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APC Ward Congress: Factions Hold Parallel Congresses In Ogbomoso

The ward congresses by All Progressives Congress APC in Ogbomoso North were characterised by the formation of parallel executives. Loyalists of the minister of sports and Youth Development, Chief Sunday Dare and those loyal to former Governor of Oyo State, Chief Adebayo Alao Akala held different ward congresses in the council area. Findings by BCOS […]

Continuous Voter Registration: INEC Postpones Physical Registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the adjustment of the date for the commencement of physical registration of voters from Monday, 19th July, 2021 to Monday, 26th July, 2021. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Oyo State, Barrister Mutiu Agboke stated this in a statement made available to Newsmen in Ibadan. Barrister Agboke said the […]

E-Transmission Of Poll Results: Stakeholders Berate Senate Approval

Some political stakeholders have continued to express their displeasure at the National Assembly’s action for approving conditional electronic transmission of election results. The duo of the Peoples Democratic Party deputy National Publicity Secretary, Prince Diran Odeyemi and a former member, House of Representatives, Honourable Lanre Agoro frowned at the Assembly’s decision to subject election results […]

INEC Declares Attacks On Offices As National Emergency

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the attacks on its facilities are now a national emergency. The Commission came to the conclusion after an emergency session on Monday, May 24, 2021, hours after its Office in Igboeze South Local Government area of Enugu State was razed. This was disclosed in a statement issued […]

Hoodlums Raze Igboeze South LG INEC Office

Hoodlums have razed the Igboeze South Local Government Area Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Enugu State. This came barely a week after the State INEC Headquarters was attacked and vehicles and other valuables torched. It was gathered that the hoodlums arrived at the INEC Office located in Ibeagwa Aka at about […]

Gunmen Set NDLEA Office Ablaze In Abia

Armed Gunmen has attacked the Amaekpu Ohafia Local Government area office of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Abia State, setting the building on Fire. This is coming few days after some Police outposts and an office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, were also burned down by unknown gunmen. Confirming the incident […]

OYSIEC Pledges To Look Into Request Of Registered Political Parties

The Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) has pledged to look into the request of Registered Political Parties for reduction of prescribed fees to allow all Political Parties participate actively in the forthcoming Local Government Elections. While addressing the Party Leaders in Ibadan, OYSIEC Chairman, Aare Isiaka Olagunju, said the Commission is still consulting on […]

Appeal Court Reserves Judgment On Certificate Forgery Suit Against Obaseki

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its chieftain, Mr Williams Edobor, challenging the certificate presented by Governor Godwin Obaseki to contest the 2020 governorship election in Edo State. A three-man panel of justices of the appellate court made the reservation […]

Court Dismisses APC’s Certificate Forgery Suit Against Obaseki

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed the alleged certificate forgery suit filed against the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki. The Judge, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, dismissed the suit filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a chieftain of the Party, Mr Williams Edobor, against the Governor, in a judgement delivered […]

Edo Election: Court Disqualifies Ize-Iyamu’s Running Mate

The Edo State High Court sitting in Benin has disqualified the All Progressives Congress deputy governorship candidate in the September 19, 2020 election, Mr Audu Ganiyu. While delivering judgment in Benin City on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, the presiding Judge, Justice H.A Courage-Ogbebor said Mr Ganiyu presented false information to the Independent National Electoral Commission […]