Tag: Candidate

Court Sacks Nwoboshi, Delta North Senator-elect

Henry Solomon- April 3, 2019

The Federal High Court Abuja on Wednesday, sacked Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi, the senator-elect for Delta North Senatorial District. Justice Ahmed Mohammed gave the order while ... Read More

JAMB Records 1.8 million Candidates for UTME 2019

Henry Solomon- February 28, 2019

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has registered over 1.8 million candidates for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The Head, ... Read More

Once Again, Jimi Agbaje to Bear The PDP Flag in Lagos 2019 Governorship Race

Henry Solomon- October 5, 2018

Mr Jimi Agbaje was on Friday declared winner of the governorship primary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State. Agbaje, who was the ... Read More

Aspirant Wants Cancellation of Imo PDP Governorship Primaries

Henry Solomon- October 2, 2018

A female governorship aspirant in Imo, Irene Ottih, has called for the cancellation of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primaries in Imo, alleging her ... Read More

APC Governorship Primaries in Lagos, Enugu, Adamawa Rescheduled

Henry Solomon- October 1, 2018

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has rescheduled the governorship primaries in Lagos, Enugu and Adamawa states. According to a ... Read More

Markus Gundiri Withdraws From Adawawa Gubernatorial Race

Henry Solomon- September 12, 2018

The former gubernatorial candidate of the defunct ACN and the SDP, Engr. Markus Gundiri has announced his decision not to contest the gubernatorial primaries of the  All Progressives ... Read More

#DemocracyDay: Nigerians Urge INEC to Reconsider Independent Candidacy

Henry Solomon- May 29, 2018

A cross-section of Nigerians in Switzerland on Tuesday urged INEC to join the comity of democratic nations by mainstreaming independent candidacy in the electoral process ... Read More

APC NWC Tenure Elongation: Court to Hear Suit April 16

Henry Solomon- March 28, 2018

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed April 16, to hear a suit challenging the tenure elongation of the National Working Committee (NWC),of the All ... Read More

Mixed Reactions Trail Release of 2018 UTME Results

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 21, 2018

Some candidates of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations ( UTME) have reacted to the results released by the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) on ... Read More

Women Group Wants Vice President Position, 35% Affirmative Action In 2019 Elections

Henry Solomon- October 27, 2017

The National Council of Women Societies (NCWS), Nigeria, on Friday advocated for positions of Vice President, Deputy Governors and Vice Chairmen of Local Government to ... Read More

Kenya Presidential Election: Raila Odinga Withdraws From October Rerun

Henry Solomon- October 10, 2017

Kenya opposition leader, Raila Odinga on Tuesday announced his withdrawal from the presidential re-run elections scheduled for Oct. 26. Odinga said at a news conference ... Read More

Improper Primaries By Political Parties, A Stumbling Block To INEC – Chairman

Henry Solomon- August 1, 2017

Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said one of the major challenges of the commission was failure of political parties to ... Read More

#CAFElections: Ahmad Says African Football Cannot Afford To Continue With Ancient Principles

Henry Solomon- March 3, 2017

Candidate for the presidency of the Confederation of African Football, Mr. Ahmad Ahmad on Thursday declared that his group is committed to installing new thinking ... Read More

Supreme Court Settles Niger State Governorship Tussle

Henry Solomon- March 3, 2017

The Supreme Court has upheld the nomination of Governor Abubakar Bello Sani as the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate for the 2015 governorship election ... Read More

Court Recognises Jegede As PDP Candidate for Ondo Governorship Election

Henry Solomon- November 23, 2016

Court of Appeal Setting in Abuja has declared Eyitayo Jegede As Peoples Democractic Party, PDP Candidate for the Ondo State Governorship Election schedule for Saturday, ... Read More

APC Sets Up Committee For Ondo Governorship Primaries

Henry Solomon- September 1, 2016

The National Organising Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Osita Izunaso on Thursday at the Party’s National Secretariat inaugurated a high-powered five-member Election ... Read More

Point System In Circulation Not Criteria For Admission – JAMB

Henry Solomon- July 11, 2016

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the point system copied from its website as criteria for admission into tertiary institutions in the country ... Read More

Former White House Contender Ben Carson Endorses Trump

Henry Solomon- March 12, 2016

(Photo: WSJ) Former U.S. Republican presidential contender Ben Carson "buried the hatchet" and endorsed party front-runner Donald Trump on Friday, saying he believed the billionaire's ... Read More

President Buhari Appoints Dakuku Peterside As DG NIMASA

Henry Solomon- March 10, 2016

APC Governorship candidate for Rivers state in the April 11 2015 general elections Dr Dakuku Peterside, has been appointed on Thursday as the Director General ... Read More

Michigan Debate: Clinton, Sanders Confident Of Beating Trump In Presidential Race

Henry Solomon- March 7, 2016

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders speaking during the debate in Michigan. (Photo: Internet) Democratic presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton in ... Read More