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Borno elections: Mohammed Abba-Aji, Bukar Shuwa head to tribunal

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Borno Central Senatorial District in the February 23rd senatorial election in Borno state, Alhaji Mohammed Abba-Aji, has filed a petition at the election petition tribunal sitting in Maiduguri, challenging the declaration of governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state as winner of the election.
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Kano elections: Police assure residents of peaceful polls

The Police in Kano have assured residents of a peaceful rescheduled Governorship poll in the state.

FCT elections: Tribunal gets three petitions

The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in the FCT has received three petitions from aggrieved candidates who were not satisfied with the conduct of the Feb. 23 National Assembly election in the territory.

Bauchi elections: Court fixes March 25 for judgment

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed March 25 to deliver judgment on a suit seeking to stop (INEC) from resuming collation or announcing result of Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
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EFCC docks alleged vote buyer in Ilorin

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on March 21, 2019 arraigned one Abdulkadir Abdulsalam before Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court, Ilorin, on a two-count charge bordering on bribery.
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Femi Falana: President Buhari must put a stop to militarisation of election process

Human rights activist, Femi Falana, SAN, on Wednesday challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the militarisation of the electoral process in the country.

Senate in rowdy session over alleged militarisation of 2019 elections

The Senate on Wednesday went into a rowdy session following a motion moved by Sen. Dino Melaye and co-sponsored by seven other lawmakers on alleged militarisation of the 2019 elections.

Bauchi elections: PDP rejects ex parte order stopping final collation of governorship result

The Peoples Democratic Party has rejected a court order stopping the Independent National Electoral Commission from resuming collation of result of Bauchi State governorship election.

Bauchi elections: PDP drags Judge to NJC for stopping collation of governorship result

The Peoples Democratic Party has petitioned the National Judicial Council over what it called the violation of the Constitution and Electoral Act by Justice Ekwo Inyang of the Federal High Court by sitting on a matter that it said ought to have been handled by an election petition tribunal, as created by the provisions of our laws.
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Bauchi elections: APC arm-twisting judiciary – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has vehemently rejected what it termed as the arm-twisting of the judiciary and the court by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to unconstitutionally halt the conclusion of collation of already declared results in the Bauchi State governorship election.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Counsel: PDP, Atiku Abubakar have evidence to win at tribunal

Dr. Livy Uzoukwu, has said the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has all the facts to prosecute his case at the tribunal and emerge victorious.

Rivers elections: We’ve lost confidence in INEC – coalition

A Coalition of Rivers Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO), on Monday, said it has completely lost confidence in the ability of the present Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state, led the REC, Oboh Effanga.
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Bauchi elections: PDM rejects governorship poll results, heads to court

The Peoples Democratic Movement, PDM, has rejected the outcome of the governorship and state House of Assembly elections in Bauchi State over alleged omission of its logo on the ballot papers for the elections.
Staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirm ballot papers for house of representatives during the electoral preparation at a local office of INEC in Port Harcourt, southern Nigeria, on February 22, 2019, a day before postponed voting day.Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Bauchi elections: Concerned Tafawa-Balewa indigenes reject INEC’s plan to announce results

Barely 24 hours to the resumption of collation of gubernatorial election results from Tafawa-Balewa LGA earlier declared inconclusive, a group, Concern Citizens of Tafawa-Balewa, has opposed INEC’s plan to announce the election results from the area.
An All Progressives Congress Party (APC) supporter waves a party flag while celebrating initial results released by the Nigerian Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano, on February 25, 2019, two days after general elections. – Nigeria’s main opposition on February 25 accused the ruling party of trying to rig presidential elections, as the incumbent made early gains but monitors voiced concern about polling day problems, including dozens of deaths. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of President Muhammadu Buhari of colluding with the electoral commission in an attempt to “manipulate the results”. (Photo AFP)

Bauchi APC kicks against INEC’s decision on governorship election

The Bauchi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that the fact-finding committee sent to the state by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to probe the irregularities in the governorship election of March 9, 2019 denied the party fair hearing.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the results of 16 constituencies and declared one inconclusive in the Bayelsa Assembly poll held on Saturday.

APC, PDP bicker over supplementary elections

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have both expressed the hope they would win the March 23 supplementary elections in six states as they continue to trade blames.
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APC: INEC’s decisions on Rivers, Bauchi elections illegal

The All Progressives Congress has faulted the decisions of the Independent National Electoral Commission on the initial inconclusive elections in Rivers and Bauchi States.

Imo elections: Groups caution INEC over Governor Okorocha’s certificate of Return

The Southeast chapter of the Presidential Support Committee (PSC) and the South East Professionals have cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against creating constitutional crisis by refusing to issue Certificate of Return to the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, after being declared winner of the Imo West Senatorial election.

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