Elections

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Business activities resumed on Monday morning on the streets of Lokoja, Kogi State capital after the gubernatorial election and Kogi West Senatorial rerun. Vehicular movements are in top gear and market men and women have returned to the street. Meanwhile, the European Union has condemned the reports of widespread incidents of violence and voter intimidation […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, on his “impressive victory”. He felicitated with the governor-elect in a statement on Monday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina. The President also commended APC supporters in particular and Nigerians in general in […]

The European Union has condemned the reports of widespread incidents of violence and voter intimidation in Bayelsa and Kogi states. A statement by the Diplomatic Watch also expressed alarm at the reports of fatalities and missing people, urging stakeholders to call for calm. The Diplomatic Watch deployed teams from Austria, the European Union Delegation, Germany, […]

President Muhammadu has called for fairness and transparency in Bayelsa and Kogi governorship elections, both of which are due to hold this Saturday, November 16. In a statement released by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, on Thursday, the President said citizens and law enforcement should behave in an orderly manner while the contestants follow due process […]

A tribunal sitting in Umuahia the Abia State capital, has ordered a rerun of the election between Senator Orji Uzor Kalu representing Abia North senatorial district and Mao Ohuabunwa of the PDP. According to the tribunal, the election is expected to take place within the next 90 days in some wards in Ohafia, Arochukwu, Isuikwuato, […]

Senator Rochas Okorocha, representing Imo West at the National Assembly, says the judiciary remained as an aroma of democracy. Okorocha who spoke in Owerri, through his Special Adviser on Media, SAM ONWUEMEODO, after the tribunal affirmed his 2019 election as Senator representing Imo West. The election petition tribunal had dismissed petitions filed by candidates of […]

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in the Kaduna State capital has upheld the election of Nasir El-Rufai as duly elected governor of the State. Delivering judgment on Monday, chairman of the three-man panel, Justice Ibrahim Bako, says that the petitioner, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Isah Ashiru was unable to […]

Imo State Independent Electoral Commission says its verification exercise will begin tomorrow, 10th September across the 27 local government area.   In a press release signed by the state chairman, Barr. JULIUS ONYENU-CHEYA, said the exercise will kick off from ihhitte/uboma at 11:30am while obowo local government is slated for 1:30 PM respectively.   ONYENU-CHEYA […]

The National/State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Awka,  Anambra state has confirmed Mrs Stella Oduah as the validly elected senator representing Anambra North senatorial district. Dr. Chinedu Emmanuel Emeka of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) had dragged Senator Oduah before the tribunal challenging her victory at tribunal. He alleged that Oduah was not […]

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal commenced sitting on Monday with Justice Mohammed Lawal Garba as the new replacement for Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa. Garuba, who is the Presiding Justice of the Lagos Division appeared during the sitting with a five-man panel as the new chairman of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal. In his welcome address, the […]


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