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A former Governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Muktar Ramalan Yero, Saturday, resigned his membership in the Peoples Democratic Party. The former governor made this known in his resignation letter dated September 30, 2023, addressed to the chairman of the PDP in Kaura ward, Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna state. His resignation came 48 hours […]

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The incumbent governors of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, and his Sokoto State counterpart, Ahmed Aliyu, will on Saturday know their fate on the challenging their elections. In Ogun, the state Election Petition Tribunal fixed today for judgment in the petition filed by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate, Ladi Adebutu, challenging […]

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Abdullahi Ganduje, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party has all it takes to win the Nov.11 Bayelsa governorship election. Ganduje stated in Yenagoa on Friday when he inaugurated the National APC Campaign Council for the Nov. 11 governorship election, headed by Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State. He said […]

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“I am not in the position now to determine, appoint or anoint a successor,’’ Edo’s Gov. Godwin Obaseki, said in Benin on Friday. “All I know is that in the process of seeking my successor, there must be fairness, equity, and a sense of inclusion because our goal is to keep Edo as one. “The […]

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The governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Asaba, the Delta State Capital on Friday dismissed the petition brought before it by the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege. It would be recalled that Sen. Omo-Agege had challenged the victory of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sheriff Oborevwori […]

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Governor Hope Uzodinma has promised to assist no fewer than 4,000 interested indigenes of Imo State relocation to Europe and Canada before the end of December this year. Uzodinma gave this pledge at a campaign event on Thursday during one of his vote mobilisations tour ahead of the November 11 governorship election in the South […]

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The Allied Peoples Movement (APM) has filed a 10 grounds of Appeal before the Supreme Court challenging the decision of the Presidential Election Petition Court, asking that the victory of President Bola Tinubu, be nullified. In its notice of appeal filed by its new counsel Chukwuma – Machukwu Ume, the APM is asking the apex […]

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has accepted the apology issued by his deputy, Philip Shaibu, saying to err is human but forgiving is divine. Both leaders have been at loggerheads over Shaibu’s ambition to govern the oil-rich state. Last week, the deputy governor begged his principal for forgiveness over their political differences.  “I use this […]

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Governor Uba Sani of Kaduna State and the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Isa Ashiru have reacted to the Kaduna Governorship Election Petition Tribunal judgment.  The tribunal headed by Justice Victor Oviawie dismissed the petition of the PDP candidate on the ground that the pre-hearing notice was filed out of time and […]

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Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman on Thursday in Abuja set up a nine-man committee to intervene in the impeachment crisis rocking Ondo State Government. Mr Edwin Olofu, Ganduje’s Chief Press Secretary announced this in a statement. He said the committee which would be under the leadership of Aminu Masari, a former […]

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 Sen. Dino Melaye, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Nov.11 poll, says his party is out to win the election, without fear of intimidation from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Melaye said this at the inauguration the state PDP executive members in Lokoja on Thursday. “Go all out and […]

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The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday dismissed a petition brought by the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the State, Akanimo Udofia, challenging the election of Pastor Umo Eno of the Peoples Democratic Party as winner of the March 18,2023 elections. Udofia sought the disqualification […]

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A former Chairman of Ijebu East Local Government Area of Ogun State, Wale Adedayo, has regained freedom after spending almost 48 hours in Ibara Correctional Centre in Abeokuta, the state capital. He regained his freedom after meeting the bail conditions handed down by Magistrate Adejoke Araba. Adebayo was arraigned before Magistrate Adejoke Araba of Magistrate […]

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Gov. Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi has urged his opponents in the March Governorship Election to bring the ideas in their manifestos to develop and make the state prosperous. Nwifuru made the call on Wednesday in Abakaliki while reacting to his victory at the election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja. The tribunal dismissed the petition against […]

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The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Nyesom Wike, has relieved the heads of 21 parastatals, agencies, and government companies of the FCT Administration of their appointments with immediate effect. Mr Anthony Ogunleye, Director of Press, Office of the Minister stated this in a press statement in Abuja on Wednesday. Ogunleye identified the […]

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The Ebonyi State Election Petition tribunal sitting in Abuja, Wednesday delivered its judgement on Petition No. EPT/EB/GOV/01/2023 [BENARD ODO & APGA Vs INEC, FRANCIS OGBONNA NWIFURU & APC) in favour of Governor Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru of Ebonyi State. The Tribunal held that the petition bordered on a pre-election matter over which it lacked jurisdiction to […]

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Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the Edo governorship election will be held on September 21, 2024, while that of Ondo State will be held on November 16, 2024. The nation’s electoral body stated that the declaration is in pursuance of the provisions of Section 178 (2) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic […]

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The governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Lagos, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, has disagreed with the verdict of the Lagos State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal and has instructed his lawyers to appeal the judgment. He made this known via a press release on Tuesday to make known his stance on the judgment. “The essence of […]

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Gov. Abba Yusuf of Kano State has approved the appointment of additional 94 Senior Special Assistants. This is contained in a statement issued by his Press Secretary, Malam Bature Dawakin- Tofa, in Kano on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor had earlier appointed 57 Special Assistants, thus bringing the total […]

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Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has restrained the Ondo State House of Assembly from impeaching the Deputy Governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, over alleged gross misconduct. Justice Nwite delivered a ruling on Tuesday shortly after Aiyedatiwa’s counsel, Kayode Adewusi, moved the ex-parte motion to the effect. The judge also restrained Governor Rotimi […]