A civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA has urged the All Progressives Congress and the President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to zone the Senate presidency to the South-East, while insisting that Senators Osita Izunaso, and Orji Uzor Kalu are highly qualified to head the 10th National Assembly. HURIWA cautioned that excluding […]

Five political parties and their candidates are respectively challenging the outcome of the February 25 presidential election on grounds of non-compliance with the electoral laws as well as the guidelines of the Independent National Electoral Commission. As the Presidential Petition Court begins preparing today, the name of the justices who will be presiding over the […]

Nigerian Senate Tope Omogbolagun, Animasahun Salman, Daniels Igoni,  Ikenna Obianeri,   Gbenga Odogun, Adeyinka Adedipe, Dennis Naku and Justin Tyopuusu The ruling All Progressives Congress, at Saturday’s supplementary elections, gained three more seats in the Senate, moving its number of seats at the 10th Senate from 57 to 60. Also, the main opposition party, the Peoples […]

    The introduction of the Bimodal Voters Accreditation System machines into Nigeria’s electoral process has to a large extent reduced rigging and produced results, which shocked legacy parties, ADEBAYO FOLORUNSHO-FRANCIS writes When the idea of introducing the Bimodal Voters Accreditation System into the electoral process was first mooted by the National Chairman of the […]

State governments, which sued the Federal Government on the naira redesign policy, have given the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, and the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor,  Godwin Emefiele,  till Tuesday to comply with the order of the Supreme Court on the currency.   The state governments threatened to […]

The Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, on Thursday, arraigned a man, Samuel Oni, before a Magistrate’s Court sitting in Akure, for allegedly defrauding a sex worker, Blessing Olaitan, of N120,000. During the proceeding, Olaitan told the court that she was a professional sex worker, adding that after having sex […]

  The Independent National Electoral Commission has removed the name of the Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Ado Doguwa, from the list of elected House of Representatives members. It will be recalled that INEC had earlier announced Doguwa, a member of the All Progressives Congress, as the winner of the February 25 election […]

The development has, however, sparked apprehension in the Federal Capital Territory as residents feared the march may result in violence following the anger over the conduct and outcome of the polls. Governors Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom), Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto), Godwin Obaseki (Edo), Bala Mohammed (Bauchi), Darius Ishaku (Taraba) and Ademola […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, as the president-elect. Tinubu, a former Lagos State governor, was declared the president-elect after the 70-year-old polled 8,794,726 votes to win the 2023 presidential election. The INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, announced Tinubu as the winner at the International Collation […]

Election must hold in Nigeria A civil society organisation, One Nigeria Group, has called on separatist agitators to allow elections to be held peacefully in their regions. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, the President of the group, Muhammad Hassan, said the country’s integrity was at stake concerning the election. The Indigenous People of Biafra […]

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