Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has disqualified the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Tonye Cole, from contesting the 2023 general elections.
And we all know that conducting primary elections is the constitutional prerogative of the National Executive Councils of political parties, not their State Executive Councils.
As we all know by now, both cases went to court after our publication. Akpabio won but Lawan lost, a loss he said he would not contest but which his party initially said it would but later changed its mind...
The trigger for this rather longish article is the controversy that has surrounded recent party primaries for candidates for next year’s two-part General Election which will begin
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Kaduna State Police Command has warned political parties and their candidates to abide by the Electoral act or risk arrest and detention.
Unless the Nigerian political actors resolve to play by the rules, the electoral debacle in the country’s democratic system would continue to get worse. Although there are many
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan; a former governor of Akwa Ibom State, and immediate past minister of Niger-Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio and other politicians, who obtained more than one nomination form, have committed an electoral offence and are liable to two years imprisonment under the Electoral Act, 2022.
This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi delivered on December 15, 2021.
Achebe’s lamentation probably explains why the June 12, 1993 elections was important as there was hope and wide jubilation that the elections would produce popular and credible leaders.
Human & Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to adhere strictly to its guidelines and provisions
As Nigerians gear up for the 2023 General elections, it is becoming apparent that the electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is on trial in the court of public opinion.
It gladdens my heart to be invited to this occasion on the one–day capacity building workshop to shed light on the Electoral Act, 2022. There is no gainsaying that the before the enactment of the Electoral Act, 2022, different opinions were expressed by stakeholders whether the new Electoral Act, 2022 will see the light of day.