By Andy Chukwu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bauchi State has halted its planned collation of results of the March 9 governorship election for Tafawa-Balewa Local Government Area of the state. Ibrahim Abdullahi, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), in Bauchi said that the decision was as a […]

By Danladi Alhassan Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi state, has indicated his readiness to to challenge the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resume collation of results of the gubernatorial election in the state. The commission had earlier declared the election inconclusive based on controversies in the […]

By Temitope Owotoki A Yola High Court has issue an order stopping the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from conducting the supplementary elections in Adamawa, with the electoral umpire saying the court could not halt the exercise. There are also supplementary governorship elections scheduled for Bauchi, Plateau, Benue and Kano […]

By Danladi Alhassan A Federal High Court in Jalingo, Taraba state, has disqualified Sani Danladi, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Taraba State in Saturday gubernatorial elections. The ruling was based on alleged falsification of age in the documents  Danladi presented to the Independent National Electoral Commission […]

By Danladi Alhassan A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Apo has dismissed a suit that sought to disqualify Adamawa Governor Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow from contesting Saturday’s governorship election. The Incorporated Trustees of Kingdom Human Rights Foundation International had, in the suit, marked FCT/CV/518/2018, alleged that Bindow […]

Suspected members of the Boko Haram sect struck inside a mosque in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state, on Saturday, killing 11 persons. Damian Chukwu, commissioner of police in the state, confirmed the incident, saying it happened around  5:40am. He said two suicide bombers, accompanied by a gunman, infiltrated the mosque […]

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