Politics

Those Discouraging Atiku From Challenging Buhari In Court Are Evil, Says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says those opposed to the decision of Atiku Abubakar to seek legal redress over the outcome of the presidential election have evil minds. Atiku, who contested under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), lost to President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 election. Speaking on the judgement of the Osun governorship tribunal, Obasanjo said Atiku did the ...

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Jubilation In Osun Over Adeleke’s Victory

There was jubilation across Osun State on Friday as the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja nullified the victory of Adegboyega Oyetola as the governor of the state. The three-man tribunal in a split judgment of two-to-one declared the Peoples Democratic Party’s Ademola Adeleke as the winner of the September 2018 election. The tribunal, through its majority judgment, nullified the ...

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Breaking: Tribunal Declares Adeleke Winner Of Osun Election

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has declared Ademola Adeleke as winner of the September 2018 election in the state. The 3-man tribunal upheld the the petitions filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ademola Adeleke and the PDP, challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Gboyega Oyetola at ...

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Voter Intimidation In Nigeria’s 2019 Polls Disappointing, Says US

We too were disappointed by the low voter turnout as well as credible reports of voter intimidation, vote-buying, interference by security forces, and violence in some locations – US In our reckoning, coupled with various reports released by local and international observers so far, the 2019 general elections were a success, but by no means perfect – INEC The United States has said it is disappointed by the low ...

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Supplementary Poll: Police Restrict Movement In Kano

The Police Command in Kano State said the movement of motor vehicles, tricycles and all other means of transportation would be restricted across the 44 local government areas on Saturday, during the supplementary election. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, said no vehicle, motorcycle or tricycle would be allowed to move between 06:00hrs and 18:00hrs during the election ...

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Supplementary Election Will Still Hold In Bauchi, Adamawa, Says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that the supplementary governorship election earlier scheduled to hold in Bauchi and Adamawa states will still hold, even though the issue has become a subject of litigation. The litigation on the Bauchi governorship election, INEC said, was initiated by the All Progressives Congress and its candidate, Mohammed Abubakar. Taking to its verified Twitter ...

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Atiku To Southern, Middle Belt Leaders: Court Will Restore My Stolen Mandate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) standard bearer and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar has expressed confidence that the judiciary would restore his “stolen mandate.” He stated this yesterday when he paid a courtesy call on Southern Middle-Belt leaders at the Abuja residence of former federal commissioner for information and South-south leader, Chief Edwin Clark. The elders comprising the Pan Niger ...

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‘1.6m Votes’: PDP, Atiku Have Slipped Into Post-Election Depression, Hallucination — APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says following the outcome of the Presidential election of which President Muhammadu Buhari was declared winner, it has “watched in disbelief and utter amusement how the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, have engaged in series of circus shows to cheer up their crestfallen and disillusioned members.” In a ...

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No One Will Force Me To Quit PDP, Jimi Agbaje Fumes

The Lagos State Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has said no one would force him to quit the party. He attributed insinuations that he had dumped PDP to mischief-makers determined to soil his reputation, provoke crisis within the party and dampen the spirit of party members and his supporters. In a statement by his ...

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INEC’s Server Shows We Beat Buhari With 1.6 Million Votes — Atiku, PDP

…file five grounds petition, revisit alleged certificate scam against President Some details of the petition filed on Monday by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress, emerged on Tuesday. The petition, which sought to rely on 50 sets ...

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