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Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Tribunal: Uba brothers’ petitions against Senator Ifeanyi Ubah lacked merit

In two separate unanimous judgments, the National Assembly/Legislative Houses Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Awka, has affirmed the election of the Chairman of Capital Oil, Chief Ifeanyi Ubah, as Senator representing Anambra South Senatorial District.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied the allegation that he bribed the Chairman and members of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State.

Justice Hafizu: Senator Akpabio was robbed of victory

A member of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Justice Sheriff Hafizu, has said Senator Godswill Akpabio was robbed of his victory in February 23 National Assembly election.
Oluremi Tinubu

Lagos Central: Tribunal affirms Senator Tinubu’s election

The National Assembly and State Houses Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Ikeja have affirmed the election of Senator Oluremi Tinubu of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for Lagos Central senatorial constituency.

Bayelsa guber: Senator Lokpobiri rejects outcome of APC primary

Heineken Lokbobiri, a former Minister of State for Agriculture and governorship aspirant in Bayelsa State, has rejected the result of the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship primary election in the state.

Bayelsa guber: Senator Lokpobiri rejects APC primaries

A former Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has rejected the outcome of the just-concluded primary election in Bayelsa State using a direct mode.
Businessman and philanthropist, Chief David Lyon, an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, has broken his silence on what prompted his unexpected entry into the state race.

David Lyon wins APC primary in Bayelsa

Mr David Lyon of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of the just concluded primary in Bayelsa.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC knows fate today as court rules on primaries

The Court of Appeal has reserved ruling on the order of a Sagbama High Court in Yenagoa stopping the All Progressives Congress (APC) from holding its Bayelsa State governorship primary elections using the direct method.
Tajudeen Adekunle Obasa

Lagos election: Tribunal reserves verdict

The Lagos State Election Petition Tribunal has reserved judgement on the suit filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Ojo Federal Constituency election Yinka Murisq Durosinmi challenging the victory of the opposition Tajudeen Adekunle Obasa of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano tribunal: You’ve no case – Kano governor tells PDP candidate

Kano State governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has said that the suit filed against his victory by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the governorship polls is weighed down by the burden of proof.g

PDP wins all eight seats in Bayelsa council elections

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has won all the eight Local Government Areas of Bayelsa State in the just concluded election organised by the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC), on Saturday.

PDP wins all eight seats in Bayelsa council elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won all the Eight Local Government Areas of Bayelsa, in the just concluded election organised by the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC), on Saturday.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC declares APC candidate winner of Plateau assembly bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Yakubu Yackson Sanda, as winner of the Plateau State constituency bye-elections.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC wins Plateau assembly by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr Yakubu Sanda of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Saturday’s Pengana constituency by-election.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC reacts to report showing severe lapses in 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reacted to a report by civil society groups in Nigeria which portrays the 2019 general elections in the country as being below the standard set by the electoral commission in its conduct of 2015 elections.
Godswill Akpabio

Akwa Ibom North: PDP witness makes shocking revelation on senatorial election

Dr. Alloysius William, one of the witnesses called by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, before the National Assembly elections petition tribunal sitting in Uyo, stunned the court with some revelations at the weekend.
Oluremi Tinubu

Lagos Central: Tribunal adjourns for judgment in petition against Senator Tinubu

The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, has adjourned for judgment in the petition against the victory of senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Oluremi Tinubu.

Osun, Supreme Court and the Violent Senator

The Supreme Court of Nigeria delivered the final judgment on Friday, July 5, in the matter of the September 22 Gubernatorial election, and the September 27 re-run in Osun State.

Certificate of return: Court fixes judgment for Friday in ex-Governor Okorocha’s suit against INEC

A Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed judgment for Friday (June 7) for judgment in the suit by former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, in which he seeks to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue him a certificate of return.

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The Italian Carabinieri police corps said that more than 31,000 pills of Yaba, known as the `madness drug,’ have been seized in a large-scale operation.

Italian police seize 31,000 Yaba drug in massive raid

The Italian Carabinieri police corps said that more than 31,000 pills of Yaba, known as the `madness drug,’ have been seized in a large-scale operation.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate President: Why we are amending Production Sharing Contract law

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday justified the current move by the Senate to amend the law on Production Sharing Contract in the oil industry.

Flood: Badagry residents count losses in homes, churches, farmlands

Residents of some communities in Badagry area of Lagos State have continued counting their losses due to flooding after many hours of weekend rainfall which destroyed homes, churches, shops and farmlands.

Lawyers demand justice over colleague’s police brutality

A group of lawyers in Onitsha, Anambra state, have asked the state police command to bring to justice all officers involved in the manhandling of their colleague, Jacob Obasi in Onitsha, last Friday.

Gunmen kill 14 policemen in Mexico

Gunmen killed 14 police Monday in an attack in the state of Michoacan, in western Mexico, authorities said, condemning the latest violence in the restive region, a hotspot for criminal groups and armed vigilantes.