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El-Rufai tells all political appointees to resign by April 30

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Tuesday directed all his political appointees to resign by April 30. The directive was contained in a statement made available to journalists by his Senior Special Assistant on Media...

I did not pay US lobby group $30,000 to stop Buhari’s inauguration – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last election, Atiku Abubakar has denied paying a United States lobby group $30, 000 to persuade the US Congress to stop the May...

Benue: PRODA chairman weeps as INEC declares Ortom winner

A former President of National Association of Nigerian Students and PRODA chairman, Mr. Daniel Onjeh, on Sunday burst into tears after INEC declared Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue winner of the 2019 governorship election. Onjeh,...

Ihedioha wins again as court strikes out suit challenging his certificate of return

  Imo State Governor-elect, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, CON, Friday recorded another resounding victory as a Federal High Court sitting in Owerri struck out a suit seeking to restrain the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)...

BREAKING: Tribunal declares Adeleke of PDP winner of Osun governorship election

The Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal has declared Ademola Adeleke of the PDP as the winner of the controversial state election, stating that the September 27 rerun election in the state illegal. The three-man panel...

INEC insists no certificates for Okorocha, others declared under duress

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday insisted that it would not reward bad conduct by presenting certificates of return to candidates who its officials declared winners under duress. The commission, however said it could...

Okorocha takes INEC to court for withholding his Certificate of Return

Imo state governor, Rochas Okorochas, has filed a suit against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before the Federal High Court in Abuja, challenging the authority of the electoral commission to withhold his certificate of...

Gbenga Daniel: I have not and will never abandon Atiku

Former governor of Ogun State and DG, Atiku Presidential Campaign organisation, Otunba Gbenga Daniel says he remains supportive of the Waziri Adamawa, presidential candidate of the people's Democratic Party PDP, Atiku Abubakar. He stressed that...

Supplementary election: INEC fixes date for Sokoto, Kano, Bauchi, Plateau, others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will conduct supplementary election in on 23 March in Sokoto, Kano, Adamawa, and three other states where the March 9 elections are deadlocked. The other states are Benue, Plateau...

INEC rejects Okorocha, not listed among Senators-elect

Imo governor Rochas Okorocha has not been recognised as a senator-elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The stance of the electoral umpire was reflected in the list of senators published on its website on...

Imo State: Collation of results suspended after protests

Collation and announcement of results have been suspended in Imo following protests at the INEC collation centre in Owerri on Monday. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that trouble started when the returning officer from...

Nigerian actor Desmond Elliot re-elected in Lagos

Nigerian actor, Desmond Elliot, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been re-elected in the Surulere constituency l Lagos State House of Assembly election. In the result announced on Sunday, he scored 15,357 votes,...

Dapo Abiodun: PDP’s Gbenga Daniel gives reason for declaring support for Ogun APC candidate

Ahead of the March 9 governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections, a former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, has declared support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Dapo Abiodun. He made...

APC suspends Amosun, Okorocha, Okechukwu, Usani

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended governors Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun and Rochas Okorocha of Imo. Also suspended were Osita Okechukwu, the director-general of the Voice of Nigeria...

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