News - State Houses of Assembly

Pensioners Condemn Life Pension For Legislators

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The proposed life pension for presiding officers of the National Assembly has been described as irrational, and provocative by the Nigerian Union of Pensioners.

Court Of Appeal Receives 736 Election Petitions

2 months ago /
Election  Judiciary  Security 

A total of 736 election petitions have been filed before the court of appeal in Abuja after the successful 2019 general election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in February and March.

Nasarawa PDP Challenges APC Victory At Tribunal

2 months ago /
Election 

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.

Re-Run: Low Turnout In Benue, Storm In Sokoto

2 months ago /
Politics 

Reports say there was low turn-out in the ongoing Governorship and State House of Assembly supplementary elections in Benue as party chieftains engaged in supremacy battle in Sokoto State.

Bayelsa PDP To Challenge Election Outcome In Court

3 months ago /
Politics 

The Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP says it will challenge the declaration of election results by INEC in favour of the All Progressive Congress, APC, at the tribunal to reclaim the people's mandates in areas where the just concluded elections were marred by violence and hijacking of electoral materials.

INEC Fixes March 23 For Supplementary Governorship Elections

3 months ago /
Election 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has fixed Saturday, March 23, 2019, to conduct supplementary elections in six states where the polls turned out inconclusive.

YDP Rejects Governorship Result For Cross River Elections

3 months ago /
Politics 

The result of the Governorship and State Houses Of Assembly Elections as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission in favour of the Peoples Democratic  Party in Cross River State have been rejected by the  Young Democratic Party.

 

Former Nigerian Envoy Kicks Against Military Deployment For Elections

3 months ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian government has again been asked to intervene and stop the heavy deployment of the military in Rivers State, which is causing undue panic among the people. 

YIAGA Calls For Prosecution Of Electoral Offenders

3 months ago /
Politics 

Another election monitoring group, YIAGA Africa has called for the prosecution of electoral offenders arrested by the security operatives.  

 

Group Cautions Politicians And Supporters Against Violence for Cross River Elections

3 months ago /
Politics 

Ahead of Saturday's Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections in Cross River State, security agencies have been advised to find ways of checkmating cases of pre-election killings with a view to increasing the confidence of the electorate.

Peter Obi Calls For Unhindered Electoral Process

3 months ago /
Politics 

The vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the just-concluded presidential election, Peter Obi wants the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and the Federal Government not to subvert the will of the people during Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections.

 

Police Deploys 7 DIGS, 10 AIGS, 62 CPS And 72 DCPS For Gubernatorial/House Of Assembly Elections

3 months ago /
Nation  Security 

Ahead of Saturday’s 9th march gubernatorial and state houses of assembly elections across the country, acting Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu, has deployed seven deputy inspectors general of police to the six geo-political zones of the country.

Obi Mobilises Nigerians For March 9 Governorship Polls

3 months ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP vice presidential candidate in the just concluded elections peter obi wants Nigerians to come out en masse on Saturday march nine for the governorship and state house of assembly elections.

Mixed Reactions Greet Security Agencies Performance In Zamfara

3 months ago /
Nation 

There were mixed reactions over the conduct of security agencies during the presidential and national assembly elections in Zamfara State.

PDP Alleges Militarization Of South-South States

3 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has alleged that there are illegal occupation and provocative siege to the PDP controlled states in the south-south region by the military ahead of the March 9, governorship and state houses of assembly elections.

Mixed Reactions Over Conduct Of Security Agencies During Elections In Zamfara

3 months ago /
Security 

There are mixed reactions about the conduct of security agencies during the presidential and national assembly elections in Zamfara state.

INEC To Conduct Supplementary Elections On Saturday

3 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says supplementary elections will be conducted in all areas where elections did not take place or where returns could not be made on Saturday, March 9, 2019, alongside the governorship and state houses of assembly elections

Ndume Attributes APC Victory In North East To Relative Peace In The Zone

3 months ago /

The northeast zonal director of the All Progressives Congress presidential campaign council Ali Ndume says the high number of votes recorded by the party is due to the relative peace in the geopolitical zone.

 

INEC Says It’s Ready For Governorship Election

3 months ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has concluded all arrangement for the governorship and state assembly election billed to hold on Saturday, March 9.

INEC Says Postponement Of Polls Is In Good Fate

3 months ago /

The resident electoral commissioner in charge of Anambra state, Nwachukwu Orji is calling on the public not to lose confidence in the system following the rescheduling of last Saturday’s presidential and national assembly elections. 


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