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 […]

CJN leads 5 other Justices to hear PDP, Atiku’s Appeal

By Martins Odeh Justice Tanko Mohammed, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) on Wednesday led five other Justices of the Supreme Court to hear about six appeals in the case filed by the PDP and  its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Feb. 23 poll. The other […]

Supreme Court dismisses suit seeking Gov. Fayemi’s disqualification

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by former Ekiti State Governor Segun Oni challenging the eligibility of Governor Kayode Fayemi to stand as a candidate in the July 14, 2018 governorship poll. In a unanimous judgment by the apex court, Justice Amirul Sanusi dismissed the case on the grounds that it […]

Victory under duress: Akwa Ibom INEC denies Nse Ntuen certificate of return

Joe Effiong, Uyo   The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akwa Ibom State has withheld the certificate of return of the member representing Essien Udim state constituency, Mr Nse Ntuen, on the grounds that his declaration as winner of March 3, 2019, state House of Assembly election was obtained under duress.   Ntuen who […]

Sokoto APC members-elect absent, as INEC presents certificates to Tambuwal, others

Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, presented certificates of return to Governor Aminu, Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State alongside his deputy and other members-elect of the state House of Assembly. However, all members-elect of the All Progressives Congress (APC) members-elect were conspicuously absent during the event held at Sultan Maccido Qur’anic […]

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