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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...

#NigeriaElection: Oshiomhole mocks Saraki over defeat by Oloriegbe

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has said that the Senate President, Bukola Saraki has been buried politically. Saraki who has been representing Kwara Central Senatorial District since 2011, was defeated...

#NigeriaElections: UK confirms INEC results

The United `kingdom Government has confirmed that the results of the presidential election as released by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) were authentic. British Minister of State for Africa, Harriet Baldwin said the results were...

#NigeriaElection: Full statement of Atiku’s reaction to presidential result

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, in response to the outcome of the 2019 presidential election has released a statement entitled; Democracy Will Not Be Emasculated in Nigeria I thank the Nigerian...

#NigeriaElection: Buhari declared winner, Atiku rejects results

President Muhammadu Buhari was on Wednesday declared winner of Saturday’s presidential elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The Returning Officer for the 2019 presidential elections, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the declaration at 4.37am. Incumbent...

#NigeriaElection: INEC to reschedule elections in Rivers, Lagos, Anambra

The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Saturday, said that it would reschedule elections in some parts of Rivers, Anambra and Lagos States where there were cases of violence and ballot box snatching. The commission which...

Buhari, Atiku, others sign second National Peace Accord ahead February 16

President Buhari, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar and  other candidates have signed the second 2019 National Peace Accord in Abuja, today. The ceremony was attended by the chairman of the Independent National Electoral...

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