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Bauchi guber: INEC resumes collation of results after court’s judgement

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), said it has resumed the collation of the Bauchi State governorship election results for the Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area (LGA) which was earlier suspended.

Rivers elections: Court adjourns hearing on governorship poll to March 28

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday adjourned till March 28 hearing in a suit seeking to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from proceeding with the collation, conclusion and announcement of results in the March 9, Governorship and House of Assembly election in Rivers State.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has struck out a suit challenging the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conclude, collate, and announce the governorship election results from Tafawa Balewa Local Government in Bauchi State.

Bauchi elections: Court orders INEC to continue collation of governorship poll results

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday gave the Independent National Electoral Commission the leeway to continue and conclude the collation of the results of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in the Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

Bauchi elections: Court strikes out Governor Abubakar’s suit seeking to stop collation of governorship...

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has deferred its judgement in a suit challenging the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to continue with the collation of results in Bauchi State, after an initial suspension of the results.

Bauchi rerun: No basis for supplementary elections – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has written to the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, expressing its displeasure over its decision to conduct supplementary governorship election in Bauchi State.

Bauchi elections: Court fixes March 25 for judgment

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed March 25 to deliver judgment on a suit seeking to stop (INEC) from resuming collation or announcing result of Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

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.

Court refuses to stop election results collation in Rivers

A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused an application to stop the collation of results of the Rivers State’s governorship and House of Assembly elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on March 9.
African Action Congress AAC

Rivers elections: Court declines AAC application against INEC to stop result compilation

The Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday declined to give an order stopping the collation of results of the Governorship and House of Assembly elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Rivers on March 9.

Bauchi elections: PDP rejects ex parte order stopping final collation of governorship result

The Peoples Democratic Party has rejected a court order stopping the Independent National Electoral Commission from resuming collation of result of Bauchi State governorship election.

Bauchi elections: Court adjourns hearing on governorship poll suit

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday adjourned till Thursday the hearing of the main suit which gave rise to the interlocutory order of the court stopping the Independent National Electoral Commission from continuing with the collation of the March 9, 2018 governorship election, Bauchi State.

Bauchi elections: INEC challenges court’s powers to halt collation, announcement of governorship results

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court will on Thursday commence hearing on the objection of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to the order of Justice Inyang Ekwo, which on Tuesday restrained it from going ahead with the collating, concluding and announcing the governorship election results of Bauchi State.

Bauchi elections: PDP drags Judge to NJC for stopping collation of governorship result

The Peoples Democratic Party has petitioned the National Judicial Council over what it called the violation of the Constitution and Electoral Act by Justice Ekwo Inyang of the Federal High Court by sitting on a matter that it said ought to have been handled by an election petition tribunal, as created by the provisions of our laws.

Bauchi elections: INEC challenges court order stopping collation of results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has challenged the order of a Federal High Court in Abuja, ordering it to stop the collation of the governorship election results in Bauchi State.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Bauchi elections: APC arm-twisting judiciary – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has vehemently rejected what it termed as the arm-twisting of the judiciary and the court by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to unconstitutionally halt the conclusion of collation of already declared results in the Bauchi State governorship election.

INEC vows to vacate court order on Bauchi elections

Following the order of a Federal High Court, Abuja, barring the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from continuing with the collation and declaration of the result of the Bauchi State governorship election held on March 9, 2019, the commission has vowed to take steps to vacate the order.

Court stops INEC from collating, announcing results of Bauchi polls

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday stopped the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) from going ahead to collate and announce the results of Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

Rivers election: Court dismisses suit seeking to nullify Governor Wike’s candidacy

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has dismissed a suit seeking to disqualify the Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, from participating in the 2019 gubernatorial elections.

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