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Parties reject tribunal rulings on Sokoto governorship election

Not less than thirty political parties in Sokoto have rejected the recent tribunal judgement of Sokoto governorship election affirming the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), candidate, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, as the duly elected candidate.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and some Rivers leaders celebrating the affirmation of Governor Wike’s re-election by the Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal on Saturday.

Tribunal judgement: Nobody contested against him – Rivers governor

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that nobody ran election against him during the March 9, 2019 Governorship election.

Tribunal: Sokoto youths group rejects judgment

Coalition of Sokoto Youths Association has rejected the judgment of the state governorship election tribunal delivered in Abuja.
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.

Akwa Ibom guber: INEC identifies ‘fake’ presiding officer as APC witness

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has identified one William Ndarake, a witness to the APC governorship candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, at the ongoing governorship election tribunal, as a fake employee of the commission.

Tribunal: Rivers governorship poll credible – PDP campaign chief

The Director General of the Rivers State PDP Campaign Council, Ambassador Desmond Akawor, has declared that the 2019 Governorship Election held throughout Rivers State with Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike emerging victorious.
The National Executive Committee (NEC) and the National Think Tank Committee (NTTC) of Action Alliance (AA) party rose from several hours meeting in Abuja and clamped an indefinite suspension on the National Chairman and National Secretary of the party, Kenneth Udeze, and James Vernimbe respectively.

Action Alliance gets acting chairman, secretary as former chair shuts party secretariat

The National Think Tank Committee (NTTC) of the Action Alliance (AA) has ratified the suspension of the party’s National Chairman, Chief Kenneth Udeze, and the National Secretary, Vernimbe James, who were earlier suspended on June 14, 201 for anti-party activities and sundry violations of the party constitution.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has recalled the 12 suspended Local Government Council Chairmen.

Tribunal upholds Rivers governor’s re-election, dismisses PPP’s petition

The Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the Rivers State Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP), Mr Clifford Edanuko against the election of Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike.
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Tribunal dismisses four petitions against election of Governor Matawalle

The Zamfara Governorship Election Tribunal on Tuesday dismissed four members of the PDP challenging the election of Governor Bello Matawalle.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the reappointment of Mr. Abba Anwar as his Chief Press secretary.

Kano guber: Governor Ganduje to present 500 witnesses before tribunal

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of the All Progressive Congress (APC) will present over 500 witnesses before the Kano state Governorship Election Tribunal presided over by Justice Halima Shamnaki in defense of the March 2019 governorship election victory challenged by the People’s Democratic Party, PDP.
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Zamfara guber: Tribunal dismisses petition against election of Governor Matawalle

The Zamfara Governorship Election Tribunal on Friday dismissed a petition filed by Alhaji Zayyanu Salisu of the Action Peoples Party (APP), challenging the election of Gov. Bello Mutawalle of the PDP.
Mr Kunle Oyatomi, the All Progressives Congress (APC) spokesman in Osun, on Friday, said governor-elect, Gboyega Oyetola, would build on the legacies of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola.

Jubilation in Osun over Governor Oyetola’s court victory

The Court of Appeal in Abuja Thursday which set aside the March 22 majority judgment of the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal, which sacked Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, sparked a huge carnival in Osogbo, the state capital.

Osun guber: Appeal Court delivers judgment Thursday

The Court of Appeal in Abuja will on Thursday deliver judgments in three appeals and a cross-appeal filed against the majority judgment given in March 22, 2019 by the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal.

Why Taraba governorship tribunal should be in Abuja

A concerned citizen from Taraba State, Abdulmumin Sangari, has advocated for the sitting of the Taraba State Governorship Election Tribunal in Abuja.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Osun guber: Appeal Court fixes April 24 for hearing

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has scheduled hearing for April 24 in the appeals filed by the Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) against the March 22, 2019 by the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal.

Osun elections: Senator Adeleke votes, optimistic of victory at tribunal

Sen. Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State on Saturday expressed optimism of emerging victorious at the Governorship Election Tribunal.

Ekiti election tribunal relocates to Abuja

The Ekiti State Governorship Election Tribunal has chosen Abuja as its new location for sitting, following fears of threats to the safety of judicial officers and parties to the case.

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FEC approves name change for Ministry of Communications

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
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Sports minister approves fund to refund IAAF overpayments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.
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Lagos-Ibadan rail: We’re overcoming impediments in Lagos section – CCECC

The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Police declare four cultists wanted in Lagos

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rules out coalition as he forms new Canadian government

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday ruled out forming a coalition government despite an election victory that left his Liberals short of a majority.