Sunday, September 15, 2019

Why I congratulated Buhari Openly – Wike

Nyesom Wike,  governor of Rivers state, says unlike most of his counterparts who sneak to Aso Rock to see President Muhammadu Buhari, he decided to congratulate the president openly. Shortly after the tribunal dismissed the petition of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Wike congratulated the president. His party had earlier rejected the...

Presidential Tribunal: Why I Cannot Congratulate Buhari – Fayose

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has given reasons he cannot congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari over his victory at the Presidential Election Tribunal on Wednesday. Earlier the Justice Mohammed Garba,-led Tribunal dismissed Atiku and PDP petition in its entirety. The court ruled that Buhari was duly elected as President of the Federal Republic...

Buhari Vs Atiku: PDP Rejects Tribunal Verdict, Heads To Supreme Court

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the recent verdict of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal upholding President Buhari’s victory at the 2019 election. The party in a statement described the judgement by the 5-man panel as ‘subversion of justice and direct assault on the integrity of our nation’s justice system”. According to the party’s National...

Kogi guber: Gunmen invaded venue of PDP primary

The governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, ended abruptly in the early hours of Wednesday as gunmen invaded the venue of the election, Lokoja Confluence Stadium. Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa is Chairman of the Electoral Committee. A correspondent of the Newsmen reported that voting had ended and sorting of votes were going...

EXTRA: Protect your groins if el-Rufai kneels before you, says Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, a former senator representing Kaduna central, has taunted Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, saying anyone he kneels before should protect his groins. The ex-lawmaker said this in reaction to a comment credited to el-Rufai. The governor had said he reduced Sani to a blogger and exiled Sulieman Hunkuyi, a former senator representing Kaduna...

Kogi Election: Court Affirms APC’s Decision To Hold Indirect Primary

A Federal High Court in Abuja has affirmed the decision of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to conduct indirect primary for the forthcoming governorship election in Kogi State. Justice Taiwo Taiwo approved the party’s choice on Monday and dismissed two suits filed by some APC members in Kogi, challenging the party’s choice of mode of...

You Will End Up In Ignominy: Sacked Ogun APC Chairman Curses Oshiomhole

Sacked chairman of the Ogun state All Progressives Congress, Chief Derin Adebiyi has cast a curse on the national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole. In an interview with newsmen in Abeokuta on Friday, an overly angry Adebiyi, whose officials have just been pushed out of the secretariat by the caretaker committee, transferred his...

‘Our Mandate Cannot Be Taken,’ Melaye Vows To Appeal Tribunal Ruling

Senator Dino Melaye has vowed to appeal the court ruling which sacked him as Senator representing Kogi West and ordered for fresh election in Kogi West Senatorial District. Melaye disclosed this in a Tweet on his official handle where he noted that his mandate cannot be taken. He also made known his intention to be Kogi...

Tribunal Sacks Dino Melaye As Senator, Orders Fresh Election

The Kogi State National Assembly and State Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal has sacked Dino Melaye as the Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district. This was in a judgement delivered on Friday by a three-man panel led by Justice Anthony Chijioke. The tribunal in a unanimous judgment ordered fresh election in the senatorial district. Senator Melaye of the ...

BREAKING: Atiku Vs Buhari: Presidential Election Tribunal Reserves Judgement

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has reserved judgment in the suit filed by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party challenging the election of President Muhammadu Buhari. A five-man panel of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal headed by Justice Mohammed Garba reserved judgment to a date to be communicated to all the parties involved...

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