Declare Me Winner of Bayelsa Guber Poll, Diri Tells INEC

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday governorship election in Bayelsa, Senator Douye Diri has declared himself winner of the election. Diri in a press conference on Monday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigerian Army of conniving with the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rob him of his…

Kogi West Rerun: Melaye Rejects Results, Decries Violence and Rigging

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi West Senatorial District rerun, Dino Melaye has rejected the results of Saturday’s election. Melaye who addressed newsmen on Sunday said the results were being doctored by the All Progressives Congress (APC) with the support of the state’s governor, Yahaya Bello. “They did this by…

Kogi and Bayelsa Guber: PDP Says Nigeria Sliding into Dictatorship

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has faulted the conduct of Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi and Bayelsa states. The party in a statement issued on Sunday night by its national publicity secretary, Kola Olongbondiyan said under president Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) votes no longer count. See statement “The Peoples Democratic Party…

Kogi West Senatorial District: INEC Fixes New Date For Poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced November 16 as the new date for the fresh election into the Kogi West Senatorial District following the Appeal Court’s nullification of the election of Dino Melaye. In a statement signed by the Commission’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye also fixed November…

Tribunal Upholds Buhari’s Election

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT), sitting in Abuja on Wednesday upheld the election of Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the duly elected president of the country. Delivering judgement on Wednesday,the five-man panel led by Justice Mohammed Garba held that Atiku and his party failed to prove the allegations of violation…

Presidential Poll: Today is Judgement Day

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) sitting at the Court of Appeal in Abuja will today deliver judgment on the petition filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar challenging the declaration of president Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as the…