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INEC deregisters 74 political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deregistered 74 political parties, meaning that they would not be participating in subsequent elections in the country.

Former PDP Reps member joins APC in Abia

Chief Emeka Atuma who represented Ikwuano/Umuahia Federal Constituency (2003-2007) on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, before moving to Social Democratic Party, SDP, ahead of the 2019 general elections on Sunday, formally defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), along with his supporters.
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Former SDP secretary, others defect to APC

Former National Organising Secretary of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Emeka Atuma, has formally defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), along with his supporters.
Following his victory in the House of Representatives rerun election in Tudun Wada-Doguwa federal constituency of Kano State, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa has been reinstated as the Leader of the House of Representatives.

Alhassan Doguwa retains House of Reps majority leadership position

Following his victory in the House of Representatives rerun election in Tudun Wada/Doguwa federal constituency of Kano State, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa has been reinstated as the Leader of the House of Representatives.
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SDP chairman, Labour Party chieftain dump parties for APC in Abia

The Abia State chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Hon. Chidi Nwosu, and the party’s House of Assembly candidate for Umuahia South constituency seat during 2019 election, Mr. Uchenna Uwaezuoke, have dumped the party for the governing All Progressives Congress (APC).
Candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) at the Kogi State Gubernatorial Election, Natasha Akpoti, has cast her vote at her polling unit while at the same time calling on security agencies to ensure the security of voters.

Court strikes out Natasha Akpoti’s suit against Yahaya Bello

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, dismissed a suit filed by Natasha Akpoti, Social Democratic Party (SDP)’s candidate in the November 16 governorship election in Kogi, against Governor Yahaya Bello, for lacking in locus standi.
The inauguration of the much-talked about South West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, is about to begin at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, State Secretariat in Agodi, Ibadan.

Amotekun: Governors need not seek permission to activate action – Supo Shonibare

Acting National Chairman of SDP, Chief Supo Shonibare, has lampooned the federal government over the lingering legality issue of the security outfit set up by the South West Governors called ‘Amotekun’.
Candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) at the Kogi State Gubernatorial Election, Natasha Akpoti, has cast her vote at her polling unit while at the same time calling on security agencies to ensure the security of voters.

Natasha Akpoti: Appeal Court dismisses INEC’s appeal

Candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, in the November 16th Kogi Governorship Election, Barr Natasha Akpoti Thursday recorded another victory over the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: SDP candidate asks tribunal to nullify election

The Kogi State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal has continued to receive more complaints about the State’s Nov 16 governorship election.

Double registration: Governor Bello knows fate January 20

The Federal High Court, Abuja, will, on Jan. 20, 2020, deliver judgment in the suit seeking Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi’s disqualification over alleged double registration as a voter.
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Google bans political ads in Singapore as elections loom

Google has banned political ads in Singapore ahead of elections, an opposition party said Wednesday, sparking accusations the tech giant was “kowtowing” to the tightly-controlled city’s government.
Former Nigerian lawmaker Dino Melaye has said he will challenge his loss to All Progressives Congress’s Smart Adeyemi in the Kogi West Senatorial district election.

Kogi West: Former Senator Dino Melaye to challenge election loss to APC candidate at...

Former Nigerian lawmaker Dino Melaye has said he will challenge his loss to All Progressives Congress’s Smart Adeyemi in the Kogi West Senatorial district election.

2019 elections: No evidence of hate speech in Nigerian newspapers – survey

No evidence of hate speech was observed in Nigerian newspapers’ reports monitored between July and September 2019, according to a survey.
The Rivers State House of Assembly has sworn in Tekenari Wellington Granville of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, after he won the Appeal Court Judgment that upheld his election as the rightful winner to represent Asari-Toru Constituency 1 as against Dr George Ipalibo, of the Social Democratic Party, SDP.

Rivers Assembly swears in 31st PDP lawmaker

The Rivers State House of Assembly has sworn in Tekenari Wellington Granville of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, after he won the Appeal Court Judgment that upheld his election as the rightful winner to represent Asari-Toru Constituency 1 as against Dr George Ipalibo, of the Social Democratic Party, SDP.
The governorship candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP), in the November 16 Kogi Governorship election, Barr Natasha Akpoti, has paid condolence visit to the family of women leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mrs Salome Acheju Abuh, who was burnt to death in Ochadamu, Ofu local government area of Kogi State.

Natasha Akpoti visits family of slain PDP women leader

The governorship candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP), in the November 16 Kogi Governorship election, Barr Natasha Akpoti, has paid condolence visit to the family of women leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mrs Salome Acheju Abuh, who was burnt to death in Ochadamu, Ofu local government area of Kogi State.

Kogi governor, police chief must produce Salome Abuh’s killers – women coalition

A coalition of women organisations have called on Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to fish out killers of Acheju Salome Abuh, said to a woman leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State.

Kogi election: NCWS demands investigation into murder of PDP women leader

The National Council of Women Societies (NCWS), on Wednesday condemned the alleged murder of Salome Abuh, People Democratic Party’s (PDP) Women Leader and three others in Ochadamu by some political thugs.
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for ensuring orderly process, saying the timely arrival of materials at the polling units was commendable.

Kogi elections: Yahaya Bello wins Ibaji, Lokoja local councils

The Independent National Electoral Commission is now set to conclude the collation of the results of the 16 November governorship election in Kogi state, with Governor Yahaya Bello of APC and Engineer Musa Wada, the main rivals.

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