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Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri

Imo guber ruling: Uneasy calm envelopes Adamawa over fate of Ahmed Fintiri

An uneasy calm has enveloped ADAMAWA state following the Supreme Court ruling that nullified the election of former Governor Emeka Ihiodeha of Imo state that declared Hope Uzodinma as the Governor.
Simon Lalong of Plateau

Plateau guber: Senator Useni, PDP’s petitions are baseless – Governor Lalong

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has said the petitions filed at the Court of Appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate in the 2019 elections in the state, Jeremiah Useni, over his name are baseless.

Benue guber: Tribunal failed ‘suffering Benue masses’ – APC candidate

Mr Emmanuel Jime the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in the 2019 election in Benue, has said that he will appeal the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal judgment which upheld Governor Samuel Ortom’s victory.
Simon Lalong

Plateau guber: Governor Lalong, Senator Useni’s supporters besiege tribunal as it delivers judgment

Hundreds of supporters of the 2019 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Plateau State, Mr Simon Lalong, and his main challenger, Senator Jeremiah Useni, of the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday took over the premises of the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Jos where Justice H.A. Saleeman-led tribunal is currently delivering judgement in the matter.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Tribunal verdicts: PDP congratulates Governors Okowa, Ikpeazu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his Abia counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu, over the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunals judgment which upheld their elections.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Delta guber: Tribunal upholds Governor Okowa victory amidst tight security

The Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Asaba, the Delta State capital on Friday upheld the victory of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last governorship election in the State.

Abia guber: Tribunal dismisses petition against Governor Ikpeazu

The Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, on Friday dismissed the petition filed by Dr Alex Otti of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, against Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party.
The Ogun state governorship election petition tribunal has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to grant Adekunle Akinlade, candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), access to the documents used for the conduct of March 9 election in the state.

Ogun guber: Tribunal verdict did not reflect my applications – Adekunle Akinlade

The Allied Peoples’ Movement governorship candidate in Ogun State, Adekunle Akinlade, has broken his silence over his loss at the state governorship election petitions tribunal.
Seyi Makinde

Tribunal verdict triumph of truth over falsehood – Oyo governor

Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has described his victory at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal as the triumph of truth over falsehood.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun: I went through the most turbulent electoral process

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has said that he went through a more turbulent electoral process than any of his predecessors in the state.

Benue guber: Tribunal reserves judgement in Emmanuel Jime’s petition against Governor Ortom’s election

The Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Makurdi, the Benue State capital has reserved judgment on the case between the State Governor Samuel Ortom and the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the 2019 elections, Emmanuel Jime, to a date to be communicated to the two parties in the elections.

Akwa Ibom guber: APC failed because party didn’t work hard – witness

A caucus member of All Progressives Congress, APC, and witness in the ongoing Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Elder Enefiok Ekefre, yesterday, told the tribunal that APC lost in the March 9, 2019 polls because the party did not work hard.

Sokoto guber: Governor Tambuwal presents eight witnesses at tribunal

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has presented eight witnesses in the case brought against him before the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal by the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate in the last general elections, Ahmed Aliyu.

Election tribunal reads riot act to journalists, litigants

Justice Josiah Majebi, Chairman of the 2019 Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Cross River State, yesterday, warned journalists and litigants against distortion of information on the actions and decisions of the Tribunal.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun guber: Appeal court to hear Governor Oyetola, APC’s suit on Wednesday

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has fixed Wednesday for the hearing of the appeal filed by the Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, and the All Progressives Congress (APC), against the judgment of the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal.
Adekunle Akinlade

Ogun elections: Akinlade, APM file motion ex-parte to inspect election materials

The governorship candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement, Hon. Adekunle Akinlade and his party, have filed a motion ex-parte before the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Ogun State, seeking an order mandating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to make election materials used for the conduct of March 9 election available for inspection.

PDP: We will appeal tribunal’s verdict on Ekiti election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti state says it will appeal the judgement of the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja.

Ekiti PDP caucus resolves leadership tussle

The internal crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State was finally laid to rest on Sunday, with the State Caucus, the highest decision making organ of the party at the State level, reaffirming former Governor Ayodele Fayose as leader of the party and declaring the Chief Gboyega Oguntuase-led executive as the only recognized one in the State.

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The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

Jailed former PDP spokesperson Olisa Metuh’s lawyer vows to appeal judgement

The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.

NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three teachers arrested for defiling teenage students in Ekiti

The campaign against sexual harassment and abuse in Ekiti has claimed its first casualties as three teachers of two secondary schools were arrested by the officers of the Ekiti State Police Command on Tuesday.
Nigerian table tennis player, Cecilia Edem Effiong.

Minister hails taekwondo, table tennis qualifiers

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has applauded Elizabeth Anyanacho, who is the first Nigerian female to qualify for Taekwondo in 16 years and second female ever Taekwondo Olympian for the country as well as table tennis player, Cicilia Edem Effiong.

Hisbah apprehend woman for marring two husbands in Kano

A 37 years old woman identified as Hauwa Ali has been apprehended by the Hisbah Corps (Shariah police) for marrying to two husbands in Kumbotso local government area of Kano State.