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Weeks to the November 11 off-season governorship election in Imo, Kogi and Bayelsa States, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has raised alarm over renewed violence and insecurity in Imo and Kogi. The INEC National Commissioner and member Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC), Mallam Mohammed Kudu Haruna, who spoke on Wednesday at a one-day […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the dates for the off-cycle governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states. It also released the timetable of activities leading to the elections. National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Sam Olumekun disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. Olumekun explained that the […]

 The Lagos State Governorship Election Tribunal has affirmed the victory of  Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in the March 18th gubernitorial election in the State.  A three-member panel of Justices led by Justice Arum Ashom, declared Sanwo-Olu of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the duly elected governor, after dismissing the two petitions filed by the governorship candidates of the […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is organising a mock accreditation exercise in 27 polling units across three states where off-circle governorship elections are scheduled for later this year. The exercise which is to test run the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) ahead of the election would be conducted in the three states on Saturday, […]

The Plateau State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has affirmed Caleb Mutfwang as the duly elected governor of the state. A three-member panel of the tribunal led by Justice Sunday on Friday, dismissed the petition filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and it’s Governorship candidate, Nentawe Yiltwatda. The Independent National Electoral Commission declared Mutwang of […]

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Enugu State, has affirmed the victory of Governor Peter Mbah of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the March 18th gubernatorial election in the State. The 3-member panel of the Tribunal chaired by Justice Kudirat Morayo Akano dismissed the two petitions filed by Barr Chijioke Edeoga of the Labour […]

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and his counterpart in the Labour Party (LP), Peter has Obi, have filed appeal at the Supreme Court seeking to nullify the judgement of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) which affirmed President Bola Tinubu’s victory at the February 25th presidential poll. A five-member […]

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has concluded plans to embark on electronic registration of over 40 million members nationwide. National Chairman of the party, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje disclosed this when he played host to elected Deputy National Officers and National Executive Committee (NEC) members of the party at the National secretariat in Abuja. He […]

Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 election, says the “war is not over”. Speaking at a press conference organised by the party on Thursday, Atiku said he has asked his lawyers to proceed to the Supreme Court to appeal the ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) which upheld […]

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has disowned the campaign council for Nov. 11, 2023 governorship elections in Bayelsa which has FCT Minister, Nyesom Wike as member. The party similarly disowned the campaign councils purportedly announced by the party’s organising secretary, Suleiman Argungu for Kogi and Imo States. All the three councils were in circulation in […]

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Burkina Faso’s military government said Wednesday it had foiled a coup attempt the previous day, almost a year after the country’s leader Captain Ibrahim Traore, seized power on September 30, 2022. In a statement read out on State television, it said “a proven coup attempt was foiled on September 26, 2023, by Burkina Faso’s intelligence […]

Weeks to the November 11 off-season governorship election in Imo, Kogi and Bayelsa States, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has raised alarm over renewed violence and insecurity in Imo and Kogi. The INEC National Commissioner and member Information and Voter Education Committee (IVEC), Mallam Mohammed Kudu Haruna, who spoke on Wednesday at a one-day […]

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas has disclosed that the annual budget of the National Assembly has been stagnant for 13 years despite inflation and attendant consequences. He said that notwithstanding, the expenditure of the federal legislature has gone up within the period without commensurate budgetary provisions to back it up. Abbas […]

Morocco will host the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), the Confederation of African Football (Caf) has announced. A joint East African bid from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania has also won the rights to hold the 2027 tournament. Morocco replace Guinea, who were stripped of the tournament in October last year because of concerns about […]

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has relieved the heads of 21 parastatals, agencies, and government companies of the FCT Administration of their appointments with immediate effect. A statement issued on Wednesday by Anthony Ogunleye, Director of Press, Office of the Minister, directed the affected appointees to hand over the affairs […]

President of the United States, Joe Biden, has appointed two Nigerians, Osagie Imasogie and Chineye Ogwumike, to the 12-member advisory council on African Diaspora Engagement in the US. Imasogie and Ogwumike were part of the 12 members of the President’s Advisory Council according to a statement released by the State House on Wednesday. Other members […]

The Ebonyi Governorship  Election Petitions Tribunal, sitting in Abuja, has affirmed the election victory of Governor Francis Nwifuru in the March 18th gubernatorial election in State. The tribunal dismissed the petition filed by the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and its governorship candidate, Bernard Odoh as well as the joint petition filed by the Peoples Democratic […]

The Department of State Services (DSS), as part of efforts in sustaining its engagement with citizens and the public at large as well as deepening democratic governance, transparency and accountability, has established a new Directorate of Public Relations and Strategic Communications (DPRSC). Consequently, it has appointed Peter Nnochirionye Afunanya, the erstwhile Public Relations Officer, to […]

Former Vice President of Nigeria , Professor Yemi Osinbajo has been appointed as chairman Board of Directors of the Climate Action Platform for Africa (CAP-A) This is another international assignment for the Professor of Law who was recently appointed as the Globa Advisor for The Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet CAP-A Founder James […]

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), on Tuesday, warned of heavy rainfall and possible flash floods in various parts of the country between Thursday September 28 and Friday September 29. This was contained in NiMet’s heavy rainfall forecast; which indicated that moderate to heavy rainfall is expected in 25 states. The States include: Katsina, Kano, Jigawa, […]

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