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Abiola Ajimobi

Senator Ajimobi: I prefer being senator, not minister

Immediate past governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has revealed his focus is on retrieving his senatorial mandate in the court as against pursuing ministerial appointment.

INEC withdraws return certificate from Senator Nwaoboshi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has withdrawn a certificate of return it issued to Senator Peter Nwaoboshi of Delta North Senatorial District.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.

Bauchi election tribunal commences sittings

The Bauchi State National and State Assembly Elections Tribunal on Monday commenced pre-hearing conference into petitions filed before it by various political parties.

ADP gives DSS, IGP 48 hours to bring to book, killers of Oyo Reps...

The National Leadership of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, yesterday gave 48-hour ultimatum to the Director-General, Department of State Services, DSS, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammad Abubakar Adamu, and other security agencies to arrest and prosecute the killers of Olatoye Temitope Sugar, member, Federal House of Representatives.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states of the federation covering seven senatorial districts and 24 federal constituencies.

INEC set to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states of the federation covering seven senatorial districts and 24 federal constituencies.

Chris Ekpenyong: Why I defeated Senator Akpabio

The Senator-elect for Akwa Ibom North West senatorial district, Engr. Chris Ekpenyong, has given reasons he defeated the incumbent, Senator Godswill Akpabio, in the just concluded National Assembly election.

Emeka Ihedioha thanks Imo people for voting PDP

The Imo State gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, has commended the citizenry for their stoic faith in the party.
PDP Presidential candidate and main opposition leader Atiku Abubakar (C) leaves the polling station with his wife Amina Titilayo Atiku-Abubakar (R) after casting their votes at Agiya polling station in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria on February 23, 2019, as voting commenced in the presidential election. – Nigerians began voting for a new president on February 23 after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence. Some 120,000 polling stations began opening from 0700 GMT, although there were indications of a delay in the delivery of some materials and deployment of staff, AFP reporters said. (Photo by Luis TATO / AFP)

Pro-democracy group gives pass mark to presidential, national assembly election

A group, Initiative to Save Democracy, has given a pass mark on the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections, describing it as “largely peaceful.”

Aliyu Sabi returns to Senate as APC sweeps National Assembly poll in Niger

Senate spokesperson, Senator Ibrahim Aliyu Sabi of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Niger North (Zone C) has staged a come-back to the National Assembly having defeated his closest opponent, Mohammed Garba Duba of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last Saturday’s elections.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: February 23 will be declared Kwara Liberation Day

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Monday said that February 23 will be declared as Kwara Liberation Day immediately the new government comes to power in the state.

Lai Mohammed: Kwara is free at last

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says with the outcome of last Saturday’s elections, Kwara is free “from a choking and pauperising political hegemony of a self-imposed dynasty”.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

INEC announces President Buhari winner in Ekiti

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday announced President Muhammadu Buhari of All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Saturday’s presidential election in Ekiti.

Teslim Folarin wins Oyo Central senatorial seat

The All Progressive Congress (APC) flag bearer for Oyo Central Senatorial District, Teslim Kolawole Folarin, has been declared the winner of Oyo Central Senatorial Seat, Oyo State.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has lauded what he considered an encouraging turnout of voters at his polling unit during Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections.

Elections: PDP sweep some FCT cities in landslide victory

Results coming from many units in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) indicate that the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are in clear lead in the Presidential and National Assembly Elections.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Ex-President Obasanjo: Losers should bow out gracefully

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised would-be losers in the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly elections to concede defeats.

Election: 15 PDP chairmen dump party for ruling APC

Fifteen ward chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council of Borno State on Friday afternoon defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
Ahead of the Saturday’s elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the colours of the ballot papers and boxes, with red for presidential election.

INEC: Red ballot papers, boxes for presidential election

Ahead of the Saturday’s elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the colours of the ballot papers and boxes, with red for presidential election.
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Elections: INEC releases colours of ballot papers, boxes

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has released the colours of the ballot papers and boxes for the Presidential and National Assembly Elections on Feb. 16.

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