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Yahaya Bello: My returning as Kogi governor is certain

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has said his prospects of returning back as governor of the state for a fresh four year-term was certain.
The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.

Benue Assembly elects principal officers

The Benue State House of Assembly, on Thursday, elected principal officers who will steer the affairs of the House in the next four years.

Asiwaju Tinubu dedicates Democracy day to Beko Ransom-Kuti, Gani Fawehinmi, students

Sen. Bola Tinubu says he dedicates the maiden Democracy day celebrations to activists including late Dr Beko Ransom-Kuti, Gani Fawehinmi (SAN) and many students that sacrificed their lives for the nation to have history.

Drama as rookie emerges Niger Assembly speaker

Drama in Minna as the Niger State House of Assembly on Tuesday suspended the Standing Order of the House to allow a first timer, a former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Niger State, Barrister Bala Wuse, to emerge as the speaker of the state 9th Assembly.

Ninth Assembly: Aminu Achida emerges Sokoto Assembly speaker

He became the speaker after beating Alhaji Abdullahi Sidi (APC-Gwadabawa South) in a close contest conducted by the 30 members-elect, under the supervision of the Acting Clerk of the Assembly, Alhaji Abdulrazak Shehu.
Francis Alimikhena

Deputy Senate President: Senator Alimikhena steps down for Omo-Agege

Another contender for the position of the Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly, Francis Alimikhena, has stepped down from the race.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Presidential election tribunal dismisses petition against President Buhari’s victory

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Monday dismissed the petition of the Coalition for Change (C4C) against the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 presidential election.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Appeal Court dismisses suit challenging Governor Zulum’s election

The Court of Appeal Jos Division, on Friday, dismissed an appeal challenging the nomination of Borno Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
Mai Mala Buni

Governors Buni, Zulum approve key appointments

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni and his Borno State counterpart Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum have made key appointments for their administrations.
Adams Oshiomhole

Ex-Governor Abdulkarim backs call for APC chair Oshiomhole to resign

Former Governor of old Sokoto State, Malam Yahaya Abdulkarim, has joined Deputy National Chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Sen. Lawal Shu’ibu, in calling on the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, to step down.
Justice S. B Belgore

Delta tribunal chairman warns parties over proceedings

Chairman of Delta State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, Justice Suleiman Belgore, has warned the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressive Congress, APC, that the Tribunals would not condone any inimical acts that would disturb proceedings.
Ahmad Lawan

Senator Lawan: Zamfara APC judgment a setback but we shall triumph

Leading contender for the President of the Senate in the 9th Assembly, Dr. Ahmed Lawan, yesterday described the Supreme Court judgment which voided all votes cast for the All Progressive Congress in Zamfara State as a huge setback for the party.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari pledges to champion women, youths participation in governance

The wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has re-assured Nigerian women and youths of her determination to champion their course for active participation in governance.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Adamawa transition panel accuses Governor Bindow of leaving N115 billion debt

The transition committee set up by the Adamawa State governor-elect, Ahmadu Fintiri, of the Peoples Democratic Party has accused the outgoing All Progressive Congress administration of Governor Jibrilla Bindow of leaving behind a bankrupt state with huge debt liability of N115 bn.
Aisha Muhammadu Buhari

Aisha Buhari pledges to champion women, youths participation in governance

The wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has re-assured Nigerian women and youths of her determination to champion their course for active participation in governance.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Elections: INEC withdraws 25 certificates-of-return

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has withdrawn 25 Certificates-of-Return issued to some candidates that won during the 2019 general elections. The decisions to withdraw the certificates were based on court orders.

Niger guber tribunal: PDP wins first round

The Niger State governorship election petition tribunal has thrown away the application by counsel to Governor Abubakar Sani Bello and the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the 2019 election in the state seeking to disqualify the lead counsel to the petitioner and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Umar Nasko.

CCT trial: APC lawmaker after me – Bayelsa speaker

The Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Hon Friday Konbowei Benson, and the only All Progressive Congress (APC) lawmaker in the House, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli, are locked in a war of words over the planned arraignment of Benson by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on May 22 over allegations bordering on abuse of office.

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Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

INEC: We shall initiate legal reforms ahead 2023 election

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has declared that his commission was determined to reform the nation’s electoral process ahead of the 2023 polls.

Defamation: Muslim cleric demands apology from colleagues

A Muslim cleric Sheik Imuran Abdulmojeed Eleha has asked two other preachers, Jamiu Adegunwa, and one Ismail Salahudeen to retract an alleged defamation and publish an apology in two national daily newspapers within seven days.
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Cristiano Ronaldo served with papers in US rape lawsuit

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has been served with court papers related to a rape lawsuit in the United States, according to documents filed by his lawyers on Friday.
Brazil head coach Tite said he understands why fans booed following the Selecao's lacklustre start to their Copa America campaign.

Tite understands fans after Brazil’s slow start

Brazil head coach Tite said he understands why fans booed following the Selecao's lacklustre start to their Copa America campaign.
The newly elected chairman of the Delta Football Association, Edema Fuludu, has stated that the June 13, 2019 elections in Warri, Delta State, was a very credible one.

Edema Fuludu: Delta FA elections credible

The newly elected chairman of the Delta Football Association, Edema Fuludu, has stated that the June 13, 2019 elections in Warri, Delta State, was a very credible one.