News - National Assembly election

Cross River Election Tribunal Commences Pretrial Of Ndoma-Egba Petition

4 hours ago /
Politics 

The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Calabar has commenced the pretrial stage of the petition brought before it by the former Senate Leader and All Progressives Congress, APC, senatorial candidate in Cross River Central, Victor Ndoma-Egba.

Abia Senatorial Election Petition Hearing Stalled By “Administrative Infractions”

1 week ago /
Nation 

The pre-hearing of the election petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, senatorial candidate for Abia South district, Mao Ohuabunwa against the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Orji Uzor Kalu, was stalled on Monday following what lawyers called "administrative infractions".

Absence Of Counsel Stalls Fct National Election Petition Hearing

1 week ago /
Nation 

The hearing of the petition challenging the senator-elect for Fct, Philips Aduda was on Wednesday stalled following the absence of counsel to the petitioner.

Plateau Election Tribunal Warns Parties Against Undue Influence

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Chairman of the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal for Plateau State, Justice T.N. Nzegwu has assured all parties that the tribunal will look at every petition before it dispassionately and ensure that justice is substantially dispensed.

APC Suspends Akeredolu For Anti-Party Activities

4 weeks ago /
Politics 

The national working committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has suspended the Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, over what it described as glaring anti-party activities.

INEC Set To Conduct Supplementary Poll In Ajeromi/Ifelodun Federal Constituency

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) in Lagos State is set to conduct supplementary election in seventy-one polling units spread across eight wards in Ajeromi/Ifelodun federal constituency.

Former Edo Governorship Aspirant Faults His Suspensions By APC

1 month ago /
Politics 

Suspended former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Major General Charles Airhiavbere, says his interest to run for the number one job in Edo state in next year's election is the reason for his suspension from the party and not the allegation leveled against him.

Court Sacks Delta Senator-Elect, Nwaoboshi

1 month ago /
Judiciary 

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ruled that Senator Peter Nwaoboshi was not validly nominated as the PDP candidate for the February 23, 2019 National Assembly election.

Attah, Mbang Commend Akwa Ibom Election

1 month ago /
Politics 

Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah says the 2019 Governorship and National Assembly Elections in the state was a true reflection of the will and wishes of the Akwa Ibom people.

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

1 month ago /
Election 

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.

Petitions Flood Kano Election Tribunal

1 month ago /
Politics 

Following the conclusion of the supplementary election in Kano State, attention is now shifting to elections in the petition tribunal.

Okorocha Pleads With INEC To Issue Him Certificate Of Return

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has pleaded with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to implement the law by issuing him with a certificate of return.

APC Says It Will Not Share Power With Any Other Party

1 month ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has read the riot act to its newly elected members of the House f Representatives saying it will not share power with any other party as far as the leadership of the national assembly is concerned.

Edo Election Petition Tribunal Receives Six Petitions

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Edo State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin City, the state’s capital, has received six election petitions from candidates in the National Assembly election held on February 23, 2019.

Kogi Residents Tell APC To Not Take Their Support For Granted

2 months ago /
Politics 

The results of the Kogi State House of Assembly elections continue to generate reactions.

PDM Rejects Election Results In Bauchi

2 months ago /
Politics 

The Bauchi State Governorship standard bearer of the People's Democratic Movement, (PDM), Ahmed Iliyasu has rejected governorship election results saying his party’s logo was omitted on the ballot paper. 

The Race For Senate Leadership Thickens As APC Senators- Elect Parley In Abuja

2 months ago /
Nation 

Ahead of their formal inauguration in June, Senators-elect from across political party divide have started holding meetings in Abuja to decide the leadership structure as well as shape direction for the 9th Senate.

Kano Election Petition Tribunal Idle

2 months ago /
Election  Politics 

No single petition has been filed yet at the Kano state governorship and national/state assembly election petition tribunal.

INEC Ad-Hoc Staff Demand Allowances

2 months ago /
Politics 

Ad hoc staff engaged for the February 16, 2019, presidential and National Assembly elections which were postponed have called on the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,  Mahmoud Yakubu, to urgently look into the issue of non- payment of their allowances.

Edo State House Of Assembly Election Witness Low Turn Out, Gov. Obaseki Commends Process

2 months ago /
Election  Politics 

The state house of assembly election witness low turnout of voters in most part of Benin City the Edo state compared to the large turnout which characterised the last presidential and national assembly election in the state.


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