Tags : Elections

PGF DG Warns APC Against Blind Trust In Some Of

The Director-General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, Mr Salihu Lukman has advised the All Progressives Congress against having what he called blind trust in some of the Leaders of the ruling Party towards the 2023 general elections. Mr Lukman warned that the APC may not be able to win the next Presidential election or have […]

“Biden Won Because The Election Was Rigged” -Trump

President Donald Trump appeared to edge closer towards acknowledging his election defeat in a tweet on Sunday morning, November 15, 2020, as he again railed against supposed mass fraud in the vote won by challenger Joe Biden. While tweeting his clearest yet admission of defeat, President Trump wrote: “He won because the Election was Rigged. […]

Appeal Court Overturns Nullification Of Senator Diri’s Election As Bayelsa

A five-man panel of the Appellate Court has overturned a ruling which nullified the election of Senator Douye Diri as Governor of Bayelsa State. The Court held that the Bayelsa Election Petition Tribunal acted outside its jurisdiction by nullifying the election of Governor Diri. Channels TV reports that I n a unanimous judgment, the five-man […]

Edo Election: “Three Weeks To The Election, Polls Indicated APC

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has said he was surprised at the loss of the All Progressive Congress in the recently concluded Edo State Governorship Election. Speaking on Monday, September 21, 2020, after the declaration of incumbent Governor Godwin Obaseki as the winner of the election, Mallam El-Rufai said three weeks to the election, […]

PDP Kicks Off Governorship Campaign In Ondo

The MKO Abiola Democracy Park in Akure, the Ondo State capital, was packed with political paraphernalia and supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday, September 12, 2020, as the Party prepared to kick start its governorship campaign for the November 10 election. The venue is being manned by security operatives, including men of […]

Ondo, Edo Elections: IPC Holds Virtual Media Training For Journalists

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos State, Nigeria, is set to conduct a one-day webinar/virtual capacity building session for Journalists ahead of the Ondo and Edo States governorship Elections. The webinar, organized by the International Press Centre, under component 4b: support to media of the European Union Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU SDGN) […]

APC Set To Hold Edo Governorship Primary Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to conduct its primary election for the forthcoming governorship poll in Edo State. This comes amid the lingering crisis in the Party which led to the suspension of the APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and the exit of the incumbent Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, from the Party. […]

2019 Elections: Wike releases ₦450 Million to victims

Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has released the sum of ₦450 million to victims of the 2019 bloody general elections in Ijaw communities in Abonema, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of the State. The Governor, who met with the victims, deceased families and the Council of Chiefs at their Town Hall in Abonema on Monday, […]

Despite COVID-19, Benin Votes In Controversial Poll

Benin staged local elections minus key opposition parties on Sunday, May 17, 2020, with authorities pushing ahead despite the Coronavirus threat and calls for a delay. The West African Nation of 11 million this week lifted a raft of restrictions aimed at halting the spread of the virus, as COVID-19 has caused 339 confirmed infections […]

Court Restrains INEC From Deregistering 35 Political Parties

A Federal High Court presided over by Justice Anwuli Chikere has restrained Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from de-registering 35 Political Parties. In her ruling in Abuja on Monday, February 17, 2020, Justice Chikere said having failed to counter the application by the applicants, the affected Political Parties had the legal right which must be […]