News - NEC

Buhari Congratulates Oyetola

10 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on the Supreme Court ruling on Friday which affirmed his victory in the State Governorship election of September 2018.  

Presidential Election Petition Update!

10 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

More documents were tendered by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, as the trial of the substantive petition challenging the 2019 presidential poll entered its second day on Friday.

Presidential Election Tribunal Update

10 months ago /
Politics 

The trial of the substantive petition filed by Atiku Abubakar and his party the PDP over the 2019 presidential election commenced this Thursday morning with tendering of documents by the petitioners.

Kim Kardashian Awarded $2.7 In Lawsuit

10 months ago /
Entertainment 

Kim Kardashian's $10 million February lawsuit against fast fashion retailer Missguided has come to an end. The reality star was awarded $2.7 million in damages in a default judgment filed on Tuesday in a federal district court in Calif.

FG Suspends Ruga Project

10 months ago /
Environment 

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the implementation of the RUGA Settlement programme.

Alex Morgan Powered Home A Winning Header

10 months ago /
International News 

Alex Morgan powered home the winning header against England to help the United States reach the women’s World Cup final on Tuesday but it was her ‘tea-sipping’ goal celebration that has caused a stir.

Trump Administration Re-treats On Citizenship Question

10 months ago /
International News 

In a stinging defeat for President Donald Trump, his administration ended its effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, saying that it will begin printing forms that do not include the contentious query.

Taylor's Swift Lawyer Attacks Former Label Boss Over A Deal

10 months ago /
Entertainment 

Taylor Swift’s attorney has fired back at claims suggesting her former record label boss gave her the chance to buy back all her master recordings, insisting that deal was never on the table.

INEC, ICCES Post 2019 Polls Meeting

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has blamed insecurity for the majority of the elections declared inconclusive, during the 2019 polls.

Buhari Vs Atiku: Appeal Court Stops Proceedings For 30 Minutes

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal has taken a 30-minute stand down of proceedings to enable senior counsel to meet and agree on the modalities for the trial of the petition filed by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party against the February 23 presidential election.

Presidency Says No Plan To Seize State Land For RUGA

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Presidency says there is no plan by the Federal Government to seize state land, colonize territory or impose RUGA on any part of the federation, insisting that RUGA is a voluntary programme.

Ruga Settlements Not Supervised By Office Of The Vice President - Presidency

11 months ago /
Nation 

The presidency says the establishment of Ruga settlements is not being supervised by the Office of the Vice President, contrary to claims reported in sections of the media.

2019 Polls: Accept Loss With Grace And Maturity, Presidency Advise Opposition

11 months ago /
Politics 

The Presidency has welcomed the endorsement of 2019 Presidential Elections as free, fair and credible by 60 presidential candidates and chairmen of their parties, urging opposition to accept loss with grace and maturity.

Alleged Certificate Forgery: Court Of Appeal Orders Buhari To Respond In 5 Days

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has ordered President Muhammadu Buhari to respond within 5 days to the appeal filed against his qualification for the 2019 presidential election.

INEC Reviews 2019 Elections

11 months ago /
Election 

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu has appreciated efforts by the electoral officers in the just concluded 2019 general elections.

South East Governors Deny Plan To Allow Miyetti Allah Vigilante Groups

11 months ago /
Nation 

The chairman of the South East Governors' Forum and the Ebonyi State governor, Dave Umahi says there is no plan to allow the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN to set up vigilante groups in any part of the South East region.

 

Presidential Election Tribunal Dismisses PDP’s Request To Inspect INEC Server

11 months ago /
Election 

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the request by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar seeking an order to inspect the INEC’S central server used to conduct the 2019 presidential election

Army Reviews Insurgency Strategy

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army says it is reviewing and re-strategizing its deployment in parts of Northeast Nigeria, where there has been a recent shift in Boko-Haram and ISWAP terrorists’ activities.

Rivers Election: PPP Candidate Challenges Party’s Decision To Withdraw

11 months ago /
Election 

The Rivers state election petition tribunal has adjourned till July 31 to hear the matter brought before it by the Governorship candidate of the Progressives Peoples Party, PPP, Clifford Edunukor wherein the petitioner is challenging the decision of his political party to withdraw the initial petition challenging the victory of Governor Nyesom Wike and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the March 9 governorship election in the state.

Absence Of Counsel Stalls Hearing Of Abia Governorship Election Petition

11 months ago /
Nation 

The Justice A.L. Ogumoye's led Governorship Election Petition Tribunal panel sitting in Umuahia, Abia State, South East Nigeria, has adjourned further hearing to July 1 on the matter between the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA and Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.