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Senate swears in Biodun Olujimi as senator

The Senate on Thursday swore in Abiodun Olujimi representing Ekiti South after the Independent National Electoral Commission issued her certificate of return.
The Court of Appeal, Enugu Division on Monday reserved judgment in a case filed by Mrs Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against Sen. Ike Ekweremadu.

Appeal Court reaffirms Ebonyi APC Reps candidate’s victory

The Appeal Court, Enugu Divi­sion has reaffirmed the victory of Chinedu Oga in the Febru­ary 2019 House of Representa­tives election for Ezza South/ Ikwo federal constituency.
Senator Victor Umeh

Anambra Central: Senator Umeh reacts to Appeal Court ruling

The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), for the 2019 Anambra Central senatorial election, Victor Umeh, has accepted the decision of the Court of Appeal, affirming the victory of his opponent, Uche Ekwunife, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Uche Ekwunife

Anambra Central: Appeal Court upholds Senator Ekwunife’s election

Court of Appeal sitting in Enugu has dismissed the petition filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Sen. Victor Umeh, against the election of PDP’s Sen Uche Ekwunife representing Anambra Central Senatorial Zone.
Young Progressive Party YPP

Anambra South: YPP kicks against special panel

The Young Progressive Party (YPP) has kicked against the constitution of a special panel of the Court of Appeal to hear the petition by Chris Uba of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenging the validation of the election of its candidate, Ifeanyi Ubah as winner of the Anambra South senatorial election by the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate to partner FRC to block revenue leakages

The Senate has promised to work with the Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) to block revenue leakages and misuse of funds by Federal Government agencies.
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.

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