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APC candidate, Miriam Onuoha, was declared the winner of the rerun election at the Collation Centre in Onuimo Local Government Area on Sunday.

APC wins Imo rerun election

The APC candidate, Miriam Onuoha, was declared the winner of the rerun election at the Collation Centre in Onuimo Local Government Area on Sunday by the Independent National Electoral Commissioner, Prof Frank Nnadi-Okafor.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole, has explained why being national chairman of the party cannot stop him from participation in the local politics of his home state.

Adams Oshiomhole: Why I can’t leave ‘local’ politics

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole, has explained why being national chairman of the party cannot stop him from participation in the local politics of his home state.
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

EFCC invades election venue in Imo over ‘vote buying’

Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Saturday invaded booth 003 Umucaram Amaraku in Isiala Mbano council area of Imo over alleged vote-buying.
Bala Mohammed

Governor Bala Mohammed: Sacking of Emeka Ihedioha unsettled me momentarily

Gov. Bala Mohammad of Bauchi State said on Tuesday that the sacking of Imo Governor Emeka Ihedioha by the Supreme Court rattled him momentarily as he had feared same fate might befall him.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 21, 2018 Zimbabwe main opposition party Movement for Democratic Change Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa gestures as he addresses a crowd of supporters during an election campaign rally at White City stadium in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court on August 22, 2018 began to hear an opposition petition seeking to overturn the presidential election result, in a legal challenge seen as unlikely to succeed despite allegations of vote fraud. The Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has accused the ruling ZANU-PF party and the election commission of rigging the July 30 vote, Zimbabwe's first poll since the ousting of Robert Mugabe last year./ AFP PHOTO / ZINYANGE AUNTONY

Zimbabwe opposition leader tells government to prepare for street protests

Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader said yesterday he will roll out anti-government street protests this year, declaring that the collapsing economy will improve only if political issues, including a long-disputed election, are resolved.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi governor to conduct council polls July

Gov. Bala Mohammad of Bauchi on Tuesday pledged to conduct Local Government election in the next six months.
Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Imo election: The dissenting appeal court judgment that gave hope to Senator Uzodinma —...

The supreme court judgment upholding the election petition of Hope Uzodinma and installing him as the elected governor of Imo state on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, has been very controversial, especially as the full text of the verdict is yet to be made public.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Sokoto rerun: INEC partners EFCC, other agencies for transparent election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed its readiness to partner the state security agencies, anti-graft agencies and other stakeholders in conducting free and fair elections in the state.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: How I was defrauded by consultant who failed to pay expatriates

Former Vice President and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said he was ripped off by a Nigerian consultant, John Chiamehen, who he hired for the planning, design, build-out and rollout of TV Gotel Africa to be based in Abuja.
Ethiopia’s upcoming general election will probably be held on August 16, the electoral agency said on Wednesday,

Ethiopia’s electoral agency sets tentative date for elections

Ethiopia’s upcoming general election will probably be held on August 16, the electoral agency said on Wednesday,
Mike Igini

Akwa Ibom REC warns against rigging in rerun elections

The Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Mike Igini, has warned parties against exhibiting vices that led to the cancellation of election in the Essein Udim Local Government Area of the state.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court strikes out Uche Nwosu’s appeal against Governor Ihedioha’s election

A seven-member panel of Justices of the Supreme Court on Tuesday struck out the appeal by the candidate of the Action Alliance (AA), Uche Nwosu, against the election of Emeka Ihedioha as the Imo State governor.
The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.

Imo guber: Uche Nwosu withdraws appeal against Imo governor’s election

Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in the March 9, 2019 Imo election, Uche Nwosu, has withdrawn the appeal he filed against the election of Governor Emeka Ihedioha.
Simon Lalong

Plateau government to spend N1 billion on election in four local councils

Plateau State Government has budgeted the sum of N1 billion for the acquisition of election materials for local government election in four council areas where elections were suspended last year due to insecurity.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, Tever Akase, has declared that he has no governorship ambition ahead of 2023.

I have no governorship ambition – Benue governo’s aide

The Chief Press Secretary to the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, Tever Akase, has declared that he has no governorship ambition ahead of 2023.
Candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) at the Kogi State Gubernatorial Election, Natasha Akpoti, has cast her vote at her polling unit while at the same time calling on security agencies to ensure the security of voters.

Natasha Akpoti: Appeal Court dismisses INEC’s appeal

Candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in the November 16th Kogi Governorship Election, Barr Natasha Akpoti Thursday recorded another victory over the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
A chieftain of the party in the state, Binta Bello, who once represent the party as a member of the House of Reps, said that the APC led government was afraid of the popularity the PDP is now gaining because it was the PDP that laid the foundation for the development of Gombe State for the past sixteen years.

Gombe PDP will never bow to APC’s discrimination – Ex-Reps member

The meeting was convened by Hon Binta Bello, immediate past Rep member for Kaltungo/Shongom Federal Constituency and brought together all those that made up the cabinet in the administration of the immediate past Governor of the State, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, among many other top-notch of the party in the Northeast. The event was held at its Secretariat after the failed bid to secure the International Hotel

Edo assembly crisis: Governor Obaseki aging war on democracy – Pally Iriase

Former Deputy Majority Whip of the House of Representatives, Pally Iriase, has said that the crisis rocking the Edo State House of Assembly points to the fact that the State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, is fighting democracy.

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Egypt’s top court upholds ban on face veil at Cairo university

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Pakistan school bans female students from using lipstick on campus

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Rafael Nadal sees off challenge of Nick Kyrgios to advance in Australian Open

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Gambia launches crackdown on protest movement

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Woman docked for allegedly pouring hot water on 12-year-old girl

A 35-year-old woman, Ganiat El-Hakeem, on Monday appeared in an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly pouring hot water on a 12 year-old girl.