Presidential polls: PDP stalwarts storm tribunal for Jonathan

The Presidential Election Tribunal was yesterday invaded by a high-powered delegation of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by its Acting National Chairman, Alhaji Kawu Baraje, expressing confidence that President Goodluck Jonathan would emerge victorious at the tribunal. They arrived the court just on time to witness the withdrawal of the motion exparte filed […]

Appeal Court’s judgment on Akpabio vs Udodehe for tomorrow

The Appeal Court sitting in Calabar has shifted the date for judgment on the appeal brought before it by the gubernatorial candidate of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in the April 26 election in Akwa Ibom State, Senator Akpan Udodehe, challenging the decision of the lower election tribunal which validated the election of Governor Godswill Akpabio of […]

Tribunal: Kwara PDP opens defence proceedings

The Kwara State governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, and the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have opened their defence proceeding in the ongoing hearing on the election petition against the victory of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed in the April election. It will be recalled that Monday was the last day granted the Action Congress of […]

Presidential polls: How election was rigged for Jonathan –CPC

The Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has given a blow-by-blow account of how the April 16 presidential election was rigged in favour of President Goodluck Jonathan and his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In his evidence in chief at the presidential election tribunal, Acting National Secretary of the party,. Buba Galadima, an engineer, revealed how excess […]

Nobody can provoke us to withdraw case against Jonathan –CPC

  The National Chairman of the Congress for Progressive Change, Chief Tony Momoh, has declared that his party will not be provoked to withdraw its case against President Goodluck Jonathan at the Presidential Election Tribunal He said his party would not be cowed into withdrawing the case, which is already before the tribunal, in spite […]

Presidential polls: CPC asks Tribunal to declare Buhari winner

The Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has asked the Presidential Election Tribunal to enter judgment in favour of its presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari on the grounds that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has flouted the order of the tribunal directing it to allow the party to inspect the materials used for the April […]

Post presidential election violence premeditated -Ndigbo chieftain

THE post-presidential election violence which took place in most part of the North and which resulted in the death of many innocent Nigerians, including 10 youth corps members has been said to be premeditated. This was disclosed to journalists by the Ndigbo community leader in Kano, Chief Tobias Michael Idika, during the conferment of distinguished […]

April Polls, Turning Point For Nigeria – US

The United States of America has declared that the April 2011 electoral process was a great turning point for the country. This further backs the assessment of the international community of the April general elections and successful transition programme in Nigeria. Speaking during a special press briefing he addressed together with the Deputy Representative of […]

Bloody democracy: 520 killed –Police

The post-election violence which erupted in some parts of the north claimed the lives of 514 civilians and six policemen. The Inspector General of Police (IGP) who gave the grim details yesterday said 75 civilians were injured, 165 churches and 53 Mosques, 444 vehicles and 1,442 houses were either burnt or destroyed. The police boss […]

2011 elections: INEC prepares for 25 bye-elections

  The Independent National Electoral Commission is preparing for the possibility of conducting at least 25 bye- elections across the 36 states of the federation. The electoral body’s preparation is in anticipation of judicial pronouncements which may order for fresh elections. It is also anticipating that it could conduct fresh elections in the event of […]


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