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Oyo guber: I’ve a date with history – Bayo Adelabu

Following the pronouncement made by the appeal court that the appeal filed by the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Oyo State, Mr. Bayo Adelabu, against the tribunal’s dismissal of his petition on the victory of Governor Seyi Makinde “subsists”, the ex-banker on Wednesday morning said “I have a date with history.”
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, met with the stakeholders in Yenagoa ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Kogi guber: What will happen on Saturday – Police chief

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday assured Nigerians that the police would exhibit professionalism during the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.
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Kogi guber: SDP opts out of peace accord after ‘attack’ on candidate

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi state, the Social Democratic Party SDP has declined to assent to the Peace Accord being spearheaded by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, following the reported attack on its candidate, Barr. Natasha Akpoti at the venue of the event in Lokoja, the state capital.

No dates for judgments yet in suits challenging Delta, Imo governors’ elections

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Monday reserved judgment appeals challenging the victory of Emeka Ihedioha of Imo and Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta States respectively in the March 9 governorship election.
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 APC dismisses PDP’s ‘deceptive allegations’ against party, army

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has dismissed as ruse an allegation by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) about a plot to rig the forthcoming governorship election in the state.

Kogi guber: Monarch decrees death for irate politicians, trouble makers

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election, in Kogi State, the Olu of Magongo, Obin Sam Bola Ojo, has placed a curse on whoever brings violence to his kingdom, declaring that the person will die a mysterious death before the end of this year.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the family, management and staff of the Nation Newspaper over the death of Mr. Dele Agekamah who passed on Friday night at the age of 60.

Appeal court affirms Ogun governor’s election, dismisses APM’s petition

The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan on Monday dismissed the appeal filed by Hon. Adekunle Akinlade against the tribunal judgement which upheld the victory of Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State.

Kano guber: PDP alleges moves to change appeal court judges

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday alerted of moves by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and agents of the Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, to influence a change in the already listed judges of the Kano State Governorship Election Appeal Panel.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP condemns attack on SDP secretariat in Kogi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed concern about the attack on the state secretariat of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) by thugs alleged to the loyal to a political party.
The Kogi State House of Assembly has passed a bill changing the name of the state owned university to Prince Abubakar Audu University, Ayingba.

Kogi Assembly approves renaming of state university after Prince Abubakar Audu

The Kogi State House of Assembly has passed a bill changing the name of the state owned university to Prince Abubakar Audu University, Ayingba.

Kogi guber: Candidate disagrees with party chairman over Governor Bello’s endorsement

Dr Sunday Abuh, candidate of the United Peoples’ Congress (UPC), in the Nov 16 Kogi governorship election, has distanced himself from claims that he had stepped down from the race and endorsed APC’s Yahaya Bello.

Kogi guber: INEC urges community leaders to help ensure peace

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has charged community leaders in Kogi State to use their position to ensure peace before and during the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Governor Badaru: APC will win Bayelsa guber poll by landslide

Gov. Mohammed Badaru of Jigawa has expressed optimism that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will win the forthcoming governorship election in Bayelsa by a landslide.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Ondo guber: SDP will present candidate – Olu Agunloye

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has said that it will present a candidate for the Ondo State 2020 governorship election.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, met with the stakeholders in Yenagoa ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa guber: Police chief talks tough, dare trouble makers

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has dared those planning to disrupt Bayelsa State governorship election to attempt any illegal action and be ready for the full wrath of the law.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, met with the stakeholders in Yenagoa ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa guber: INEC, Police chiefs meet stakeholders ahead polls — in pictures

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, met with the stakeholders in Yenagoa ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

Appeal court affirms Governor el-Rufai’s election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna has upheld the election of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state.
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.

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