Stakeholders and former ward chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have condemned verbal attacks on Senator Lawrence Ewrujakpo following his earlier choice by Governor Seriake Dickson as the running mate to the party’s candidate, Senator Douye Diri.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Ogun Chapter, has commended the decision of the Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal affirming the election of Prince Dapo Abiodun as duly elected Governor of Ogun State, as an affirmation of a popular and overwhelming candidate.
Massive jubilation and dancing erupted at Isabo and spread to other parts of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, as the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu affirmed the victory of Governor Dapo Abiodun in the March 9, gubernatorial election in the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Governor Yahaya Bello of purchasing Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) from registered voters in Kogi State for N5000 each ahead of the November 16 governorship election.g
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has said he has made a lot of sacrifices to unite the people of Kogi State irrespective of religious and ethnic divides since assumption of office, noting that if the state was not united, no meaningful development could be achieved.g
The Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu has ruled that Hon. Abdulkabir Adekunle Akinlade of APM failed to prove allegations in his petition that Dapo Abiodun of All Progressives Congress was not validly elected as the governor of Ogun State in the 2019 general election.
Former Minister of Women Affairs, Jummai Alhassan, popularly known as Mama Taraba, has decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from United Democratic party (UDP).
The Presidency has condemned what it described as ”a twisted story with malicious intent” which was published in Saturday Punch of Sept. 14, with the headline; “Tribunal: Buhari retracts, confesses he was under tension.”
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has decried the Politicization of infrastructural development of the state by the immediate past administration in the state.
An aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State, Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, who lost at the primaries, has filed a suit at a Federal High Court in Yenagoa, the state capital challenging the outcome of the poll.
The Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu in its ruling on the preliminary objections strikes out Hon. Abdulkabir Adekunle Akinlade petition seeking disqualification of Governor Dapo Abiodun on grounds of submitting false academic qualification.
The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa, Senator Douye Diri, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies to be professional and not to take sides during the forthcoming election.
The members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa State have said that they were not surprised that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, lost to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday provided him an opportunity to deflect the tension generated on that same day by the judgement delivered at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal.
Against the backdrop of increase in violence and thuggery activities associated with elections, a nongovernmental organisation ‘The Participation Initiative for Behavioural Change in Development’ (PIBCID), has called on stakeholders on election management to increase sensitisation and awareness to rural communities in Kogi State.
The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) has started the “secret” investigation of bank accounts of the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; his deputy, Ovie Omo-Agege; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; his deputy, Idris Wase, as well as the principal officers and members of the National Assembly.
The Allied Peoples’ Movement governorship candidate in Ogun State, Adekunle Akinlade, has broken his silence over his loss at the state governorship election petitions tribunal.
The Secretary to the Kogi State Government, Mrs Folashade Ayoade-Arike, on Monday entered the witness box to testify at the panel investigating allegations of gross misconduct against the deputy governor of the state, Simon Achuba.
The Governorship, National Assembly and House of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Katsina State has shifted its sitting venue to Abuja.
Indications emerged on Monday that workers in the country may carry out their planned industrial action against the government over discrepancies in the National Minimum Wage implementation.
Former Emir of Bakura in Zamfara, Alhaji Hassan Marafa has emerged as the Deputy Chairman of the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
A Tunisian Appeals Court on Friday rejected a request by presidential candidate Nabil Karoui to be released from detention pending the verdict in his trial for tax fraud and money laundering, his lawyer said.
The Managing Director/Chief Executive, Bank of Industry, Mr. Olukayode Pitan, has said the bank is exploring ways to help drive efforts at implementing viable solutions required to scale up interventions in support of crisis-afflicted communities across the country.
A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Monday dissolved a 10-year marriage between Kamardeen Babatunde and his wife, Iyabo, over threat to life and stealing.
Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mr Clem Agba, has said that the Federal government would maintain its benchmark of 60 dollars per barrel in spite of the sudden increase in the price of crude oil.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the state government has invested a staggering sum of N4.5 billion to shore up school enrolment in the last 11 months he returned as the state chief executive.