Supreme Court ruling: Okorocha congratulates Uzodinma

Former governor of the State and Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has congratulated Sen. Hope Uzodinma over his Victory at the Supreme Court which declared him the new governor of the State. Okorocha, according to a statement by his media aide, Sam Onwuemeodo, also Congratulated the APC members in Imo for the Victory. He called on all hands to be on … Continue reading Supreme Court ruling: Okorocha congratulates Uzodinma

Ihedioha: Supreme Court judgment, another sad commentary – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed surprise at the judgment of the Supreme Court on the Imo state governorship election, describing it as `yet another very sad commentary on Nigeria’s democratic order’. The Supreme Court in a unanimous Judgment on Tuesday sacked Emeka Ihedioha as Governor of Imo, declared Hope Uzodinma winner and ordered INEC to issue him (Uzodinma), certificate of return. A seven-man … Continue reading Ihedioha: Supreme Court judgment, another sad commentary – PDP

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

Imo: Supreme Court sacks Ihedioha, declares Hope Uzodinma winner

The Supreme Court on Tuesday declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Imo state 2019 governorship poll and nullifying the election of Emeka Ihedioha. Recall that Action Alliance’s governorship candidate in the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Imo State, Mr Uche Nwosu had earlier today withdrawn the appeal he filed against the election of Governor Emeka Ihedioha. The seven-man panel … Continue reading Imo: Supreme Court sacks Ihedioha, declares Hope Uzodinma winner

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

Be Firm, Free, Fair And Let Nigerians Elect Whoever Is Their Choice, Buhari charges INEC, Police

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday followed with action his resolve to engender a free, fair and credible electoral process. He met at State House, Abuja, with Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, other top officials of the electoral body, and the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu. INEC has a minimum of 28 rerun and by-elections this January alone, and President Buhari … Continue reading Be Firm, Free, Fair And Let Nigerians Elect Whoever Is Their Choice, Buhari charges INEC, Police

Oyo: Supreme Court upholds Makinde’s election as governor

The Supreme Court has upheld the victory of Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the Oyo State Governor in the March 9 governorship election. Makinde had polled 515, 621 votes defeating, his closest rival, Mr Adebayo Adelabu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled 357,982 votes. The apex court, in a unanimously decision on Wednesday set aside the decision of the … Continue reading Oyo: Supreme Court upholds Makinde’s election as governor

Kogi West Poll: Gov. Bello congratulates Adeyemi

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Sunday congratulated Sen. Smart Adeyemi for his victory at Saturday’s Kogi West re-run Senatorial District poll announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The governor in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed issued in Lokoja, described the victory ”as a collective manifestation of intellectual, moral and cultural virtues, and mandate given by the good people … Continue reading Kogi West Poll: Gov. Bello congratulates Adeyemi

No third-term agenda – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will adhere to the provisions of the constitution by not attempting another term in office. Buhari said this on Friday at the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Executive Council Meeting (NEC) in Abuja. “I’m not going to make the mistake of attempting a third-term; besides age factor, I swore by the Holy Book that I will go by the constitution … Continue reading No third-term agenda – Buhari

PDP to reconcile aggrieved members in Lagos, Edo, other states

The Board of Trustee (BoT)of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has set up a committee to look into concerns of its members in Edo, Lagos, Kano and other states. PDP BoT Chairman, Sen. Walid Jibrin disclosed this while speaking with newsmen on Friday in Abuja on the outcome of the board Thursday’s meeting. Jibrin said that the BoT also formed various committees to assist in running … Continue reading PDP to reconcile aggrieved members in Lagos, Edo, other states

Yahaya Bello emerges winner of Kogi governorship election

Gov. Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winner of the governorship election held in Kogi State on Nov. 16. The Returning Officer of the election, Prof. Ibrahim Garba, who announced the results in Lokoja on Monday said that Bello polled 406,222 votes to beat 24 other contestants, including Mr Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 189,704 … Continue reading Yahaya Bello emerges winner of Kogi governorship election

#BayelsaDecides: INEC declares APC’s Lyon winner

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the governorship election in Bayelsa. INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof. Faraday Orumwense, Vice Chancellor, University of Benin, who anounced the result, said APC polled 352,552 votes to win in the election. He said APC’s closest rival, Duoye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled 143, 172 … Continue reading #BayelsaDecides: INEC declares APC’s Lyon winner

#KogiDecides2019: Wada votes, urges electorate to defend votes

Mr Musa Wada, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate in the Kogi Governorship Election, has cast his vote with a call to the electorate to defend their votes. Wada and his elder brothers, former Governor Idris Wada, and Dr Ibrahim Wada, cast their votes at Odu Ward 4, Unit 001, Odu-Ogboyaga in Dekina Local Government Area of the state at about 9:15 a.m. Speaking … Continue reading #KogiDecides2019: Wada votes, urges electorate to defend votes

Buhari Calls For Fairness And Transparency In Bayelsa And Kogi Elections

On Saturday November 16, voters in two states, Bayelsa and Kogi, will be left alone to decide who takes charge of the administration of their important states for the next four years. Since the ban on campaigns was lifted a few weeks ago, their citizens have been called to attend political rallies of various hues and were bombarded with advertising on bill boards, radio and … Continue reading Buhari Calls For Fairness And Transparency In Bayelsa And Kogi Elections

NEC meeting: APC governors gives Oshiomhole ultimatum

All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors Forum has called on the party’s National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole to call for National Executive Council (NEC) meeting to resolve party’s challenges. In a statement signed by its Director-General, Mr Salihu Lukman in Abuja on Wednesday, the forum said that Oshiomhole should either respect the provision of party constitution and convene a meeting to deliberate on the party’s challenges. “Somehow, … Continue reading NEC meeting: APC governors gives Oshiomhole ultimatum