Deregistration of 74 Political Parties, Court Upheld INEC Decision

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has upheld the power of the independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to deregister political parties which failed to comply with the provision of the law particularly section 225 A of the 1999 constitution as amended.

Ahead 2023: PDP Sliding In Fresh Crises In Most States

As the year 2023 is fast approaching, jostling for control of the party structure in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is threatening to tear the party apart from as political actors in states like Plateau, Kaduna, Ekiti, Ogun and many more states have commenced scheming ahead of time.

CRACK IN YORUBA WORLD CONGRESS?

There are indications that there is ongoing rift among the pioneer executives members of the Yoruba World Congress (YWC) lead by Prof. Banji Akintoye, YWC is an umbrella body of about 100 Yoruba socio-cultural groups in Nigeria and the Diaspora. In a letter addressed to Akintoye, Deji Osibogun said he considered it worthy of quitting as the group’s Organizing Secretary to pave the way for others to contribute their quota to the development of Yoruba Land.

Tribunal Upholds Yahaya Bello's Election As Kogi Governor

The Kogi Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has affirmed the election of incumbent Governor, Yahaya Bello. Reacting to the news, governor Bello said the judgment affirming his victory and that of the All Progressives Congress, APC is a validation of the people's mandate and an added impetus to his drive to do more for the good people of Kogi state.

Deji Osibogun Quits Yoruba World Congress to Focus on the Big Picture

A renowned media mogul and convener of a Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Yoruba Ko’ya Movement for Development, Leadership, Training and Peace Foundation, Deji Osibogun have resigned his position as the Organizing Secretary of Yoruba World Congress (YWC).

COVID-9: INEC Approves New Policy On Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved a new policy structure on how elections are to be conducted during this coronavirus pandemic.  The guideline known as Policy on Conducting Elections in the Context of COVID-19 Pandemic was made public on Thursday, May 21, in a statement issued by Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee.

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