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A petitioner’s witness on Saturday told the Ekiti Governorship Election Petition Tribunal that voters were induced with money in Unit 008, Ward 4 of Ekiti East Local Government Area, during the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti.
A witness to the petitioners at the Ekiti Election Tribunal on Wednesday disowned an exhibit tendered and urged the tribunal not to use it.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate in the Ekiti State governorship election, Professor Olusola Kolapo, on Friday tendered in evidence the certified true copies (CTCs) of all electoral materials used in the conduct of the disputed election for seven more local government areas before the state governorship election tribunal.
The Ekiti Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Thursday in Abuja admitted as exhibits, electoral materials used in Efon Local Government Area for the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti.
The newly-sworn in Governor of Ekiti, Dr Kayode Fayemi, says he will promote and ensure sustainable development and review the commercial advantage of abandoned projects in the state with a view to reviving them.
Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Tuesday, took on the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) over its calls for the cancellation of Ekiti and Osun State governorship elections, alleging that such position was portraying the religious body as being partisan.
Former Lagos State Information Commissioner, Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele, has emerged the senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State for Ekiti Central Senatorial District.
The Ekiti Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed an application by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the recount of ballot papers used in the July 14 poll.
Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has condemned the conduct of the Osun State governorship rerun election, describing it as a ‘show of shame.’
Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose on Friday alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Police and other security agencies were compromised in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at the recently-concluded Osun state governorship election.
The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of rigging the Osun supplementary election.
The poser now is whether there’s a monitoring mechanism in place between INEC and the political parties to verify if they do not receive funds from outside Nigeria and if they are under obligation to submit their detailed bank accounts for INEC’s scrutiny”.
Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, on Monday, endorsed the former member of the House of Representatives, Opeyemi Bamidele, for Senate in Ekiti Central Senatorial District for the 2019 elections.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to declare his party and Senator Ademola Adeleke winner in Osun governorship election to avert national crisis.
A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state, Hon Opeyemi Bamidele has allayed the fears of party members and supporters over eligibility suit filed by former Governor, Segun Oni against the candidacy of the Governor-elect , Dr Kayode Fayemi in the July 14 governorship poll, saying the matter will be amicably resolved.
YIAGA Africa, a Civil Society Organisation, said the Independent National Electoral Commission’s ban on phones in voting booths during the Osun governorship election would reduce vote buying and selling.
The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said Governor Godwin Obaseki delivers sustainable projects to better the lives of Edo people and does not go about stuffing dollars in babariga, like the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.
Malam Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate from 2015 to 2019, has called on the Kaduna state government and security agencies to seek out better strategies toward ending killings in the state.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa.
Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.
He said similar protests will also take place in cities, towns and communities nationwide under strict working-class discipline and decorum, “to relaunch the campaign for an end to unabating looting of public resources and revamping of the social and economic fabric of our country.”
Youths, suspected to be Yahoo Boys, Monday, went on a rampage in Ozoro, headquarters of Isoko North Local Government Area, Delta State, protesting their alleged brutality and extortion by the police in the area.
The former Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, and the incumbent Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, are expected to appear in person before the House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts to give accounts on the sum of 1.7 trillion naira appropriated for the implementation of National Social Investment Programmes from 2016 to 2019.
National Youth Leader, Pan Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, Olorogun Vincent Oyibode, Wednesday, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to inaugurate without any further delay the new board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, previously screened and confirmed by the Senate, to check the highhandedness of the Minister of Niger Delta, Senator Godswill Akpabio.
A businesswoman, Rashidat Oladipupo, on Thursday prayed a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, to grant her divorce on grounds that her husband, Kazeem, was lazy and constantly demands money from her.