A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos, Mr Segun Adewale has insisted that he is the Chairman of the party in the state.Adewale, popularly known as Aeroland, made the claim while speaking with newsmen in Lagos on Saturday. The post Adewale makes fresh claim at Lagos PDP chairmanship appeared first on The […]
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday issued certificates of return to governor-elect of Bauchi State, Alhaji Bala Mohammed, his deputy, Alhaji Baba Tela, and 31 members-elect of the state House of Assembly in Bauchi.. The post INEC Issues Certificate of Return to Mohanmed, Deputy, 31 Lawmakers-elect in Bauchi appeared first on The Guardian […]
Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on Friday declared that he never regarded the defeated governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic party, Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka as an enemy. Rather, he said the major opposition party was free to challenge his victory at any stage of the court, and make useful suggestions for smooth running of […]
Now that calmness is returning to Nigeria’s political turf after the tension soaked 2019 general elections, the class of 2019 governors is taking a definite shape. Nearly half of the 29 states where governorship elections took place produced new faces that are going to mount the leadership saddle come May 29, 2019. The Guardian profiles […]
Weak institutions and poverty are the oil the political corruption needs to thrive. This was the core of an elections debriefing on vote buying, voters’ inducement and other forms of manifestations of political corruption organised by Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) in collaboration with Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), Election Observation Platform […]
“The legitimate object of government is to do for a community of people, whatever they need to have done, but can not do, at all, or cannot, so well do, for themselves in their separate, and individual capacities” is how Abraham Lincoln wrote … The post Buhari’s victory and issues that will haunt his second […]
Many residents and voters in Plateau State were surprised after the March 9 governorship election was later declared inconclusive. The incumbent governor Simon Bako Lalong of All Progressives Congress … The post From inconclusive to conclusive elections as Lalong emerges in Plateau appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has filed a 39-ground notice at the Court of Appeal, Abuja to upturn the March 22, 2019 ruling of the Osun governorship petitions tribunal nullifying his victory at September 22 and 27, 2018 polls in the state. The post Oyetola appeals Osun tribunal’s ruling appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – […]
The Abuja Court of Appeal has affirmed the election of Dr. Kayode Fayemi as Governor of Ekiti State.The Justice Stephen Adah-led three-man panel in its judgment dismissed the appeal filed by the People’s Democratic Party … The post Appeal court upholds election of Fayemi as Ekiti State governor appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News […]
Adamawa Governor Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow yesterday lost the polling units in his local council area of Mubi North to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Alhaji Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri,… The post Governor loses council, PDP leads in Adamawa supplementary polls appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
Bauchi State governor-elect, Bala Mohammed, has said the outgoing administration of Governor Muhammad Abubakar is planning to access loans from banks, engage in mass recruitment of teachers and has announced payment of N30,000 national minimum wage. The post Abubakar creating financial burden for me, says Bauchi governor-elect appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – […]
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, was agog yesterday as National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, held the 11th Bola Tinubu Colloquium to celebrate his 67 birthday anniversary… The post Buhari, Tinubu say infrastructure critical in next level appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
The purported resignation of the African Action Congress (AAC) running mate in Rivers State, Akpo Bomba Yeeh, has been flayed by its gubernatorial candidate, Engineer Biokpomabo Awara, who also berated the former for defecting to the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP). The post APC, Amaechi supported us unconditionally, says Rivers State AAC gubernatorial candidate appeared first […]
The ALL Progressives Congress (APC) might have forfeited its win of the Zamfara State governorship election to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The post Zamfara governor seat may be vacant as court nullifies APC primaries appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
When the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) retained Osun State in the controversial September 2018 gubernatorial election, which gave it total control of the six states in the Southwest geopolitical zone… The post Conspiracy, betrayal bane of Southwest PDP in 2019 elections appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
Never before in the history of Nigeria’s democracy has a general election lasted this long before its consummation. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)… The post How 2019 polls dim prospects of a better electoral process appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
A former military administrator of Abia State and national caucus member of the All Progressives Congress, Air Vice Marshall (AVM) Frank Ajobena (rtd), has faulted Olorogun O’tega Emerhor for claiming victory over the February 23…. The post APC chieftain faults Emerhor for claiming Omo-Agege’s poll victory appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria […]
Democracy is often a series of new problems to solve. One such new-ish problem that really became acute in this electoral cycle is that of low turnouts. The post The low turnout problem appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to get prepared to face its legal team at the Presidential Election Tribunal and stop “unnecessary fabrications and smear campaigns.” The post PDP accuses Buhari, APC of blackmailing election tribunal appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria […]
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday met with 223 of its newly-elected members of the House of Representatives in a bid to ensure a smooth sail in determining occupants of the leadership seats of the Ninth National Assembly. The post APC, newly-elected reps parley on National Assembly leadership appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria […]