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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 lacks capacity to win election – party chieftain

Ahead of the November gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State, Sunday Oputu, chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) and former chairman of Conference of Nigeria Political Party (CNPP) in Bayesa State, has passed a vote of no confidence on the gubernatorial candidate of the party in Bayelsa, David Lyon, insisting that he lacked capacity to win the state for APC.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson urges residents to reject ‘ticket of cultists, criminals’

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has urged the people to reject the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 16 gubernatorial election.
The former first lady of Kogi State, Mrs. Aisha Abubakar Audu has formally joined the Kogi State governorship election, pledging to tackle poverty, corruption and all forms of social vices in Kogi State if elected on November 16, 2019.

Kogi guber: Aisha Audu vows to address poverty, corruption if elected governor

Former first lady of Kogi Mrs Aisha Audu has pledged to tackle poverty and corruption in Kogi, if elected Governor in the Nov.16, gubernatorial election.

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson charges corps members on free, fair elections

Corps members deployed to Bayelsa State for their national service and who would volunteer as electoral ad hoc staff during the gubernatorial election have been charged to ensure that the process was free, fair and credible.

Bayelsa guber: Senator Douye Diri wins PDP primary

Senator Douye Diri has emerged winner of the governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa governor’s group overruns Timi Alaibe, others in PDP ward congress

The Governor Henry Seriake Dickson led political camp (aka Restoration Team) over the weekend defeated the campaign organisation of Chief Timi Alaibe and other aspirants in the just concluded People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Ward Delegate Congress ahead the September 3 governorship primaries in the state.

Osun, Supreme Court and the Violent Senator

The Supreme Court of Nigeria delivered the final judgment on Friday, July 5, in the matter of the September 22 Gubernatorial election, and the September 27 re-run in Osun State.

Senator Olujimi denies mocking Ayo Fayose, Olusola Eleka over Supreme Court verdict

The Senate Majority Leader, Senator Biodun Olujimi, has denied mocking the immediate governor, Ayo Fayose and the PDP candidate in the last year gubernatorial election over Supreme Court judgment.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Bayelsa guber: Ijaw elders warn against electoral violence

Ahead of the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Bayelsa State, the Ijaw Elders Forum (IEF) and other stakeholders have warned against electoral violence.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti sacks over 2, 000 workers appointed by ex-Governor Fayose

Ekiti State Government has reverted appointments of over 2,000 workers by immediate governor, Ayo Fayose, after the July, 2018 gubernatorial election.
Senator Jeremiah Useni

Plateau elections: INEC should withdraw Governor Lalong’s certificate of return – Senator Useni

The candidate of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the recently conducted gubernatorial election in Plateau State, Senator Jeremiah Useni, has asked the Election Petitions Tribunal to declare him winner of the March 9th, 2019, election in the state.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Elections: CODE tasks INEC on performance review

Connected Development (CODE), a civil society organisation and an INEC accredited observer, has condemned, in the strongest of terms, the wave of violence that plagued the supplementary elections that held in Kano, Plateau, Bauchi, Benue and Nasarawa States.

PDP threatens to boycott Bauchi governorship rerun

A rerun of the gubernatorial election in Bauchi will hold in 15 local government areas where 22,759 votes were cancelled, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said.
Jimi Agbaje

PDP denies reports of Jimi Agbaje’s exit

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday denied the reports that its candidate for the 2019 gubernatorial election in Lagos State Jimi Agbaje has dumped the party.

IYC: Suspension of Rivers election targeted at frustrating Ijaws

The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide has alleged deliberate militarisation of Rivers state to prevent an Ijaw son from emerging winner of the governorship election in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign scheduled to hold today in Borno and Yobe states.

President Buhari returns to Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday returned to Abuja after he participated in the Saturday’s Gubernatorial and State House of Assembly election in his hometown, Daura, Katsina State.

Sokoto elections: We accept INEC’s verdict in good faith – APC candidate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Sokoto State, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto, on Monday said he has accepted in good faith the declaration of the Gubernatorial elections in the state as inconclusive.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo elections: How PDP’s Seyi Makinde won governorship poll

Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party has emerged winner of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Oyo State.

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