1.6m vote claim: Atiku, PDP in post-poll depression, says APC

Abubakar Atiku: APC says he is suffering from post-poll depression By Emmanuel Mogbede/Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) says that judging by Abubakar Atiku and PDP’s recent utterances and actions, it was now clear that they had slipped into severe depression and post-defeat hallucination. Lanre Issa-Onilu, the APC publicity secretary said on Wednesday the utterances […]

INEC rejects Okorocha, not listed among Senators-elect

Gov. Rochas Okorocha: rejected by INEC as senator-elect Imo governor Rochas Okorocha has not been recognised as a senator-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The stance of the electoral umpire was reflected in the list of senators published on its website on Monday. Okorocha’s name was conspicuously missing in Box 47, where his name […]

I’m not quitting PDP, politics – Jonathan

I’m not quitting PDP, politics – Jonathan Former Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan By Shedrack Frank Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that he has no reason to quit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), or retire from politics for now. He made the statement on Sunday, through his Media Adviser,  Mr Ikechukwu Eze, in reaction to […]

Lagos Guber Elections: Babajide Sanwo-Olu declared winner

Tunde Ajaja he candidate of All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has been declared the winner of the governorship election held on Saturday, March 9. Returning Officer, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, made the declaration on Sunday at INEC’s collation centre in Yaba, Lagos. Sanwo-Olu, who scored 739,445 out of the 977,476 total valid votes […]

Abia guber election: Ikpeazu wins

Chuks Onuoha, Umuahia Abia State governor and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the 2019 governorship election, Dr Victor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has been announced the winner of the 2019 governorship election in the state. Making the declaration around 6.00pm this evening, the state Returning Officer, Prof. Francis Ozumba, the Vice Chancellor of University of […]

PDP, Atiku ask tribunal to compel INEC to release election materials for inspection

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday, filed an application seeking an order compelling the Independent National Electoral Commission to allow it to inspect materials used for the conduct of the poll. The petitioners, through their lawyers, Chief Chris Uche (SAN), […]

Nigeria Prisons not taking Dariye abroad for treatment – Spokesman

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Nigeria Prisons Service has said it would not fly out a former Plateau State Governor, Joshua Dariye, who is reportedly suffering from kidney disease, for treatment abroad. The service stated that the Senator, who is serving a 10-year jail term in Kuje Prison, Abuja, is getting the best care at the […]

IPOB decries harassment of members

Vincent Kalu The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has raised the alarm at what it described as incessant harassment of its members. The group, in a press statement signed by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Comrade Emma Powerful, drew the attention of the international community to what it described as incessant harassment, abduction, arrest and torture, […]

Breaking: INEC set to declare Buhari President-Elect, with over 15m votes

The Independent National Electoral Commission is set to announce President Muhammadu Buhari president-elect, following the collation of results of the 23 February election. INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu will make the announcement at 3am on Wednesday. At the end of collation on Tuesday night, President Buhari crossed the 15 million mark in votes scored in 36 […]

Polls: Saraki concedes, wishes those who emerged best of luck

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stated that in spite of the reported inadequacies that attended last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections in Kwara State, he is wishing the candidates who emerged from the election the best of luck. Dr. Saraki in a statement signed by his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), Yusuph […]

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