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Chris Ngige

Senator Ngige: 2021 is end of APGA reign in Anambra

Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen Chris Ngige, says the dominance of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Anambra State, will come to the end in 2021.

Tribunal upholds Senators Uche Ekwunife, Ifeanyi Ubah’s electoral victories

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Awka, Anambra State, has upheld the election of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidates in the February 23 election, Senator Uche Ekwunife, as the senator representing Anambra Central senatorial district.
Uche Ekwunife

Anambra Central: Tribunal refuses to relist petition against Senator Ekwunife

The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Awka on Monday dismissed the application filed by Mr Nkem Ekweozor of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA), seeking the panel to relist his petition against Sen. Uche Ekwunife of the PDP.

Anambra: We won’t vote for ‘foreign’ candidate again – stakeholders

Stakeholders in Anambra State have vowed that they will not vote for persons who have not lived in the state for at least 10 years as their next governor in 2021.
Victor Umeh

Anambra Central: Uche Ekwunife not eligible to contest election – Senator Umeh

Senator Victor Umeh, who contested the February National Assembly election on the platform of All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, said yesterday that Senator Uche Ekwunife of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who was declared winner for Anambra Central senatorial zone by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was not eligible to contest the election.
Senator Victor Umeh

Senator Umeh: Why I’m challenging Uche Ekwunife’s declaration

The immediate past senator representing Anambra Central senatorial district, Chief Victor Umeh, has said that for Nigeria to evolve, there must be strict adherence to the rules governing the country.
Victor Umeh

Anambra Central: Tribunal set to hear Senator Umeh’s petition against Uche Ekwunife’s election

All is now set for the titanic battle on the election petition filed by Senator Victor Umeh against Senator Uche Ekwunife and three others challenging the declaration of Ekwunife as winner of the Anambra Central senatorial seat in the 2019 senatorial election.
Uche Ekwunife

Anambra Central: SDP candidate urged to drop petition against Senator Ekwunife

Four former senators that represented Anambra Central at various times since the current democratic dispensation, had intervened in the ongoing election petition filed at the tribunal by the candidate of Social Democratic Party, SDP, Mr. Tony Chukwuelue, urging him to drop his petition against Senator Uche Ekwunife of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Elections: INEC releases list of elected senators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of senators elected for the ninth assembly so far.

Anambra elections: APGA wins 24 seats, PDP 6 in assembly poll

Results from the 30 state constituencies for the Anambra State House of Assembly have been released, with All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, winning 24, while the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, won six.
Senator Victor Umeh

Senator Umeh seeks cancellation of Anambra Central Senatorial election over alleged irregularities

Victor Umeh, the senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra Central in last Saturday’s election, has called for the cancellation of the election in the district over alleged irregularities.

APC leads in announced National Assembly results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of 118 National Assembly seats out of the 469.

Election: APGA wins four House of Reps elections in Anambra, loses three senate contests

All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) won four out of the eleven federal constituency polls in Anambra from results so far announced by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the National Assembly elections.
Uche Ekwunife

PDP wins Anambra Central senatorial seat

Senator Uche Ekwunife of the Peoples Democratic Party has been declared winner of Anambra Central Senatorial District election held on February 23.
Senator Victor Umeh

Election: Stop inciting APGA leaders against me – Senator Umeh tells PDP

The lawmaker representing Anambra Central, Senator Victor Umeh, has accused the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of inciting members of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) to work against him.
Atiku Abubakar

Anambra youths back Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Atiku Abubakar

Youths from 181 communities in Anambra State, under the aegis of Anambra State Association of Town Unions (ASTU), have thrown their weight behind the action of Ohanaeze Ndigbo on the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.
Victor Umeh

Senator Umeh refutes alleged N26 million misappropriation

The senator representing Anambra Central District and candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), in Feb. 16 poll, Chief Victor Umeh, has dismissed alleged misappropriation of N26 million belonging to the 109 electoral wards in the Senatorial district.
Victor Umeh

Senator Umeh: I’ve calling to serve Igbo people

Victor Umeh, the senator representing Anambra Central, who is seeking re-election, has replied his critics who accuse him of overstepping the boundary of his primary constituency to speak for others, saying that his calling was to serve the Igbo people.

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Stuart Pearce

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