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Kogi guber: Court victory good for Nigerians, democracy – SDP candidate

Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in this Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti has described her recent victory against the electoral umpire as victory not for her alone but all Nigerians and the nation’s democracy.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson urges people not to abandon PDP

Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa has urged the people of Bayelsa to keep faith with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as they go to the polls on Nov. 16 to elect his successor.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: Court says INEC wrong for excluding SDP candidate

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Former President Jonathan, Governor Wike snub Bayelsa PDP mega rally

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, were conspicuously absent at the grand finale of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship campaign in Bayelsa State on Wednesday.

Kogi guber: Elite group assures of Governor Bello victory

The Kogi Elite Movement for Bello/Onoja re-election had predicted a landslide victory for the All Progressive Congress, (APC) governorship candidate, Alhaji Yahaya Bello and his running mate, Edward Onoja, in the November 16 election in the state.
Governorship candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, in the March 9 governorship election in Rivers State, Engr. Biokpomabo Festus Awara, has accepted the Supreme Court Judgment which upheld the victory of Governor Nyesom Wike and finally confirmed him as the duly elected Governor of Rivers State.

Rivers guber: AAC candidate concedes defeat, thanks Rotimi Amaechi, APC

Governorship candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, in the March 9 governorship election in Rivers State, Engr. Biokpomabo Festus Awara, has accepted the Supreme Court Judgment which upheld the victory of Governor Nyesom Wike and finally confirmed him as the duly elected Governor of Rivers State.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday in Abuja, congratulated Gov. Nyesom Wike of River, over the Supreme Court judgement that affirmed his election.

My victory at Supreme Court incontestable – Rivers governor

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has declared that he expected the confirmation of his re-election by the Supreme Court because the defeated Governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Mr Biokpomabo Awara, couldn’t have won an election he didn’t contest.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa

Bayelsa guber: APC candidate promises rapid development

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief David Lyon, has promised to work for the rapid economic development of Bayelsa State by reviving the gas turbine in Kolo Creek to ensure adequate power supply in the state within 12 months into office.

Plateau guber: Senator Useni appeals tribunal verdict

Senator Jeremiah Useni, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau State during the 2019 election has filled 21 grounds of appeal before the Court of Appeal in Jos adducing reasons why his petition asking the election petitions tribunal to upturn the victory of Governor Simon Lalong should be upheld.
The campaign organisation in a statement said a PDP supporter, Yusuf Seidu Uhiene, was killed in Ayingba, in Dekina local government, when the party’s governership candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, was there for a stakeholders meeting.

Kogi guber: One ‘killed’ as hoodlums ‘attack’ PDP candidate’s convoy

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governership campaign council in Kogi State has decried attacks on its members
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SDP: Kogi voters hoping on us to save them

Ahead of the November 16 governorship election, chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Kogi state, Mouktar Atimah, has said that the people of the are waiting for his party to save them from the “present predicaments.”
After much consultation, human rights crusader, Barr. Natasha Akpoti, has declared to run for Kogi State governorship election slated for November 16. Natasha was candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the last Kogi Central Senatorial election.

Kogi guber: Natasha Akpoti urged to withdraw case against Governor Bello

Mohammed Aliyu, former Chairman, Nigeria Peoples Congress, has appealed to the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Natasha Akpoti, to withdraw her suit against Governor Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress from an Abuja Federal High Court.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Entertainers boost PDP chances in Bayelsa governorship election

A group of entertainers in Bayelsa State has declared support for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Senator Douye Diri, and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, in the November 16 election.

INEC chief warns against violence in Kogi election

The National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has warned all political parties in the coming Kogi governorship election to avoid violence that could affect the November 16 election.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, in a statement issued in Abuja, also disclosed that 19 political parties willingly withdrew their nominations for the elections.

Kogi guber: INEC warns parties over nomination of candidates, insists SDP has no candidate

The political parties and their legal advisers have been advised to thoroughly vet all the documents they are submitting to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the nomination of their candidates to avoid running foul of the law.

Bayelsa guber: Don’t support federal might – Governor Dickson tells INEC

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State on Monday tasked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies to be neutral during the conduct of the forthcoming November 16 governorship election in the state.
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Senator Kashamu: I joined Ogun guber race to fight impunity

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State in the last elections, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has faulted the claim that he was not serious about his governorship ambition.
Senator Buruji Kashamu

Senator Kashamu: Governors castrated local government

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Ogun State in the last general election, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has said he was delighted at the Buhari administration’s efforts to bring succour to ordinary Nigerians by freeing local governments from governors who castrated them.

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Bayelsa guber: NGO preaches against violence, vote buying

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