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Appeal Court dismisses Senator Annie Okonkwo’s suit to stop Anambra re-run

The Court of Appeal, Abuja, on Tuesday struck out two motions filed by Senator Clement ‘Annie’ Okonkwo, seeking to stop the January 13 Anambra Central Senatorial District election.

Anambra Central: Minister Chris Ngige threatens to sue INEC over inclusion in candidates’ list

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, may head to court over his inclusion in the list of candidates for Saturday’s rerun election in the Anambra Central Senatorial District.

Anambra re-run: Transporters, Corps members abandon INEC duties in Idemili North

Some transporters engaged to move materials for Anambra Central re-run election in Idemili North Local Government Area, abandoned the assignment because the part payment they were given were insufficient, Mr Ayeleso Olutope, INEC Electoral Officer, said.

I’m not part of Anambra Senatorial re-run – Chris Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has said that he was not contesting the re-run election for Anambra Central Senatorial District, describing the proposed election as a charade.

Anambra Central: We are ready for senatorial re-run poll on Saturday – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Anambra says it has taken adequate measures to ensure smooth, credible, free and fair election in the Anambra Central Senatorial District re-run on Saturday.

Anambra Central: PDP’s Obiora Okonkwo heads to Appeals Court

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Anambra Central Senatorial district, Dr. Obiora Okonkwo, said the judgment of the Federal High Court vacating it’s earlier consent judgment that was entered in his favour cannot stand as he has vowed to challenge it at the Court of Appeal.

Anambra Central: Court sets aside judgement that affirmed PDP’s Obiora Okonkwo senator

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has set aside its December 12 judgement affirming a Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Obiora Okonkwo, as the authentic candidate to occupy the Anambra Central Senatorial seat.

Appeal Court turns down suit seeking to stop Anambra Central re-run election

The Court of Appeal, Abuja division, on Thursday, refused an application seeking to restrain the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from conducting the rerun election into the Anambra Central Senatorial District of Anambra State.

Anambra Central: Why we must conduct re-run election – INEC tells court

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Wednesday, gave reasons behind its decision to conduct a re-run election for Anambra Central Senatorial District, despite the Federal High Court judgement that ordered it to issue Certificate of Return to Dr. Obiora Okonkwo of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Anambra Central senatorial election to proceed Saturday – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said on Wednesday that 14 candidates would participate in the January 13 re-run election in Anambra Central Senatorial District.

Anambra Central: Going ahead with senatorial re-run poll will be disastrous – PDP’s Obiora...

A candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Obiora Okonkwo, has written the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, asking the commission to halt the planned re-run elections slated to hold on Saturday.

Anambra rerun: Corps members shun INEC ad hoc jobs

Some Corps members released by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Anambra to work as ad hoc poll staff in the proposed January 13 Anambra Central Senatorial election have declined the offer.

Nollywood actor Yul Edochie hints at running for president in 2019

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, who ran for governor in Anambra State under the Democratic People’s Congress has hinted that he will seek election as Nigeria’s president in 2019.

South East, South South crucial to APC’s victory in 2019 – John Odigie-Oyegun

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has described the South-East and the South-South geopolitical zones as crucial to the APC’s planned victory in 2019.

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