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The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, has appealed to chairmen and members of the Election Petition Tribunal that would handle cases arising from the 2019 general election to be guided by the Rule of Law and not sentiment.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is making moves to include its candidates on the ballot for the 2019 elections.
The Inter Party Advisory Council on Thursday warned the Independent National Electoral Commission not to consider postponing elections in Rivers and Zamfara States because of the internal crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress.
National and State Assembly candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State as well as their supporters have taken over the main entrance into the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Port Harcourt.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has constituted a five-man probe panel under the chairmanship of Justice S. A. Akintan, a retired justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, to investigate petitions written against the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen as well as the acting CJN, Justice Ibrahim Tanko.
A Canadian minister’s sudden resignation on Tuesday turned vague allegations of interference in the criminal prosecution of an engineering giant into a deepening political crisis for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals.
The newly inaugurated member of the Benue State House of Assembly on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr Joseph Boko, has decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the decision of the Supreme Court to bar the All Progressives Congress from participating in all elections (except the Presidential poll).
Twelve Catalan separatist leaders involved in an attempt to break from Spain went on trial on Tuesday under intense scrutiny, as tensions over the future of the region flare again.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck out an appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress to challenge the judgment of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt barring the party from presenting candidates in Rivers State for the general elections.
The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has alleged that the National Judicial Council (NJC) has sealed a deal with the Presidency to forcefully retire suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.
Opposition political parties under the aegis of the Coalition of United Political Parties on Sunday said it had obtained credible intelligence that a combined team of security agents has been approved by the Presidency to cordon off the venue of the National Judicial Council meeting scheduled for Monday as members proceed to consider the answers to the queries issued to the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen and Justice Tanko Mohammed.
Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Ayo Arise, who represented Ekiti North Senatorial District between 2007-2011, has said the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, deserves no sympathy but rather apologize to Nigerians.
A former Minister of Information, Prof Jerry Gana, on Friday said only “renegade members” of the party took part in the Thursday meeting of the party’s National Executive Committee where the decision to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari was taken.
Nigeria’s president and ruling party were on Saturday accused of dirty tricks to stifle opposition support, with one week to go before the election in Africa’s most populous nation.
The Inter-Party Advisory Commission in Oyo State, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to ensure that all electoral materials distributed before the election was postponed are secured.
A former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday expressed apprehension over the alleged discovery of pre-thumbprinted ballots in some parts of the country, saying it may affect credibility of the election.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu to resign following the Commission’s postponement of the 2019 general election at the 11th hour.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has accused his APC counterpart, President Muhammadu Buhari, of being behind the postponement of this year’s general elections.
The head of the ECOWAS Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Nigeria, former Liberian president Mrs. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has expressed confidence in Nigeria’s ability to successfully go through the general elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will not entertain the use of temporary voter cards (TVCs) during the upcoming general elections.
One of President Emmanuel Macron’s closest advisors has announced his resignation, continuing a shake-up of the French leader’s inner cabinet as he seeks to claw back lost popularity.
A 23-year-old factory worker, Emmanuel Osang, who allegedly beat up his co-tenant to a pulp during an argument, has appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has commenced the airlift of electoral materials for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) across the country for the conduct of the 2019 general elections.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has alleged that Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar has diverted N400bn from the state coffers since he assumed power in May 2015 via ghost workers.