BREAKING: Appeal Court upholds Diri’s appeal, nullifies his sack by tribunal

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, on Friday, nullified the tribunal judgement that sacked Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State and ordered fresh election in the state. In a unanimous judgement by a five-man panel of Justices led by Justice Adzira Gana Mshella, the appellate court, held that the majority […]

Ondo election: INEC to ensure early opening of polls 2 min read

By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is working to ensure early opening of polls and declaration of results, especially in the riverine areas, in the Oct. 10 governorship election in Ondo State. Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC Chairman, stated this on Thursday in Akure when he met with the traditional rulers […]

More trouble for Gov. Obaseki as family members declare support for Ize-Iyamu

(NPP) After a well publicized spat with the APC and decamping from the party to join the PDP, Gov. Godwin Obaseki had not expected to contend with some of his family members who unanimously declared their unwavering support for his opponent in the upcoming elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. At a meeting with Pastor Ize-Iyamu at […]

Edo Election: University of Ibadan confirms Obaseki’s certificate

By Wale OdunsiUniversity of Ibadan (UI) has confirmed that Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, graduated from the institution. The Registrar, Mrs Olubunmi Faluyi, made the confirmation on Wednesday. A statement she signed noted that “Mr Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, the Governor of Edo State graduated from the University of Ibadan where he studied Classics.” The school […]

2019 Polls will be last manual elections – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said yesterday that with the proposed reform of the electoral Act, the 2019 election may be the last “mainly manual” election in Nigeria. Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakub, said this is achievable with the support of the National Assembly, tasking the lawmakers to expedite action on the amendment […]

Imo Guber: Is Our Supreme Court Partisan? – By Dr. Walter Duru, Ph.D

By  Dr. Walter Duru, PhD | NNP | January 30, 2020 – On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, the Supreme Court of Nigeria, in one of the most controversial judgments in Nigerian history, sacked the Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha and declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress- APC, Senator Hope Uzodimma […]

Imo: Supreme Court sacks Ihedioha, declares Uzodinma winner

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri he Supreme Court, on Tuesday, sacked governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State. The apex court, in a unanimous judgement by a seven-man panel of justices that was led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, held that Ihedioha who contested on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, […]

(Stolen mandate) Kogi elders raise alarm over fake soldiers

Kogi elders raise alarm over fake soldiers    With defeat starring the face of Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate on Thursday vowed to return the state to APC. ‘’This morning, the Yahaya Bello game plan began to unfold. The APC governorship candidate in concert with a top military […]

(Stolen mandate) Oshiomhole presents Gov. Bello to Buhari at Aso Villa

By Ismaila Chafe The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday formally presented the Kogi Gov.-elect, Yahaya Bello, to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the re-elected Governor had earlier received a Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in […]

PDP senators reject Bayelsa, Kogi results

By Naomi Sharang The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the Senate, on Wednesday, rejected the Bayelsa and Kogi Governorship election results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The senators, led by the Minority Leader of the Senate, Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe, made the rejection at a news conference in Abuja. News Agency of […]

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