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Gboyega Oyetola, Osun State Governor on Monday reiterated his administration’s commitment to continue to raise the standard of education.
The Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, on Monday revealed his keenness for sports, as he claimed to have participated in marathon events at different parts of the world.
The Ekiti State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja will on Monday deliver judgment on a petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party challenging the election of Dr Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress.
Legal luminary Yusuf Ola-Olu Alli has said that it is too early to debate a change of the presidential system the country practises.
The Ekiti State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has been told that the July 14, 2018 election was free, fair and credible by all standards.
President Muhammadu Buhari will win conveniently in the North East in next year’s general election, Senator Bukar Abba Ibrahim has said.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate in the Ekiti State governorship election, Professor Olusola Kolapo, on Friday tendered in evidence the certified true copies (CTCs) of all electoral materials used in the conduct of the disputed election for seven more local government areas before the state governorship election tribunal.
The Ekiti Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Thursday in Abuja admitted as exhibits, electoral materials used in Efon Local Government Area for the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate for the July 14 poll, Kolapo Olusola, on Wednesday, got approval from the election Tribunal sitting in Ado-Ekiti, state capital, to serve notice of Petition, and other accompanying processes it filed to challenge the declaration of All Progressives Congress (APC)’s John Kayode Fayemi as winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), by conspicuous pasting and courier services.
The duo of Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, and All Progressives Congress National Leader, Bola Tinubu, met in Abuja on Monday.
Hours after the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the July 14 Governorship election, Prof Kolapo Olusola, filed his petition against the winner, Dr Kayode Fayemi, calling for the nullification of the exercise, the Deputy Director General of the Kayode Fayemi Campaign Council, Hon. Bamidele Faparusi, has described the petition as an exercise in futility.
The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) candidate in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State, Prof Kolapo Olusola, yesterday filed a petition at the governorship election tribunal against the results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), insisting that he was the actual winner of the election.
Scores of workers of the Osun State University and their colleagues from some public universities in the South West including the University of Ibadan on Wednesday staged a protest against the alleged high handedness and abuse of office by the Vice Chancellor of UNIOSUN, Prof. Labode Popoola.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna state, Yusuf Ali, says the conduct of Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), has set a “terrible and dangerous” precedent in the country.
Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi has appealed the ruling of Justice Olajumoke Aiki, which declared the installation of 21 new kings in Ibadanland null and void.
The agitation for the restructuring of Nigeria was re-echoed in Jos on Thursday with the British government expressing optimism that it would be a major determinant in the 2019 general elections.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has asked it’s officers all over the country where voting could not commenced by 8am that they should extends the voting hours based on the time wasted.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission deployed some of its operatives to monitor the ongoing elections in Abuja, newsmen observed on Saturday.
D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has praised his team for putting up a decent showing despite suffering their heaviest defeat to Cote D’Ivoire in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Africa Qualifiers.
At least, two persons were caught by security agencies with a total of 43 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), at Gbajimgba Secondary school polling unit in Guma local government area of Benue State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has ordered the extension of voting time for some polling units which experienced delay due to technical challenges and complaints, including malfunctioning of card readers.
Nigeria Air Force (NAF) on Friday said it has deployed surveillance aircrafts to monitor proceedings during the general election across the country.
A rights activist and lawyer, Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has said that the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammad Adamu, has no constitutional powers to restrict the movement of Nigerians on election days, citing a High Court order to back his position.
Former Super Eagles Ike Shorunmu has backed the national U20 team, the Flying Eagles, to get things right ahead of the FIFA U20 world cup in Poland where the team, alongside Senegal, Mali and South Africa would be representing the African continent at the youth soccer Mundial.
The Media and Publicity Committee chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign organization in Gombe state, Alhaji Dahiru Hassann Kera, says the party is not disturbed by the postponement of the Presidential and NASS election by one week.
Coordinators of the Federal Government’s N-Power programme in the 17 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Abia have decried the continued detention of the state N-Power Coordinator, Mr Felix Obisike, allegedly by the Department of State Service (DSS) in the state.