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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.

Kogi guber: INEC moves to identify threats to election

The Independent National Electoral Commission has directed its officials to identify any risk or threat that may disrupt the conduct of the November 16 governorship election in Kogi.

INEC: 165,631 PVCs not collected in Kogi, 40,912 in Bayelsa

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that 165,631 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) were yet to be collected in Kogi and 40,912 in Bayelsa, as at Sept. 13.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC’ll shock PDP – lawmaker

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would receive the greatest shocker of its life by losing the November 16 governorship election says All Progressive Congress (APC) House of Representatives member, representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli.

Delta guber: Governor Okowa, Great Ogboru know fate Friday

The Delta State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Asaba will on Friday, September 20 deliver judgment in the petition filed by the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Great Ogboru.

Tribunal sacks PDP lawmaker, orders rerun

The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Sokoto, on Tuesday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to conduct supplementary elections in Binji Constituency of the State House of Assembly.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Insecurity: Katsina election tribunal relocates to Abuja

The Governorship, National Assembly and House of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Katsina State has shifted its sitting venue to Abuja.
Abubakar Ibrahim Idris

Kogi PDP crisis: Abubakar Ibrahim goes to court against guber primary election

Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, major contender for the Peoples Democratic Party governorship ticket has filed a suit at the Lokoja High Court seeking the nullification of the PDP governorship primaries and asking the Independent National Electoral Commission to stop forthwith the recognition of Engr Musa Wada as the party’s flag bearer.
Seyi Makinde

Tribunal upholds Governor Makinde’s election

The governorship election petition tribunal in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Monday upheld the election of Seyi Makinde as the governor of the state.
Barr. Frank Ugboma, Chairman Imo Assembly House Committee on Public Safety, Intelligence and Securities

My victory at tribunal, renewed hope for PDP, masses in Imo – Assemblyman

A member of Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has described his recent victory at the Election Petitions Tribunal in Owerri, as renewed hope for his party and the common man in the state.

Tribunal: Why Senator Adeyeye is appealing against Biodun Olujimi’s victory – lawyers

Chief Rafiu Balogun, counsel to the Senate Spokesman, Senator Dayo Adeyeye has faulted the verdict of the Ekiti State Election Petition Tribunal which declared the immediate past Senate Minority Leader, Abiodun Olujimi, actual winner of the Ekiti South Senatorial District Election.
Atiku Abubakar

Group urges Atiku Abubakar not to appeal tribunal judgement

As reactions continue to trail the presidential tribunal judgement that upheld President Muhammadu Buhari’s election, a Civil Society Organisation, Nigeria Youth Organisation (NYO) has called on Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to jettison plans to appeal the judgement, saying he should rather join forces with the administration to improve the economy.
Seyi Makinde

Oyo guber: Tribunal to deliver judgement Monday

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ibadan will today (Monday) decide who actually won the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Oyo State between Governor Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Bayo Adelabu.
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.
The Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu has ruled that Hon. Abdulkabir Adekunle Akinlade of APM failed to prove allegations in his petition that Dapo Abiodun of All Progressives Congress was not validly elected as the governor of Ogun State in the 2019 general election.

Jubilations as Tribunal affirms Ogun governor’s victory

Massive jubilation and dancing erupted at Isabo and spread to other parts of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, as the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Yusuf Halilu affirmed the victory of Governor Dapo Abiodun in the March 9, gubernatorial election in the state.

Kogi guber: PDP accuses Governor Bello of purchasing PVCs

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Governor Yahaya Bello of purchasing Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) from registered voters in Kogi State for N5000 each ahead of the November 16 governorship election.g
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

State Police won’t work in Nigeria – Nasarawa governor

Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has said that the complex nature of the Nigerian society is not conducive for establishing state police forces as being canvassed by some Nigerians.

Bayelsa guber: Timi Alaibe sues PDP, demands fresh primary election

An aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State, Chief Ndutimi Alaibe, who lost at the primaries, has filed a suit at a Federal High Court in Yenagoa, the state capital challenging the outcome of the poll.

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Speaker Gbajabiamila donates drugs worth N60 million to Borno IDPs

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), on Friday in Abuja, donated drugs worth over N60 million to the Borno State Government for onward distribution to the victims of insurgency in the state.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.

Tribunal dismisses certificate forgery case against Kwara governor

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Kwara State, on Friday, dismissed the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) petition seeking the nullification of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazak’s election.
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NSE market capitalisation increases by N25 billlion

Trading closed positively on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Friday with the market capitalisation improving by N25 billion.

Lack of funds stalls weightlifters’ participation in world championship

The Nigeria Weightlifting Federation (NWF) says lack of funds has stalled its participation in the ongoing International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championships in Pattaya, Thailand.
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Ernesto Valverde backs Lionel Messi to help Barcelona rectify poor away form

Ernesto Valverde believes Barcelona need to be more forceful if they are to rectify their poor away form, although the return of Lionel Messi will be a major boost according to the manager.