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The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Calabar Friday, upheld the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Dr. Stephen Odey, in the Cross River North Senatorial District by-election.
A Judge of the Supreme Court, Justice Ejembi Eko yesterday called for the suspension of the immunity of a president and governor who goes against Electoral Act.
Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), in Edo State, Col. David Imuse (Rtd) said Governor Godwin Obaseki-led government is unexplainably slow because of hidden conflict.
A governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State, Chief Olusola Ebiseni has appealed to party leaders and stakeholders in the state to pursue peace and unity among themselves.
There is anxiety among members and supporters of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate in the September 19, 2020 governorship election as the Federal High Court in Abuja will today rule on an alleged forgery and perjury case brought against the governor by the APC and a member of the party, William Edobor.
The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has reserved ruling in a motion filed by Edo state governor, Dr Godwin Obaseki seeking to stop further hearing in the certificate forgery suit brought against him by the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state and the All Progressive Congress have lambasted the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last election, Eyitayo Jegede, over his allegation that his life is being threatened for challenging the outcome of the poll at the election tribunal.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has told the Federal High Court in Lagos that the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, spent state funds to hire many Senior Advocates of Nigeria to represent him at the election tribunal where his electoral victory as governor was being challenged in 2015.
Bayelsa election: Appeal court dismisses application to join ANDP factional leaders in Duoye Diri’s...
The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday dismissed an application by five leaders of a faction of the Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP) seeking to join in an appeal filed by the governor of Bayelsa State, Duoye Diri, against the judgement of the Bayelsa governorship election tribunal.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has expressed confidence that its candidate in the Kogi state governorship election, Engineer Musa Wada, will be declared the winner of the November 16 poll at the Supreme Court
Kogi State Governor, His Excellency, Yahaya Bello, has said the judgment of the Election Tribunal upholding his election and the All Progressives Congress (APC) earlier today is a reaffirmation of his landmark victory in the November 16th, 2019 Governorship election.
Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss an application filed by former governor of the state, Emeka Ihedioha.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has claimed to have uncovered alleged plans by Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to heat up the polity, with a view to stampeding the judiciary and whipping up undue sentiments.
Nigeria’s Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said that despite the ruling All Progressives Congress losing and winning election court cases, members of the party have continued to sustain faith in the rule of law and Nigeria’s judiciary.
The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has been urged to investigate and prosecute Osun State House of Assembly member representing Obokun State Constituency, Adeyemi Adewumi, over alleged perjury before the Court of Appeal, Akure.
A popular Kano chief, Maja Siddin Sarkin Kano, Alhaji Auwalu has been sacked by Emir Muhammadu Sanusi 11 and evicted from the palace.
Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has extended hand of fellowship to APC and other opposition parties in the state to join hands with his PDP-lead administration in revamping the battered fortunes of Adamawa.
The National and State House of Assembly Election Tribunal sitting in Kaduna state, on Saturday orders for a rerun in 22 polling units of Kagarko State Assembly Constituency.g
The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has assured that justice will be served to the victim of a broken bottle attack, Mr. Elvis Omoiro, who was stabbed over a political disagreement in Effurun, Uvwie council area of Delta state.
Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun on Saturday called on Abdulkabir Akinlade of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) to join hands with him in taking the state to higher heights.
Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.
A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.
The member representing Yauri/Shanga/Ngaski federal constituency of Kebbi state, Yusuf Tanko Sununu has disclosed that, bandits are continuously having a field day, killing, maiming and kidnapping people in his constituency.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said the confession by the leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) when they gathered yesterday in Abuja for a youth conference, that their party and President Muhammadu Buhari have failed to deliver, vindicated its position that they (APC and Buhari) will leave office in 2023 without any legacy.
President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden on Saturday announced the passing of their German shepherd Champ, who they called a "constant, cherished companion" for 13 years.
Coalition for Dialogue on Africa (CODA) has asked African governments to seek ways of improving their health care systems rather than relying on Europe, America and other continents as witnessed during the period of COVID-19.
Last week, and in commemoration of the second year of his second term, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), granted interviews to two Nigerian television channels in quick succession.