Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State in the last general elections, Tonye Cole, spoke with MUYIWA ADEYEMI on why party decisions are no longer sacrosanct and the imperative of another review of the Electoral Act. As a major player in the last general elections, was there any collaboration or working relationship between…
A group, United Action Front of Civil Society, has faulted what it termed combative reaction of the President Bola Tinubu-led administration, following a report on the last general elections released by European Union Election Observation Mission (EU-EOM).
The Presidency has rejected verdict of the European Union on outcome of the February 25 presidential election, which saw the emergence of President Bola Tinubu as winner.
European Union Electoral Observer Mission (EU EOM) said shortcomings in electoral law and administration hindered smooth conduct of the 2023 general elections and damaged trust in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).[
Beyond the fanfare that ushers in a new administration today, the yet undecided presidential electoral petitions are dark clouds hanging over on a potential new day for governance in Nigeria.
With women winning only 75 legislative seats out of the 1,459 seats up for grabs at the state and national levels in the 2023 general election, a coalition of women groups has decried the violence that induced the low turnout of voters recorded in the polls.
The Lagos State House of Assembly has reportedly commended the Inspector-General of Police and other members of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) for excellent performance during the conduct of the 2023 general elections in the state, which ensured that the polls were hitch-free and devoid of violence.
The 2023 Elections has come and gone, and like a Tsunami, has thrown up so much political detritus, and fractured flotsam in its wake.
SIR: Successfully, Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, rode on the frustration-triggered and semi-emotional sentiments of gullible Nigerians who had seen him as a messiah - a messiah who proclaimed that he used only one wristwatch and pair of shoes. A unifier he should be, who would unite a sundered country across…
With about 400 petitions reportedly lodged in various tribunals by aggrieved candidates in the last general elections, the nation’s judiciary is certainly in the glare of all Nigerians and indeed the whole world.
The controversy over the constitutional electoral hurdle a candidate with his gaze fixed on the presidential seat at Aso Rock must clear will continue to befog political discourse until the Supreme Court makes a pronouncement. The debate has been fierce among lawyers as well as politicians.
The first time a set of people sat down and decided that they needed to go outside the law and constitution of the Federal Republic Nigeria to appoint a government, thus illegally, for the good people of Nigeria, it was because they had power at the Centre, they were discredited and they had lost legitimacy.