Just In: Supreme Court confirms Ganduje’s election

The Supreme Court on Monday confirmed the election of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state and member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. This was after it dismissed the appeal and cross-appeal instituted by Alhaji Abba Kabiru Yusuf, gubernational candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Delivering the …

Breaking: Supreme court affirms Tambuwal as Sokoto governor

The Supreme court has affirmed that incumbent Governor Aminu Tambuwal was duly elected in the governorship election conducted on March 9, 2019. It, therefore, struck out the appeal brought by Ahmed Aliyu of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, challenging the said election. Delivering the judgment, Justice Abba Aji affirmed …

Sokoto: INEC gives update on Sokoto rerun election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has pledge to collaborate with Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other agencies to ensure transparency in the conduct of rerun elections in Sokoto. The state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Abubakar Sadiq, stated this on Thursday at a stakeholders meeting preparatory to …

Trump reacts as Democrat defects, joins Republican

U.S. Representative, Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey is leaving the Democratic Party to become a Republican, President Donald Trump announced Thursday, confirming during a White House meeting. Trump introduced Van Drew in an Oval Office meeting that also included Vice President Mike Pence and House Minority Leader, Kevin McCarthy …

Unemployment: Peanuts cannot discourage youths from cybercrime, kidnapping, Bamidele tells politicians on Thursday

The Chairman Senate Committee on Judiciary and Human Rights, Senator Oyeyemi Bamidele, has appealed to the legislative arm of government to join the executive to solve the problem of youth unemployment in the country. Essentially, the federal Lawmaker appealed to the members of the national assembly to always give what …

Kogi Decides: Yahaya Bello has ordered my assassination – SDP governorship candidate claims

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, governorship candidate in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti has claimed that Yahaya Bello has ordered her assassination. SDP governorship candidate disclosed this on Monday morning on her official Twitter page. According to her, “Gov Yahaya Bello has ordered for my assassination.” Akpoti claimed that “what happened …

President Buhari administration under fire for allegedly ‘enlisting’ court judges to infringe on human rights

A prominent Civil Rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has alleged that federal and state government have enlisted some court judges to infringe on the rights of Nigerians. This was as HURIWA charged the media to investigate and publish information on these court judges allegedly enlisted …

Imagine: Gov Ikpeazu held hostage, not in-charge of governance in Abia – Alex Otti insist

The 2019 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia state, Dr. Alex Otti, has blasted the Governor Okezie Ikpeazu-led Peoples Democratic Party administration over the current deplorable condition of the people in state. This is coming barely one week after the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal that …