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Anambra IPAC chair resigns

The Chairman of Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Prince Isaac Onuka, has resigned from the position, following the de-registration of some political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
A man is silhouetted against the logo of the World Bank at the main venue for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank annual meeting in Tokyo. REUTERS-Kim Kyung-Hoon

World Bank, IMF charged on economic transformation

The Development Committee of the World Bank Group (WBG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) for Annual Meetings 2020 has called on the multilateral organisations to support and accelerate a resilient recovery centered on jobs and economic transformation.
Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in Nigeria

CUPP wants INEC to adjust timetable for Ondo, Edo polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.
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Tribunal rejects petition to sack Ebonyi governor

Election petition Tribunal sitting in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state capital, Monday upheld the election of Governor David Umahi, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) during the March 9 governorship election in Ebonyi State.
The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) has applied to withdraw from its petition challenging the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Tribunal: PDM withdraws petition against Bauchi governor

Bauchi State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Movement, (PDM) has withdrawn its petitions filed against the election of Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir filed at the State governorship election tribunal.
The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) has applied to withdraw from its petition challenging the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Tribunal strikes out PDM case against President Buhari

The Presidential Election Tribunal has struck out the case filed against President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election by the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM).
The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) has applied to withdraw from its petition challenging the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari.

PDM withdraws petition seeking cancellation of presidential election

The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) has withdrawn its petition before the presidential election petition tribunal.
The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) has applied to withdraw from its petition challenging the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari.

PDM applies to withdraw petition against Buhari, APC, INEC

The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) has applied to withdraw its petition challenging the outcome of the last presidential election won by President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

INEC chief, Zamfara REC obey presidential election tribunal

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has complied with a directive of the presidential election petition tribunal to provide documents listed in the subpoena issued to its top officials early July.
The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) has applied to withdraw from its petition challenging the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Presidential tribunal: PDM seeks withdrawal of petition

The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) has applied to withdraw from its petition challenging the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Tribunal dismisses INEC’s, President Buhari’s applications for dismissal of PDM’s petition

The Independent National Electoral Commission and President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday lost its bid to have the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal dismiss the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Movement and its presidential candidate in February 23, 2019, Pastor Haminchi Habu.

Bauchi: Tribunal fixes Monday for pre-hearing conference into petitions

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Bauchi State has fixed Monday, for its inaugural and commencement of pre-hearing conference into petitions filed before it.

Nasarawa: Tribunal dismisses PDM’s petition

National and State Houses of Assembly Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa, on Monday struck out the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) challenging the Feb. 24 election which returned the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner.
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Justice Bulkachuwa: Tribunal to punish premature decisions in the media

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has warned against public comments which would publicly decide presidential petitions in the court.
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.

Niger election: Tribunal receives 11 petitions

The election petition tribunal in Niger State has received 11 petitions in respect of the Senate, House of Assembly and Governorship elections held on February 23 and March 9.
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PDM, two others petition election tribunal over President Buhari’s victory

Apart from the reported presidential election petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, at least three others have ‎been filed before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress at the February 23 poll.

Nasarawa elections: Tribunal orders INEC to allow PDM, PDP to inspect materials

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to allow the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) and Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) to inspect electoral materials used in the March 9 election.

Official: Nasarawa election tribunal receives 12 petitions

The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia has received 12 petitions from different candidates in Nasarawa State.

FCT elections: Tribunal gets three petitions

The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in the FCT has received three petitions from aggrieved candidates who were not satisfied with the conduct of the Feb. 23 National Assembly election in the territory.

Nasarawa election: PDM granted permission to inspect electoral materials

The National and State Houses of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia Tuesday granted Abdullahi Agwai, Nasarawa South Senatorial Candidate of Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) permission to inspect electoral materials used in the February 23 election.
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Bauchi elections: PDM rejects governorship poll results, heads to court

The Peoples Democratic Movement, PDM, has rejected the outcome of the governorship and state House of Assembly elections in Bauchi State over alleged omission of its logo on the ballot papers for the elections.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

‘Armed robbers’ involved in ghastly motor accident in Ogun

Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.

Russians nationals detained in Chad desert say they are tourists

A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate vows to expose MDAs refusing to account for public funds

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has addressed the issues surrounding the strike action by some state-owned tertiary institutions, declaring that the state will resolve the matter within the month.

Oyo governor urges council chiefs to strengthen intelligence gathering in their areas

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

Super Eagles coach joins NPFL stars in training ahead of Mexico friendly

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

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Lionel Messi equals 147-game record for Argentina as they beat Paraguay

Argentina punched their ticket to the Copa America quarter-finals after beating Paraguay 1-0 at the Estadio Nacional de Brasilia in a historic night for Lionel Messi.
Nigeria’s foremost human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN) yesterday challenged the federal government to dialogue with various groups agitating for secession from the federation.

Femi Falana: APC has perfected plans to rule nigeria indefinitely

Unlike the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that boasted to rule Nigeria for 60 years, Nigeria’s foremost human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) yesterday disclosed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) had perfected plans to rule the country indefinitely.
Yoruba secessionist agitator Sunday Adeyemo, otherwise known as Sunday Igboho, has distanced himself from a statement that angry Yoruba youth would invade the palace of the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo.

Yoruba ‘activist’ issues fresh eviction notice to herdsmen

A self-styled Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, has issued a fresh eviction notice on herdsmen in the six South-west states of Nigeria.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr Sunday Dare has charged APC Youth to avail themselves of the various opportunities created by government to develop themselves to guarantee the future.

Youth minister charges APC Youth to focus on opportunities

Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr Sunday Dare has charged APC Youth to avail themselves of the various opportunities created by government to develop themselves to guarantee the future
Kebbi state Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has charged all the Civil Societies and Non- Governmental Organizations in the state to partner with state government for progress and energies youths through empowerment activities.

Kebbi governor: Why we didn’t close FGC Yauri despite intelligence on bandits’ presence

Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, on Friday said two weeks before bandits attacked Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri, there was a report of bandits presence.