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The Senate yesterday passed the National Statutory Budget of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and adjourns plenary till January 28, 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday aligned itself with the decision of its Kogi West Senatorial candidate, Dino Melaye, to file a petition at the Kogi State Election Petition Tribunal over the declaration of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Smart Adeyemi, as the winner of the recent senatorial election.
Adeyemi, of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), won the recent by-election conducted in the district by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Former Nigerian lawmaker Dino Melaye has said he will challenge his loss to All Progressives Congress’s Smart Adeyemi in the Kogi West Senatorial district election.
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, on Sunday, congratulated Senator Smart Adeyemi, on his victory in the just concluded Kogi West Senatorial District poll.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi West senatorial election, Dino Melaye, has said he would challenge his defeat in court.
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.
Smart Adeyemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has emerged the candidate with the highest votes in the rerun of the Kogi west senatorial district election.
An elated National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has congratulated Senator-elect for Kogi West, Smart Adeyemi, describing his victory as sign-posting the end of the relics of 16 “rebellious” senators who went against the party in the last dispensation.
The Peoples Democratic Party has shunned the observation of distribution of electoral materials by the Independent National Electoral Commission for Saturday’s rerun election in some parts of Kogi State.
The main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has denied calling for the postponement of Kogi West Senatorial Supplementary elections.
Senator Smart Adeyemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kogi West Senatorial District rerun election has called on his supporters to ignore alleged plans by the opposition PDP to boycott the supplementary election slated for November 30.
Senator Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has vowed not to give a breathing space to Senator Dino Melaye of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the supplementary election coming up this Saturday until he emerges victorious in a landslide.
The APC candidate is already leading his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) opponent and current member representing the district at the National Assembly, Senator Dino Melaye, with over 20, O00 votes in the last Saturday Appeal Court ordered rerun.
The Speaker of Kogi House of Assembly, Matthew Kolawole, has congratulated Gov. Yahaya Bello and his Deputy, Chief Edward Onoja, on their victory in the just-concluded governorship election in the state.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday began moves to redevelop the Lagos Island with the taking over of the over 100-year-old Jankara Market in order to give it a facelift and total revitalization.
Nine civilians died in Western Chad after a female suicide bomber detonated explosives in an area targeted in the past by the Boko Haram armed group, officials said on Monday.
Iran has confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner brought down this month, in a catastrophic error that killed all 176 people on board and sparked angry protests.
Authorities in Angola have said they will use "all possible" means to bring back Isabel dos Santos, the billionaire daughter of the country's former president, after thousands of leaked documents revealed new allegations she siphoned off hundreds of millions in public money.
The Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, RNDA, has condemned the decision of the Pan Niger Delta Elders’ Forum (PANDEF) to stop all forms of negotiation with the Federal Government on behalf of the Niger Delta region.
Rights activist and legal practitioner Kunle Adegoke has declared that the Federal Government is not being realistic with the security situation in the country.
The world’s shortest man who could walk, as verified by Guinness World Records, died Friday at a hospital in Nepal, his family said.
The governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, will next month, February, receive good governance award from a Coalition of Civil Societies and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) under the auspices of Forum of Civil Society Organizations for Democracy and Good Governance (FCSODGG).
A seven-member panel of Justices of the Supreme Court on Tuesday struck out the appeal by the candidate of the Action Alliance (AA), Uche Nwosu, against the election of Emeka Ihedioha as the Imo State governor.
Tope Akinyode, lawyer to Mr Anthony Okolie, an Asaba-based businessman detained for 10 weeks by the DSS for owning a SIM card previously registered in Hanan Buhari’s name, has made good his threat to sue all the parties involved in Okolie’s ordeal.