Home Topics Electoral Act
A governorship aspirant in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti, has filed a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja praying for the disqualification of Governor Yahaya Bello as a candidate in the forthcoming November 16 governorship election in the state.
As President Muhammad Buhari and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, both candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the 2019 president election shift their battle to the Supreme Court,the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has alleged of plans in some quarters to jettison seniority in the selection of panel justices.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, says the National Assembly will give legal backing to the card reader in the new Electoral Act, to further enhance the integrity of the electoral process in Nigeria.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) Sokoto State Chapter on Thursday said it would appeal the judgement of the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, which affirmed the election of Gov. Aminu Tambuwal.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the 2019 National Assembly Elections for Kogi East Senatorial District, Senator Ali Atai Aidoko Usman, have failed in their bid to upturn the decision of the Election Petitions Tribunal which dismissed their petition against the victory of Senator Isah Jibrin Echocho and the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Appeal Court sitting in Abuja.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cleared 23 political parties to contest the governorship election in Kogi State. The commission also cleared 45 parties to contest the governorship election in Bayelsa State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said it had rejected 14 invalidly submitted nominations by political parties for the Nov. 16 governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States.
The house of representatives has rejected a motion seeking to call on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to de-register political parties seen to be weak.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its Presidential candidate in the last general election, Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday, approached the Supreme Court, adducing reasons why President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election should be nullified.
The Peoples Democratic Party, its presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election, Atiku Abubakar, have formally filed their 66 grounds of appeal against the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal at the Supreme Court.
The Katsina State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Saturday affirmed the election of Aminu Bello Masari as the validly elected governor of Katsina State.
The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has commended the emergence of Chief Edward Onoja, as Deputy Governor of Kogi State, following the impeachment of Mr Simon Achuba by the State Assembly.
After hours of searching for a lion which escaped from its cage at a zoo in Kano, the animal has been captured.
Following the alleged statement made by one Emeka Attamah against Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, the later has promised not to join issues with him or the president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo.
Bayern Munich have confirmed that defender Niklas Sule tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during their Bundesliga draw against Augsburg.
An FA Cup qualifying match between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town was abandoned on Saturday after allegations that players were racially abused and spat on.
Saudi Arabia and the Palestinians agreed on Thursday to establish a joint economic committee and a business council, as the Palestinian Authority faces a financing gap that could top $1.8 billion.
Queen Elizabeth II has appointed Nigerian-born Ugbana Oyet, 43, as the UK House of Common Serjeant at Arms.
The home-based Super Eagles will host Togo in the return leg of the 2020 African Nations Championship final qualifier on October 19 at the Agege Stadium in Lagos.
The police on Friday dispersed a procession of Islamic Movement in Nigeria members around Wuse Market in Abuja.
Three more women have come forward to police to accuse Cuba Gooding Jr. of sexual misconduct.