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The Court of Appeal, Abuja, on Tuesday struck out two motions filed by Senator Clement ‘Annie’ Okonkwo, seeking to stop the January 13 Anambra Central Senatorial District election.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, may head to court over his inclusion in the list of candidates for Saturday’s rerun election in the Anambra Central Senatorial District.
Some transporters engaged to move materials for Anambra Central re-run election in Idemili North Local Government Area, abandoned the assignment because the part payment they were given were insufficient, Mr Ayeleso Olutope, INEC Electoral Officer, said.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has said that he was not contesting the re-run election for Anambra Central Senatorial District, describing the proposed election as a charade.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Anambra says it has taken adequate measures to ensure smooth, credible, free and fair election in the Anambra Central Senatorial District re-run on Saturday.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Anambra Central Senatorial district, Dr. Obiora Okonkwo, said the judgment of the Federal High Court vacating it’s earlier consent judgment that was entered in his favour cannot stand as he has vowed to challenge it at the Court of Appeal.
An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has set aside its December 12 judgement affirming a Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Obiora Okonkwo, as the authentic candidate to occupy the Anambra Central Senatorial seat.
The Court of Appeal, Abuja division, on Thursday, refused an application seeking to restrain the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from conducting the rerun election into the Anambra Central Senatorial District of Anambra State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Wednesday, gave reasons behind its decision to conduct a re-run election for Anambra Central Senatorial District, despite the Federal High Court judgement that ordered it to issue Certificate of Return to Dr. Obiora Okonkwo of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said on Wednesday that 14 candidates would participate in the January 13 re-run election in Anambra Central Senatorial District.
A candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Obiora Okonkwo, has written the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, asking the commission to halt the planned re-run elections slated to hold on Saturday.
Some Corps members released by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Anambra to work as ad hoc poll staff in the proposed January 13 Anambra Central Senatorial election have declined the offer.
Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, who ran for governor in Anambra State under the Democratic People’s Congress has hinted that he will seek election as Nigeria’s president in 2019.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has described the South-East and the South-South geopolitical zones as crucial to the APC’s planned victory in 2019.
New U.S. sanctions against Moscow’s alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election will affect their short and long term relations, U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Huntsman said on Tuesday.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday called on the federal government to declare a state of emergency on security in the wake of deadly attacks in Benue and other states.
Against the backdrop of wild speculations of an ongoing rift with Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom State, the Senate Minority Leader and Senator representing Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District, Godswill Akpabio, has denied the media insinuations of any such rift.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s staunch supporter, Abdulmajid Danbilki Commanda, on Monday in Kano raised alarm that the authorities of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria have banned him from using their facilities to project Buhari’s 2019 re-election campaign.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, on Tuesday, said his administration would not embark on the establishment of more tertiary institutions, but would strengthen the existing ones to improve the standard of education in the state.
There was a mild drama at the 14th Annual Chief Gani Fawenhimi Lecture in Ikeja, Lagos on Monday, as some youths booed Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), who was one of the discussants.
The Bauchi State Government has released N53 million for the forthcoming national Qur’anic recitation competitions, the Chairman of the competition committee, Dr Zubeiru Madaki, has said.
The Deputy National Chairman (DNC)-South of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Elder Yemi Akinhanmi, on Thursday charged the party’s youths to avail themselves of the power of the social media to expose the failings of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Benue State Police command said it had arrested 59 persons in connection with the recent cult-related crises in some parts of Makurdi, the state capital.
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has concluded plans to empower over 5,000 beneficiaries drawn from the nine Niger Delta States through skills acquisition programmes.