrible can of worms that will make Edo people stone Oshiomhole on the street

More troubles seem to be coming the way of the embattled National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole.

A Chieftain of the APC, Kabiru Adjoto, vowed on Sunday to stage “a massive O...

Who is afraid of Muhammad Adamu Aliero?

Dec 21, 2019 | By Sam Kargbo | Count: 184
Who is afraid of Muhammad Adamu Aliero?

Distinguished Senator Muhammad Adamu Aliero was Governor of Kebbi State  from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007. He is a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). He first became the...

Oshiomhole, others fighting Obaseki today have taking him for granted, says Edo Deputy Governor

Edo Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, said the Administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki will sustain the current efforts at re-engineering the state.

The Deputy Governor stated this when h...

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: 215
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: 202
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: 221
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: 264
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.

...

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...

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