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2019 Elections

Tribunal rules on presidential election petition on Wednesday

THE Presidential Election Tribunal has announced that it will deliver judgement on Wednesday on the petition filed by Atiku Abubakar, former Vice president and...

Buhari ignores several EU recommendations on elections – Observers

THE European Union (EU) says from 30 recommendations made after the 2015 general election monitoring, only four were considered by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led...

Tribunal resumes sitting, strikes out petition against Buhari’s victory    

THE Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal on Monday resumed sitting with Justice Mohammed Garba as the new chairman, replacing Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa. Garba emerged after Justice...
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Adamawa governorship supplementary election to hold in 14 LGAs

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Sunday, disclosed that governorship supplementary election would be conducted in 14 Local government areas of Adamawa State. The...

Gbenga Daniel quits partisan politics for humanitarian work, resigns from PDP  

FORMER Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has announced his exit from partisan politics. Daniel, a two-term governor of Ogun also resigned his...

INEC applauds effectiveness of smart card readers despite hitches across the country

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has praised the functionality of smart card readers for the accreditation of voters, despite widespread failures of the...
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police drafts 360,000 personnel to polling units nationwide – IGP

AT least three police officers each would be drafted to the 119, 973 polling units across the country for the general elections, Mohammed Adamu,...

EFCC warns Nigerians about fake dollars in circulation

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked Nigerians to be careful about the circulation of counterfeit US dollars in Nigeria as the...

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Owo attack: Akeredolu directs compulsory installations of CCTVs in all public, private institutions

THE Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has directed the compulsory installation and use of the close circuit television (CCTV)...

INEC releases list of Presidential, NASS candidates for 2023 general elections

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the list of candidates of political parties for the 2023 general...

ANALYSIS: How misinformation almost marred 2022 Ekiti governorship election

EKITI State governorship election was held on June 18 after several weeks of preparations with sixteen contestants. It was another...

UK varsity suspends Ekweremadu as visiting professor

THE University of Lincoln, United Kingdom, has banned Senator Ike Ekweremadu from the recent appointment it gave him as...

How Kenya’s degree requirement for top political posts turned into a fiasco

By Maina wa Mutonya, National School of Anthropology and History The rush for academic credentials is nothing new ahead of...
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