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The Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, on Friday dismissed the petition filed by Dr Alex Otti of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, against Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has directed its officials to identify any risk or threat that may disrupt the conduct of the November 16 governorship election in Kogi.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that 165,631 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) were yet to be collected in Kogi and 40,912 in Bayelsa, as at Sept. 13.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would receive the greatest shocker of its life by losing the November 16 governorship election says All Progressive Congress (APC) House of Representatives member, representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli.
The Delta State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Asaba will on Friday, September 20 deliver judgment in the petition filed by the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Great Ogboru.
The Governorship, National Assembly and House of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Katsina State has shifted its sitting venue to Abuja.
Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, major contender for the Peoples Democratic Party governorship ticket has filed a suit at the Lokoja High Court seeking the nullification of the PDP governorship primaries and asking the Independent National Electoral Commission to stop forthwith the recognition of Engr Musa Wada as the party’s flag bearer.
A member of Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has described his recent victory at the Election Petitions Tribunal in Owerri, as renewed hope for his party and the common man in the state.
Chief Rafiu Balogun, counsel to the Senate Spokesman, Senator Dayo Adeyeye has faulted the verdict of the Ekiti State Election Petition Tribunal which declared the immediate past Senate Minority Leader, Abiodun Olujimi, actual winner of the Ekiti South Senatorial District Election.
As reactions continue to trail the presidential tribunal judgement that upheld President Muhammadu Buhari’s election, a Civil Society Organisation, Nigeria Youth Organisation (NYO) has called on Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to jettison plans to appeal the judgement, saying he should rather join forces with the administration to improve the economy.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan will today (Monday) decide who actually won the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Oyo State between Governor Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Bayo Adelabu.
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.
Massive jubilation and dancing erupted at Isabo and spread to other parts of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, as the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu affirmed the victory of Governor Dapo Abiodun in the March 9, gubernatorial election in the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Governor Yahaya Bello of purchasing Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) from registered voters in Kogi State for N5000 each ahead of the November 16 governorship election.g
Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has said that the complex nature of the Nigerian society is not conducive for establishing state police forces as being canvassed by some Nigerians.
An aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State, Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, who lost at the primaries, has filed a suit at a Federal High Court in Yenagoa, the state capital challenging the outcome of the poll.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), on Friday in Abuja, donated drugs worth over N60 million to the Borno State Government for onward distribution to the victims of insurgency in the state.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Kwara State, on Friday, dismissed the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) petition seeking the nullification of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazak’s election.
Trading closed positively on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday with the market capitalisation improving by N25 billion.
The Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF) says lack of funds has stalled its participation in the ongoing International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Pattaya, Thailand.
Ernesto Valverde believes Barcelona need to be more forceful if they are to rectify their poor away form, although the return of Lionel Messi will be a major boost according to the manager.
A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Monday dissolved a 10-year marriage between Kamardeen Babatunde and his wife, Iyabo, over threat to life and stealing.
Lagos State First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday flagged off free surgical intervention programme for residents of the State as part of activities to commemorate the 100 days in office of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration.
A former Director, Legal Services of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Grace Taiga, standing trial in connection with the controversial P&ID $9.6bn judgment against Nigeria suffers from “a whole lot of ailments”, her lawyer, Ola Olanipekun (SAN), said on Friday.g
The Republic of South Korea Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Lee In-Tae, says Nigeria possesses a capacity for technology and agriculture development among other industrial sectors which could create jobs for its citizens.g
Nigeria’s D’Tigers have moved 10 places up in the recently-released FIBA Men World Rankings presented by Nike on Thursday.