Politics

TINUBU APPOINTS NINE REC MEMBERS, EXCLUDES SOUTH EAST

TINUBU APPOINTS NINE REC MEMBERS, EXCLUDES SOUTH EAST President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday, October 25, approved the appointment of nine Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) from five out of six geopolitical zones of the country. The new RECs will serve under the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a term of five years each, subject to their confirmation of the Senate. …

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INEC REMOVES APC CANDIDATE SYLVA’S NAME FROM BAYELSA LIST

INEC REMOVES APC CANDIDATE, SYLVA’S NAME FROM BAYELSA LIST The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has delisted the name of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Timipre Sylva from the list of candidates for the November 11 governorship election in Bayelsa State. According to the updated list uploaded on the INEC website on Tuesday, the name of Sylva’s running mate, Joshua Maciver was …

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BREAKING: SUPREME COURT DELIVERS ATIKU, OBI’S APPEAL AGAINST TINUBU THURSDAY

BREAKING: SUPREME COURT DELIVERS ATIKU, OBI’S APPEAL AGAINST TINUBU THURSDAY The Supreme Court has said it was set to deliver its judgement on the appeal filed by the presidential candidate of the People’s Demicratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and that of his counterpart in Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, on Thursday, October 26, 2023. Atiku and Obi are challenging the …

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OBI TELLS JUDICIARY TO UPHOLD DEMOCRACY, RULE OF LAW

OBI TELLS JUDICIARY TO UPHOLD DEMOCRACY, RULE OF LAW The flagbearer of the Labour Party (LP) during the 2023 presidential election, Peter Obi, on Tuesday called on the judiciary to uphold democracy and the rule of law in Nigeria. The flagbearer of the Labour Party (LP) during the 2023 presidential election, Peter Obi, on Tuesday called on the judiciary to …

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US COURT DECLINES RELEASE OF TINUBU’S RECORDS

US COURT DECLINES RELEASE OF TINUBU’S RECORDS The US court for the northern district of Columbia has rejected an emergency request on the release of the confidential information of President Bola Tinubu. The application by Aaron Greenspan, an American, sought to compel top US law enforcement agencies like the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Drug Enforcement …

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ANAMBRA LP PETITIONS APPEAL COURT PRESIDENT OVER PLOT TO DERAIL ITS VICTORY

ANAMBRA LP PETITIONS APPEAL COURT PRESIDENT OVER PLOT TO DERAIL ITS VICTORY The Labour Party (LP) leadership in Anambra State has raised the alarm over what it alleged as plots by opposition candidate for Onitsha North/South Federal Constituency to derail the party’s victory in the 2023 General Election. The party in a petition to the President of the Court of …

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SUPREME COURT ADJOURNS ATIKU, OBI’S PETITIONS AGAINST TINUBU

SUPREME COURT ADJOURNS ATIKU, OBI’S PETITIONS AGAINST TINUBU The Supreme Court has adjourned the appeals challenging the victory of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the February 25 election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the election, but Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alongside Peter Obi of …

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APPEAL COURT SACKS SENATE MINORITY LEADER

APPEAL COURT SACKS SENATE MINORITY LEADER The Appeal Court in Abuja has sacked Senate minority leader Senator Simon Mwadkwon. The court’s ruling, issued on Sunday, declared Mwadkwon’s election null and void, while ordering a re-run election in the Plateau North Senatorial District. The court’s decision rested on multiple grounds. Firstly, it concluded that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had not …

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2023 ELECTIONS COMPROMISED – JEGA

2023 ELECTIONS COMPROMISED – JEGA Attahiru Jega, a former chairperson of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says some officials within the electoral commission compromised the outcome of the last general election. Mr Jega, a professor of political science at Bayero University, Kano, explained that the INEC authorities who compromised the outcome of the election were able to carry out …

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LAWMAKER SACKED OVER CERTIFICATE FORGERY ALSO BANNED TEN YEARS FROM PUBLIC OFFICE

LAWMAKER SACKED OVER CERTIFICATE FORGERY ALSO BANNED TEN YEARS FROM PUBLIC OFFICE The Abuja Appeal Court judgment that favored Hon Abubakar Babazango (Abaza) representing Yola North/Yola South/Girei Federal Constituency of Adamawa State has banned Hon Salihu Mohammed Abba Girei, the PDP candidate that was removed for forging a primary school certificate, ten years from active politics and public service. The …

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