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Consider Independent Candidature In Electoral Act Review – UPN Tells NASS

The Unity Party of Nigeria, UPN, has called on the National Assembly to consider independent candidature while reviewing the Electoral Act. Mr. Rotimi Boboye, Chairman of the party in Ondo State made the call on...

Senate To Reduce Political Parties From 91 to 5

The Senate has said that it would reduce the number of political parties participating in elections in the country from the current 91 to five through legislation. The upper chamber stated this on Wednesday, at...

EFCC Raid Zamfara INEC Office, Recovers 4 ‘Ghana-must- go’ Bags

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday took away four ‘Ghana-must-go’ bags suspected to contain money from the Zamfara office of INEC. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, gathered that the...
Ortom Swears in Four Advisers

Tribunal Judgement Is Victory For Benue — Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has said the judgment of the Benue State Governorship Election Tribunal is victory for the people of the state who elected him for a second term. The Governor in a...

Tight Security As Tribunal Rules On Ortom/Jime Case

The premises of Benue State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Makurdi has witnessed tight security as heavily armed security personnel manned the different entry points. The tribunal is delivering judgment in the petition filed...

Kebbi APC Suspends Aspirant Over Utterances

The All Progressive Congress, APC, in Birnin Kebbi Local Government Area of Kebbi, has suspended a council chairmanship aspirant, Shafiu Abubakar, over unlawful utterances. Umaru Bakatara, Chairman of Zouro ward in Birnin Kebbi, disclosed this...

We Will Pursue Our Stolen Mandate In Sokoto To The End – Wamakko

Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Sokoto State, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, on Saturday condemned the judgment of Sokoto Election Tribunal which affirmed the election of Gov . Aminu Tambuwal. Addressing party supporters...

Your Attack On Me Is Unfortunate, Gov. Fintiri Tells Sen. Abbo

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has advised Sen. Cliff Abbo (PDP- Adamawa North) to explore internal party mechanisms to pursue his allegation over manipulation of the recently concluded PDP primaries for the November chairmanship...

Benue LG Polls: Ortom Urge PDP Members To Respect Zoning

Ahead of the forthcoming Local Government elections in Benue State, Governor Samuel Ortom has appealed to members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to respect the zoning arrangement in place for unity and victory...

2019 Benue Council Polls: We Will Not Underate Opposition — PDP

As campaigns for the 2019 Local Government Elections in Benue State begin, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said it will not be complacent by taking the opposition for granted at the coming polls. The...

INEC Fixes Oct. 26 Date For Katsina Bye-Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced Saturday, October 26 as date for the Katsina bye-election. The bye-election is to elect a replacement for lawmaker, late Mustapha Abdullahi, the lawmaker representing the Sabwa Constituency...

No Third Term For Buhari – Presidency

The Presidency on Tuesday dissociated itself from a support group advocating for constitutional amendment to allow for presidential third term limit to enable President Muhammadu Buhari extend his tenure beyond 2023. A statement by the...

Bayelsa House: Tension Rises As New Speaker Emerges

Embattled Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Tonye Emmanuel Isenah, has been impeached. He has been replaced by Monday Obolo, lawmaker representing Southern Ijaw Constituency 2. Recall that Isenah had tendered his...

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