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Election: Court adjourns suit seeking President Buhari, Atiku Abubakar’s disqualification till March 26
Justice Ahmed Mohammed on Tuesday adjourned hearing in a suit seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari and the first runner up in the just concluded presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, over their alleged violation of the Electoral Act till March 26.
Led by the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, and former Head of State, Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar, the NPC met with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo behind closed doors.
Twelve presidential candidates in Saturday’s election on Thursday expressed their support for President Muhammadu Buhari.
On Saturday, February 16, 2019, you will, once again, be called upon to choose the leaders who will pilot the affairs of our great nation for the next four years. This is a constitutional right which should be freely exercised by all eligible voters.
A former President of Zambia, Rupia Banda, has expressed shock at the number of candidates for Saturday’s Presidential election in Nigeria, saying the figure of 73 candidates nears the total number of the Zambian Parliament.
Algeria's ruling coalition named President Abdelaziz Bouteflika as its candidate for elections slated for April, although the ailing incumbent has yet to officially confirm he will run.
Wole Soyinka, foremost playwright, says he will not support presidential candidates of either of the two major parties.
Chieftains of Ohaneze Ndigbo are split over the purported endorsement of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, by the organisation.
The Christian Association of Nigeria will not endorse any presidential candidate in the forthcoming election, President of the group, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, has said.
Nigeria's government on Monday warned about an increase in violence before next month's elections, accusing the main opposition of trying to foment unrest to jeopardise the vote.
Three Presidential Candidates, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, Fela Durotoye and Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, have pledged their commitment towards making the forthcoming general election violence-free.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to major presidential candidates for Nigeria’s February 16 election urging them to “publicly commit to revolutionary and innovative anti-corruption reforms in five key areas, such as security votes, power sector corruption, judicial corruption and removal of immunity for presidents, vice-presidents, state governors and deputy state governors.”
Three Presidential Candidates, Oby Ezekwesili of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Fela Durotoye of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) and Kingsley Moghalu of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) on Saturday clashed on the economy in the televised debate held at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has commuted death sentences passed on eight condemed prisoners in the state to life imprisonment just and he granted pardon to 15 others.
Peoples Democratic Party, Osun State chapter, on Sunday berated the state government and the ruling All Progressives Congress over planned 10-day official trip by chairmen of 68 local government areas and local council development authorities in the state to the United Arab Emirates.
Leader of Afenifere (Egbe Ilosiwaju Yoruba) Senator Ayo Fasanmi has hailed Southwest governors for their efforts to fight banditry and curb insecurity in the region.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has admitted that it was a tough call excluding Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi from his final 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Two pupils abducted from their school in Obosi in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, were on Sunday, found in a hotel in Onitsha.
Six lawmakers of the Edo State House of Assembly on Thursday shunned valedictory to mark the end of the 6th Assembly headed by Speaker Kabiru Adjoto.
In the Oando versus the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) crisis it seems the SECs strategy is to use silent warfare and third parties to achieve one objective - the destruction of Oando PLC.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai has visited troops of Operation Hadarin Daji at their headquarters in Gusau , Zamfara state as part of efforts to boost their morale.
The duo of William Troost-Ekong and Odion Ighalo arrived the Super Eagles Golden Tulip Hotel camp in Asaba on Thursday afternoon.
The three staff unions of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY); Non-Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (NASU), Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnics (SSANIP) and Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), have suspended their industrial actions in honour of the new governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun.