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24 Feb 2020
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday said the current state of the country has left it with no choice but to approach the Supreme Court for a review of the judgement of the 2019 presidential election. PDP spokesman Kola Ologbondiyan made the disclosure at a press conference in Abuja. Ologbondiyan said the party will…
23 Dec 2019
Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said the insistence to install a successor by any state chief executive had always been for selfish reasons.
9 Sep 2019
INEC on Monday said the intervention of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) gave credibility to the 2019 general elections.
21 Aug 2019
The presidential candidate of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar Wednesday told the election tribunal that Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari deceived citizens with false academic documents to seek reelection. "Atiku on Wednesday adopted his final written address in which he pointedly told the PEPT that Buhari resorted to the use of fundamental falsehood…
21 Aug 2019
The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has reserved judgment in the suit filed by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party challenging the election of President Muhammadu Buhari. A five-man panel of the tribunal headed by Justice Mohammed Garba reserved its judgment to a date to be communicated to all the parties involved in the petition.…
24 Jul 2019
The Presidential Election Tribunal Wednesday dismissed another petition challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the 2019 Nigeria presidential election. The petitioner People's Democratic Movement (PDM) and its presidential candidate, Aminchi Habu were challenging Buhari's second term election at the February 23, 2019 poll. PDM's lawyer, Aliyu Lemu applied for the withdrawal of the…
23 Jul 2019
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday has hit at President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress over the 43-man ministerial nominees' list. The opposition party said the list was uninspiring and devoid of any sense of "purposeful governance". "The list has further shown President Buhari and APC's insensitivity and disdain for Nigerians and it…
17 Jul 2019
Presidential election tribunal Wednesday ordered the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)  Mahmoud Yakubu to produce documents on election results requested by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar. Justice Mohammed Garba, who led the five-man panel of justices, said the documents must be produced before 12 noon on Thursday. The…
12 Jul 2019
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said he did not know the majority of persons that were ministers during his first tenure in 2015. “The last cabinet which I had, most of them, a majority of them I didn’t know," Buhari told members of National Assembly during a visit to Aso Rock Thursday evening. President Buhari, who…
9 Jul 2019
Three ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have opposed claims that the 2019 presidential election results were not transmitted to a server. The ad-hoc workers made the claims while testifying at the presidential election tribunal on Monday. Former Nigeria vice president and presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar…
28 Jun 2019
The opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) has countered claims by chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Mahmood Yakubu that it is the most improved Nigerian government-owned institution. PDP spokesman Kola Ologbondiyan in a statement alleged that INEC rigged the elections to favour the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Ologbondiyan asked the INEC chairman…
25 Jun 2019
The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has said there is no perfect democracy or electoral process while accepting criticism of the elections conducted this year. “Criticisms on the elections would help to improve the country’s electoral process. Please, feel free to advise the commission," Yakubu said at the opening of…

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