Sunday, 3rd December 2023

2023 election

19 Oct
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it disagrees with a report on election petitions and its credibility as an electoral body. The Guardian on Wednesday published a report titled "INEC's credibility sinks as 94% contested posts awaits tribunal". The report said outcomes of the last general elections and unprecedented flurry of election petitions have…
18 Oct
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it was faced with more than 1,000 pre-election litigations in the build-up to the 2023 general election. INEC Director, Legal Drafting and Clearance, Mrs Oluwatoyin Babalola, said this in a presentation at a two-day capacity workshop for journalists in Akwanga Nasarawa State. The presentation was titled “Effects of…
17 Oct
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-East zone says it has begun the process of reconciling its aggrieved members that defected to other political parties. The party said this at its Zonal Meeting in Enugu, pointing out that the measure was part of the efforts initiated to reclaim its position in the zone. It…
19 Sep
The presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku has approached the Supreme Court to nullify the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Court, which on September 6, upheld the declaration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu as winner of the 2023 presidential election.
14 Sep
Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Wednesday slammed the Labour Party (LP) for trying to force lies on Nigerians as regards the winner of the 2023 presidential election. Soyinka said at an event titled “The Lives of Wole Soyinka — A Dialogue” organised by Africa in the World in Stellenbosch, South Africa that the leadership…
7 Sep
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has congratulated Presiden Bola Tinubu on his victory at the Presidential Electoral Court (PEPC). A press statement signed by the organisation’s National Publicity Secretary, Comrade Jare Ajayi, stated that the National Leader of the group, Reuben Fasoranti, expressed delight over the judgement. While congratulating Tinubu and Vice President Kashim Shettima,…
7 Sep
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Wednesday, assured Nigerians of his renewed and energized focus on delivering his vision of a unified, peaceful and prosperous nation. Tinubu said this in a statement signed by his spokesperson, Ajuri Ngelale following the judgment by the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) in Abuja. The five justices in the Court…
6 Sep
The Labour Party (LP) has rejected the judgments of the Presidential Election Petitions Court in the party’s petitions challenging the electoral victory of President Bola Tinubu. Tinubu, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was declared winner of the February 25, 2023 poll by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Labour Party spokesman Obiora…
15 Aug
The Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria (ARCON) has ordered the removal “All Eyes on the Judiciary” advertisement billboards across Nigeria with immediate effect. ARCON Director-General, Dr. Olalekan Fadolapo in a statement said that all the materials being exposed be brought down immediately and the violators sanctioned. He said that the Advertising Standards Panel (ASP) of…
3 Aug
As Nigerians await the decision of the election petition tribunal, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Wednesday insisted his victory at the poll is a reflection of the wishes of the majority of the electorates. In his address at the national executive committee (NEC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja, he charged party…
1 Aug
The Presidential Election Petition Court has reserved judgement in the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, against the election victory of President Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The five-man panel led by Justice Haruna Tsammani, reserved judgement to a date to be communicated to the parties.…
26 Jul
The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has called for suggestions on ways in which the conduct of future elections in Nigeria can improve. Yakubu made the call on Wednesday in continuation of the quarterly Consultative meeting with the media and INEC members to review the 2023 general elections at…


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Ten Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) directors, heading different departments have officially retired from service, after attaining the mandatory 60 years of age, or 35 years of service.
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Star French striker Kylian Mbappe can win the Ballon d'Or in "any team", Ronaldinho told AFP Sunday, but the Brazilian would like him to win it with Paris Saint-Germain, "a big club".
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French prosecutors have launched an investigation into a "terrorist plot" after a man known to the authorities as a radical Islamist with mental health troubles stabbed a tourist to death and wounded two other people in central Paris at the weekend before being arrested.
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The United States has applauded Nigeria for the efforts it is making to bolster its economy towards ensuring sustainable growth and development.
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Kaduna State Chapter of the Wheat Farmers Association of Nigeria commended the Federal Government on Sunday in Zaria, Kaduna State, for subsidising inputs for dry season wheat farming.
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Extra police patrolled one of South Africa's most violent townships Sunday after a "mob" tied-up and burned to death seven men accused of a crime wave, police and residents said.
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No fewer than 74,819 candidates are participating in the ongoing 2023 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) for external candidates nationwide.
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Nigeria is calling for the release of ousted Niger president Mohamed Bazoum and for the military junta to allow him to leave for a third country, its foreign minister said.
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The Kano State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of Tasiu Al’amin-Roba, a Senior Special Assistant (SSA), to Cabinet office and one Abdulkadir Muhammad for alleged diversion of the state’s pallaiatives.