Makinde vs Adelabu: Tribunal delivers judgment tommorrow
The Oyo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal will tomorrow deliver judgment on the March 9, 2019 governorship election, in a case brought before it by Adebayo Adelabu of the All Progressives...
Orji Kalu and nullification of his election by tribunal
Abia State’s former governor, Orji Uzo Kalu is not a political neophyte. The All Progressives Congress (APC) senator representing Abia north was governor for eight years.
Presidential Election Petition Tribunal: Weighing implications of judgment
The legal issues spawned by last Wednesday’s judgment against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, are far from abating.
INEC clears Bello, Wada, Akpoti, Abanida, 47 others to contest Kogi governorship poll
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cleared 51 candidates and their deputies to contest the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi. The names of the cleared candidates and their details were on Friday made public in Lokoja by the INEC.
INEC trains security agencies, election monitors for Bayelsa guber poll
Ahead of the November 16, 2019 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa and Kogi states, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday commenced a two-day training for security agencies and election monitors in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
Protesters block INEC’s office over tribunal’s verdict on Imo West senatorial seat
Thousands of Imo State youths yesterday caused heavy traffic on major roads of Owerri, while protesting against the ruling of the Election Petition Tribunal on Imo West senatorial...
Bello, Wada, 57 others to contest Kogi guber poll
Governor Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC), his People Democratic Party (PDP) rival, Musa Wada, and 57 others are to participate in the November 16, 2019 gubernatorial election in Kogi.
Tribunal dismisses Atiku's petition
The presidential election tribunal Wednesday dismissed the petition of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate Atiku Abubakar in challenging the victory of Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari at the 2019 presidential election. The tribunal chairman Mohammed Garba said the petitioners failed to prove their petition beyond reasonable doubt and the petition “is hereby dismissed…
Atiku 'hopeful' as tribunal rules on petition against Buhari, INEC Wednesday
The camp of the presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar Tuesday expressed hope that the election tribunal will deliver judgement in his favour on Wednesday. "We are hopeful of the judgement of the tribunal," Atiku's spokesman Paul Ibe told The Guardian correspondent. "It is not about Atiku or the PDP, it…
Election tribunal and judiciary’s own trial
I was working on a piece on the raging xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa before I was provoked by the TheGuardian newspaper front page headline of Sunday, September 8, 2019 titled: Tribunal Verdict ‘!9: D Day Scares Buhari, Atiku Camps.
Tribunal dismisses petition against Oluremi Tinubu
The National Assembly and State Houses of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Ikeja yesterday dismissed the petition challenging the election of Senator Oluremi Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of Lagos Central senatorial seat.