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Imo elections: 47 parties challenge Emeka Ihedioha’s victory

At least 47 of the over 70 political parties that contested the 2019 governorship election in Imo State have signified their intention to drag the winner, Emeka Ihedioha, to the election petitions tribunal.

Senator Ogunlewe: Lagos election results not wish of the people

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Adeseye Ogunlewe, on Tuesday said the outcome of the March 9 elections in Lagos did not reflect the wish of the people.
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US police launch probe after black man held for cleaning his yard

Police in the US state of Colorado have launched an internal investigation following an incident where police officers confronted a man picking up trash on his front lawn.
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Oyo elections: YDP, NCP, SNC, 12 others adopt APC candidate

No fewer than 15 gubernatorial candidates in Oyo State on Thursday adopted the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adebayo Adelabu, as the sole candidate of their respective political parties ahead of the election billed to take place on Saturday.
The ambition of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, has received a major boost with his adoption by 13 political parties under the aegis of the Forum of Political Parties.

Ogbomoso stands still as Adebayo Alao-Akala campaigns for APC candidate Bayo Adelabu

The ambition of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, has received a major boost with his adoption by 13 political parties under the aegis of the Forum of Political Parties.

34 political parties, 20 candidates form coalition against Governor Abubakar

A coalition of 33 political parties and 20 governorship candidates in Bauchi State have promised to support the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, against Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar.

INEC publishes final list of 73 presidential candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the names of Nigeria’s presidential candidates and their running mates who will be contesting the February, 2019 presidential elections in the country.

13 political parties adopt Patrick Obahiagbon for Senate

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) and 12 other political parties in Edo, have adopted Mr Patrick Obahiagbon and Mr Washington Osifo as their candidates for the 2019 National and State Assembly elections respectively.

Lagos street sweepers protest unpaid salary, others

Scores of street sweepers under the “Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI)” of the Lagos State Government on Monday protested their delayed salaries among other grievances, barely two week after staging an earlier protest.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos guber: 12 parties disown Jide Sanwo-Olu

Twelve political parties which were previously listed among the 45 that allegedly adopted the candidacy of the gubernatorial candidate of the APC in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, have denied being part of the team of those who adopted him.

2019: List of presidential candidates and their political parties

On Friday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said a total of 79 candidates will be contesting the 2019 presidential election.

2019: INEC releases names of presidential, national assembly candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released its provincial list of candidates for presidential and national assembly elections.

Executive Order 6: Sambo Dasuki, Orji Kalu, Danjuma Goje, Sule Lamido, Chimaroke Nnamani, 45...

A former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), 13 former governors and seven ex- ministers have been barred from travelling out of the country under Executive Order 6 (EO6) issued yesterday by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Kayode Fayemi with President Buhari displays his certificate of return

Ekiti Governor-elect Fayemi presents certificate of return to President Buhari

Ekiti state governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday presented his certificate of return to President Muhammadu Buhari.
There was large early turnout of voters in Ado-Ekiti capital city, as electorate already trooped out enmasse as early as 6.00am trekking long distances to get to their polling units.

Ekiti goes to poll as electorate decide fate of 35 candidates

The people of Ekiti State will on Saturday queue behind their candidates for the governorship election scheduled to replace the incumbent Ayodele Fayose, whose tenure will end in November.

NYSC lists requirements for 2018 Batch ‘A’ camp registration

The National Youth Service Corps has directed both foreign and local graduates to present all necessary documents before camp registration for the 2018 Batch ‘A’ Orientation Course.

APGA’s Victor Umeh wins Anambra Central senatorial rerun

A former National Chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, Victor Umeh, has won the Anambra Central Senatorial re-run election held on Saturday.

Okowa extends hand of fellowship to other political parties

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has expressed desire to work in harmony with members of other political parties in the state in the interest of peace, good governance and development of the state.

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Tribunal rejects PDP’s plea for recounting of ballot papers in Edo

The Election Petition Tribunal in Benin has rejected the prayer by the PDP candidate in the March 9 c Federal Constituency election for the recounting of the ballot papers used for the poll.