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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Bauchi State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Movement, (PDM) has withdrawn its petitions filed against the election of Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir filed at the State governorship election tribunal.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.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

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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Man docked for drug trafficking 10 years after jumping bail

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Monday arraigned a suspected drug baron, Victor Chidi Olife before a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly trafficking 7.5 kilograms of heroine 10 years after the alleged crime was committed.

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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

APC weighs in on Edo governor’s delay in appointing commissioners

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State on Wednesday decried the delay by Governor Godwin Obaseki to constitute the state executive council more than three months after he was inaugurated for a second term in office.
Sheikh Ahmad Gumi says the easiest and safest way to end insecurity in the north is to negotiate peace with the bandits that have turned the region into a killing field.

Banditry: CAN decries President Buhari’s silence over Sheikh Gumi’s outburst on military

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed disappointment over what it described as the prolonged silence by President Muhammadu Buhari regarding the alleged move to polarise the military along religious divides by Sheik Abubakar Gumi.
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Official: Troops kill four bandits, recover three rifles in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government said troops of Operation Thunder Strike (OPTS) have killed four bandits and recovered three rifles in Chikun Local Government Area of the state.
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Ondo Assembly holds public hearing on bill against person, gender based violence

The Ondo State House of Assembly on Monday held a Public Hearing on a bill for a law to eliminate violence in private and public life.

Archbishop Kaigama: Nigeria’s insecurity, corruption will be over if…

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Grace, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has said Nigeria’s problems of insecurity and corruption would be over should the people observe the laws of Islam and Christianity.