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25 Nov
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.
28 Oct
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.
27 Oct
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...
26 Oct
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
21 Sep
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.
28 Aug
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
21 Jul
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.
19 Jul
This is an appeal against the judgment of the Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi delivered on December 15, 2021.
19 Jul
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.
11 Jul
Human & Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to adhere strictly to its guidelines and provisions
10 Jul
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.
8 Jun
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.

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24 mins ago
The House of Representatives has applauded the partnership between Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Limited and Tantita security service Nigeria Ltd owned by Oweizide Ekpemupolo aimed at ensuring the security of oil facilities in the oil-rich Niger Delta region of the country.
46 mins ago
The medical consultants under the auspices of the Medical and Dental Consultants' Association (MDCAN) have raised the alarm that the migration of the medical workforce from the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), is seriously affecting the survival of the tertiary health institution.
51 mins ago
Further to its commitment to the ban on commercial motorcycles within the nation's capital, Abuja, the joint enforcement team of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) crushed 432 seized motorcycles on Thursday.
1 hour ago
The Boko Haram insurgency terrorising the Northeast part of the country is the handiwork of foreigners who penetrated the region in the guise of seeking to acquire Quranic education, Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar El-Kanemi, has said.
1 hour ago
The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Kano central, Abdulsalam AbdulKareem (popularly known as AA Zaura) has vowed that he would rather remain stronger in the face of political "detractors" bent to tarnish his hard-earned reputation.