Friday, November 22, 2019

Bayelsa election: Gov Dickson takes action after APC’s victory

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa, on Tuesday inaugurated a 41-member Transition Committee in readiness for the inauguration of the incoming administration. David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won the Nov. 16 governorship election and is slated to assume office on February 14, 2020. The committee which has the Secretary to the State Government, Mr...

Bayelsa/Kogi polls: INEC under fire for refusing to cancel results

The National Coordinator Concerned Advocates for Good Governance, CAGG, Barrister Olusegun Bamgbose has described the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC as a great disappointment following the conduct of the Bayelsa and Kogi governorship elections. According to him, incidents of violence, snatching of ballot boxes shooting and killings that characterized the elections were obvious signs to...

INEC Declares APC’s David Lyon Winner Of Bayelsa Governorship Election

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr David Lyon, has won the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State. The Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Benin, Professor Faraday Orunmuwese, announced this on Monday morning. Professor Orunmuwese returned Lyon as the winner of the keenly...

Appeal Court Sacks Senate Spokesman, Adeyeye Affirms Olujimi

The Kaduna Division of the Court of Appeal has nullified the election of spokesman of the Senate, Senator Dayo Adeyeye. The Appellate Court subsequently upheld the tribunal judgment which declared Senator Biodun Olujimi and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party as winner of the Ekiti South Senatorial election held on February 23. The Independent National...

PDP, Atiku Should Gracefully Accept Court Verdict, Says Lawan

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, to gracefully accept the final verdict of the Supreme Court. The apex court had on Wednesday, dismissed an appeal filed by the PDP and Atiku for lacking in merit after challenging the victory of President...

Supreme Court Verdict Is A Victory For Democracy – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of the Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has described the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Supreme Court as a victory for democracy. Gbajabiamila, who said though the victory of the President at the February presidential polls was never in doubt, however, expressed his appreciation of the final victory, whereby Nigerian...

Buhari Vs Atiku: Supreme Court Dismisses Atiku’s Appeal, Declares Buhari

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential election of February 23, 2019. A 7-man panel led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, dismissed Atiku’s appeal for lacking in merit. Speaking on...

Atiku Vs Buhari: Supreme Court Fixes Oct. 30 To Hear Appeal

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has fixed Wednesday, October 30, 2019, to hear the Appeal of the PDP and Atiku/Obi, arising from the judgment of the Appeal Court. Channels Television earlier reported that Atiku and PDP had formally filed an appeal against the judgement of the presidential election petitions tribunal, at the Supreme Court. The opposition...

Impeachment Of Kogi Deputy Governor, “Overt Lawlessness” – House Minority Caucus

The Minority Caucus of the House of Representatives has condemned what it described as “overt lawlessness” in Kogi State, saying the impeachment of the Deputy Governor, Simon Achuba and the swearing-in of Edward Onoja in his place was “unknown to the laws of the land”. The Caucus, which made their position known in a statement...

Impeached Kogi Deputy Gov Vacates Official Residence, Seeks Buhari’s Intervention

The impeached Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Mr. Simon Achuba, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the political crisis currently rocking the state to prevent breakdown of law and order. Achuba made the call at a press conference in Lokoja on Sunday, shortly after packing out of his official residence. He said the...

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