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The Independent National Electoral Commission has withdrawn the Certificate of Return issued to Sina Akinwumi (APC), earlier sworn in to represent Okitipupa Constituency II in the Ondo State House of Assembly.
The European Union (EU) has warned Nigeria not to take its democracy for granted.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted it did not transmit results of the 2019 General Election electronically through its server due to circumstances beyond its control.
The former governor of Anambra State and vice presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 election, Mr Peter Obi, insisted yesterday that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, must provide the server is used during the February presidential election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday said that results of the 2019 general elections were not transmitted electronically to its server, stressing that the Commission only experimented the technology during some staggered elections held in 2018.
An Election Petition Tribunal sitting at Ikeja, Lagos, on Monday, dismissed a petition filed by the Alliance for Democracy (AD) and the Labour Party (LP) challenging the victory of Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State governor, at the March 9 gubernatorial poll.
Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election, Mr. Peter Obi, has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will not escape providing the server it used for the election. =
The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, on Monday, revealed that the Commission would be employing members of the National Youth Service Corps, who were outstanding during the last general elections.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have urged the Supreme Court to dismiss the four appeals filed the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke.
The Supreme Court has fixed July 5 for judgment in the suit by the Peoples Democratic Party challenging the election of Gboyega Oyetola as Governor of Osun State.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the “fresh revelation” in the European Union (EU) report has vindicated the PDP and millions of Nigerians, in its position that the February 23 presidential election was rigged to favour President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commenced preparation for Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has warned that Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gun powder that could trigger and ignite a monumental “cataclysmic explosion, the likes of which have never been seen”.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Chike Okafor, have approached the Abuja division of the Court of Appeal to nullify the judgment of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) that produced Emeka Nwajuba of the Accord Party as a member of the House of Representatives for Ehimembano/Ihiteuboma/Obowo Federal Constituency of Imo State.
Ahead of the November 16 Kogi State governorship election, members and stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congees (APC) are sharply divided over the mode of primary to be adopted in picking the party’s flag bearer.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the large number of political parties that participated in the 2019 general elections created a lot of logistics problem.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, has debunked media reports indicating he planned to lead a protest should the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal rule against his bid to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to grant him access to information on the Commission’s central server.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday decried the blockades of its premises as people living with disabilities stormed headquarters of the corporation in protest of alleged exclusion from recruitment by NNPC.
Saido Berahino is unarguably the biggest name in the current Burundi team that is about to make their debut in the 2019 African Cup of Nations, but he’s not the team’s most reliable player.
A trader, James Ekeson, who spoke to newsmen said the fire started at about 6:30 pm when the market was closed.
Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman, the Emir of Katsina, has advocated for a special welfare package for journalists to enable them perform their constitutional roles effectively and efficiently.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan zonal office on Tuesday, arrested three suspected internet fraudsters.
The Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday said 30 persons lost their lives while 42 others were injured when three suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers detonated Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Mandarari community of Konduga local government area.
Nine civilians were executed by a local militia in war-torn Somalia after the killing of a policeman by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab, police said Saturday.
Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress under the auspices of the Progressive Governors Forum has promised to work in synergy with the leadership of the National Assembly to deepen democracy and provide democratic dividends to Nigerians.
Brazil manager TIte admitted that were some concerns after his side were booed off the field following a scoreless draw with Venezuela.
Women Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Hon. Jumoke Okoya-Thomas, has urged Nigerians to continue to defend democracy as the nation remembers June 12, 1993 Presidential Election won by the late Chief M.K.O Abiola but annulled by General Ibrahim Babangida.