Maybe, it’s not be a good period for the member representing Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye, as the court has sacked him as a lawmaker and ordered a fresh election in his constituency, he still keeps his head up, despite the turbulent period. Stepping out for the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) campaign rally ahead of […]Read More
Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to the Presidential Election Tribunal judgment that dismissed the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate Atiku Abubakar challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election. Saga Gist reported earlier that the Justice Mohammed Garba,-led Tribunal dismissed Atiku and PDP petition in its entirety. Omokri […]Read More
The Presidential Election Tribunal on Thursday dismissed the petition filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 election. NAN reports that the HDP prayed the tribunal to set aside the presidential election of Feb. 23 on the grounds that INEC did not follow conditions in […]Read More
President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have urged the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal to dismiss the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the February 23 general election on technicalities and evidential grounds. The prayers formed the gamut of other requests contained in both Buhari […]Read More
The lawyer of the African Action Congress (AAC), Mr Tope Akinyode says operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) has denied him access to Omoyele Sowore, who was arrested on Saturday, August 3, 2019. Tope Akinyode made it known in a statement according to TheCable that he visited the head office of the DSS in Lagos but […]Read More
The National Assembly/State Houses of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Enugu was, Monday told that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) allegedly announced the Enugu North senatorial district election result even before the final collation. The petitioner and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the election, Barr. Eugene Odo, through his counsel […]Read More
On a day like this last year July 24th. I, Comrade Bello Bala Shagari, was elected as the president of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN ) after a free and fair election was conducted and ever since then I have done my best to ensure that the youth council will be up to expectations.Read More
An appeal court sitting in Abuja on Monday, June 24, ordered President Muhammadu Buhari to respond within five days to the a case filed against his qualification for the 2019 presidential election. Legit.ng learnt that the appeal court also gave the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) five days to […]Read More
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, suffered a major setback in their quest to overturn the election of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as the election petition tribunal, yesterday, refused their request to inspect the server and data of smart card readers said to have been deployed […]Read More
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that hes a Nigerian by birth, contrary to the allegations made by the All Progressives Congress (APC).Read More
According to a report by Centre for Responsive Politics (CRP), Bruce Fein, former justice department official and his firm Fein & DelValle PLLC registered as foreign agents of PDP and Atiku on March 24.
President Muhammadu Buhari defeated Atiku with over three million votes in the election but he rejected the results and filed a suit before the presidential election petition tribunal challenging the process which he said was “heavily militarised” and results manipulated.
The governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party in Osun state whose election was confirmed by the election tribunal,Senator Ademola Adeleke has appealed against the ruling of a Bwari High Court questioning his qualification to run for the office.
The appeal is suit no FCT/HC/BW/80/122/2018
Among the four petitions so far received challenging the return of President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), is that of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.Read More
It was also gathered that the grassroots campaigners went into the hinterlands of the North and told stories that the people should be wary of Atiku in view of the fact that he was said to have reached a pact with some pro-Biafran personalities, whom they said he planned to hand over the running of the affairs of his administration to.Read More
Speaking after receiving his Certificate of Return, the governor further said that the people appreciate that the difficult and tough decisions that had been taken in the last four years were in their collective interest.
El-Rufai also called on the people to join hands in building a better Kaduna “to improve themselves, to tackle poverty and disease, to accelerate development, build new businesses and create jobs.”
The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajia Aisha Abubakar, says the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari was a proof of support for his administration’s policies by Nigerians.Read More
It was not clear what the former Vice – President discussed with Obasanjo during his short visit, were insinuations that both might have deliberated on the last Presidential election which Atiku contested on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) but lost to the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Read More
The exercise will take place in 29 of the country’s 36 states.
Seven states – Kogi, Bayelsa, Ekiti, Osun, Ondo, Edo and Anambra – will not hold elections because their governors have not finished their four-year terms.
The turnout for the state elections is expected to be higher than the 35.5% in last month’s presidential election, down from 44% in 2015.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has postponed the House of Assembly election for the Nasarawa / Binyeri State Constituency of Adamawa State.
Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state , Mr Kashim Gaidam, disclosed this to the newsmen on Thursday in Yola.
Gaidam said that the postponement became necessary following the death of a member of the assembly , who was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the election.
She made the call at a dinner to celebrate the victory of President Buhari in Daura, his home town on Thursday 7th March, 2019.
The event took place at the Daura Stadium and attracted women and youth supporters of the APC from across Katsina state.
Aisha noted that the constitution of the party specifies that appointments to offices in an APC led government should go to card-carrying members.