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Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa State on Thursday in Abuja asked the Court of Appeal to reverse the decision of the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which nullified the November 16, 2019 governorship poll in the state.
The Court of Appeal President, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has established a Governorship Election Petition Tribunal Secretariat in Edo State.
The Bayelsa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Saturday dismissed the petition filed by the Alliance for Democracy and its candidate challenging the victory of Governor Duoye Diri in November 19, 2019 poll.
The Kogi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Monday dismissed the case filed by the Socialist Democratic Party and its candidate in the last governorship election in the state, Natasha Akpoti.
The Kogi State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has fixed February 10 for pre-hearing on the petition instituted by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate, Engineer Musa Wada.
The apex court made the pronouncement while delivering judgement in an appeal filed by Mohammed Abubakar, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Bauchi state governorship election held on March 9, and 23, 2019, challenging the election of Bala Mohammed.
The Supreme Court, on Monday, upheld the election of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State.
The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has accused the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Monday Udoh, of violating the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal order on the inspection of election materials.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Jos on Friday affirmed the victory of Plateau Governor Simon Lalong in the March 9 supplementary elections.
The Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari has said the ruling of the Appeal Court in Kaduna on the March 9, 2019 governorship election is a victory for Katsina people who trooped out to overwhelmingly elect him for a second term in office.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Monday reserved judgment appeals challenging the victory of Emeka Ihedioha of Imo and Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta States respectively in the March 9 governorship election.
Legal moves by the Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance (APDA), to sack Governor Bello Mohammed Matawelle of Zamfara State failed on Monday at the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja where its petition was dismissed for lacking in merit.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Port Harcourt has dismissed the petition filed by the Action Democratic Party, ADP, and its 2019 governorship candidate, Victor Fingesi, seeking to cancel the victory of Governor Nyesom Wike in the 2019 Rivers state governorship election.
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.
As the Sokoto Governorship Election Petition Tribunal session is ongoing, Court in its preliminary judgement ruled that Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has no powers to challenge the academic qualifications of Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto the APC governorship candidate.
Commissioner representing Isoko ethnic nationality on the board of the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Dr. Paul Oweh, has described the petition of gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Great Ogboru against Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as needless and a complete waste of precious of time.
Ahead of his inauguration for the second term in office, Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Friday approved the setting up of a 25-member committee.
Sequel to the recent unrest in Lagos State which resulted in wanton destruction to some government properties, items, and valuables, the state government on Friday directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to send the list of all affected properties, items and other valuables in their domain.
Liberian President George Weah on Friday inaugurated a new national carrier for the West African country, named Lone Star Air, about 30 years after the country’s previous airline went bust.
The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday urged the African continent to brace itself for possible second wave COVID-19 infections.
The United Nations (UN) has commended the Federal Government on the implementation of its (UN) Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1325 programmes on women, peace and security in Nigeria.
France has taken dramatic steps to curb the rapid growth of Covid-19 infections in the country in recent days, as more than 250,000 new cases were confirmed in the last week according to John Hopkins University, with non-essential business and services to be closed.
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has enjoined the Muslims to emulate the examples of Prophet Muhammad to create the desired peace and tranquility in the society.
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says it plans to name and shame countries who have not regarded the decisions and rulings of the Community institutions.
The Osun State Government on Thursday commenced the process of returning recovered looted items to their respective owners.
Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says he will do everything within his powers to ensure that soldiers that attacked peaceful #EndSARS protesters last week are held to account.