News - 2019 elections

Zamfara Judgement, A Setback For APC – Lawan

22 hours ago /
Politics 

The Senate majority leader, Ahmed Lawan has described the Supreme Court Judgement on the 2019 elections in Zamfara state as a setback for the party.

Supreme Court Declares PDP Candidates Winners Of All Zamfara State 2019 Elections

2 days ago /
Judiciary 

The Supreme Court has declared all Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP),  candidates winners of the governorship, National Assembly, and State House Of Assembly of the Zamfara State general elections.

National Leader of APC Appeals For Peaceful Relations In Nigeria

5 days ago /
Politics 

Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari's inauguration for a second term, National Leader of governing All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, appealed to elderly Nigerians to avoid inflammatory statements that could undermine peaceful co-existence among the nation’s diverse communities.

Abia Gov. Ikpeazu Commends Army’s Role In 2019 Elections

6 days ago /
Election  Security 

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu says the Nigerian Army contributed immensely to the success of the 2019 general elections.

INEC Commends Media For Professionalism, Objective Coverage Of 2019 Elections

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian media has been commended for exhibiting high-level professionalism and objectivity in the coverage of the 2019 general elections.

Zamfara Set To Hold L.G. Elections April 27

1 month ago /
Politics 

Chairman Zamfara state Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, Garba Gusau has charged Adhoc staff to exhibit a high level of integrity, sincerity and transparency as they assist the commission in the conduct of April 27, 2019, local government elections.

2019 Elections And Strategic Postulation For 2023

1 month ago /
Politics 

The just concluded 2019 presidential election has exposed comprehensively the decay of the Nigerian state.

ICPC Tackles Menace of Vote Buying

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, Professor Bolaji Owasanoye, has described vote-buying as a huge national problem and an act of corruption which Nigerians, particularly the commission, must be committed to tackling.

Gombe Election Petition Tribunal Calls For Cooperation From Bar, Litigants

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Chairman of the three-member Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Gombe, Justice Raphael Ajuwa, has called on members of the bar as well as litigants to cooperate with the Election Tribunal in ensuring it completes its assignment ahead of the 180 days period.

Lawyers Threaten To Sue Governor Abubakar Over Fresh Contracts, Massive Recruitments

1 month ago /
Nation 

A group of lawyers in Bauchi State known as 'Body of Bauchi Lawyers of Conscience' (BOBALAC)‎, has disclosed a plan to sue the outgoing Governor of the state, Mohammed Abubakar, over alleged plans to award fresh contracts, reinstate dethroned district heads, and conduct massive recruitment of new civil servants in the state few weeks to the expiration of his tenure.

Court Strikes Out Suit Challenging Nomination Of Adamawa Governor

1 month ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court in Abuja has struck a legal action challenging the nomination of Governor Muhammed  Jubrilla of Adamawa State as the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2019 general elections.

Cameroonian Citizenship: The APC’s Position Shows Desperation

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 elections, Atiku Abubakar, has said that claims by the All Progressives Congress, APC, regarding his nationality, in a bid to establish that he (Atiku) was ineligible to contest the presidential election in the first place, are pedestrian and show signs of desperation.

Civil Society Groups Advise Buhari On New Anti-Corruption Strategy

1 month ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to use the next four years to review many challenges and setbacks with a view to consolidating on the gains recorded in the fight against corruption in the country.

INEC Sets Timeline For Kogi And Bayelsa Polls

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed November 2 for the conduct of governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.

Court Sacks Great Ogboru

1 month ago /
Election  Judiciary 

The 2019 governorship elections may have come and gone, but legal battles and contentions appear to be causing a more political crisis in the All Progressives Congress in Delta state.

Gov. Bindow Congratulates Fintiri

1 month ago /
Politics 

Gov. Mohammed Umaru Jibrilla Bindow has congratulated Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri for emerging Gov-Elect in the governorship election of Adamawa State.

Court Dismisses MRDD’S Challenge To Adamawa Governorship Election

1 month ago /
Politics 

An Adamawa State High Court presided over by Justice Abdulaziz Abdullahi has dismissed a suit filed by the governorship candidate of the Movement for the Restoration and Defence of Democracy (MRDD), Eric Theman, seeking to nullify the Adamawa Governorship Election over the missing logo of the party on the ballot paper.

Adamawa Governorship Supplementary Election Begins In 14 LGAs

1 month ago /
Politics 

The governorship supplementary election in parts of Adamawa is ongoing.

Edo PDP Wants All Elections To Hold Same Day

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP says it wants the incoming ninth Nigerian senate to review the electoral act to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct all elections in one day.

INEC Suspends Presentation Of Certificate Of Return To APC Candidates In Zamfara

2 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has suspended the presentation of the certificate of return to the candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2019 general elections in Zamfara State.


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