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Benue elections: Court dismiss suit on certificate of return

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court on Friday dismissed a suit by a House of Representative candidate in the February 23 general elections, Ogewu, David Agada, seeking to be issued with a certificate of return.

Certificate of Return: Court halts proceedings on Governor Okorocha’s suit

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, on Wednesday, suffered set-back in his bid to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue him a Certificate of Return as the Senator-elect for Imo West Senatorial District, before the expiration of his tenure on May 29.

Governor Okorocha: The evil I fled from in PDP befell me ten times in...

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has insisted that the evil he feared in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has befallen him ten times in the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Mr Kunle Oyatomi, the All Progressives Congress (APC) spokesman in Osun, on Friday, said governor-elect, Gboyega Oyetola, would build on the legacies of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola.

Jubilation in Osun over Governor Oyetola’s court victory

The Court of Appeal in Abuja Thursday which set aside the March 22 majority judgment of the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal, which sacked Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, sparked a huge carnival in Osogbo, the state capital.

Certificate of Return: PDP frustrating my suit – Governor Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, on Wednesday, urged the Federal High Court in Abuja to reject an application the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, brought to be joined in the suit he filed to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue him a Certificate of Return as the Senator-elect for Imo West Senatorial District.
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.

Imo West: APC chieftain urges INEC to release Governor Okorocha’s certificate of return

A chieftain of All Progressives Congress and a retired Major General, Sunday Chikwe, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to release the certificate of return of Governor Rochas Okorocha regardless of the circumstances surrounding his victory.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

Imo NLC charges government on payment of N30,000 minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Imo State Council, has charged the in-coming administration in the state to immediately implement the payment of N30,000 minimum wage as soon as it becomes effective.
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APC wins House of Reps rerun, councillorship by-election in Lagos

Amid heavy deployment of military and other security personnel, the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate for Ajeromi/Ifelodun Federal constituency, House of Representatives, Kolawole Taiwo, has been declared winner of the rerun election held on Saturday.

Certificate of Return: Another judge withdraws from Governor Okorocha’s suit

Another judge has withdrawn from a suit filed by the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, seeking an order compelling the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue him a certificate of return as the senator-elect for Imo West.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Osun guber: Appeal Court fixes April 24 for hearing

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has scheduled hearing for April 24 in the appeals filed by the Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) against the March 22, 2019 by the Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal.

Governor Okorocha: INEC activities meant to scuttle democracy in Imo

Gov. Rochas Okorocha has alleged that the activities of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Imo during the announcement of election results were designed to scuttle democracy in the state.
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PDP defeats APC to win Adamawa governorship poll

The Peoples Democratic Party has defeated the incumbent All Progressives Congress to win the Adamawa State governorship election.

Kano elections: Governor Ganduje thanks supporters for re-electing him

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has thanked the people of the state for re-electing him for a second term.

Taraba elections: PDP wins Ussa supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the PDP Candidate Timothy Anderifun, Winner of the just concluded supplementary state constituency rerun election in Ussa local government area of Taraba state.

Bauchi elections: INEC declares supplementary polls result

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to commence collation of results for the supplementary governorship election in Bauchi State.

Sokoto rerun: Governor Tambuwal’s supporters celebrate ahead of INEC’s final result

Supporters of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto State have converged on Government House, Sokoto, for a wild jubilation.

Bauchi rerun: INEC commences collation of results, warns against thuggery

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced collation and announcement of results in 15 local governments of Bauchi State, following the supplementary elections conducted on Saturday.
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Nasarawa rerun: APC wins Eggon-East as PDP picks Panda/Gitata seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the winners of the re-run elections in Nassarawa-Eggon East and Panda/Gitata state constituencies.

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