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Kogi Election: PBAT Urges Peace, Unity Among Okun People

President Bola Tinubu has called on the people of Kogi West Senatorial District to maintain peace and unity ahead of the forthcoming gubernatorial elections in the State. Speaking at a meeting with leaders of Okun Development Association, led by Professor Micheal Ikupolati, at the Presidential Villa on Thursday, the President assured them of his commitment to look into their concerns regarding marginalization and the need for fair representation in governance […]

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Bayelsa Guber: Gov Diri leads In Opinion Polls

With about three months to the governorship election in Bayelsa State, the incumbent Governor, Senator Douye Diri has taken a clear lead in popularity and acceptability in a public opinion poll conducted for candidates billed to participate in the election in the state. This is contained in a statement by a renowned Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Push Africa Foundation (PAF), which clearly indicates that the governor is ahead of others in […]

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Election Petition Court Reserves Judgment on Atiku’s Petition

    The Presidential Election Petition Court, PEPC, has reserved judgment on the petition filed by the Presidential candidate of People's Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the declaration of President Ahmed Tinubu as winner of the 2023 Presidential election. Justice Haruna Tsamani gave the position after Atiku, who was present in the court, adopted his final address to the court. The former Vice President and the Peoples Democratic Party […]

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Review 2023 Elections Through Independent Public Inquiry – CUPP

The Coalition Of United Political Parties, CUPP, has called on the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, to set up an open Independent public inquiry to examine the glitches experienced during the 2023 presidential election in the country. This is contained in a statement signed by the National Secretary of CUPP, High Chief Peter Ameh in Abuja. The statement stresses that without the establishment of an open public Inquiry any purported plan […]

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Judgement Annuling My Election Unlawful – Ngozi Okolie

The member representing Aniocha-Oshimili Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Ngozi Okolie, has described the recent court judgment annulling his election as unlawful. Okolie stated this at a news conference in Abuja. He said that the judgment has no legal basis and pledged readiness to appeal the judgment. Okolie who refuted the court judgement that he contested the election while in office as against the constitution stressed that he […]

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Kogi : Court Restrains GYB, Others From Harrasing SDP Guber Candidate

A Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained all security agencies in the country, from arresting or detaining Murtala Ajaka, the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the forthcoming governorship election in Kogi State. The court also barred Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello and security agencies from harassing the SDP candidate. Justice Inyang Ekwo gave the order following a fundamental right enforcement suit brought before it by the […]

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Kogi Guber : Court Dismisses Smart Adeyemi’s Case Against Ododo

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit filed by an aspirant in the All Progressives Congress' governorship primaries in Kogi State, Senator Smart Adeyemi, against the emergence of the candidate of the party, Usman Ododo, for lack of merit. Delivering judgement in the suit, Omotosho held that Adeyemi's allegations were criminal in nature, as he alleged that the primary elections did not hold and that the results […]

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Bayelsa Poll: Emulate Diri, Promote Peace, Group Urges Politicians

Ahead of the November 11, Governorship election in Bayelsa, political actors in the state have been cautioned against reckless and unguarded utterances capable of undermining the prevailing peace in the state. A concerned group, Network of Bayelsa Professionals (NBP), made the appeal in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. The statement which was signed by the Co-ordinator, Mr. Agbada S. Agbada, the group said the admonition was part of its […]

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Sierra Leone Voting Underway Amid Fears Of Violence

Sierra Leoneans are set to vote in a general election following a tense campaign marred by violence. On Wednesday, the main opposition party alleged that one of its supporters was shot dead by police, which the police have denied. Supporters of both main parties have been accused of attacking opponents. This election is taking place against the background of a troubled economy, the rising cost of living, as well as […]

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