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The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has set aside the judgment of the National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Asaba, which declared Ndudi Elumelu, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as winner of the 2023 election for Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency of Delta State. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) […]

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees believes the par party will get justice in the Supreme Court over the February 25 presidential election won by Bola Tinubu, the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). In a 12-hour marathon judgement on September 6, the Presidential Election Petitions Court dismissed the petitions filed […]

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The Labour Party has faulted Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka’s comment accusing the party of attempting to deceive Nigerians into believing that its presidential candidate, Peter Obi, won the February 25 election. On Wednesday, Soyinka reportedly said LP knew that Obi came third in the keenly contested poll but kept playing ‘Gbajue’ (to force a […]

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The Rivers State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has reserved judgment in the petition filed by Tonye Cole, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the March 18 governorship poll in Rivers, against the election victory of Governor Siminalayi Fubara of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Following the adoption of the final […]

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Singer and federal legislative hopeful Bankole Wellington, more popularly known as Banky W, on Wednesday, welcomed the ruling of the Election Petitions Tribunal ordering a rerun in the Eti-Osa Federal Constituency in Lagos State, describing it as a miracle that he is afforded a second chance. “For me personally, it’s a miracle in and of […]

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas, has denied having any rift with the Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma. This follows reports (not by Channels Television) that Abbas and Uzodimma were at loggerheads over the appointment of the lawmaker representing Ideato North/South Federal Constituency, Ikenga Ugochinyere as the chairman of a supposedly […]

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An Ogun High Court sitting in Ijebu Ode has dismissed an ex-parte application filed by the suspended Chairman of Ijebu East Local Government, Wale Adedayo, asking the court to stop further investigations and actions by the councillors probing him on allegations of financial mismanagement. In its ruling on the ex-parte motion argued by Barrister O.T. […]

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Former Special Assistant on New Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta Onochie, has called on the Department of State Services (DSS), to arrest the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, for allegedly instigating violence in the country. Onochie, the immediate past chairperson of the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) board who made […]

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A former Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Yomi Awoniyi, has officially joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the November 11 governorship election in the state. Awoniyi, who expressed his admiration for Governor Yahaya Bello’s exemplary leadership, commitment to inclusivity, unity of purpose, and governance, was officially received into the APC at the […]

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The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Umuahia has upheld the victory of Senator Orji Uzor Kalu ( APC Abia North ) , in the February 25, 2023 polls. A three man panel led by Justice Samson Paul -Gang in its unanimous ruling on Tuesday dismissed the petition of People’s Democratic Party’s Mao Ohuabunwa […]

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The National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting in Enugu, on Tuesday, sacked Rep. Sunday Umeha of the Labour Party (LP), representing Udi/Ezeagu Federal Constituency of Enugu State. The panel, led by Justice A.M. Abubakar, declared Dr Festus Uzor of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the February 25 poll. Abubakar, while ruling […]

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Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, of Ondo state, has sacked the media aides attached to his deputy, Hon Lucky Ayedatiwa. It is reported that the fear of possible dissolution of the State Executive Council had gripped the commissioners and other members of the council. Recall that while the governor was away in Germany on medical vacation, the […]

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Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, on Tuesday, asserted that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu had accomplished in under 100 days what the Muhammadu Buhari administration had failed to do for many years. The United Arab Emirates, UAE, and Nigeria engaged in a diplomatic dispute while former President Buhari was in office, which led to […]

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The Ondo State deputy governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, on Tuesday, reiterated his loyalty to his boss and state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu. Aiyedatiwa said some reports making the rounds in recent times about his purported disloyalty to his boss were lies and aimed at causing disaffection between him and the governor. The deputy governor stated […]

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The camp of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has said that the Federal Capital Territory minister, Nyesom Wike, cannot escape expulsion from the main opposition party. Don Pedro Obaseki, Atiku’s Director of Research, Strategy and Documentation, said Wike had earned himself a sack by his recent call for the […]

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The National and State Houses of Assembly Election Tribunal sitting in Jos, has annulled the election of Senator Napoleon Bali of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as representative of the Plateau South Senatorial District and returned Simon Lalong, Minister of Labour of  the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the election. According to the tribunal, the […]

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The Tribunal sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, has nullified the election that placed Thaddeus Attah of the Labour Party as Representative of the Eti Osa Federal Constituency of Lagos State. The court ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct a supplementary election in 32 polling units of Eti-Osa within 90 days. Confirming this, the […]

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The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw the certificate of return issued to Joshua Gana of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who was declared as winner of the February 25 National Assembly Election in Mokwa, Edati and Lavun Federal Constituency of Niger State. The election tribunal […]

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The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, Abia, has on Monday sacked the member representing Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency, Ibe Okwara, of the Labour Party (LP).  It declared the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s Dan Okeke as the winner of the February 25, 2023 National Assembly election in the constituency. While the Independent National Electoral […]

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday said that it has meticulously examined what it termed “the scandalous inscription of the Header of Tinubu Presidential Legal Team (TPLT)” on the Certified True Copies (CTC) of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC), noting that the TPLT’s explanation of the act is self-indicting. A statement issued by […]