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3 Aug 2023
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 2023
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 2023
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…
25 Jul 2023
The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Tuesday, met with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Labour Party (LP) and other political parties to review the 2023 general elections. INEC had in the last two weeks engaged with critical stakeholders who participated in the conduct of…
24 Jul 2023
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that thugs deployed by politicians and other factors made the 2023 general elections difficult. INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this on Monday when the Commission met with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in continuation of its review of the elections conducted in Nigeria. Yakubu said in the…
19 Jul 2023
The Supreme Court of Nigeria has refuted claims of a telephone conversation between the Chief Justice of Nigeria CJN, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, and President Ahmed Bola Tinubu on the ongoing Presidential Election Petition for the 2023 election. The Apex Court said that Justice Ariwoola neither spoke with Tinubu nor the Director General of the Department…
13 Jul 2023
In the estimation of self-styled doctors and soothsayers, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu ought to have died by now. They swore that he was very sick. No sooner had the then-candidate Bola Tinubu won his party’s ticket to run for the presidency than they came up with tales of his terrible health condition. What exactly was…
4 Jul 2023
The European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) in its final report on Nigeria's 2023 general elections tagged Festus Keyamo and Femi Fani-Kayode to fake news reports. “There was an increased incidence of misleading information in the days leading up to and during the election," the EU stated in the report. "In many cases, false reports…
3 Jul 2023
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Labour Party (LP), and other political parties have slammed the Federal Government for rejecting the European Union’s (EU) final report on the February 25 presidential election. The EU Observer Mission had highlighted “enduring systemic weaknesses” in the election, which the PDP and LP claim was not credible. However, the Presidency…
30 Jun 2023
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has refuted claims that it wasted taxpayers' money after failing to upload the 2023 presidential election results on its Result Viewing Portal (iReV). In March, INEC admitted that there were some glitches in the transfer of presidential and National Assembly results into the iReV portal, rather than sabotage or…
30 Jun 2023
Former Anambra State governor Peter Obi on Friday retracted his acknowlegement of Bola Tinubu as Nigeria president. Obi, the candidate of the Labour Party, contested and lost the 2023 presidential election to Tinubu who was declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in February. The ex Anambra State governor along with former vice…
28 Jun 2023
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has countered the European Union Election Observation Mission (EUEOM) over its final report on the 2023 general elections in Nigeria. The EU observer mission while presenting its final report on the last general elections in the country on Tuesday identified six key areas for improvement in Nigeria’s electoral process…

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