Re-run: Ganduje, Tambuwal, Lalong, Ortom, Abubakar move to save seats today

Five first term governors looking for a second term in office will today face their arch rivals at select but highly dicey polling units in some local government areas of their states to save their seats. On March 9, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted gubernatorial elections in 29 states. However, except for Kano, […]

Boeing 737 Max’s software upgrade ready for testing

The three U.S. airlines that own Boeing Co’s 737 MAX are meeting the U.S. manufacturer this weekend to review a software upgrade for the jet that has suffered two fatal crashes in five months, officials from the airlines told Reuters. The meetings are a sign that Boeing’s planned software patch is nearing completion, though it […]

Tinubu: Tambuwal desperate, panicky over Sokoto polls

By Lucy Osuizigbo Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader,  said the PDP governorship candidate in Sokoto, Aminu Tambuwal is desperate and panicky about Saturday’s supplementary election and is throwing all manners of accusations against people. Tinubu stated this  on Friday in Lagos  while responding to an advertorial in the media, […]

Supplementary polls: APC Assembly candidate withdraws, joins PDP

Mr Innocent Nomeh, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the Ezza North West state constituency, has withdrawn from the supplementary election contest slated for March 23, 2019. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the election originally scheduled for March 9 was cancelled because unidentified hoodlums burnt the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) […]

I influenced 2019 elections – Tinubu admits

By Lucy Osuizigbo Sen. Bola Tinubu, an All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader,  says his moral authority plays a role in his ability to influence elections. He  also said that other tools that helped him influence elections were his skills as a veteran politician and dedication to campaigning and mobilising his  own party members. Tinubu said […]

INEC will continue to maintain its neutral status—Okoye

Mr Festus Okoye, the INEC National Electoral Commissioner (NEC), has assured Benue residents that the commission would continue to maintain its neutral status in all its conducts. Okoye gave the assurance on Friday in Makurdi while addressing a news conference ahead of Saturday’s supplementary elections. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that Okoye is […]

Atiku hails Osun election tribunal’s verdict, says judiciary truly defender of democracy

The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Atiku Abubakar has described the judiciary as truly the defender of Nigeria’s democracy. Atiku Abubakar made the assertion while responding to the verdict of the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal, which on Friday declared PDP candidate, Sen. Ademola Adeleke as winner of […]

El- Rufai dismisses Atiku’s claim on Kaduna Presidential Election results

Governor Nasir El-Rufai. Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Friday dismissed the claim by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that he won the presidential election in Kaduna state. President Muhammadu Buhari was declared winner of the Feb. 23 presidential election by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) having […]

Tribunal split 2-1 on Osun election, Chairman upholds Oyetola’s victory

By Alexandra Oladipo/Abuja In a split judgment, the Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Apo, on Friday, nullified the election of the Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola and ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to immediately withdraw the Certificate of Return earlier issued to him as winner of the September 2018 […]

Niger Assembly: APC kicks as INEC declares PDP candidate winner

The APC in Niger State has rejected INEC’s decision to halt the rerun for the state House Assembly election for Agaie constituency in the state. The party said INEC erred in declaring the PDP candidate winner of the election it earlier said was inconclusive. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Prof. Sam Egwu, […]