News - Election

Finland Holds Parliamentary Election

6 days ago /

Finland may usher in its first leftist prime minister in two decades in a parliamentary election on Sunday, as voters fret over the future of the generous welfare system as the costs of caring for a rapidly aging population rise.

Indonesians To Vote In Presidential, Parliamentary Elections

6 days ago /

Tens of millions of Indonesians will vote in presidential and parliamentary elections this week after campaigns focused on the economy, but with political Islam looming ever larger in the world’s biggest Muslim-majority nation.

Presidential Election Petition: INEC Replies PDP

1 week ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has filed a notice of preliminary objection to the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

Court Of Appeal Receives 736 Election Petitions

2 weeks ago /

A total of 736 election petitions have been filed before the court of appeal in Abuja after the successful 2019 general election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in February and March.

Court Sacks Great Ogboru

2 weeks ago /

The 2019 governorship elections may have come and gone, but legal battles and contentions appear to be causing a more political crisis in the All Progressives Congress in Delta state.

ECOWAS Court Fixes July 8 For Judgement In Post -2011 Election Violence Case

2 weeks ago /

Judgment has been fixed for July 8, 2019, by the ECOWAS court of justice in a case brought by a non-governmental organisation against the Nigerian government alleging the violation of the human rights of the victims of a 2011 post-election violence in Kaduna state in which about 800 people died.

Secondus, Others Congratulate Wike

2 weeks ago /

The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus on Wednesday led hundreds of other PDP members, including the newly elected governors of Adamawa and Imo states to the government house Port Harcourt to congratulate governor Nyesom Wike on his re-election.

Wike Re-Elected

2 weeks ago /

After three weeks of suspense, the political logjam in Rivers state has ended.

Katsina PDP Files Petition Against Masari’s Election

2 weeks ago /

The katsina chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its governorship candidate senator Yakubu Lado have filed a petition before the governorship election petitions tribunal sitting in the state beating the deadline of Monday, April 1, 2019.

Election Observer Group Urges INEC To Issue Certificates Of Return To Winners Of Zamfara Elections

2 weeks ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has been asked to issue the certificate of return to the candidates of the APC who were declared winners in the March 9, 2019 governorship and state house of assembly elections.

Nasarawa PDP Challenges APC Victory At Tribunal

2 weeks ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in Nasarawa state have headed for the election petition tribunal to challenge the victory of the APC.

Oyetola Appeals Osun Tribunal Decision

3 weeks ago /

The Osun state Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, who contested the last governorship election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the court of appeal in Abuja to reverse the judgment delivered by the Osun state tribunal on March 22.

Taraba Governor Receives Certificate Of Return

3 weeks ago /

The re-elected governor of Taraba state Darius Ishaku and 24 elected state assembly members have been presented with certificates of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission in Jalingo.

Court Of Appeal Affirms Fayemi’s Election Victory

3 weeks ago /

The Court of Appeal has upheld the victory of Kayode Fayemi as governor of Ekiti state.

Election Observers Seek Enforcement Of Electoral Laws

3 weeks ago /

Some election observers are calling for the full implementation of electoral laws, especially as they concern the need to punish election offenders.

Protest Rock Anambra Over Umeh’s Legal Challenge Of Ekwunife’s Election Victory

3 weeks ago /

Hundreds of women and youths on the platform of concerned citizens of Anambra central senatorial district on Thursday took to the streets of Awka to vent their anger against the decision of the candidate of all progressives grand alliance, APGA, Senator Victor Umeh to challenge at the tribunal the victory of senator Uche Ekwunife, in the just-concluded national assembly election for Anambra Central Senatorial District.

Ugwuanyi Promises More Dividends Of Democracy

3 weeks ago /

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state, south-east Nigeria says he will continue to render selfless service to the people of the state in the next four years in office.

Ikpeazu, Others Receive Certificates Of Return

3 weeks ago /

The Abia state governor-elect and incumbent governor, Okezie Ikpeazu and his deputy, Udo Oko Chukwu have received their certificates of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Borno Governor-Elect Zullum Sets 10-Point Agenda

3 weeks ago /

Borno state governor-elect, professor Babagana Zullum says, he will build on the foundation already laid by incumbent Governor Kashim Shettima, revolving around a 10-point transformation agenda.

Labour, C.A.N Congratulate Okowa

3 weeks ago /

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) have rejoiced with governor Okowa on his victory and successful outing in his first tenure which according to them endeared him to all and sundry.


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