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Abdelkader Bensalah named Algeria's interim president

Interim president sets date for presidential election in Algeria

Algeria’s Interim President, Abdelkader Bensalah, has set Dec. 12 as the date for the country’s delayed presidential polls in an attempt to end a months-long political standoff.
Elvis Omoiro

Festus Keyamo picks medical bill for stabbed Buhari supporter, promises justice

The Minister of State, Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has picked the medical bill for the stabbed Buhari supporter in his home state of Delta.
Tunisia's judiciary on Tuesday rejected an appeal to release media mogul and presidential candidate Nabil Karoui, said his lawyers, who have requested that he be able to campaign.

Tunisian court keeps presidential candidate in detention

A Tunisian Appeals Court on Friday rejected a request by presidential candidate Nabil Karoui to be released from detention pending the verdict in his trial for tax fraud and money laundering, his lawyer said.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

President Buhari: Tribunal verdict nearly traumatised me

President Muhammmadu Buhari has confessed that but for Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council meeting, he would have gone into trauma awaiting the outcome of the judgement.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Tribunal: Uche Nwosu advises Atiku Abubakar not to go to Supreme Court

Uche Nwosu, the candidate of Action Alliance (AA) in the last governorship election in Imo State, has advised the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to shelve their plan of heading to the Supreme Court in the wake of their loss at the election petition tribunal on Wednesday.
Atiku Abubakar

Tribunal ruling: PDP, Atiku Abubakar should apologise to Nigerians – minister

The Federal government, has said that instead of appealing the Wednesday Presidential Election Tribunal judgement, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the election, Atiku Abubakar, should apologise to Nigerians.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Delta State has restated his commitment to serve Edo people, insisting that the time for sharing public funds to a few greedy politicians in Edo was over.

Edo governor congratulates President Buhari on tribunal victory

Mr. Godwin Obaseki, Edo State governor, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, describing the verdict of the tribunal as well-deserved.
Images of the celebration of President Muhamadu Buhari’s victory in the February 23 presidential elections-8

President Buhari’s victory: SANs hail tribunal’s verdict

Senior lawyers on Wednesday praised the verdict of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal which affirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the February 23 presidential election.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, are currently meeting behind closed doors.

Speaker Gbajabiamila congratulates President Buhari, APC on tribunal’s victory

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Presidential tribunal dismisses PDP, Atiku Abubakar’s petition

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja on Wednesday dismissed the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging the outcome of the February 23, 2019 presidential election in its entirety.

Tribunal dismisses Atiku Abubakar’s ‘star witness’ Osita Chidoka’s testimony

The Presidential Election Petition tribunal on Wednesday dismissed the testimony the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) star witness, Osita Chidoka, for introducing facts not canvassed in the petition when it was filed.
Senator Kola Balogun of the ruling People’s Democratic Party has been declared the due winner of the Oyo North Senatorial District in the February 23rd Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Oyo South: PDP senator flaws ex-governor at tribunal

Senator Kola Balogun of the ruling People’s Democratic Party has been declared the due winner of the Oyo North Senatorial District in the February 23rd Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal delivers judgment in Atiku Abubakar’s petition Wednesday

Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) to deliver judgment on Wednesday (September 11, 2019), in the petition by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.

Tunisia airs first ‘great debate’ ahead of presidential poll

Days before the first round of Tunisia's presidential election, the fledgling democracy on Saturday began three nights of televised debates between the candidates, a rare event in the Arab world.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has assured the international community that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new administration will be more determined in the fight against corruption.

Federal government debunks ‘bomb explosion’ at South African embassy

The Federal Government has debunked the report of a bomb explosion at the South African High Commission in Abuja on Saturday.
Hope Democratic Party's Ambrose Owuru

EFCC: Why HDP presidential candidate was declared wanted

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday heard why the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) sponsored a publication declaring the candidate of Hope Democratic Party (HDP) in the last presidential election, Ambrose Owuru, wanted.
The poster has Oshiomhole, former Edo State Governor vying for the presidency with Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai as his running mate.

2023: Adams Oshiomhole, Nasir El-Rufai presidential campaign poster emerges — in picture

Campaign poster of Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, vying for 2023 presidential election has emerged.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court faults federal government lawyer’s appearance for President Buhari

The Supreme Court on Monday struck out an appeal seeking the disqualification of President Muhammadu Buhari as a candidate in the February 23 presidential election.

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