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Today’s supplementary election holding at Ibeju-Lekki is marred by low voters turnout. The election is to determine who represents Ibeju-Lekki Constituency One in the Lagos State House of Assembly. Our man who is covering the election reports that sensitive electoral materials arrived early in most of the polling units. Electoral officers also arrived on time […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State will be conducting supplementary election in nine polling units of Ibeju-Lekki State Constituency One tomorrow. A statement signed by the State Resident Electoral Commission, Mr Sam Olumekun says the initial election became inconclusive as a result of over-voting in nine polling units covering two Registration Areas […]

The Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ademola Adeleke, as the winner of the poll. The Tribunal made the declaration today after dismissing a preliminary objection against the petition of the PDP and Senator Adeleke, challenging the September 2018 governorship election in the state. The preliminary […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Bauchi state has received an order from a Federal High Court in Abuja, restricting it from regenerating the disputed result of Tafawa Balewa local government area of the state. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Ibrahim Abdullahi, disclosed this at a press conference at the Prof. Mahmood Yakubu Conference Hall, INEC Headquarters […]

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, is present for his trial at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), after attending to his health issues. Justice Onnoghen’s trial was adjourned last week following his absence on health grounds. His counsel, Adeboyega Awomolo had tendered a letter from the CJN explaining that he developed issues […]

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Lagos and Oyo state governments to adequately compensate the victims of the collapsed buildings at Lagos Island and Ibadan the Oyo state capital. In a statement by the Deputy Director of SERAP, Mr Kolawole Oluwadare, the group asked the governments of the two states to […]

Another building has collapsed on Lagos Island creating panic for some of those living in other buildings suspected to be structurally defective. The building which is situated on Apatira street just about five structures away from Massey Street in Ita faji area gave-way yesterday (Saturday) and the demolition squad of the Lagos state Building Control […]

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has granted access to President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), to inspect the materials used for the conduct of the election. The tribunal, led by Justice Abdu Aboki, gave the go-ahead following the applications filed on behalf of the President and the ruling party by […]

A High Court in Yola Adamawa State, has ruled out restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from conducting a supplementary Governorship Election in the state fixed for March 23. This followed a ruling by Justice Abdulaziz Waziri after a request to that effect filed by counsel to the Adamawa Chapter of the Movement for the […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented Certificates of Return to the newly elected Senators and House of Representative members.  The ceremony kicked off at about 10am on Thursday, at Africa Hall of the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Abuja. Over one hundred Senators collected their certificates of return presented by the Chairman Of the […]


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