Friday, September 25, 2020

Supreme Court Affirms Yahaya Bello’s Election As Kogi Governor

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of the Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate, Mr Musa Wada, challenging the victory of Governor Yahaya Bello in the November 16, 2019 election. The seven-man panel headed by Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Mohammed, in a unanimous decision affirmed the election of Bello of the All...

Kogi Election: Supreme Court Fixes August 31 For Verdict On Wada’s Appeal

Supreme Court has fixed August 31, 2020, for the judgement in the appeal filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Musa Wada. Mr. Wada is challenging the election victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Yahaya Bello as the Governor of Kogi State. His party (PDP) insisted that its candidate won the...

Edo Poll: Buhari Is ‘Excited At The Prospect’ Of Free, Fair Election – Oshiomhole

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his commitment to a free and fair governorship election in Edo State and is “excited at the prospect.” Former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole quoted President Buhari as saying this when the duo met at the Presidential Villa on Monday. https://twitter.com/NigeriaGov/status/1295411601709957121?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1295411601709957121%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.channelstv.com%2F2020%2F08%2F17%2Fedo-poll-buhari-is-excited-at-prospect-of-free-fair-election-oshiomhole%2F He said he also briefed the President on happenings...

Uzodinma’s Govt Is APC In Name, PDP In Structure —Okorocha

A former Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha on Monday labelled the administration of Governor Hope Uzodinma as All Progressives Congress (APC) in name but Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in structure. The former governor, who also accused Governor Uzodinma of sidelining all key APC stakeholders in the state, insisted that his government is being controlled...

Bayelsa Gov, Diri, Appeals Tribunal Judgment Nullifying His Election

The Bayelsa State governor, Duoye Diri has filed an appeal against the Tribunal judgment which on Monday nullified the election that brought him to power. The governor, through his chief press secretary, Daniel Alabrah in a swift reaction to the Tribunal ruling, said in a statement that he had instructed his lawyers to appeal the...

Third Force Emerges In Ondo As Akeredolu’s Deputy, Ajayi Declares For ZLP

The embattled Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi on Friday officially declared intentions to run for governorship under the Zenith Labour Party, ZLP. Ajayi’s declaration was coming about two months after he dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC for Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. With the emergence of Ajayi as the standard-bearer of ZLP three weeks...

Akeredolu’s Deputy, Agboola Resigns From PDP

The embattled Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi has resigned his membership from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Ajayi’s resignation from the PDP was coming six weeks after he dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. The deputy governor who came second during the July 22 governorship primaries of the PDP after losing to the...

Edo Guber: We’re Documenting Violence, Hate Speeches, Says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Saturday said that it had started documenting all incidences of violence and hate speeches in Edo state for necessary action. INEC was reacting to the comments by the Peoples Democratic Party that the commission was playing to the gallery because it knows the party perpetuating violence in Edo state. Speaking...

Don’t Postpone Edo Election, IPAC Urges INEC

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission to do everything within its powers to hold the governorship election in Edo State on September 19 as scheduled. It also urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that there was no breakdown of law and order in Edo State during the poll in...

Police Take Over Edo House Of Assembly (PHOTOS)

The premises of Edo State House of Assembly was on Thursday morning besieged by security officers from the Nigeria Police force. Rumour had it that the other elected house members who are on the side of the All Progressive Congress, APC, loyal to the former party chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole had perfected plans for sitting...

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