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INEC issues certificate of return to Okorocha

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has this evening finally issued the immediate governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, a certificate of return as the senator-elect for Imo West senatorial district. Fielding questions 6.40pm from...

Omo-Agege defeats Ekweremadu, emerges deputy senate president

Ovie Omo-Agege of Delta-Central senatorial district has defeated Enugu-West lawmaker-elect, Ike Ekweremadu, a three-time deputy senate president. Omo-Agege, who was endorsed by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, polled over 60 votes to defeat...

500 level Law student emerges Plateau Assembly speaker

Member representing Jos East constituency in the Plateau State House of Assembly, Abok Nuhu, was yesterday, elected speaker of the state assembly while the immediate past deputy speaker, Saleh Yipmong, representing Dengi Constituency, was...

Wike appoints SSG, Chief of Staff

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has approved the appointment of a former Minister of Sports, Dr Tammy Danagogo as the New Secretary to the State Government. A press statement signed by the Governor’s Special...

Theresa May announces resignation as British Prime Minister, quits in June

British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her resignation, finally bowing to intense political pressure over the failure to deliver her signature policy — Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union. May said Friday she would...

Kano State: Court stops Ganduje from splitting emirate

A High Court sitting in Kano on Friday stopped Governor Abdullahi Ganduje from implementing the decentralisation of Kano Emirate. Ganduje had on Wednesday signed into a law a bill creating four additional emirates in the...

BREAKING: Jigawa Assembly holds emergency meeting, impeach Speaker, Chief Whip, Majority Leader

The Speaker Jigawa state house of assembly, Honourable, Isah Idriz Gwaram has been impeached. Jigawa State lawmakers have elected a former speaker, who was also impeached in 2017, Honourable Idris Garba Kareka to Mr Isah...

BREAKING: Appeal court declares Oyetola winner of Osun State gubernatorial election, not Adeleke

Governor Gboyega Oyetola has been declared the winner of last year’s gubernatorial election in Osun State. The tribunal also declared the September 27 rerun election in the state illegal. The Appeal Court sitting in Abuja has...

INEC lacks the power to withhold my certificate of return – Okorocha

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has said the Independent National Electoral Commission lacks the power to withhold his certificate of return. Okorocha was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the February 23 Imo...

PDP accuses INEC of replacing servers to conceal rigging

The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission was replacing all the servers in its national headquarters in Abuja and offices in all the states of the federation. The party’s...

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)...

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