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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State has welcomed the judgement of the Court of Appeal on the Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial election which nullified the election of Chris Ekpenyong and ordered a rerun in only one local government area – Essien Udim Local Government Area – between Mr Ekpenyong and Godswill Akpabio, a former Senate minority leader.
Senator Abiodun Olujimi, former senate minority leader, on Thursday, said her victory at the appeal court over Dayo Adeyeye, former spokesman of the senate, is a product of God’s grace.
The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), for the 2019 Anambra Central senatorial election, Victor Umeh, has accepted the decision of the Court of Appeal, affirming the victory of his opponent, Uche Ekwunife, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
The Young Progressive Party (YPP) has kicked against the constitution of a special panel of the Court of Appeal to hear the petition by Chris Uba of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenging the validation of the election of its candidate, Ifeanyi Ubah as winner of the Anambra South senatorial election by the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen Chris Ngige, says the dominance of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Anambra State, will come to the end in 2021.
Also, citing section 137 of the Electoral Act, (as amended), APC alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has a maker of the electoral document, was bound to defend the election on behalf of its elected officials, but it failed to do so.
A civil society organisation under the auspices of Centre for Transparency Advocacy is mounting pressure on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conclude the collation of results of the Imo North senatorial election by declaring the winner.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Senator Thompson Sekibo of the Peoples Democratic Party as the winner of the Rivers East Senatorial Election.
The National Leadership of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, yesterday gave 48-hour ultimatum to the Director-General, Department of State Services, DSS, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammad Abubakar Adamu, and other security agencies to arrest and prosecute the killers of Olatoye Temitope Sugar, member, Federal House of Representatives.
Former Senate minority leader, Godswill Akpabio, has withdrawn a case he filed in court challenging his Senate reelection loss.
An FCT High Court, Apo, on Thursday upheld the candidacy of Adedapo Abiodun as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Ogun State in the Saturday governorship election.
The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has alleged that Senator Godswill Akpabio was rigged out of the senatorial election in Akwa Ibom state.
An Osun West senatorial aspirant on the platform of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Mr. Dotun Babayemi, at the weekend, won the ticket to contest the February 16, 2019 senatorial election.
Enyimba defender Ifeanyi Anaemena says he was still reeling in shock after receiving a call from Coach Gernot Rohr to report to the Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has dismissed as ruse an allegation by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) about a plot to rig the forthcoming governorship election in the state.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it would ensure that 60 per cent of the drugs being imported into the country were manufactured locally.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has lauded the leading role being played by women in the country’s creative industry.
Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
Kit manufacturers Puma are ready to break the bank to sign Manchester City striker, Raheem Sterling whose rating in the English Premier League is growing by the day.
Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker Mudashiru Obasa has urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to give priority to rail infrastructure to develop the state.
Nigeria’s Department of State Services has denied claims by lawyers representing the detained publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, that they were being prevented from taking Sowore after meeting his bail conditions on Wednesday.
Data obtained from the National Bureau of statistics showed that the amount of investment attracted by 22 banks accounted for 33.16 per cent of the total amount of foreign investment recorded in the first half of the year, which stood at $14.31bn.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for immediate investigation on the cause of fire incident that ravaged parts of the Balogun Market in Lagos State.