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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

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state

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 ( […]

Why We Reject Kogi Gov Poll Results –Melaye

A Chieftain of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, and former member of the House of Representatives, Dino Melaye, has described the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in last Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State as “temporary and evaporative.” Melaye who spoke with Political Platform on phone, urged President Goodluck Jonathan and the […]

Election Petition Tribunal: GOS Floors Salvador Again; Lauds Tribunal Over Tinubu’s Acquittal

The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, has dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate for the Lagos West Senatorial District, Mr. Moshood Adegoke Salvador, against his Action Congress of Nigeria counterpart, Senator Ganiyu Olanrewaju Solomon, GOS. The appelate court in its judgment delivered by Justice Ibrahim Saulawa (presiding), aligned with the […]

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