News - 2019 elections

Election Tribunal Reserves Ruling On Applications By INEC, APC, Buhari For Dismissal Of PDP Atiku Petition

2 months ago /
Politics 

The Court of Appeal has reserved ruling on the applications by INEC, President Buhari and the All Progressive Congress, APC, seeking a dismissal of the case by the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and Atiku over the 2019 elections.

Attack On Judiciary: Wike Expresses Disappointment Over NBA’s Silence

2 months ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has expressed disappointment over the failure of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, to submit any memoranda or appear before the Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up to look into the violent invasion of the state Judiciary Complex on  May 11, 2018.

Presidential Election Petition Resumes With New Presiding Justice

2 months ago /
Nation 

Justice Mohammed Garba is the new Presiding Justice hearing the petitions challenging the process and return of President Muhammadu Buhari and his party,  the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2019 elections.

Buhari Lauds Conduct Of 2019 Elections

2 months ago /
Election 

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of peaceful elections in Nigeria, despite what he called "doomsday predictions of social disharmony."

Osinbajo Resumes Family Chats

2 months ago /
Nation 

In fulfilment of the promise he made during the 2019 electioneering campaigns, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, late Friday afternoon, paid a visit to the family of Baba Alagazhin Gazazhin, a 106-year old Gbagyi indigene resident in Kubwa, a town in Bwari Area Council of the FCT.

Zamfara Judgement, A Setback For APC – Lawan

2 months ago /
Politics 

The Senate majority leader, Ahmed Lawan has described the Supreme Court Judgement on the 2019 elections in Zamfara state as a setback for the party.

Supreme Court Declares PDP Candidates Winners Of All Zamfara State 2019 Elections

2 months ago /
Judiciary 

The Supreme Court has declared all Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP),  candidates winners of the governorship, National Assembly, and State House Of Assembly of the Zamfara State general elections.

National Leader of APC Appeals For Peaceful Relations In Nigeria

3 months ago /
Politics 

Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari's inauguration for a second term, National Leader of governing All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, appealed to elderly Nigerians to avoid inflammatory statements that could undermine peaceful co-existence among the nation’s diverse communities.

Abia Gov. Ikpeazu Commends Army’s Role In 2019 Elections

3 months ago /
Election  Security 

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu says the Nigerian Army contributed immensely to the success of the 2019 general elections.

INEC Commends Media For Professionalism, Objective Coverage Of 2019 Elections

3 months ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian media has been commended for exhibiting high-level professionalism and objectivity in the coverage of the 2019 general elections.

Zamfara Set To Hold L.G. Elections April 27

4 months ago /
Politics 

Chairman Zamfara state Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, Garba Gusau has charged Adhoc staff to exhibit a high level of integrity, sincerity and transparency as they assist the commission in the conduct of April 27, 2019, local government elections.

2019 Elections And Strategic Postulation For 2023

4 months ago /
Politics 

The just concluded 2019 presidential election has exposed comprehensively the decay of the Nigerian state.

ICPC Tackles Menace of Vote Buying

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, has described vote-buying as a huge national problem and an act of corruption which Nigerians, particularly the commission, must be committed to tackling.

Gombe Election Petition Tribunal Calls For Cooperation From Bar, Litigants

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Chairman of the three-member Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Gombe, Justice Raphael Ajuwa, has called on members of the bar as well as litigants to cooperate with the Election Tribunal in ensuring it completes its assignment ahead of the 180 days period.

Lawyers Threaten To Sue Governor Abubakar Over Fresh Contracts, Massive Recruitments

4 months ago /
Nation 

A group of lawyers in Bauchi State known as 'Body of Bauchi Lawyers of Conscience' (BOBALAC)‎, has disclosed a plan to sue the outgoing Governor of the state, Mohammed Abubakar, over alleged plans to award fresh contracts, reinstate dethroned district heads, and conduct massive recruitment of new civil servants in the state few weeks to the expiration of his tenure.

Court Strikes Out Suit Challenging Nomination Of Adamawa Governor

4 months ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court in Abuja has struck a legal action challenging the nomination of Governor Muhammed  Jubrilla of Adamawa State as the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2019 general elections.

Cameroonian Citizenship: The APC’s Position Shows Desperation

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 elections, Atiku Abubakar, has said that claims by the All Progressives Congress, APC, regarding his nationality, in a bid to establish that he (Atiku) was ineligible to contest the presidential election in the first place, are pedestrian and show signs of desperation.

Civil Society Groups Advise Buhari On New Anti-Corruption Strategy

4 months ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to use the next four years to review many challenges and setbacks with a view to consolidating on the gains recorded in the fight against corruption in the country.

INEC Sets Timeline For Kogi And Bayelsa Polls

4 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed November 2 for the conduct of governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.

Court Sacks Great Ogboru

4 months ago /
Election  Judiciary 

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.