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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Godswill Akpabio Not Returning To Senate As Tribunal Dismisses Petition – Sahara Reporters

    The national and state house of assembly election petitions tribunal,sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has upheld the election ofChristopher Ekpenyong, striking out Senator Godswill Akpabio’spetition.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – https://ift.tt/2ZO1gxh Get More Nigeria Political News
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Guber poll: Dino Melaye’s fate sealed, as PDP submits Wada’s name to INEC – P.M. News

    The dream of Senator Dino Melaye becoming the governor of Kogi State has been shattered as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, submitted the name of Engr. Musa Wada to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as its flagbearer for the November 16, 2019 governorship poll..... Read...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics “I Wasn’t Sacked By Tribunal” – Senator Orji Uzor Kalu – Naijaloaded

    Contrary to the news making the rounds in the media space, that the Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District had been sacked by the Election Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, the lawmaker, Senator Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has cleared the air that … Read more via Naijaloaded –...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Six Days to Deadline, PEPT Yet to Give Judgment Date – Thisdaylive

    When will the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal determine who between President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and his main challenger in the February 23 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the.... Read more via Thisdaylive – https://ift.tt/2ZSOGgU...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Melaye appeals Tribunal Ruling Sacking him from Senate – Olisa.tv

    Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, has asked the court of appeal to set aside a verdict of the Kogi state election tribunal which sacked him as a member of the national assembly..... Read more via Olisa.tv – https://ift.tt/2Q13aad Get More Nigeria Political News
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Tribunal verdict ‘19: D Day scares Buhari, Atiku camps – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Between Monday and Friday this week, the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal must hand down its verdict in the suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on the outcome of the..... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News –...
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Election Tribunal delivers five more judgments, dismisses all APC petitions in Cross River – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Calabar has delivered judgements on five petitions filed by candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State against the candidates of the.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2zWExAw Get More Nigeria Political...
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics How security operatives, INEC officials, compromised 2019 election results – Report – Premium Times Nigeria

    A post mortem analysis of the 2019 general elections has documented how the collation process of the election results by INEC was opaque, chaotic, vulnerable to manipulation and, in some locations, violently disrupted. The report, dated July 2019, and made public Thursday by the Centre for...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics EXCLUSIVE: APC, PDP, others violate Nigeria’s law on financial disclosure – Premium Times Nigeria

    Most political parties in Nigeria, including the front-running APC and PDP, as well as reforms-touting parties of Omoyele Sowore and Kingsley Moghalu, among others, breached the country’s law on financial disclosure to the.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2PjnGlP Get...
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics El-Rufai vs Ashiru: Tribunal ends sitting, reserves ruling – Pulse Nigeria News

    The Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has adjourned sitting on Monday after counsel adopted their final written addresses and replies to points of law. Justice Ibrahim M. Bako, Chairman of the three-member... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News – https://ift.tt/2z6okbs Get...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Bayelsa Holds LG Election Today – Leadership Newspaper

    The local government election is expected to hold today in the eight local government council areas of the state. According to the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission led by its chairman, Chief Remember Ogbe, it announced that about... Read more via Leadership Newspaper –...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Court grants Iwu N1 billion bail, remanded in prison custody – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High court yesterday granted bail to ex-chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Maurice Iwu to the tune of N1 billion with two sureties in like sum. While delivering his … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro We Do Not Have Power To Sack A REC’, INEC Clarifies Statement On Briyai’s ‘Resignation’ – Channels Television

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has clarified its statement on the resignation of the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River State, Dr Frankland Briyai. Amid reports that the REC was sacked, INEC’s … Read more via Channels Television –...
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Federal high court grants former INEC chairman, Maurice Iwu N1 billion bail – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    A Federal High Court in Lagos has granted former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Maurice Iwu bail in the sum of N1 billion. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had on Thursday arraigned Iwu before a Federal High Court in Ikoyi for...
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    Metro Breaking: INEC sacks REC ‘for joining APC’ - Daily Trust

    The National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC), Festus Okoye, said this on Friday in Abuja in a statement. Read more: https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/breaking-inec-sacks-rec-for-joining-apc.html
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Intrigues as C/River INEC REC resigns, joins APC to contest Bayelsa guber – Legit.ng

    Briyai Frankland, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s resident electoral commissioner in Cross River, has resigned to contest in the November 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa state. Frankland, at a send-forth party at the electoral commission’s Calabar office... Read...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics EFCC set to arraign ex-INEC chairman, Maurice Iwu for N1.2bn fraud – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it is set to arraign former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Maurice Iwu, over alleged N1.2bn fraud and money laundering. The commission said Iwu would be arraigned at the Federal High Court in Lagos on...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Former INEC Chairman, Attahiru Jega Joins Political Party – Naijaloaded

    Professor Muhammad Attahiru Jega, the former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has joined the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) with other prominent Nigerians with the sole aim of repositioning the party in the 2023 general elections. Professor Jega will … Read...
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Presidential Election Tribunal: WAEC official testifies for Buhari, says president obtained five credits – Premium Times Nigeria

    A Deputy Registrar of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Henry Adewunmi, on Wednesday, said President Muhammadu Buhari obtained a Cambridge University West African examination certificate with..... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2K4G8ds Get More Nigeria...
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics We Won’t Call Witnesses Because Atiku’s Witnesses Supported Our Case, Inec’s Law – Nairaland News

    The Independent National Electoral Commission said on Monday that it would not call any witness to defend its case in respect of the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar..... Read more via Nairaland News – https://ift.tt/2YtJQB2...
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