Apex court’s reviews in history
There are a few occasions where the Supreme Court has been asked to review its decision in Nigeria and on those occasions, a couple of them were successful. Chief Robert Clarke (SAN) told The Guardian that there had been about four instances
Campaign finance tracking better in 2019, says INEC
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that its campaign finance tracking last year increased to a commendable level owing to the robust training of trackers.
Bayelsa governorship tribunal: PDP withdraws petition against INEC, APC
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, withdrew its petition against the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) before the Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja.
Controversial Supreme Court judgments redirect public attention to its image
On February 13, 2020, the Supreme Court delivered a judgement in the case between Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and two others verus Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo and three others. In its 24 pages lead judgment delivered by Justice Ejembi Eko...
Group tasks INEC on electoral misconduct
The Forum of Registered Political Parties (FRPP) Edo State chapter has stressed the need for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to put measures in place aimed at criminalising vote-buying and other issues hindering smooth management of elections in the country.
Degi and institutional dysfunctionality
Following the withdrawal of certificate of return earlier given to David Lyon and Biobarakuma Degi of the All Progressive Congress, APC, on February 13, less than 24 hours
Ondo 2020 and likely emergence of a third force
As political gladiators brace up for the governorship election in Ondo State in October, as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission...
Tension still high as Bayelsans bemoan supreme court judgment
There was still palpable tension in parts of Bayelsa State, especially Yenagoa, the state capital, and some parts of the creek, one week after the swearing-in of Senator Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who lost the election at the poll....
Screen your candidates thoroughly, INEC advises parties
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged political parties to ensure that credentials of candidates vying for political offices under their platform were diligently screened before presenting such candidates to the Commission.