The Ekiti Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has confirmed Dr. Kayode Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress as the duly elected governor of the State. The tribunal today struck out the challenge filed by the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party Professor Olusola Eleka.
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The meeting of the National Judicial Council (NJC) would now Tuesday just as the Code of Conduct Tribunal has adjourned trial of suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghe. The spokesman of NJC, Mr. Soji Oye, is reported to have confirmed the schedule of the meeting for Tuesday in Abuja. Reports had it that […]
Justice Tanko Muhammad, Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) has urged the 250 appointed Chairmen and members of the Election Petition Tribunals to be guided by the fear of God in the performance of their duties. The new Acting CJN, who replaced Justice Walter Onnoghen gave the charge on Saturday in Abuja during the oath […]
The United Niger Delta Youth Council has advised that the case against suspended Justice Walter Onnoghen should not be politicised and given ethnic meaning. The council also stressed that public officers should be held responsible for their actions and inactions. The case of Justice Walter Onnoghen, it argued, should not be seen as ethnic persecution. […]
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has assured that President Muhammadu Buhari would be welcomed to the state by at least 2000 members of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. Umahi has also allowed the All Progressives Congress (APC) to use the Pa Ngele Oruta stadium, Abakaliki for the party’s presidential rally on […]
Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, who abandoned the presidential race on Thursday has replied the chairman of her former party, Allied Congress of Nigeria(ACPN), over accusations against her. Ezekwesili, who is attending Albert Einstein’s Genius 100 Visionaries meeting in Cabo, Mexico, described ACPN’s chairman Abdulganiyu Galadima’s accusations as all lies. She said there was no truth in […]
Chieftains of Ohaneze Ndigbo are split over the purported endorsement of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Abubakar Atiku by the organisation. It would be recalled that an arm of the organisation known as ‘Ime Obi’ arising from its meeting on Thursday, declared support for Atiku on the grounds that he was […]
Barely 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Anambra and Enugu states, Senator Jim Nwobodo, has dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC. The former Governor of old Anambra State, announced his defection during a visit by leaders of the PDP in the Southeast to his Amaechi country home, in Enugu. “Why we are here […]
The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Thursday declared former Cross River State Governor Donald Duke, as the authentic presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP). The three-man panel, led by Justice Abdul Aboki, in a unanimous decision set aside the Dec. 14, 2018 judgment of an FCT High Court which had declared […]
Mr Christian Nwosu, ex-Administrative Secretary of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has been sentenced for accepting offered by former petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke, to compromise the 2015 elections. The Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday convicted Nwosu. Nwosu was found guilty of benefiting from a sum of $115.01 million Alison-Madueke gave. Nwosu served […]
The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has announced her withdrawal from the presidential race. She however, opted to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 16, 2019 election. A statement issued on Thursday morning by the spokesperson […]
The Lagos State Police Command have arrested three individuals for impersonating workers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In a statement on Wednesday by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, the force acted on a complaint from the Deputy Director of INEC, Shomolu LGA, Mrs Akinwunmi S.O., on January 22, 2019, that […]
It cannot be ascertained whether or not the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, would contest the coming governorship election, considering the number of court cases challenging his candidacy. There are reports that Sen. Iyabo Anisulowo has filed fresh charges against Abiodun over allegations that he evaded the NYSC scheme. […]
See What Happened To NIGERIA’S STOCK MARKET… After President Buhari Declared His Intention To Run For Second Term!!!
Yesterday, President Buhari declared his intention to seek re-election come 2019 and just shortly after his declaration Nigeria’s stock market witnessed a drastic drop to a three-month low. The stock market, which opened on a losing streak after Lafarge Africa announced a surprise 2017 loss, worsened its decline. The equity market fell near 40,000 points […]
President Buhari has Officially Declares his intention to Run for Second Term, This was disclosed by Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai via his twitter handle some minutes ago. This will be the first time President Buhari will be publicly declaring his intention to run for a second term in office. According to Governor El-Rufai, he […]
Buhari leaves for London todayPresident Muhammadu Buhari will leave Abuja on Monday for an official visit to Britain, the presidency said in a statement Sunday evening by presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu. Mr Shehu said the president is due to “hold discussions on Nigeria – British relations with Prime Minister Theresa May, prior to the Commonwealth […]
Senate President, Bukola Saraki has dismissed report that he will contest the 2019 presidential elections. Speaking through his Special adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuf Olaniyonun, the senate President described the rumour as false. In a chat with Independent, Olaniyonun said:- “The report is false. If it is true that he is contesting, you would […]
The governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Peter Fayose has said that God has showed him in a dream that President Muhammadu Buhari will not come back in office in 2019. He stated this at a political function in Aba, commercial city of Abia state which was monitored by DAILY POST on Monday. Fayose recalled that […]
Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babaginda has declared that now is the time for the older generation of Nigerian politicians to leave the stage for the younger ones. Babangida said his generation had overstayed in the corridor of power. He said this when a new political movement, the New Nigeria, led by its leader, […]
It has been reported that a mild drama occurred at Sangotedo Community in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State. Some suspected land grabbers fled on sighting former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s convoy, after he stormed the area to stop alleged encroachment on his ‘land’. The visit of the former president, it was gathered, was a […]