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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 Southeast chapter of the Presidential Support Committee (PSC) and the South East Professionals have cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against creating constitutional crisis by refusing to issue Certificate of Return to the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, after being declared winner of the Imo West Senatorial election.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) House of Representatives candidate for Ikpoba-Okha/Egor Federal Constituency of Edo State in the just concluded National Assembly election, Hon Ehiozuwa Agbonyinma, has filed a 142-page petition before the State Election Petitions Tribunal, challenging the outcome of the February 23 election.
The Senate yesterday adjourned plenary to Tuesday to allow senators that won reelection to collect their certificates of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) today.
All Progressive Congress (APC) candidates in Akwa Ibom State chapter have blamed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for their loss at the 2019 presidential and governorship elections in the state.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has condemned some pockets of violence that trailed the last Governorship and state assembly elections in the country.
A non-partisan advocacy group, Enough is Enough (EiE) Nigeria, has filed a freedom of information request to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) seeking a state by state breakdown of card readers’ usage in the 2019 presidential and national assembly elections.
“INEC did not provide sufficient information on these cancelations, the specific reasons for them, and the precise local government areas affected. This undermines public confidence in the process.”
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has won 22 out of 26 seats in Osun State House of Assembly election held on Saturday while the main opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won only 3 seats and remainjng one declared inconlusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna state has alleged fraud and irregularities as Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of the All Progressives Congress (APC) leads from the results released so far in Saturday’s gubernatorial election.
The Oyo State Police Command says it has obtained firsthand information on the identity of the suspected killer of Hon. Temitope Olatoye, House of Representatives member for Lagelu/Akinyele Federal Constituency.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ifako-Ijaye, Lagos State, says it has referred eight ad hoc workers of the commission to the police to explain the disappearance of zip pad memory cards in the polling unit.
Election violence and ballot box snatching reared their ugly heads in Ondo, Oyo, Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, Imo, Delta, Rivers and Bayelsa states in Governorship and House of Assembly Elections on Saturday.
The Zimbabwean government says it is appealing to the international community for help with medicine, food and infrastructure, as victims of Cyclone Idai push for expedited aid.
Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State (ISIS) group’s nearly five-year-old “caliphate” Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in eastern Syria.
The Federal Government and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Friday commended the implementation of the Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) in Niger State.
To mark this year’s World Water Day on Friday, the United Nations International Children’s Fund has lamented that children under the age of 15 in conflict countries die more of diarrhoeal diseases than direct violence, in a new report it released on Thursday.
Democratic Republic of Congo is facing the second largest outbreak of Ebola in history as attacks on clinics pose a further challenge to the government and humanitarian organizations struggling to fight the virus.
The Nigerian Army, 8 Division, Sokoto, said Sunday, that it will be organising a 3 day symposium/ outreach in commemoration of the 2019 world oral health day from 19 to 21 March, 2019.
A security guard at a bakery on Tunji Adebayo Street, Fagba Bus Stop, Lagos, Stanley Eke, has been murdered on the premises of the firm one week after he was employed.
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi is not ready for a return to the national team despite playing regularly for his English Championship side, Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has revealed.
The Nasarawa South senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Movement, Mr Abdullahi Agwai, has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission to court.
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has been ruled out of playing in the China Cup with Uruguay after spraining his ankle for his club at the weekend.