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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.

INEC confirms 17 political parties for Ondo guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.

Court strikes out suit challenging Rivers PDP ward congresses

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday struck out a suit filed by some members of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State, challenging the conduct of ward congresses in the state.
An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Wednesday fixed Jan. 27, 2020 for Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, charged with criminal destruction of evidence to open his defence.

Election exclusion: Court declines jurisdiction in suit by 15 PDP members

An FCT High Court, Jabi on Monday threw out a case filed by some aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers, seeking leadership positions as Ward officers within the party.

Bauchi governor, Sule Lamido in closed-door meeting

The Bauchi state governor, Senator Bala Muhammad, presently in a closed-door meeting with the former Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, at his (Lamido) resident in Bamaina village, Birninkudu local government in Jigawa State.

PDP releases timetable for Ondo, Edo guber primaries

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has released timetable for the election of its governorship candidates in view of the governorship election in Ondo and Edo states.

Senator Useni: Plateau PDP’s purported swear-in of ward excutives‘ll split party ahead 2023

Former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Plateau State gubernatorial candidate of the PDP in the 2019 general election, Lt. Gen. Sen. Jeremiah Timbut Useni (rtd), has said that the purported swearing-in of the

Ekiti PDP ward executives sworn in, assume office for four-year tenure

Members of the Executive Committee of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in 155 out of the 177 wards in Ekiti State have assumed office for a tenure of four years, after they were sworn in this morning, in accordance with the party’s constitution.

Ondo PDP forum alleges bias over Eddy Olafeso’s guber ambition

The Peoples Democratic Party Solidarity Forum in Ondo State, weekend, accused the national secretariat of backing the multiple ambitions of the National Vice Chairman of the party (South West), Eddy Olafeso.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti governor orders lockdown, shuts borders

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Sunday announced a lockdown in the state, directing residents to stay at home from Monday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Danjuma Kashimu, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of Magama-Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger, in Saturday’s bye-election.

Global pandemic forces INEC, APC, PDP shutdown

Nigeria’s political scene, already in overdrive over the 2023 general election, though most of the current elected leaders are yet to mark their first year in office, has effectively been shut down as cases of coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19, increase in the country.

INEC suspends activities across Nigeria

The electoral commission, INEC, says all regular and non-essential activities will henceforth be suspended for 14 days in its headquarters and offices across the country because of COVID-19.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has signed into law the State Security Network Agency popularly known as Amotekun bill with a warning to criminals to stay away from the state.

Ekiti closes schools, limits public gathering to 20 persons

As part of measures to check the spread of coronavirus otherwise known as Covid-19, the Ekiti State government has directed that all schools from primary to tertiary level be closed indefinitely.

Violence mars Edo PDP ward congresses

The Ward Congresses of the Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party held across the 192 Wards was marred with violence, shooting and absence of electoral officials.

Ekiti PDP chairmanship: Ayodele Fayose’s aide defends endorsement of Bisi Kolawole

Media Aide to Mr. Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti State, Lere Olayinka, has described the endorsement of Hon. Bisi Kolawole by leaders of the party in the Ekiti Central Senatorial district, as their preferred candidate for the State Chairmanship of our party in the forthcoming Congress as sacrosanct, saying others are also free to openly endorse their choiced aspirants.
Some aggrieved members of the National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), in Edo State, Wednesday staged a peaceful against alleged manipulation of their election process by the caretaker committee.

Women journalists protest in Edo

Some aggrieved members of the National Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), in Edo State, Wednesday staged a peaceful against alleged manipulation of their election process by the caretaker committee.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC NWC suspends Rivers congress over court order

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has suspended its planned Congresses for Rivers state billed to commence Tuesday.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Rivers APC congresses: Caretaker committee set for sale of forms

The five-man Caretaker Committee (CTC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers, says it is set to begin the sale of forms for the party’s Ward, Local Government and State congresses.

Rotimi Amaechi, Magnus Abe at war over fresh Rivers APC congresses

It appears the trouble in the Rivers State chapter of All Progressives Congress, will not be over soon as factional leaders of the party, Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has queried why the immediate past senator representing Rivers South-East, Senator Magnus Abe are at each others’ throat over the forthcoming congresses of the party.

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

NCDC rules out elderly, symptomatic coronavirus patients from home care

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has ruled out elderly patients and those with severe symptoms from home care treatment for COVID-19.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police order arrest of fake coronavirus taskforce in Anambra

Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang, has ordered the arrest of illegal task force teams claiming to be enforcing COVID-19 measures including wearing of face masks in the state.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Governor Badaru: Jigawa power transmission substation set for inauguration

Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa says the 96 megawatts capacity Gagarawa power transmission substation is set for inauguration in three weeks time.
Ibrahim Magu

Presidency: Ibrahim Magu’s probe shows anti-corruption fight is real

The Presidency on Saturday said those who hold the belief that the ongoing investigation of the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, is an indication of the administration’s failing anti-corruption fight have missed the point.

NGO distributes palliatives to physically changed

Lola Cater for the Needy Foundation, an Abuja-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed some palliative materials to the People Living With Disabiluties (PLWDs) in Karamajiji, Abuja.