Edo 2024: Osunbor, as an underdog

True enough, the working committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has finally concluded and made public the names of favoured candidates of the party in the state. One glaring and shocking revelation is the absence of Prof Oserhimen Osunbor whose tenure as Edo governor was truncated in 2008 by the Supreme Court ruling. This […]

Ogun State: Abiodun’s Supreme Court victory, a renewed hope

On Friday January 19, the Supreme Court affirmed the victory of Governor Dapo Abiodun as the Ogun State governor. A five-member panel of the court led by Justice John Okoro held that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Ladi Adebutu, failed to prove allegations of non-compliance with the Electoral Act during the conduct of […]

APC didn’t trade off Kano, Plateau – Supreme court

There was no trade-off with the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over Friday’s Supreme Court verdict which reversed the sack of Governors Abba Yusuf (Kano) and Caleb Mutfwang (Plateau), the All Progressives Congress (APC) said yesterday. The party said what played out at the weekend was purely a legal […]

Supreme Court judgments douse tension – APC

The All Progressives Congress, Deputy National Organising Secretary, Nze Chidi, has lauded the Supreme Court judgment on election petitions challenging the outcome of the 2023 governorship elections in eight States, adding that it doused tension in the country. Recall that in Lagos, Ebonyi and Cross River States, the Supreme Court upheld the election of Babjide […]

Obi receives hard knocks from Presidency, APC for castigating Supreme Court

Former Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate Peter Obi yesterday received hard knocks from the Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) for castigating the Supreme Court over its historic judgment on the presidential litigation. They advised the former Anambra State governor to embrace a better vocation instead of indulging in illusions and denigrating the judiciary […]

Press Conference: Atiku points fingers at Supreme Court judgement 

The Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate in the February 25, 2023 election, Atiku Abubakar, addressed a press conference in Abuja on Monday over the Supreme Court’s verdict to dismiss his appeal for lacking in merit and affirmed the victory of President Bola Tinubu. Below is the full text of his speech: Someone asked me what […]

Tinubu, Atiku, Obi absent as Supreme Court delivers final judgement

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and his Labour Party (LP) counterpart, Peter Obi, are absent from the Supreme Court in Abuja. The Supreme Court is expected to deliver judgement today on their appeals against the tribunal’s judgement affirming President Bola Tinubu’s victory at the February 25, 2023, presidential election. […]

Supreme Court arrives at a decision as Tinubu, Atiku, Obi hope for victory

The leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the two opposition parties—the Peoples Democratic Party (APC) and the Labour Party (LP)—have expressed confidence that they will secure victory as the Supreme Court delivers judgement on the February 25 presidential election today. The PDP and the LP are challenging the declaration of President Bola […]

Prove Tinubu’s certificate forgery beyond reasonable doubt, S’Court tells Atiku

The Chairman of the Supreme Court panel hearing the appeals against the election of President Bola Tinubu, Justice John Okoro, said on Monday that the Peoples Democratic Party standard bearer in the February presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, must prove the allegation of certificate forgery levelled against the ex-Lagos State governor beyond reasonable doubt. Okoro handed […]

BREAKING: Ribadu, Gbajabiamila, others arrive as S’Court hears Atiku, Obi 

The Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajabiamila, and the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Abdullahi Ganduje, have arrived at the Supreme Court. Others include the National Security Adviser of Nigeria, Nuhu Ribadu and the acting National Chairman of the PDP, Umar Damagum, among others. Read Also: Atiku, Obi protest as BBC […]