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The Gombe State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal has struck out the petition filed by the African Democratic Congress (ADC) against Governor Inuwa Yahaya and his Deputy Manassah Daniel of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The ADC was challenging the declaration and return of Yahaya over alleged multiplicity and variations in the arrangement of names on […]

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will conduct a mock accreditation for the forthcoming governorship elections in Bayelsa, Imo, and Kogi states from Saturday 14th October 2023. The test run will take place simultaneously in the three States, a statement by INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Sam Olumekun revealed. The […]

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The People Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate, Olajide Adediran aka Jandor, have rejected the ruling of the Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal delivered on Monday in the petition challenging the victory of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Mr Adediran and his counterpart from the Labour Party (LP) had challenged the victory of Mr Sanwo-Olu […]

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has lashed out at presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, saying no amount of propaganda will give him a shot at the presidency. The governing party dismissed allegation by Atiku’s media aide, Phrank Shaibu, that the Tinubu administration was only interested in “telling lies rather than […]

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 Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Monday, described the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal judgment as a victory for all. Sanwo-Olu said this  while addressing newsmen at the State House in Ikeja,  after an  11 hours judgment by a three-man panel led by Justice Arum Ashom at the Roseline Omotosho Court,  Ikeja, Lagos. The News […]

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for an immediate full-scale investigation into the fire outbreak at the Supreme Court, with the view to unraveling the circumstances or possible sabotage. The party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba in Abuja on Monday, said it was alarmed by the incident, describing it […]

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Operatives of the Police Command in Ogun on Monday arrested the impeached Chairman of Ijebu-East Local Government (LG), Mr. Wale Adedayo, at his residence in Ijebu-Ife. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Adedayo had recently raised some allegations about the Gov. Dapo Abiodun-led administration in the state. He had alleged that the state […]

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The Ondo State House of Assembly has served his Deputy Governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, letter of allegation signalling his impeachment process. Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olamide Oladiji, while briefing newsmen on Monday in Akure, said Aiyedatiwa was served today through a substituted service. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that […]

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The Lagos State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal has upheld the return of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the duly elected governor of the state. In a unanimous judgment read by Justice Mikail Abdullahi on behalf of the three-man panel on Monday, the tribunal held that the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship […]

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The Lagos State Governorship Election Tribunal has dismissed the inclusion of the Labour Party and its candidate, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, from the petition filed by Olajide Adediran, also known as Jandor, the candidate representing the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recent governorship election. Jandor is challenging the return of Babajide SanwoOlu and Obafemi Hamzat in […]

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The Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal is setdeliver judgment on petitions brought before it after the 2023 election. The judgement will be delivered today, Monday, September 25. The governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour made this disclosure on Saturday. Via a post on X, Rhodes-Vivour said he has been told that the […]

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Special Assistant on Public Communication to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Phrank Shaibu, has unveiled what he described as the “10 big lies” that have so far characterised President Bola Tinubu administration. Shaibu said in a statement on Sunday that the repeated lies were evidence that Tinubu’s only plan was to use propaganda to deceive […]

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The legal teams representing President Bola Tinubu and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, are scheduled to recommence their legal dispute over President Tinubu’s academic records from Chicago in a United States court this coming Monday. This legal battle follows a recent development in which a US District Judge named Nancy […]

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The State Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Lagos has nullified the return of the Labour’s Party (LP) candidate, Deji Doherty as the House of Assembly member for Amuwo-Odofin Constituency II in Lagos State.  However, the three-man panel led by Justice Muhammad Sambo declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Olawale Rauf […]

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The Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Jos in North Central Nigeria has upheld the election of Governor Caleb Mutfwang of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).  The three-member panel, in its judgment delivered on Friday,  unanimously held that the petitioner failed in its petition because it lacked merit. Justice Sunday Olorundahunsi, reading the judgment, dismissed […]

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Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has begged Governor Godwin Obaseki to forgive him. Shaibu fell out with the governor over his ambition to contest the forthcoming governorship election in the state. The rift led to the governor being moved to another office outside the government house. But speaking with reporters shortly after his […]

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New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) has blamed its presidential candidate in the 2023 polls, Rabiu Kwankwaso, for the loss of Kano State Governor, Yusuf Abba, at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal. The party alleged that Kwankwaso sold NNPP to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for a ministerial slot in the President Bola Tinubu-led government. […]

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Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has expressed his skepticism regarding the involvement of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State in the state House of Assembly’s move to impeach his deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa. The Ondo State House of Assembly has raised various allegations against Aiyedatiwa as part of the impeachment proceedings against him. Aiyedatiwa […]

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The Labour Party (LP) in Lagos State has  commiserated with the families, friends and fans of late musician, Ilerioluwa Aloba, known as Mohbad. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that music lovers were on Sept. 12 hit with the news of the death of the 27-year-old singer. Pastor Dayo Ekong, the Lagos State Chairperson […]

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Abba Yusuf has vowed to appeal the judgment sacking him as the governor of Kano State. While the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s Nasiru Gawuna was declared the winner of the March 18 election by the Kano Governorship Election Tribunal on Wednesday, the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) flagbearer in the exercise claimed the judgment is […]