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The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Borno Central Senatorial District in the February 23rd senatorial election in Borno state, Alhaji Mohammed Abba-Aji, has filed a petition at the election petition tribunal sitting in Maiduguri, challenging the declaration of governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state as winner of the election.
The Police in Kano have assured residents of a peaceful rescheduled Governorship poll in the state.
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.
Human rights activist, Femi Falana, SAN, on Wednesday challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the militarisation of the electoral process in the country.
The Senate on Wednesday went into a rowdy session following a motion moved by Sen. Dino Melaye and co-sponsored by seven other lawmakers on alleged militarisation of the 2019 elections.
The Peoples Democratic Party has rejected a court order stopping the Independent National Electoral Commission from resuming collation of result of Bauchi State governorship election.
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.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has vehemently rejected what it termed as the arm-twisting of the judiciary and the court by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to unconstitutionally halt the conclusion of collation of already declared results in the Bauchi State governorship election.
Dr. Livy Uzoukwu, has said the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has all the facts to prosecute his case at the tribunal and emerge victorious.
A Coalition of Rivers Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO), on Monday, said it has completely lost confidence in the ability of the present Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state, led the REC, Oboh Effanga.
The Peoples Democratic Movement, PDM, has rejected the outcome of the governorship and state House of Assembly elections in Bauchi State over alleged omission of its logo on the ballot papers for the elections.
Barely 24 hours to the resumption of collation of gubernatorial election results from Tafawa-Balewa LGA earlier declared inconclusive, a group, Concern Citizens of Tafawa-Balewa, has opposed INEC’s plan to announce the election results from the area.
The Bauchi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that the fact-finding committee sent to the state by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to probe the irregularities in the governorship election of March 9, 2019 denied the party fair hearing.
The All Progressives Congress has faulted the decisions of the Independent National Electoral Commission on the initial inconclusive elections in Rivers and Bauchi States.
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.
After two weeks of deliberation, the 63rd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) concluded Friday in New York.
Oyo State Government has called on National Boundary Commission, NBC, to interfere in the lingering inter-state boundary dispute between Oyo and Osun States.
The Chief of the Air Staff, (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has urged newly decorated Air Warrant Officers (AWOs) to continue being diligent in the discharge of their duties.
At least one person has been confirmed dead and houses burnt in Ussa Local Government Area of Taraba state ahead of the supplementary election in the Ussa State Constituency Assembly seat on Friday evening.
Some vehicles transporting election materials to one of the polling units in Benue State have been attacked.
Ministry officials said that the orders to withdraw from the office were an important communication channel between the long-time rivals, which came from the highest authorities in North Korea.
West Africa’s biggest carrier, Air Peace, on Wednesday pushed Nigeria’s aviation profile a notch higher with the delivery of its third Boeing 777 aircraft.
A Magistrates’ Court in Minna on Friday ordered that a 75-year-old man, Lawali Tukur, who allegedly kidnapped a businessman, be remanded in prison to allow the police complete its investigations.
The Hadejia Emirate Council Zakat Committee in Jigawa on Sunday distributed bags of assorted grains worth N11 million to 1,236 less privileged in Kirikasamma Local Government Area.
The EFCC has responded to a US government agency report which said the Buhari administration condones corruption and impunity.