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Despite protest and confusion in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Cross River State Independent Electoral Commission (CROSIEC) are ready for the Local Government polls in the state.
Opposition parties are regarded as an essential part in a democracy. Besides, fielding candidates and competing for elective positions, opposition parties are usually expected to hold government accountable and are seen as an alternative government which can help to checkmate the excesses of any ruling party.
Senator representing Delta Central, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has dismissed insinuations that the Court of Appeal has voided his election and that of all candidates of the All Progressives Congress in the just concluded general elections, saying the court was yet to determine the appeal against the judgement of the Federal High Court in Asaba.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross Rivers State has announced a rejection of the recently concluded governorship and state Assembly elections in Cross Rivers State, citing widespread irregularities.
The three-man panel of Appeal Court Judges in Calabar, presiding over cases N0: CA/C/62/2019 and CA/C/70/2019 involving Etim John and others versus John Ochalla and others including Senator John Owan-Enoh representing other APC candidates in the 2019 elections, yielded to a petition before them and disqualified themselves from continuing in the case.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar on Wednesday granted a Stay of Execution Order which reaffirmed Senator John Owan-Enoh, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba and others published by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed its Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River to remove the names of all candidates of All Progressives Congress (APC) from the ballot for the general elections.
A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, yesterday, declared Mr Godwin Etim John as the state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Cross River State.
Ahead of their final group game at the ongoing AFCON U-20 championship in Niger, former international, Etim John Esin has said he believes the Flying Eagles have learned from their draw against South Africa and are very prepared to do battle against Niger later today.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, faction in Cross River State led by Mr John Etim on Monday joined the other faction in the state to adopt the direct primary election for the selection of candidates to bear the party’s flag in the 2019 elections.
The All Progressive Congress in Cross River says it will obey the perpetual court injunction restraining it from conducting any further congress in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday evening met with state governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress.
APC chairmen in four south-south states deny endorsing ex-Governor Oshiomhole for national chairmanship
Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in all but two of the six states in the south-south have denied endorsing Adams Oshiomhole, former governor of Edo state, for the chairmanship position of the party.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Usani Usani, has denied speculations that his political ambition is responsible for the crisis in the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Cross River State chapter.
The crisis rocking the All Progressive Congress (APC) Cross River Chapter seems to be gathering momentum as the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Usani, has stated that he is not aware of his suspension by the party’s state leadership.
The Chairperson of the PPSSC, Mrs Ifeoma Okaro, made the disclosure while defending the commission’s financial transactions in 2019, before the state House of Assembly Committee on Public Accounts.
Sixteen communities in Ikono local government area of Akwa Ibom State have been cut off as a result of the collapse of two bridges, which linked them to other parts of the council area.
Gambo died of coronavirus at the Isolation Centre of the Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, in the early hours of today.
Following the viral video posted by a Nigerian Navy Rating, a Seaman alleging that his Boss, who is the Chief of Policy and Plans at Naval Headquarters, Rear Admiral Ifeola Mohammed, had tortured and treated him like a slave, the Defence headquarters has begun an investigation into the accusation.
Turkey and Russia have agreed to resume flights between their countries starting on July 15, after they were suspended in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Barcelona and Bayern Munich will meet in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League should both sides make it through, Friday’s draw for the final eight confirmed.
The Department of Health said the death toll from Covid-19 rose to 1,314 over the same period with five additional deaths reported over the past 24 hours.
The Federal High Court in Benin has adjourned till October 15 the N700 million money laundering suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and four others.
Local residents called police after discovering a man lying on the ground with a gun wound to the abdomen on the Boulevard de Thibaud.
South Korea international Hwang Hee Chan has signed a five-year contract and will wear the number 11 jersey, which will be vacated by Timo Werner following his move to Chelsea.