Edo Poll Ballot Recounting: Appeal Court Dismisses Ize-Iyamu’s Appeal

Edo Poll Ballot Recounting: Appeal Court Dismisses Ize-Iyamu’s Appeal

By Olaotan Falade -The Court of Appeal sitting in Benin, Edo State, today, Friday , 7/4/2017, dismissed an appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, challenging the discontinuation of the recounting of ballot papers used during the September 28 governorship election in four local government areas of the state. The PDP and Ize-Iyamu have approached the court to challenge Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress as winner of…

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Edo Guber Petition: Tribunal Reserves Judgment Date

Edo Guber Petition: Tribunal Reserves Judgment Date

Benin: There was mild tension in Edo State on Monday as the election tribunal reserved a date to deliver the judgment between Governor Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress, ​(APC) ​and the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in the September 28 governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. Pastor Ize-Iyamu had filed a petition before the tribunal asking the tribunal to declare him winner of the elections based on alleged non-accreditation, over voting and non-compliance with…

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PDP Caucus Accuses Tinubu of Conspiring With EFCC to Destroy Senate

PDP Caucus Accuses Tinubu of Conspiring With EFCC to Destroy Senate

Mr. Bola Tinubu. The Senate caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused one of the national leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, of conspiring with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to destroy the senate by impugning the integrity of members of the upper chamber of the National Assembly. This Day newspaperreports that the PDP Senate caucus, which has indicated its readiness for a showdown with Tinubu,…

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APC treasurer, 4000 others defect to PDP in Katsina

APC treasurer, 4000 others defect to PDP in Katsina

Katsina: Nasiru Usman, the All Progressives Congress (APC) treasurer in Katsina state, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) along with an estimated 4,000 others. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the defectors presented themselves to the Kankia local government chapter of their new political party on Saturday, April 1. APC treasurer, 4000 others defect to PDP in Katsina Speaking on behalf of other defectors, Usman said that they decided to jump…

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Stop Using My Name to Create Mischief, Seek Relevance, Uduaghan warns

Stop Using My Name to Create Mischief, Seek Relevance, Uduaghan warns

Asaba: Immediate past Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan has warned mischief makers and those seeking cheap popularity to stop using his name as a vehicle to achieve their evil plots. Dr. Uduaghan gave the warning Monday morning in a statement issued by Mr. Sunny Areh, his media aide, in reaction to two contradictory press releases purportedly authorised by the former Governor in the last two days and which have been trending on…

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