I’ve recovered my stolen mandate – Uzodinma

The governor-elect of Imo State, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has said that his stolen mandate has been recovered following Supreme Court judgement that annulled the election of Emeka Ihedioha. Uzodinma, who spoke through his spokesperson, Declan Emelumba, shortly after the apex court declared him the duly elected governor of the state said that the court had demonstrated bravery. The governor-elect accused the Peoples Democratic Party of … Continue reading I’ve recovered my stolen mandate – Uzodinma

Governorship Elections: Okowa, Ikpeazu, Bello, Ishaku win at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal filed by candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the 2019 governorship election in Abia State, Alex Otti, which sought to unseat Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Delivering a lead judgement, Justice Hamiru Sanusi held that Otti’s appeal lacked merit and was liable for dismissal. Other Justices on the panel agreed … Continue reading Governorship Elections: Okowa, Ikpeazu, Bello, Ishaku win at Supreme Court

I’m unbroken by Supreme Court’s verdict – Atiku

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Feb. 23, 2019 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday in Abuja said that he remained unbroken in spite of the Supreme Court judgment against his appeal. Atiku stated this in reaction to the Supreme Court judgment which affirmed the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari. The former vice-president said that as a democrat, he … Continue reading I’m unbroken by Supreme Court’s verdict – Atiku

Supreme Court dismisses PDP, Atiku’s appeal against Buhari’s re-election

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the appeal challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the Feb.23 general election. Justice Tanko Mohammad, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), led six other justices to unanimously dismiss the appeal for lacking in merit. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the other justices on the panel were Bode Rhodes Vivour; Ejembi Eko; Olukayode Ariowola; Amiru Sanusi and Uwani … Continue reading Supreme Court dismisses PDP, Atiku’s appeal against Buhari’s re-election

Appeal Court sacks Dino Melaye, orders fresh election

Sen. Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West at the Nigerian Senate, has lost his appeal on the tribunal judgment that sacked him as a senator two months ago. It would be recalled that the Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja, nullified Melaye’s election in August. Melaye was declared the winner of the Kogi West Senatorial election by the Independent National Electoral … Continue reading Appeal Court sacks Dino Melaye, orders fresh election

Tribunal Judgment Is Victory For Nigerians, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on the February 23, 2019 poll, is victory for Nigerians who trooped out to overwhelmingly elect him for a second term in office. “Good conscience fears no evil report. I was unperturbed all along, because I knew Nigerians freely gave us the mandate. We are now vindicated,” the President declares. He dedicates the … Continue reading Tribunal Judgment Is Victory For Nigerians, Says Buhari

Court rules against Atiku, PDP on INEC server

The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) on Wednesday declared that there was no evidence that INEC transmitted the results of the 2019 presidential election electronically to any server. Delivering judgement on the matter, the chairman of the tribunal Justice Mohammed Garba said that the petitioners – PDP and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar failed to prove the existence of an INEC server or that the electoral commission … Continue reading Court rules against Atiku, PDP on INEC server

Tribunal upholds election of Sen. Oduah

The Anambra State Election Petition Tribunal has upheld the election of Sen. Stella Oduah as the Senator representing Anambra North in the National Assembly. Sen. Oduah who is now the Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Appropriation in the Senate, floored the APGA candidate, that of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and 18 others to win Anambra North Senate seat. Oduah polled 113,989 votes, the … Continue reading Tribunal upholds election of Sen. Oduah

U.S. bans Nigeria’s 2019 election riggers, imposes visa restrictions

The United States (U.S.) Department has imposed visa restrictions on Nigerians who were involved in trying to or undermined democracy in the concluded 2019 presidential and parliamentary elections. It would be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari won a second term in office in February in an election characterized by logistical problems, violence and killings. The department, however, did not list the names of the individuals … Continue reading U.S. bans Nigeria’s 2019 election riggers, imposes visa restrictions

Sen. Nwoboshi floors Ned Nwoko at Supreme Court

Senator Peter Nwoboshi on Tuesday reclaimed his Delta South Senatorial seat as the Supreme Court justices unanimously ruled in his favour against Regina Daniel’s husband, Mr Ned Nwoko. Nwoboshi and Nwoko had been in legal battle over the soul of the just concluded Delta South Senatorial election under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Apex Court in its ruling agreed with the … Continue reading Sen. Nwoboshi floors Ned Nwoko at Supreme Court

INEC declares PDP winner in Zamfara 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Zamfara, Bello Matawalle winner of the state’s governorship election. INEC Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu who announced this during a press conference in Abuja on Saturday, said the opposition party won in all elective positions in the state. Yakubu said the announcement followed the Supreme Court decision that sacked all … Continue reading INEC declares PDP winner in Zamfara 2019 elections

NBA commends supreme court over Zamfara judgment

The Zamfara Chapter of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has commended the Supreme Court over the judgment against the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a five-man Supreme Court panel sitting in Abuja, on May 24 nullified the APC last primaries and all the seats won in the general elections. The Supreme Court also directed the … Continue reading NBA commends supreme court over Zamfara judgment

Supreme court nullifies APC’s candidates elections in Zamfara

Supreme Court on Friday  nullified All Progressives Congress (APC), participation in 2019 elections  and  declares party with second highest votes as winner  in Zamfara. The Apex court heard two election appeals seeking to ascertain authentic candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), candidates in Zamfara in the last general elections. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the APC and Malam Sanusi Dan-Alhaji had instituted … Continue reading Supreme court nullifies APC’s candidates elections in Zamfara