The former deputy governor of Lagos State, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to publish the list of all unclaimed Permanent Voter Cards. The PUNCH had reported that the commission’s Public Affairs Officer in Lagos, Mrs Adenike Oriowo, put the number of uncollected cards at 963,884 as of October 21, 2022. […]

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu is in the United Kingdom to rest ahead of the campaign season. This was the comment of a member of the APC Presidential Campaign Council Ayo Oyalowo during his appearance on Channels Television’s Politics Today.   “The man, like I said, needed a few days off […]

The Supreme Court on Friday struck out President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney General of the Federation’s suit challenging Section 84(12) of the Electoral Act. The case was expunged on the grounds that it lacks the jurisdiction to entertain the suit and is an abuse of court process. Earlier, a notice for the judgment delivery […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has bowed to pressure from Nigerians to extend the deadline for voter Registration, POLITICS NIGERIA has gathered. The ongoing continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise was initially slated to end at the end of June, 2022. Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Electoral Matters, Hon. Aishatu Jibril Dukku, […]

The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has ruled out vying for any post in the forthcoming general but said only President Muhammadu Buhari can make him rescind the decision.  He said this on Wednesday in reaction to speculations that he will be the running mate to the former governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi […]

The pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, has backed calls for the South East to produce the country’s next president, questioning those who think the region does not deserve the seat. The leader of the group, Ayo Adebanjo, said this on Wednesday during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today, hinging his argument on federal character and equity. […]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore in six National Commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event preceded the commencement of the virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) held at the Council Chamber, State House, Abuja. The national commissioners are Mohammed Haruna (Niger), […]

A Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, struck out a suit seeking the disqualification of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, from contesting the 2023 presidential election. The suit, marked FHC/ABJ/CS/177, challenged Atiku’s eligibility on the premise that he is not a Nigerian by birth. Recall that the subject of Atiku’s citizenship came shortly after […]

The race to clinch the All Progressives Congress’ presidential ticket for 2023 became more competitive on Tuesday after Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi and Senator Orji Kalu publicly declared their ambitions. Their declarations came barely 24 hours after APC chieftain and former Lagos State Governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, indicated his interest to become Nigeria’s next […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and civil society organisations on Monday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. The National Assembly has passed the bill and transmitted the document to President Buhari on November 19 for assent. While the Executive Director, Policy and Legal Advocacy Centre, Clement Nwankwo, asked […]

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