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Twenty one members of the Imo State House of Assembly including the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Chiji Collins, have asked that the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Prof. Chukwuemeka Ezeonu, and the Returning Officer of the 2019 Imo governorship election, Prof. Francis Otunta be prosecuted for violating the electoral act by illegally declaring Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party winner of Imo governorship election.
In a dramatic twist of fate, former Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Alhaji Abdulmumuni Jibrin Kofa of the ruling All Progressives Congress weekend crashed out of the National Assembly following a loss to his arch-rival, Ali Datti Yako of the People’s Democratic Party.
Alhaji Madaki Gololo, candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), has emerged winner of Saturday’s rerun elections for Gamawa Federal Constituency in Bauchi state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Auwal Jatau of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of Zaki Federal Constituency Election.
The Supreme Court, on Monday, upheld the election of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the November 16, governorship election in Kogi State, Musa Wada, on Saturday filed a petition at the Kogi State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja, challenging the declaration of Governor Yahaya Bello as winner of the election.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected the early Sunday morning declaration of Ibrahim Danjuma, the candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC, by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as the winner of the Sabuwa State Constituency Bye-election conducted on Saturday November 30.
Following the conclusion of the Court of Appeal ordered rerun of the Kogi West Senatorial District rerun election, Senator Smart Adeyemi of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winner.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has given reasons it refused to cancel the results of the just concluded governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States.
In meteorological lore, hurricanes – cyclone-strength winds are usually named after females. But an exception was seemingly made last Saturday when ‘Hurricane Oshiomhole’ that sacked the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the maritime state of Bayelsa made landfall. This time, elated locals gave it a man’s name, in sheer awe of the comprehensiveness and clinical finish of the change it brought.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress on Thursday formally presented the Kogi Governor-elect, Yahaya Bello, to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Kogi State Governor-Elect, Yahaya Bello, on Tuesday, rubbished claims that he was owing salaries, stressing that such were “lies.”
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday governorship election in Bayelsa, Senator Douye Diri has declared that he was the winner of the election.
Born of a Nigerian father and a mother from Guyana, Fashanu was Britain’s first £1m black footballer and won the BBC’s Goal of the Season award for his memorable volley against Liverpool in February 1980.
The United States is opposing plans by Nigeria to give $100 million from loots recovered from former Nigeria military dictator Sani Abacha to Kebbi State governor Atiku Bagudu.
Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.
An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate leveled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.
The prime minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane, on Friday failed to appear in court, where he was expected to face charges of murder, attempted murder and malicious damage to property.
David Luiz believes that Arsenal boast “the quality” to savour Europa League glory this season and book a return to Champions League competition through a continental route.
France's health minister has said a Chinese tourist has died from coronavirus, the first fatality from the virus in Europe.
Bruno Fernandes will add “quality” to the Manchester United ranks, says Andy Cole, with the Portuguese potentially the perfect midfield partner for Paul Pogba.
Mr Mohammed Jibrin, Director-General (DG) of National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI), says the board is ready to bring in technologies that will create immediate jobs to support hardworking and performing governors.
The Management of Radio Bayelsa has suspended nine workers over an attack on the station by hoodlums in protest against Supreme Court’s judgment that sacked erstwhile governor-elect, David Lyon.