Court sacks Abia Governorship Candidate
In Abuja yesterday, the court of Appeal has declared that the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has no governorship candidate for the 2023 election in Abia State.
A unanimous verdict of a three-member panel of justices read by Justice Stephen Adah on Wednesday ruled that the failure of the party to conduct a valid primary within the time set by law robbed it of the opportunity to participate in the elections.
A Federal High Court in Abuja had in December 2022 nullified the May 29, 2022 primary of APGA in Abia on the grounds of irregularities in the conduct.
The court presided over by Justice Binta Nyako then ordered the party to conduct a fresh primary within 14 days.
Abia Deputy Governor Declares Governorship Ambition
The Deputy Governor of Abia State, Rt. Hon. Ude Oko Chukwu yesterday declared his intention to aspire for the position of the Abia State Governorship in 2023.Oko Chukwu who was speaking at the State Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Finbarrs road, the state capital stated that the decision to contest for the governorship position was borne out of personal conviction that he can lead the state to take Abia to the next level, leveraging on his years o...
Check Why Ogun State PDP Governorship Candidate Fled Nigeria
A few days after alleging that he left Nigeria because of a threat to his life, the Nigeria Police Force has submitted a report to the Attorney-General of the Federation and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), indicating Chief Ladi Adebutu, for money laundering and vote-buying.Mr Adebutu, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, is indicted for deploying two billion naira to induce voters across the state to v...
Governorship Election: APC has no candidate in Taraba – PDP cautions INEC
As the people of Taraba State troop out on Saturday to vote for their next governor, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said on Wednesday that the All Progressives Congress, APC, has no valid candidate for the election.PDP made the declaration in line with the Supreme Court judgment of February 1, 2023, in suit No. SC/CV/1564/2022.The Supreme Court had ruled that any political party that failed to comply with the provisions of the Electoral Act over the selection of...
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