Election: Tribunal gives PDP, Atiku 10 days to prove allegations against Buhari

Election: Tribunal gives PDP,  Atiku 10 days to prove allegations against Buhari

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, on Monday, allocated 10 days to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to prove their allegation that the February 23 presidential election was rigged in favour of President Muhammadu Buhari. The five-member panel tribunal headed by Justice Mohammed Garba, equally gave President Buhari, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, who were cited as 1st to 3rd Respondents,…

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5 things to know about the new Senate President, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

5 things to know about the new Senate President, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Reading Time: < 1 minute   Abideen Muhammed Senator Ahmad Lawan, representing Yobe North, has been elected as Senate President. Lawan defeated Senator Ali-Ndume with 79 votes, out of the total of 107 votes cast. 1. Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan is a Nigerian senator who represents the All Progressive Congress in the Yobe North Constituency of Yobe State. He became a senator in 2007. 2. He emerged as the new Senate President of the 9th National Assembly with 79 votes cast…

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Zamfara Crisis: We accept S’Court verdict says Gov. Yari

Zamfara Crisis: We accept S’Court verdict says Gov. Yari

Reading Time: < 1 minute Following the declaration of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last governorship election in Zamfara State, Dr. Bello Mohammed  Matawalle, as winner of the polls, Gov. Yari while addressing a gathering of the APC at the Government House, Gusau said he will be accepting the verdict of the S’Court. The Gov. said the party members and its supporters in the state have done everything possible to ensure APC did not loose…

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CCB gives Buhari, Osinbajo May 28 deadline to submit asset declaration form

CCB gives Buhari, Osinbajo May 28 deadline to submit asset declaration form

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), has given President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, governors and other public officers up to May 28, 2019 to submit their end-of-tenure asset declaration forms. Chief Press Officer of the CCB, Charity Utok said the deadline became necessary as their tenure (first or second) in office end on May 29. However, other public officers, mainly members of the outgoing 8th National Assembly, who were inaugurated on June 9, 2015,…

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JUST IN: S’Court gives victory to PDP in Zamfara

JUST IN: S’Court gives victory to PDP in Zamfara

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Supreme Court has pronounced the primaries conducted to fill the Gubernatorial candidate in Zamfara State by the All Progressive Congress (APC) as null and void. The ruling was made on Friday, May 24, 2019. The ruling was a unanimous judgement by a five-member panel. They decided that a party that had no valid candidate cannot be said to have emerged winner of the recently conducted general elections. “Candidate other than the first appellant with…

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Deputy Governor and Commissioner in Kano arrested for attempting to be another ‘Orubebe’

Deputy Governor and Commissioner in Kano arrested for attempting to be another ‘Orubebe’

Reading Time: < 1 minute Men of Nigeria Police Force attached the Kano Gubernatorial Election Collation centre has arrested Alhaji Nasiru Gawuna, the Deputy Governor of Kano state and Alhaji Sule Garo, Commissioner of Local Government, over an attempt to disruption election results collation process. The incident happened at about 2 am on Monday, March 11, and the two culprits were alleged to have disrupted the collation of governorship and state house of assembly results at the Nasarawa Local Government…

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Breaking: PDP wins Ojo House of Reps seat as Hon. Obasa defeats Durosinmi for the second time

Breaking: PDP wins Ojo House of Reps seat as Hon. Obasa defeats Durosinmi for the second time

Reading Time: < 1 minute The information of the collation centre indicated that the incumbent member of the Federal House of Representatives representing Ojo Federal Constituency, Hon. Tajudeen Obasa has been declared winner of the 2019 elections. This is second time Hon. Obasa will be defecting his opponent on a row. Obasa emerged victorious despite the rescheduled elections which was declared inconclusive due to massive allegations of rigging and use of manual voting In the first election, Obasa had polled 28,…

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Breaking: APC candidate wins PDP with 278 vote margin in Amuwo-Odofin

Breaking: APC candidate wins PDP with 278 vote margin in Amuwo-Odofin

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared candidates of All Progressives Congress (APC) winners of the two house of assembly constituencies in Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos State. The results show APC won PDP in the constituency I of the local government with 278 votes. Prof. Timothy Nubi from the University of Lagos, the Returning Officer of Amuwo Odofin LGA Constituency I, declared Alli-Macaulay emerged winner for Constituency 1 with 7,407 votes while the candidate…

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Segun Adewale: Lagos PDP Chieftain slaps BBC reporter for covering him during vote buying

Segun Adewale: Lagos PDP Chieftain slaps BBC reporter for covering him during vote buying

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hon. Segun Adewale, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, was captured on camera slapping a reporter from the British Broadcasting Commission (BBC) for filming while trying to buy votes in Alimosho area of the state. According to details of the incident, Hon Adewale – popularly known Aeroland, came to his polling unit at Pleasure Bus-Stop along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway and started enticing voters with cash. Aeroland gave each voter N1,000 for supporting…

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Sanwo-Olu confident of winning after casting his vote

Sanwo-Olu confident of winning after casting his vote

Reading Time: < 1 minute   Mustapha Habeebah   The All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate Babajide Sanwo-Olu alter his confident of winning the election of Lagos State at the polling unit. The governorship candidate Babajide Sanwo-Olu who later vote as at few mins to 11am due to the delay of the card reader said, he and his team had through checked all the conners that lead to Lagos heart, and said there was a “Divine” connection to this election….

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Polling: Card reader the architect of delay

Polling: Card reader the architect of delay

Reading Time: < 1 minute Mustapha habeebah Card reader the architect of delay in Lateef jakande/Femi okunu ikoyi polling unit as at 9:30am where the governorship candidate of All Progressive Congress ought to vote. Malfunction of card reader allocated in Lateef jakande and Femi okunno becomes the reason the for the delay of voting. One of the independent National electoral commission official at the polling unit while waiting for the technicians said voting would not start until the two card…

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Ogun Elections: This is what Adebutu of PDP will get for supporting Amosun’s candidate

Ogun Elections: This is what Adebutu of PDP will get for supporting Amosun’s candidate

Reading Time: 2 minutes A factional governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun state, Hon. Ladi Adebutu has dumped its party to support the candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), Hon. Adekunle Akinlade. This support came after a political deal was signed between the two groups. According to the deal document obtained by our correspondent, the support of Adebutu was bought with ceding of some juicy political position to his group and promise of infrastructural…

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Otto-Awori Crisis: How an agbero threatened a whole community in Lagos and got away with it

Otto-Awori Crisis: How an agbero threatened a whole community in Lagos and got away with it

Reading Time: 3 minutes Abideen Muhammed The community of Otto-Awori, Ojo witnessed the state of disharmony on March 7, 2019, at about 1 PM which is reported to have been caused by the All Progressive Congress (APC), House of Assembly Ojo constituency 2 candidate, Surajudeen Tijani popularly known as Emir and his godfather Sulaimon Ayemojuba popularly known as JAFO. However, findings revealed that the crisis had begun since last year, that is, the case of Hon. Bolaji Kayode Robert,…

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2019: Shi’ites urge members to vote out El-Rufai

2019: Shi’ites urge members to vote out El-Rufai

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Islamic Movement In Nigeria, IMN, known as Shi’ites has called on its members to come out en masse and vote out governor Nasir el-Rufai in the gubernatorial polls billed for March 9. A member of the Resource Forum, IMN, Mohammed Ibrahim Gamawa, in a statement made available to newsmen in Kaduna on Thursday instructed members to neglect calls by Sheikh Saleh Zaria that Shi’ites should support el-Rufai. In a reaction to reports that Sheikh…

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JUST IN: Crisis in Oto over election

Reading Time: < 1 minute The information gathered by our correspondent now confirmed that there is crisis in Oto over the next Saturday’s election.   It was reported that the fight was between the supporters of the APC OJO II candidate popularly known as Emir the ADC candidate.   A top official in Oto also confirmed that there is an emergent Oro festival in order to restore peace to Oto.   As at the time of filing this report, police…

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APC loses lawmaker three days to election in Adamawa

Reading Time: < 1 minute Adamawa House of Assembly member, Adamu Kwanate (APC- Nasarawo/Binyeri) is dead.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that Kwanate died on Wednesday, March 6, four days after another lawmaker, Abubakar Abdurahman (ADC-Mubi South) passed away after a long illness. Kwanate who is seeking reelection in the upcoming election on Saturday, was said to have collapsed during a campaign engagement in his constituency and was rushed to a hospital in Yola, where he died….

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“Do not allow yourselves to be used to cause violence”Buhari pleads with youths

“Do not allow yourselves to be used to cause violence”Buhari pleads with youths

Reading Time: 2 minutes Rizqoh Murtadho The elected president of Nigeria, president Muhammadu Buhari wrote a letter to Nigerians today,6th March, on the forthcoming gubernatorial election. In the speech,by Muhammadu Buhari,he urged citizens to stay away from violence and make the gubernatorial election a peaceful one. According to him,”The second and final phase of the 2019 general elections comes up on Saturday, March 9, with Nigerians voting for governors and members of Houses of Assembly in the states. “Let…

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APC Presidential Campaign Spokesman, Festus Keyamo returns to Law

APC Presidential Campaign Spokesman, Festus Keyamo returns to Law

Reading Time: < 1 minute The spokesman for the presidential campaign council of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Festus Keyamo(SAN) has returned to his profession after the successful re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari. He wrote: “Fully back to my beat this morning in court. When you are are a professional in politics and not a professional politician, you seamlessly switch to your primary address after discharging your political assignment. That is what they don’t have. They are professional politicians. They only…

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2019 Election: Court begins hearing on Atiku’s case against Buhari

2019 Election: Court begins hearing on Atiku’s case against Buhari

Reading Time: < 1 minute Hearing has commenced on the case filed by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, against President Muhammadu Buhari following the outcome of the presidential election. The Presidential Election Tribunal commenced the hearing of a motion ex-parte filed by Atiku and PDP on Wednesday. Atiku had demanded that materials used for the February 23 presidential election be inspected. A three-man panel led by Justice Abdul Aboki is currently listening to…

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