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Protests herald collation of Edo guber poll results

Jethro Ibileke/Benin Hundreds of angry youths believed to be loyal to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), went on the rampage this morning at the premises of the Independent National Electoral Commission, even while the collation of the election results wasongoing. Trouble started shortly after INEC has announced the results of nine on the 18 local […]

Counsel’s death stalls hearing in human rights case

The death of Mr Abudulfatai Bello, lead counsel to Registered Trustees of Jama’a Foundation, has stalled hearing in the case of alleged human rights violation between it and the Federal Government. The Registered Trustees of Jama’a Foundation, an Islamic organisation and five others, had dragged the Federal Government and one other to the ECOWAS Community […]

Jonathan’s Mudslinging, The Press And The 2015 Omens

By Nkrumah Bankong-Obi Once rumour mill began chugging about President Goodluck Jonathan’s ambition for a second term in office in 2015, many people who have ‘political ears’ were waiting for news of what is to come. In climes where politics and brigandage are not clearly defined, the future for such waiters is unpredictable. The only […]

ACN Wins Ajeromi By-Election

The Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, has won Tuesday’s by-election in Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area of Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria. The election became imperative following the death of ACN’s councilor in Ward ‘A’ last year, Abayomi Akintokun. The election was conducted by the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, LASIEC in Ward ‘A’ at Alayabiagba. […]

Supreme Court sacks Nigerian governor

Nnamdi Felix /Abuja  The Nigerian Supreme Court on Friday nullified the election of Kebbi state Governor Usman Saidu Dakingari of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct fresh governorship election in the state within 90 days.  The decision of the court was premised on the failure of […]

Retrial Ordered in Borno Election Petition

Nnamdi Felix / Abuja A five-man panel of the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja at about 4:43 pm on Friday upheld the appeal instituted by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate at the Borno state Governorship election last April. The court ordered for the retrial of the state’s governorship election petition by a […]

Kogi Guber: Audu Heads For Tribunal

Alhaji Abubakar Audu, the ACN candidate in the December 3 governorship election in Kogi, has filed a petition challenging the result of the election as announced by INEC. Audu, who filed the petition on Wednesday at the state High Court complex in Lokoja, raised a team of nine lawyers, led by Chief Kola Awodehin ( […]



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