Court Sack PDP Senate Candidate in Imo
The opposition party was hit with a great shock today as the Supreme Court in Abuja nullified the primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, which produced Hon Jones Onyerere as its senatorial candidate for Imo West in the February National Assembly election.
The Apex Court nullified the primary election on the ground that it was conducted in Owerri, the Imo State capital, instead of Orlu being the senatorial headquarters of Imo West.
Justice Emmanuel Agim, in a judgment on the appeal filed by Hon Nnamdi Ezeani, said that PDP grossly violated Section 87 (9) of the Electoral Act by conducting the primary election outside the venue stipulated by law.
The Apex Court held that by the judgment, PDP would not participate in the next month’s senatorial election, having failed to produce its candidate within the time allowed by law.
Senate Passes Bill That Makes HND Minimum Requirements For President And Governor
Earlier today Thursday 12th of March 2020, the Nigeria's Senate passed for the second reading, a constitution amendment bill which prescribes Higher National Diploma (HND) or its equivalent as the minimum educational requirements for aspirants seeking to contest the office of the Nigerian President or state governors.The bill which is being sponsored by a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Plateau State, Senator Isfifanus Gyang, also prescribes Nation...
Labour Party Senate Candidate Killed in Enugu
In Enugu State, the Labour Party candidate for Enugu East Senatorial district, Oyibo Chukwu has been killed by unknown Gunmen in broad daylight.Oyibo, a lawyer was said to have been attacked while returning from a campaign trip in the Agbani area.He was said to have been burnt inside his vehicle, and three persons were suspected to be with him in the vehicle but it was not yet known how many of the occupants were killedInformation about the attack is still very sket...
2023: You'll get 98% of the votes in my state - Senate President tells top candidate
As February 25 election is fast approaching, the President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan has vowed that Yobe State would deliver 98 percent of votes in Yobe to the candidate of the rulling All Progressives Congress(APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his running mate, Kashim Shettima.Speaking, weekend, in Damaturu, at the inauguration of the Yobe State APC 2023 Campaign Council which held at Yobe Government House, Lawan described Yobe State as the pride of APC...
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