Ex-Oyo Gov Ajimobi Loses Bid At Tribunal To Become Senator

Immediate-past Oyo State governor Abiola Ajimobi has lost the move to win Ibadan South Senatorial District seat through the election tribunal. The tribunal on Tuesday dismissed the petition of the former governor challenging the victory of Senator Kola Balogun in the senatorial district election. It was part of the efforts of the former governor to […]

Tribunal Sacks APC Reps Member, Orders Rerun

The election that produced Hon. Kolapo Korede Osunsanya, was on Monday nullified by the Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. Osunsanya was voted as the representative of Ijebu Central Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives under the All Progressives Congress. The Honourable Justice Wakkil Alkali Gana-led tribunal cancelled elections in […]

Atiku vs Buhari: Tribunal Delivers Judgement On PDP’s Request To Inspect INEC Server

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has dismissed the application filed by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), seeking to inspect the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) allegedly used in collating results for the Feb. 23 general election. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that the Chairman of the panel, […]

Court Sacks Ned Nwoko, Reinstates Nwaoboshi 

An appeal court sitting in Abuja has sacked Ned Nwoko as the senator representing Delta-north in Delta, southeast Nigeria. Africa News24 (AN24) recalls that Nwoko was pronounced senator after an Abuja high court sacked Peter Nwaoboshi, a serving senator, as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the October 2 primary election that […]

Osun Guber: PDP Alleges Plots To “Silence” Adeleke

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is planning to silence Ademola Adeleke, its governorship candidate in the Osun state gubernatorial election. Addressing reporters in Abuja, on Thursday, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, said the move was aimed at stopping Adeleke from retrieving his mandate. He said the police was […]

PDP To Buhari: Tender Your WAEC Certificate

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to tender his West African Examination Certificate (WAEC) to the presidential election petition tribunal. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that the request by the PDP was in reaction to comments made by Festus Keyamo (SAN), that one does not necessarily need a […]

Kano Guber: Ganduje Confident Of Victory At Tribunal

Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano State Governor, on Sunday expressed confidence that the state election petition tribunal will affirm his electoral victory. Ganduje said this while addressing journalists in Kano. He accused the Peoples Democratic Party of using thugs and the police to rig the first round of the governorship election held on March 9. He also […]

Breaking: Tribunal Dismisses Wada’s Petition Against Gov. Bello’s Election

By Philips Sunday Abuja, (AN24) – The Kogi State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, today, Tuesday, June, 7, 2016, dismissed a petition brought before it by the former governor of the state, Idris Wada, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, challenging Governor Bello’s election.