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Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah appeals sack by court

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah on Saturday declared he has appealed against the judgement of an Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Bwari, which sacked him from the Senate.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Oyo APC cautions against stampeding judiciary

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has claimed to have uncovered alleged plans by Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to heat up the polity, with a view to stampeding the judiciary and whipping up undue sentiments.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 2

Appeal Court upholds Lagos governor’s election

A five-man panel of Court of Appeal in two separate judgments on Saturday upheld Sanwo-Olu’s victory in the March 9 poll and dismissed the appeal by governorship candidates of Labour Party (LP) and Alliance for Democracy (AD).
The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mr Yomi Odunuga as his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.

Senator Omo-Agege: APC sustains faith in Judiciary, rule of law

Nigeria’s Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said that despite the ruling All Progressives Congress losing and winning election court cases, members of the party have continued to sustain faith in the rule of law and Nigeria’s judiciary.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Lawyer demands Osun lawmaker’s prosecution for ‘perjury’

The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has been urged to investigate and prosecute Osun State House of Assembly member representing Obokun State Constituency, Adeyemi Adewumi, over alleged perjury before the Court of Appeal, Akure.
Governor Ganduje with the late Emir Ado Bayero’s portrait presented by Auwalu as he passed through the palace on Wednesday.

Emir Sanusi sacks palace aide for joining Ganduje ‘s victory parade

A popular Kano chief, Maja Siddin Sarkin Kano, Alhaji Auwalu has been sacked by Emir Muhammadu Sanusi 11 and evicted from the palace.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Tribunal judgment: Fintiri extends hands of fellowship to opposition parties

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has extended hand of fellowship to APC and other opposition parties in the state to join hands with his PDP-lead administration in revamping the battered fortunes of Adamawa.

Tribunal sacks Kaduna PDP assemblyman, orders rerun

The National and State House of Assembly Election Tribunal sitting in Kaduna state, on Saturday orders for a rerun in 22 polling units of Kagarko State Assembly Constituency.g

Minister assures victim of bottle attack of justice

The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has assured that justice will be served to the victim of a broken bottle attack, Mr. Elvis Omoiro, who was stabbed over a political disagreement in Effurun, Uvwie council area of Delta state.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Tribunal ruling: Governor Abiodun urges Adekunle Akinlade, others to join hands with him

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun on Saturday called on Abdulkabir Akinlade of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) to join hands with him in taking the state to higher heights.
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.

Tribunal orders rerun in Lafia/Obi Federal Constituency

The National and State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia has ordered rerun election across seven electoral wards of Lafia/Obi Federal Constituency, over illegal cancellation of results.

Emmanuel Uduaghan: Tribunal should have declared me winner

Emmanuel Uduaghan, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Delta south senatorial election, says the election tribunal should have declared him winner of the February 23 poll.

Sokoto elections: Tribunal dismisses petitions against Senator Wamakko, others

The Governorship, National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto on Friday dismissed the petition of Sen. Ahmad Maccido challenging the election of Sen. Aliyu Wamakko of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Plateau council polls: Youths urge PDP candidate to respect court injunction

Plateau youths under the aegis of Tarok Progressives Youth Movement have urged the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its chairmanship candidate for Langtang North Local Government Area, Ubandoma, Joshua Laven, to stop being mischievous and respect the injunction granted by the State High Court, Jos, which restrained Governor Simon Lalong from his swearing-in.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Cross River APC candidates lose cases at tribunal

Five candidates of the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 general elections in Cross River State lost their cases against their opponents in the Peoples Democratic Party as the second Election Petition Tribunal dismissed all their petitions on Thursday.

Plateau council poll: Youths beg governor to swear-in PDP candidate

Plateau youths under the umbrella of Taroh Concern Youths for Justice and Good Governance, have begged Governor Simon Lalong to prevail on the sacked chairman of Langtang North Local Government Area, Hon. Nanlok, Amos Kparnim, to accept the ruling of the election tribunal and withdraw the injunction filed at the State High Court, Jos.

Osun tribunal declares election of another PDP lawmaker inconclusive

Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Osogbo, Osun State, has declared the State Assembly Election for Obokun State Constituency inconclusive.

Tribunal upholds Kaduna PDP senator’s election

The National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Kaduna on Monday upheld the election of Sen. Danjuma La’ah of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Kaduna South senatorial district.

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