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Senator Lawan: What I’ll do if elected Senate President

Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, has promised to run a bi-partisan National Assembly if elected as Senate President.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Tension as rerun polls hold in four states

There is palpable tension in Benue, Plateau, Sokoto and Kano states as thousands of voters in selected polling units file out this morning to conclude the elections that will determine winners of the governorship polls in the states.

Imo youths petition CJN over declaration of Emeka Ihedioha as governor-elect

Youths under the aegis of Imo Youth Council (IYC) have petitioned the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Tanko, to wade into the Constitutional crisis brewing in the State over the outcome of the general election.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

President Buhari inaugurates panel for state legislature, judiciary autonomy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday inaugurated a presidential implementation committee on autonomy of state legislature and judiciary.

UPP chief Chekwas Okorie urges President Buhari to address lopsided appointments in his second...

The National Chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to address the lopsided appointment when sworn in for a second term on May 29.

Femi Falana writes AGF Malami, faults repatriation of Cameroonians

A human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, has faulted the repatriation of non- Nigerians into Cameroon, saying the action lacks legality.

Bauchi elections: Court fixes March 25 for judgment

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed March 25 to deliver judgment on a suit seeking to stop (INEC) from resuming collation or announcing result of Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

Adamawa elections: Court stops INEC from conducting governorship rerun

Justice Abdulaaziz Waziri of a State High Court in Yola, Adamawa State, has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to conduct the governorship supplementary re-run slated for Saturday.

Imo elections: 20 parties urges INEC to withhold Emeka Iheodioha’s Certificate of Return

Twenty political parties on Wednesday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withhold the Certificate of Return of the Imo state governor-elect Emeka Ihedioha.

Bauchi elections: PDP drags Judge to NJC for stopping collation of governorship result

The Peoples Democratic Party has petitioned the National Judicial Council over what it called the violation of the Constitution and Electoral Act by Justice Ekwo Inyang of the Federal High Court by sitting on a matter that it said ought to have been handled by an election petition tribunal, as created by the provisions of our laws.

PDP expresses optimism at winning all supplementary polls

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday expressed confidence that it would win all the governorship supplementary elections scheduled for March 23.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

Justice Tanko: Walter Onnoghen remains substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, ACJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has said that suspended Justice Walter Onnoghen, remains the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: INEC’s decisions on Rivers, Bauchi elections illegal

The All Progressives Congress has faulted the decisions of the Independent National Electoral Commission on the initial inconclusive elections in Rivers and Bauchi States.

Imo elections: Groups caution INEC over Governor Okorocha’s certificate of Return

The Southeast chapter of the Presidential Support Committee (PSC) and the South East Professionals have cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against creating constitutional crisis by refusing to issue Certificate of Return to the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, after being declared winner of the Imo West Senatorial election.
Yekini Nabena

APC: INEC decision on Bauchi elections evil, unacceptable

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has continued to come under attack over the sudden change in its earlier decision to reject the result of the governorship election in Tafawa Balewa local government area of Bauchi state.

Femi Falana wants 81 paperweight political parties de-registered

A senior advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to wake up to its duties by de-registering political parties that failed to scale some minimum constitutional benchmarks.

Plateau NUJ deregisters News Link chapel

The Plateau State council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists has deregistered the News Link chapel as part of measures to sanitise journalism practice in the state.
Kayode Akiolu

I took advantage of Not Too Young To Run Act – Lagos Rep-elect

House of Representatives member-elect Kayode Akiolu (APC-Lagos) said that he took advantage of the “Not Too Young to Run” act to win the Feb. 23 election.

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Kano rerun: We didn’t clash with police – DSS

The Department of State Services has said it has a cordial working relationship with sister agencies in providing election security.

Kano elections: We will not accept ‘doctored’ results – PDP

The People Democratic party (PDP) in Kano has vowed not to endorse the results of Saturday’s supplementary election.

Bauchi rerun: PDP gubernatorial candidate increases lead over incumbent Governor Abubakar

The Bauchi state gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Bala Mohammed, has increased the margin of his lead in the governorship election.

Kano elections: Governor Ganduje leads supplementary polls

All Progressives Congress candidate in the 2019 Kano governorship elections is leading with 45,876 votes garnered, as against PDP’s total scores.

Anambra agency targets N500 million revenue for 2019

Chief Jude Emecheta, Managing Director of Anambra State Advertising Agency (ANSAA), says the agency is targeting revenue generation of about N500 million for 2019.