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PDP: Presidency’s jittery reaction to INEC official interview vindicates us

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the Presidency’s jittery reaction to the media interview granted by a top official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), confirming the existence of a central election results transmission server in the commission, further exposes its nerviness, as the guilty is always afraid.
Owolabi Salis

AD files petition to stop Jide Sanwo-Olu’s swearing-in

The Alliance for Democracy (AD) governorship candidate, Chief Owolabi Salis, has filed a petition in the Lagos State Governorship Electoral Tribunal to stop the inauguration of Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the Executive Governor on May 29.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Improper service stalls hearing in Senator Adeleke’s suit

The hearing of appeal filed by Sen. Ademola Adekele, PDP Candidate for Osun State in the September 2018 governorship election was on Thursday stalled in Court of Appeal, Abuja on account of improper service.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Tribunal grants Sokoto APC governorship candidate leave to inspect election materials

The Governorship and National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto State on Thursday granted All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate, Ahmad Aliyu, leave to inspect used election materials.
Ademola Adeleke

Osun guber: Senator Adeleke, PDP ask appeal court to uphold tribunal’s verdict

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has reserved judgment on appeals filed by Gboyega Oyetola, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission, seeking to set aside the March 22, 2019, judgment of the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal which had declared Senator Isiaka Ademola Adeleke as the duly elected governor of the state.
Gboyega Oyetola

Appeal court reserves judgement on Osun governorship election

The appeal court in Abuja has reserved judgement over appeals filed by Gboyega Oyetola, governor of Osun state and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: INEC refusing to produce polling documents

The Atiku-Obi presidential election petition legal team has decried the refusal of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to produce polling documents from the February the 23rd, 2019 presidential elections even after the Court of Appeal granted an order directing the commission to allow them access.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Osun guber: APC blasts PDP over Justice Oyewole

The spokesperson for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun state, Kunle Oyatomi, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of defaming Justice Oyewole.
A federal lawmaker, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has called on National Assembly members-elect, particularly those of the All Progressives Congress(APC), to respect the position of the party in choosing their leaders for the Ninth Assembly.

Imo guber: APC elders back Senator Uzodinma’s petition against Governor-elect Ihedioha

Imo State APC Elders’ Council Wednesday said that it will support the governorship candidate of the party, Senator Hope Uzodinma, in the pursuit of his mandate at the Election Petition Tribunal.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

2019 election petitions across Nigeria hit 766

The Court Of Appeal on Tuesday said the number of petitions challenging various results of the 2019 general elections has risen to 766.

Lagos rerun: INEC, APC cabal plotting crisis – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, of plotting crisis in Lagos State by disobeying the order of the Federal High Court to declare the results of the February 23, 2019, National Assembly elections for Ajeromi/Ifelodun Federal Constituency.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun guber: Appeal court to hear Governor Oyetola, APC’s suit on Wednesday

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has fixed Wednesday for the hearing of the appeal filed by the Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, and the All Progressives Congress (APC), against the judgment of the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal.

Certificate of Return: Another judge withdraws from Governor Okorocha’s suit

Another judge has withdrawn from a suit filed by the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, seeking an order compelling the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue him a certificate of return as the senator-elect for Imo West.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Coalition asks INEC to release certified true copies of Rivers elections results

The Coalition of Governorship Candidates and Party Chairmen (CGCPC) in Rivers State have given the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) a 24-hour ultimatum to release the Certified True Copies (CTCs) of the declared results of the March 9 governorship and House of Assembly elections.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Osun guber: Appeal Court fixes April 24 for hearing

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has scheduled hearing for April 24 in the appeals filed by the Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) against the March 22, 2019 by the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal.

CSOs urge INEC to prosecute electoral offenders before Kogi, Bayelsa polls

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called for the prosecution of perpetrators of violence during the 2019 general election to serve as deterrent to others wishing to indulge in such act ahead of Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.

Sa’ad Idris named substantive INEC’s TEI chief

Dr. Sa’ad Umar Idris has been appointed as the substantive Director General of the Electoral Institute, TEI, by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Chukwuemeka Eze: Why Governor Wike sacked 12 council chiefs, 15 PDP chairmen

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has revealed reasons behind the sacking of 12 Local Government Chairmen by the state Governor, Nyesom Wike immediately after the governorship and State Assembly elections.

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