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ECOWAS Court Fixes July 8 For Judgement In Post -2011 Election Violence Case

8 months ago /

Judgment has been fixed for July 8, 2019, by the ECOWAS court of justice in a case brought by a non-governmental organisation against the Nigerian government alleging the violation of the human rights of the victims of a 2011 post-election violence in Kaduna state in which about 800 people died.

Secondus, Others Congratulate Wike

8 months ago /

The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus on Wednesday led hundreds of other PDP members, including the newly elected governors of Adamawa and Imo states to the government house Port Harcourt to congratulate governor Nyesom Wike on his re-election.

Wike Re-Elected

8 months ago /

After three weeks of suspense, the political logjam in Rivers state has ended.

Katsina PDP Files Petition Against Masari’s Election

8 months ago /

The katsina chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its governorship candidate senator Yakubu Lado have filed a petition before the governorship election petitions tribunal sitting in the state beating the deadline of Monday, April 1, 2019.

Election Observer Group Urges INEC To Issue Certificates Of Return To Winners Of Zamfara Elections

8 months ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has been asked to issue the certificate of return to the candidates of the APC who were declared winners in the March 9, 2019 governorship and state house of assembly elections.

Nasarawa PDP Challenges APC Victory At Tribunal

8 months ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in Nasarawa state have headed for the election petition tribunal to challenge the victory of the APC.

Oyetola Appeals Osun Tribunal Decision

8 months ago /

The Osun state Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, who contested the last governorship election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the court of appeal in Abuja to reverse the judgment delivered by the Osun state tribunal on March 22.

Taraba Governor Receives Certificate Of Return

8 months ago /

The re-elected governor of Taraba state Darius Ishaku and 24 elected state assembly members have been presented with certificates of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission in Jalingo.

Court Of Appeal Affirms Fayemi’s Election Victory

8 months ago /

The Court of Appeal has upheld the victory of Kayode Fayemi as governor of Ekiti state.

Election Observers Seek Enforcement Of Electoral Laws

8 months ago /

Some election observers are calling for the full implementation of electoral laws, especially as they concern the need to punish election offenders.

Protest Rock Anambra Over Umeh’s Legal Challenge Of Ekwunife’s Election Victory

8 months ago /

Hundreds of women and youths on the platform of concerned citizens of Anambra central senatorial district on Thursday took to the streets of Awka to vent their anger against the decision of the candidate of all progressives grand alliance, APGA, Senator Victor Umeh to challenge at the tribunal the victory of senator Uche Ekwunife, in the just-concluded national assembly election for Anambra Central Senatorial District.

Ugwuanyi Promises More Dividends Of Democracy

8 months ago /

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state, south-east Nigeria says he will continue to render selfless service to the people of the state in the next four years in office.

Ikpeazu, Others Receive Certificates Of Return

8 months ago /

The Abia state governor-elect and incumbent governor, Okezie Ikpeazu and his deputy, Udo Oko Chukwu have received their certificates of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Borno Governor-Elect Zullum Sets 10-Point Agenda

8 months ago /

Borno state governor-elect, professor Babagana Zullum says, he will build on the foundation already laid by incumbent Governor Kashim Shettima, revolving around a 10-point transformation agenda.

Labour, C.A.N Congratulate Okowa

8 months ago /

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) have rejoiced with governor Okowa on his victory and successful outing in his first tenure which according to them endeared him to all and sundry.

Osun Governorship Election Tribunal To Deliver Judgement On Friday

8 months ago /

Friday is judgement day in the Osun governorship election legal tussle.

INEC To Challenge Court Order On Supplementary Election In Adamawa

8 months ago /

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Adamawa state Kassim Geidam says the commission will comply with the court order stopping the supplementary election for the governorship race slated for 23rd March 2019.

Court Refuses To Stop Collation, Announcement Of Rivers Election Results

8 months ago /

The Federal high court Abuja has refused to stop the collation of results of rivers state governorship and house of assembly elections conducted by the independent national electoral commission (INEC), on March 9, 2019.

Press Release: Rivers State Governorship Election

8 months ago /

Headquarters 6 Division Nigerian Army (NA) have observed with dismay and sense of betrayal in the statement made by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) signed by its National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee Festus Okoye Esq on 15 March 2019. The statement according to INEC was the findings of its Fact-Finding Committee that assessed the situation in Rivers State.

Mixed Reactions Over Performance Of Security Agencies During Elections

8 months ago /

The role played by security agencies especially the police during the just-concluded elections is again generating public commentary.


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