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Kogi West: Melaye takes protest letter to INEC

November 20, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Former chairman Senate Committee of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Dino Melaye, has registered his protest at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Abuja where he demanded cancellation of the Kogi West senatorial election. Senator Melaye was received Wednesday by INEC Secretary, Rose Orianran-Anthony, and National Commissioner/Chairman of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye. Melaye, who came with Read More

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Kogi polls: We ‘ll retire Bello, Adeyemi from politics – PDP

October 28, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Musa Wada Campaign Organisation has vowed to retire both Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State and Senator Smart Adeyemi in the November 16 governorship and senatorial elections in the state. The organisation’s Director-General,  Mr Tajudeen Yusuf, stated this in a statement in Abuja, Monday, stressing that the lack of infrastructural development, impoverishment of civil servants and gross ineptitude of Read More

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Okorocha: INEC set to appeal Abang’s judgement

June 11, 2019 Editorial IV 0

 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would appeal the judgement of the Federal High Court, Abuja which directed it to issue certificate of return to the immediate past governor of Imo state, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, as winner of Imo West Senatorial election. According to INEC in a statement on Tuesday, it complied with the Justice Okon Abang’s Read More

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Tribunal refuses to strike out petition against Ekweremadu’s election

May 27, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The National and State Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Enugu state Monday refused an application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking to strikeout the petition challenging the re-election of Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu. The petitioner, Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is challenging the results of the February 16 senatorial election in Enugu West Read More

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Kogi West: Adeyemi tenders evidence of over-voting

May 26, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Senator Smart Adeyemi has closed his case before the National/House of Assembly Election Tribunal where he’s challenging the pronouncement of Senator Dino Melaye as the winner of the Kogi west 2019 senatorial election. Counsel to Adeyemi, Chief Toyin Adeniyi before closing his case had called on three witnesses; Senator Smart Adeyemi (star witness), the Adeyemi Campaign Organization, director general, Mr Read More

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INEC lacks power to reverse my election ― Okorocha

May 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Imo state governor Rochas Okorocha has said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) lacks the power to withhold his certificate of return or reverse his election victory after being declared the winner of the Imo West senatorial election. The chairman of the APC Governors’ Forum said this in a petition he filed at the commission through his counsel on Tuesday. Read More

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Complete the collation of Imo-north polls result, group begs INEC

April 10, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy Tuesday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to complete the collation of results of the Imo North senatorial election and declare a winner. The centre’s Director, Legal and Documentation, Ohazuruike Tochukwu, who made the call in Abuja, said results of the senatorial election and supplementary polls held on February 23 and March 9 Read More

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Tribunal: Akpabio, Nsima, others file 34 petitions in A’Ibom

April 3, 2019 Editorial IV 0

All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship and senatorial candidates Chief Nsima Ekere Senator Godswill Akpabio have filed petitions at the Akwa state Election Tribunal challenging the victories of Governor Udom Emmanuel and Chief Chris Ekpeyong of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) respectively. The tribunal, which made this known in Uyo Wednesday, said it received no fewer than 34 petitions as at Read More

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Lost mandate: Akpabio hits Tribunal

March 18, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress(APC) for Akwa Ibom North West senatorial district, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has approached the election tribunal sitting in Uyo to commence legal processes to challenge his loss at February 23 senatorial election. The suit at the tribunal was filed on the 16th of March by his lawyer, Mr. Sunday Ameh SAN, followed Senator Akpabio’s Read More

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INEC lacks power to withhold my certificate of Return- Okorocha

March 14, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, Wednesday said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) lacks the power to withhold his Certificate of Return. Okorocha described the decision of INEC to withhold his Certificate of Return after being declared winner of the Imo West Senatorial election as unfortunate and unconstitutional. Speaking in Owerri, Okorocha described INEC’s decision not to issue him Read More

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Kogi central: Natasha rejects result, head to court

February 28, 2019 Editorial IV 0

…Accuses APC of rigging Senatorial candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Kogi state, Natasha Hadiza Akpoti has rejected the outcome of last Saturday’s senatorial election in Kogi Central Senatorial district, describing it as a ‘sham.’ She has, however, expressed optimism that her mandate would be recovered at the court of law. Addressing a press conference Thursday in Abuja, Read More