Poll: Dangers for both parties on the economy, crime and transgender rights

FILE – Sunrise at the U.S. Capitol, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022 in Washington. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption toggle caption Matt Rourke/AP FILE – Sunrise at the U.S. Capitol, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022 in Washington. Matt Rourke/AP The economy continues to dominate as the most important issue facing the country, followed by preserving democracy, according to … Read more

Poll: Cut federal spending — but not big-ticket programs

Sign up for the daily Inside Washington email for exclusive US coverage and analysis sent to your inbox Get our free Inside Washington email In the federal budget standoff, the majority of U.S. adults are asking lawmakers to pull off the impossible: Cut the overall size of government, but also devote more money to the … Read more

Half-naked Nasarawa women protest poll results

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No fewer than 1,000 aged women from across the 13 local government areas of Nasarawa State on Monday held a protest  in Lafia, the state capital, seeking a  review of the recently conducted governorship election in the state. The woman, who were dressed half-naked with leaves in their hands, sang emotional songs in Hausa language. … Read more

Kebbi: INEC made mistake declaring gov poll inconclusive


The All Progressives Congress in Kebbi State on Sunday faulted the Independent National Electoral Commission for declaring the governorship election in the State inconclusive. The APC maintained that INEC made an error by declaring the election inconclusive when its governorship candidate, Dr. Nasir Idris, should have been declared the winner in the first ballot. The … Read more

APC petitions INEC over Delta guber poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has petitioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the outcome of the 18 March governorship election in Delta State. The petition was signed by Godwin Anaughe, the state APC Director, Election and Strategy on Saturday in Asaba, the state capital. INEC had declared Sheriff Oborevwori of the Peoples Democratic … Read more

Ex-Army boss, Obi faults security personnel’s involvement in 2023 poll | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

… says Nigeria’s democracy under threat A retired army chief, Col. Chinyere Obi has criticised the alleged use of security personnel by politicians to intimidate, harass, brutalize and subvert the will of the people during the recently held 2023 general elections. Obi, who recounted how she was brutalized by thugs allegedly sent by agents of … Read more

We did not rig Enugu governorship poll, PDP replies Edeoga, Nweke | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

The Enugu PDP Campaign Council has dismissed the statement credited to opposition parties rejecting the outcome of March 18 governorship poll in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the APGA Governorship Candidate, Mr Frank Nweke, and his LP counterpart, Chijioke Edeoga, had in separate statements criticised the result of the election … Read more

Why we rejected Gombe gov poll results — AA chair


The Action Alliance has formally stated its position in the recently conducted governorship election in Gombe State, especially why it wants the results cancelled. According to a statement by the chairman of the party, Auwal Ibrahim, the AA would not accept a “selection” of candidates. The PUNCH reported that Ibrahim declined to sign the result … Read more

‘Why Obidients supported PDP candidate in Enugu governorship poll’

By Stanley Nwanosike A chieftain of Labour Party, Comrade Kennedy Iyere, has claimed that his support for Peter Mbah, the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in March 18 governorship election in Enugu was in line with the wish of the presidential candidate of his party, Peter Obi. Mbah polled a total of 160,895 votes … Read more

Labour Party rejects Enugu governorship poll results


The Labour Party has rejected the result of Saturday’s governorship election that produced the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Mbah, as the winner of the poll. The Independent National Electoral Commission had Wednesday night declared Mbah winner of the poll after the results of the controversial Nkanu East Local Government Area were accepted … Read more