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Anambra Central: Senator Umeh reacts to Appeal Court ruling

The candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), for the 2019 Anambra Central senatorial election, Victor Umeh, has accepted the decision of the Court of Appeal, affirming the victory of his opponent, Uche Ekwunife, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
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Bayelsa guber: PDP cloning PVCs – APC

The drama ahead of the governorship election in Bayelsa got more interesting on Friday as the All Progressives Congress (APC) alleged that the state government had started producing fake Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).

Appeal Court upholds Benue PDP Reps member’s election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi, on Friday affirmed the election of Dr Richard Gbande of the PDP as member representing Katsina-Ala/Ukum/Logo Federal Constituency in Benue.

Bayelsa guber: Senator Barigha-Amange did not defect from PDP – party

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State has said that Nimi Barigha-Amange, a former senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, did not defect from the PDP to the All Progressives Congress (APC) as allegedly claimed.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Senator Godswill Akpabio has denied the allegation that he bribed the Chairman and members of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State.

Justice Hafizu: Senator Akpabio was robbed of victory

A member of the National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Justice Sheriff Hafizu, has said Senator Godswill Akpabio was robbed of his victory in February 23 National Assembly election.

Delta South: Former Governor Uduaghan, Senator Manager bicker over tribunal ruling

The Delta State National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal’s nullification of the election that produced senator James Manager of Delta South senatorial District has taken another dimension.

Emmanuel Uduaghan: Tribunal should have declared me winner

Emmanuel Uduaghan, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Delta south senatorial election, says the election tribunal should have declared him winner of the February 23 poll.

Tribunal upholds Kaduna PDP senator’s election

The National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Kaduna on Monday upheld the election of Sen. Danjuma La’ah of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Kaduna South senatorial district.
Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday lamented that the immediate past Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is now having gray hair because the work of heading three ministries was to big for him.

Senator Okorocha asks IGP to ignore Governor Ihedioha’s petition against him

Sen. Rochas Okorocha, immediate past governor of Imo State, has urged the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to disregard the petition written against him by the state governor, Emeka Ihedioha.
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Tribunal dismisses PDP’s petition against Senator Uba Sani’s election

The National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Kaduna on Saturday dismissed the petition of Lawal Adamu against the election of a senator, Uba Sani, for lack of evidence.
Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, NDDC Chairman

Senator Ndoma-Egba: We’re optimistic of victory at election tribunal

Former Senate leader and former chairman, Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Victor Ndoma-Egba, has said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River is hopeful of victory at the ongoing elections petitions tribunal.

Elections: Senator Akpabio dismisses ‘fake’ story linking him to tribunal judges

Godswill Akpabio, a senator from Akwa Ibom, has dismissed as “fake”, a news report alleging that he claimed to have the connection to influence the outcome of his petition before the election tribunal in the state.

Elections: Gombe councillor sent to prison for vote-buying

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal Office, on March 28, 2019 secured the conviction of Ishiyaku Garba, Councillor of Bolari East, Gombe, who was arraigned before Justice Sa’ad Moh’d of a State High Court, on a three-count charge bordering on bribery.
[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.

FCT elections: Tribunal gets three petitions

The National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in the FCT has received three petitions from aggrieved candidates who were not satisfied with the conduct of the Feb. 23 National Assembly election in the territory.

PPC urges tribunal to cancel NASS election results in Oyo

The Providence Peoples Congress, PPC, Oyo State chapter has filed petitions at the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal, calling for the cancellation of results of the election.

Oyo elections: 16 candidates file petitions at election tribunal

Sixteen candidates from various political parties have filed petitions at the National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting at the State High Court, Iyaganku Ibadan, Oyo State, following the Feb. 23 elections.

Cross River elections: Tribunal receives cases from Senators Ndoma-Egba, Otu, nine others

The Cross River State Election Petitions Tribunal has so far received 11 petitions challenging the outcome of the last general elections in the state.

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