Former governor loses bid for Senate return 

November 5, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

The Appeal Court has affirmed Jarigbe of the Peoples Democratic Party as the winner of the Cross River North Senatorial District election.  The court sitting in Lagos dismissed the petition by former governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, of the All Progressives Congress on the election on Saturday.  The court also awarded N500,000 against the former governor in favour Read More

IPPS: Groups dismiss petition against UBRBDA assistant director

September 28, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

Integrity Watch International in collaboration with Adamawa Concerned Citizens have berated Mr Habib Garba and Mr Amos Douglas for writing unsubstantiated and false petitions against Mr Abubakar Tela Suleiman, Tambarin Mubi, for breaking into the Integrated Payroll Personal Information System (IPPS) to enrich himself and many others. Integrity Watch International is a non-profit organisation, which tracks and monitors the conduct, Read More

PEPC reserves judgment on Atiku, PDP’s petition

August 1, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC), Tuesday reserved judgment in the petition filed by the presidential candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. Justice Haruna Tsamani made the position known after Atiku, who was physically present in court, adopted his final address to the court. Atiku is challenging the declaration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu as Read More

Tribunal: Sani wants PDP’s petition dismissed, PDP, Ashiru kick

August 1, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Governor Uba Sani moves to terminate the petition of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its governorship candidate, Mohammed Isah Ashiru, against his election as the Kaduna Governorship Petition Tribunal resumes sitting today. The tribunal had last week set aside Monday to hear the latest motion by the governor’s legal team led by former Attorney General of the Federation and Read More

Ogun NNPP hails Tribunal over ruling on ballot paper omission 

March 28, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

The New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) governorship candidate in Ogun state, Ambassador Olufemi Oguntoyinbo, on Tuesday lauded the State Election Petition Tribunal for granting the party’s request to inspect all Bi-modal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) machines and other sensitive materials used for the governorship election. Ambassador Oguntoyinbo gave the commendation in a statement he personally signed. The Ogun state election Read More

Rage over anti-igbo remarks as many Nigerians sign petition against popular singer Brymo

January 11, 2023 Admin III 0

Over 6,000 Nigerians, have signed petitioned against popular Singer, Olawale Ashimi, professionally known as Brymo, over anti-Igbo comments on social media. The petition is signed in order to ensure that the singer is prevented from winning at the 2023 All Africa Music Award (AFRIMA). AFRIMA in 2022 had nominated Brymo in the ‘Song Writer of the Year’ category, and some Read More

Senate summons SPDC over ‘contract breach’

December 7, 2022 Taiye Odewale 0

Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions has summoned the management of the Shell Petroleum Development Company over an alleged breach of contract involving the oil firm and Messrs Omire and Associates. The Chairman of the Senate panel, Senator Ayo Akinyelure (PDP Ondo Central), gave the order Wednesday when the matter came up for hearing during sitting of the  Read More

Usman petitions NJC over copy of judgment 

December 4, 2022 Chamba Simeh 0

The embattled PDP senatorial candidate of Kaduna central, Lawal Adamu Usman, has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC) over the refusal of Justice Umar Mohammed of the Federal High Court 1 Kaduna division to issue him with copy of judgment which his lawyer applied for on November 4, 2022.  It could be recalled that following the nullification of his victory Read More

2023: Group raises alarm over alleged plan to re-arrest Okorie 

November 22, 2022 Amarachukwu Egwu-Agha 0

CaringHeart Foundation has raised the alarm over the alleged plot to re-arrest the ‘abducted’ senatorial candidate of the Labour Party, Hon. Linus Okorie and slam fresh charges against him. Okorie since his arrest on Sunday, October 17, 2022 in Abakaliki the Ebonyi state capital, has A statement issued by the director of the foundation, Dr. David Ogbonna, claimed that Okorie Read More

APGA crisis: Okorie accuses NBA, NUJ, CSOs of judicial abomination, silence

November 21, 2022 Emeka Nze 0

Factional presidential candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has accused the Nigerian Bar Association, the Nigerian Labour Congress, the Nigerian Union of Journalists and Civil Society Organisations of maintaining a deafening silence on the judicial rascality of a factional chairman of the party, Chief Victor Oye and his sponsors. Okoye who described the silence as Read More

Oyetola chasing shadows at Osun tribunal — Adeleke 

November 20, 2022 Admin III 0

The Osun state governor-elect, Ademola Adeleke, Sunday berated Governor Adegboyega Oyetola for approaching the state’s election petitions tribunal to upturn the results of the July 16 governorship election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate as the winner of the election after polling 403,271 votes while Oyetola garnered 375, 027. The governor had since approached Read More

APC petitions INEC, demands Mike Igini’s dismissal within 48hrs

July 8, 2022 Admin III 0

A ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has petitioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), demanding dismissal of its Akwa Ibom state Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mike Igini, within 48 hours. The petition is signed by APC Zonal Organising Secretary, South-south, Dr. Blessing Agbomhere.  The letter addressed to the chairman of the commission accused Mr. Igini of “incessant acts of biasness, injustice, Read More

Groups petition IG, others, over plot to smear Buhari, Emefiele

November 3, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

Two groups, Nigeria First Movement and True Nigeria Patriots have raised alarm over plot by some persons, described as impostors using the names of the organizations to smear the name President Muhammadu Buhari and Mr. Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.  The groups alleged that faceless persons have set out to use their names and organise protests by Read More

APC appeal com’tt okay Niger Congress, says no petition, complaint received

October 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Chairman of the State Congress Appeal Committee in Niger state, Chief Ray Morphy, has said that his committee did not recieve petition or complaint regarding the recently conducted state congress of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger state. Chief Morphy declared that the appeal committee’s exercise was open, inclusive and democratic. The national secretariat of APC had Read More

Lawyers can’t submit petitions, Bauchi APC appeal committee declares

October 25, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The appeal committee sent by the national headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Bauchi state to listen to the complaints of aggrieved members has stated that lawyers are not allowed to be involved during sittings with the committee. Chairman of the committee Alhaji Mohammed Mabo Kassim stated this Monday while addressing newsmen on the commencement of the committee’s Read More

EndSARS: Human rights commission panel resumes sitting

October 22, 2021 Binta Shama 0

  Contrary to insinuations that the independent investigation panel on allegations of human rights violations by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (EndSARS) has fizzled out, the panel rather gathered more momentum preparatory to resumption of sitting on Monday, 18th October, 2021, more determined to do justice to the 295 petitions it received. The 11-member panel chaired by Justice Suleiman Galadima (rtd) Read More

NASC: Senate confirms Nwoha as South East Commissioner

October 13, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

 The Senate has confirmed Hon. Amaechi Nwoha as Commissioner representing South East in the National Assembly Service Commission (NASC)  Nwoha’s confirmation followed the consideration of a report by the Committee on Establishment and Public Service. Senator Smart Adeyemi (APC Kogi West) presented the report on behalf of the Committee Chairman, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau (APC Kano Central). . Adeyemi in his presentation, said the Read More

2020 Paralympics: Nigeria’s Envoy hails team Nigeria in Tokyo 

August 31, 2021 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Envoy to Japan, Ambassador Husaini Abubakar Moriki, has hailed team Nigeria performance so far at the ongoing Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Amb. Moriki who spoke in Tokyo described Nigeria as a sporting nation which has transformed to world beaters. He said, “I’m delighted that we have just won a gold medal in the Paralifting and not only that but I’m Read More

Osun APC crisis: Police arraign Aregbesola’s loyalists for assault

August 23, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun state police command, Monday arraigned a caretaker Aecretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon Rasaq Salinsile, former Chairman of the party, Reverend Adelowo Adebiyi, and five others before a Magistrate court sitting in Osogbo, the state capital, for alleged conspiracy and assault. Others are: former Commissioner for Works and Transports, Engr. Kazeem Salami, former Commissioner for Youth, Sports Read More