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Kano Election Tribunal: Ganduje Files Defence With 203 Witnesses Against PDP

9 hours ago /

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has now filed his defense against the petition of the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abba Yusuf, challenging his electoral victory at the March 23 polls.

Katsina Governorship Election Tribunal To Begin Hearing June 10

23 hours ago /

The Katsina state governorship elections petition tribunal has fixed June 10, 2019 for the commencement of proper hearing.

CSOs Demand Equity For National Unity

2 days ago /

A group of civil society organisations has suggested ways to achieve unity, cohesion and national integration. One of such ways is even and equitable distribution of appointments of heads of security, agencies and ministerial positions.

Court Of Appeal Upturns High Court Judgement On Delta APC

2 days ago /

The Court of Appeal  in Benin, the Edo State capital, has nullified a Federal High Court judgment that sacked Jones Erhue as chairman of the Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress.

Atiku, PDP File Motion Asking Justice Bulkachuwa To Step Down

2 days ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar have formally filed a motion asking the president of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa to step aside from the panel that will hear and determine their petition, challenging President Muhammadu Buhari's election.

AAC Fraud Allegation: Court Restraints Sowore From Parading Himself As Chairman

2 days ago /

The Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the suspended national chairman of the African Action Congress, AAC, and the presidential candidate of the party in the last presidential election to from parading himself as the national chairman of the party.

INEC Fixes New Date For Kogi, Bayelsa Elections

3 days ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced November 16, 2019, as the new date for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.

New Date For Kogi And Bayelsa Governorship Elections

3 days ago /

It will be recalled that on 9th April 2019, the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) released the timetable and schedule of activities for the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections. The Commission fixed 2nd November for the elections to hold in both states.

Trump Pardons Former Media Mogul Conrad Black

3 days ago /

US President Donald Trump has signed a full pardon for the former media mogul, Conrad Black, who he describes as a "friend."

Boris Johnson Says He Will Run For Tory Leadership

3 days ago /

Boris Johnson has said he will run for the Conservative Party leadership after Theresa May stands down.

Senate Passes Bill Declaring June 12 As Democracy Day

3 days ago /

The Senate has considered and passed a bill which elevates June 12 above May 29 as Democracy Day in Nigeria.

Senate Confirms Godwin Emefiele As CBN Governor For Second Term

3 days ago /

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Godwin Emefiele as Governor of Central Bank Of Nigeria, (CBN) for a second term of 5 years.

Ebonyi Election Tribunal Strikes Out Petition Against Gov. Umahi

4 days ago /

The governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi state capital has dismissed the petition filed by the APC candidate, Senator Sonni Ogbuoji challenging the re-election Of Governor Dave Umahi of the PDP.

Court Of Appeal President, Bulkachuwa Directs Formal Application Asking Her To Recuse Herself From Election Petition

4 days ago /

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar on Wednesday began legal moves to compel the president of the court of appeal Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa to step down from hearing the petition challenging the February 23, presidential poll.

Kwara AA, PDP Challenge APC Victory At Election Petition Tribunal

4 days ago /

As the election petition tribunal in Kwara state commenced its pre-hearing trial, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state and its governorship candidate during the 2019 general elections, Razaq Atunwa has challenged the victory of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its governorship candidate, Abdulrahman Abdulrazak.

Fed. Govt Accuses PDP, Atiku Of Desperation, Undemocratic Practice

4 days ago /

The federal government has decried what it calls increasingly unpatriotic and desperate opposition politics being played by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, warning that such undemocratic practice could be toxic for the nation's democracy if left unchecked.

Buhari Heads To Saudi Arabia For Umrah

4 days ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the invitation of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, the ruler of Saudi Arabia and custodian of the two Holy Mosques to perform the Umrah (lesser pilgrimage) in the kingdom.  

Senate Committee Screens Emiefile

4 days ago /

Governor of Central Bank Of Nigeria, Godwin Emiefile is currently being screened by the committee on banking, insurance and other financial institutions for a second term in office.

Lai Mohammed’s Kinsmen Plead With Buhari To Retain Him As Minister

4 days ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to retain the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed in his incoming cabinet.

Presidential Election Petition: Tribunal Stands Down To Meet PDP, Others In Chamber

4 days ago /

The presidential election petition tribunal resumed on Wednesday with the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, election petition challenging the election of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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