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The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), for the 2019 Anambra Central senatorial election, Victor Umeh, has accepted the decision of the Court of Appeal, affirming the victory of his opponent, Uche Ekwunife, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi, on Friday affirmed the election of Dr Richard Gbande of the PDP as member representing Katsina-Ala/Ukum/Logo Federal Constituency in Benue.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has said that Nimi Barigha-Amange, a former senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, did not defect from the PDP to the All Progressives Congress (APC) as allegedly claimed.
A member of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Justice Sheriff Hafizu, has said Senator Godswill Akpabio was robbed of his victory in February 23 National Assembly election.
The Delta State National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal’s nullification of the election that produced senator James Manager of Delta South senatorial District has taken another dimension.
Emmanuel Uduaghan, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Delta south senatorial election, says the election tribunal should have declared him winner of the February 23 poll.
Sen. Rochas Okorocha, immediate past governor of Imo State, has urged the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to disregard the petition written against him by the state governor, Emeka Ihedioha.
The National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Kaduna on Saturday dismissed the petition of Lawal Adamu against the election of a senator, Uba Sani, for lack of evidence.
Former Senate leader and former chairman, Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Victor Ndoma-Egba, has said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River is hopeful of victory at the ongoing elections petitions tribunal.
Godswill Akpabio, a senator from Akwa Ibom, has dismissed as “fake”, a news report alleging that he claimed to have the connection to influence the outcome of his petition before the election tribunal in the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal Office, on March 28, 2019 secured the conviction of Ishiyaku Garba, Councillor of Bolari East, Gombe, who was arraigned before Justice Sa’ad Moh’d of a State High Court, on a three-count charge bordering on bribery.
Connected Development (CODE), a civil society organisation and an INEC accredited observer, has condemned, in the strongest of terms, the wave of violence that plagued the supplementary elections that held in Kano, Plateau, Bauchi, Benue and Nasarawa States.
The Providence Peoples Congress, PPC, Oyo State chapter has filed petitions at the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, calling for the cancellation of results of the election.
Sixteen candidates from various political parties have filed petitions at the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting at the State High Court, Iyaganku Ibadan, Oyo State, following the Feb. 23 elections.
The Cross River State Election Petitions Tribunal has so far received 11 petitions challenging the outcome of the last general elections in the state.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kwara Command, has arrested a total of 119 drug suspects between July and December.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola cancelled Christmas for his first-team stars, as they were banned from attending the club’s festive party.
The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.
Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has congratulated Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Joshua, for defeating his opponent, Andy Ruiz Jr, in Saturday’s World Heavyweight Boxing fight in Saudi Arabia, to reclaim his World Heavyweight titles.
The Senate has commenced moves to put an end to discrimination against women in the Nigeria Police Force with Thursday’s consideration of the Police Act Amendment Bill, 2019.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned on Wednesday that Turkey will retaliate against possible U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian missile defence systems.
Legendary Juju musician and evangelist, Chief Commander Ebenezer Obey, has admonished musicians not to see themselves as competitors, but rather as one united people, using their talents to make people happy.
The House of Representatives has queried the construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, over the slow pace of work on the Lagos-Ibadan and Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano highways.