Bayelsa: How Nigerians Reacted to Supreme Court’s Judgement that Sacked Lyon

Following Thursday’s Supreme Court verdict which nullified the victory of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), David Lyon in the November 16, 2019 Bayelsa state gubernatorial election, Nigerians took to social media to react to the ruling of the apex court.  Some welcomed the judgement, arguing that it was the right thing to…

Ex-Lawmaker, Jibrin Returns to Private Life After Rerun Defeat

A former lawmaker who represented  Kiru/Bebeji Federal Constituency of Kano state, Abdulmumuni Jibrin has returned to private life following his defeat by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Aliyu Datti Yako at Saturday’s rerun poll. In tweets posted on his official Twitter account, Jibrin said he was accompanied by his son, Abdulrahman on his…

Melaye Rules Out Defection to APC

The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye has ruled out defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of November 16 gubernatorial election in Kogi state.  Dino,who contested the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in a tweet sent from his official Twitter account on Sunday evening…

PDP Clarifies Status of Petition at Tribunal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has made clarifications on Tuesday’s Supreme Court ruling on the appeal filed by the party and its presidential candidate at the 2019 general election, Atiku Abubakar. In an unsigned statement published on the party’s official Facebook page, the party said the apex court did not strike out the petition challenging…

El-Rufai Vs Ashiru: Tribunal Ends Sitting, Reserves Ruling

The Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has adjourned sitting on Monday after counsel adopted their final written addresses and replies to points of law. Justice Ibrahim M. Bako, Chairman of the three-member Tribunal, said that a date would be reserved for judgement and all parties will be notified through their counsel. Recalled that the…

Buhari, APC Say Atiku’s Final Address ‘Wild Goose Chase’, Urge Tribunal to Dismiss Petition on Technicalities

President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC have urged the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal to dismiss the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Candidate Atiku Abubakar challenging the Feb.23 general election on technicalities and evidential grounds. The prayers formed the gamut of other requests contained in both Buhari and APC final addresses…