The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, says the electoral umpire has no candidate in the November 11, 2023 governorship polls in Bayelsa, Imo and Kogi states. In a statement late Thursday, the electoral chief pledged to ensure a level playing field for all political parties and candidates in the […]

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria SAN, Mr Femi Falana has condemned the appointment of partisan politicians as Resident Electoral Commissioners RECs, urging President Bola Tinubu to fulfil his promise to ensure a credible electoral process. Speaking on a morning show on Channels Television Friday, Falana asked stakeholders to legally challenge four new RECs who he […]

Finally, the eight months legal battle for the presidency of Nigeria has come to an end, with President Bola Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, emerging victorious. The Supreme Court, yesterday, agreed with the September 6 verdict of the Presidential Election Petition Court, PEPC, on all counts. The seven-man panel of the apex […]

The Supreme Court, on Thursday, affirmed President Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as the valid winner of the presidential election that held in the country on February 25. The apex court, in its lead judgement that was prepared and read by Justice Inyang Okoro, held that there was no merit in the […]

The immediate-past Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdurasheed Bawa, has been released five months after detention. The newsmen gathered that the former anti-corruption czar was released on Wednesday night. The newsmen recall that Bawa was arrested by the Department of State Service (DSS) on June 14, 2023, hours after his suspension […]

The Senate on Wednesday sworn in Amos Yohanna as the new Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial District. The swearing-in was performed by the Deputy Senate President, Jibrin Barau, who presided over the plenary. Yohanna, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party replaces Abbo, who was sacked by the Appeal Court last week Monday. The Court […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission has released the amended lists of candidates for Bayelsa and Imo States governorship elections. According to the amended list uploaded on the commission’s website on Tuesday, the names of Timipre Sylva and his running mate, Joshua Maciver of the All Progressives Congress were not included in the Bayelsa State election. […]

The Supreme Court will today (Monday) commence hearing on appeals filed by Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Peter Obi of the Labour Party and the Allied Peoples Movement, APM, seeking to unseat President Bola Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. The newsmen reports that Atiku, Obi, and the APM […]

The leadership of the Labour Party on Friday raised an alarm that the Independent National Electoral Commission was striving to frustrate its efforts at reclaiming the mandate of its suspended House of Representatives candidate, Amobi Ogah, after two INEC lawyers clashed at the appellate court in Lagos. This was even as the party appealed to […]

Former Interior Minister Rauf Aregbesola has encouraged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to integrate voters’ registers with the National Identification Number (NIN) database in order to maintain the integrity and transparency of the country’s elections.   He went on to elaborate that by doing so, the era of underage voting and numerous registrations will […]

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