The Federal High Court in Abuja ruled on Monday that the Action Alliance was ineligible to field candidates for the forthcoming governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States. Justice Inyang Ekwo held that the party failed to comply with the Independent National Electoral Commission’s guidelines that all political parties must […]

Algeria’s Interim President, Abdelkader Bensalah, has set Dec. 12 as the date for the country’s delayed presidential polls in an attempt to end a months-long political standoff. Bensalah said in a televised address that the election was an “urgent” step for the country that has seen anti-government street protests since […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cleared 52 candidates and their deputies to contest the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State. The names of the cleared candidates and their details have been made public in Lokoja by the INEC. Five of those cleared as governorship candidates are women. […]

Kogi State chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Bello, has told those agitating for direct primary election ahead of November’s governorship election, that there is no going back on the decision. Bello, speaking with ThisDay, lashed out at a Lagos-based APC pressure group, the Change Agent Foundation International […]