Malaysian PM wins crucial victory in state polls
Malaysia's embattled prime minster on Saturday passed his biggest political test since taking office with a narrow victory in key state elections, which could help strengthen his tenuous hold on power. Analysts had warned defeat in eastern Sabah state for Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin could have meant the end of his fractious coalition government, which…
Stakeholders canvass safety of journalists covering Edo/Ondo polls
Ahead of Edo and Ondo governorship elections, stakeholders in the media space have stressed the need for the safety of journalists. Speaking at a virtual conference organised by the International Press Centre (IPC) and the Association of Communication Scholars and Professionals of Nigeria (ACSPN) yesterday, they also emphasised the need for journalists to observe safety…
Politics of Kalu’s inconclusive polls, graft prosecution and incarceration
The recent ruling by Nigeria’s Supreme Court upturning the incarceration of Senate Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu, by Hon. Justice M. B. Idris of the Federal High Court
PDP sweeps Enugu LG polls
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairmanship Candidates have defeated their counterparts from 35 other political parties, in Feb. 29 Local Government Election held in Enugu State
‘Insecurity delays council polls in Taraba’
Insecurity has been identified as the major factor hindering the Taraba State Independent Electoral Commission (TSIEC) from conducting council election in the state.
I didn’t condemn Bayelsa, Kogi Guber polls, says NSA
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated United Kingdom’s (UK) Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, on his resounding election victory in the country’s general election.
Go to court, Buhari tells losers of Bayelsa, Kogi polls
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday urged persons dissatisfied with the outcome of the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states to seek redress in court.
Do not abandon PDP, Dickson urges Bayelsa people on November 16 polls
Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has urged the people of Bayelsa to keep faith with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as they go to the polls on Nov. 16 to elect his successor.
Leave soldiers out of Kogi, Bayelsa polls, group urges Buratai
Concerned Nigerians have urged the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, to jettison any plan to deploy soldiers for the forthcoming Kogi and Bayelsa states governorship elections. Human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, in a letter on behalf of the group, dated October 31, 2019, and addressed to the army chief, stated, “This should mark a turning point for the army to regain the trust of Nigerians.”