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Bayelsa West: Ijaw leaders endorse Seriake Dickson

Top Ijaw leaders drawn from different states of the Niger Delta, have called on the immediate-past Governor of the State, Seriake Dickson to contest for an upcoming bye-election in Bayelsa West Senatorial District.
The Senator representing Anambra South, Ifeanyi Ubah, has said he has implicit confidence in the Court of Appeal to set aside Friday’s pronouncement of the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Anambra South: Appeal Court affirms Ifeanyi Ubah as senator-elect

The Court of Appeal in Abuja, on Thursday affirmed the election of Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Progressive Party as the representative of Anambra South Senatorial District.
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Court declines to set aside judgment sacking YPP’s Ifeanyi Ubah from Senate

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Kubwa, Abuja, has rejected the request by Ifeanyi Ubah, representing Anambra South on the platform of the Young Peoples Party (YPP) to set aside a judgment sacking him.

Kogi polls: Legal battles set to commence at tribunal

Legal battles over the outcome of the November 16 polls in Kogi is set to begin in the next few days with the constitution of the governorship and National Assembly election petition tribunal to handle petitions arising from the election.

Kogi Speaker congratulates Governor Bello, says victory well-deserved

The Speaker of Kogi House of Assembly, Matthew Kolawole, has congratulated Gov. Yahaya Bello and his Deputy, Chief Edward Onoja, on their victory in the just-concluded governorship election in the state.
The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 Kogi State governorship election, Musa Wada, has described the election as a coup against the people.

Kogi elections: PPA chieftain joins PDP, backs Musa Wada

The Kogi East senatorial candidate of Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) in the 2019 general election, Comrade Egwu Mathias Paul, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to work for the victory of Musa Wada in the November 16 governorship election.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

INEC declares Kogi West senatorial election inconclusive

The electoral umpire said the declaration is due to the fact that the margin between Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is lower than the number of registered voters in 53 polling units of 20 registration areas in the zone where elections were cancelled.
The election tribunal in Kogi state has, on Friday, sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

Kogi elections: My nephew shot at polling unit is dead – Dino Melaye

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday’s Kogi West Senatorial election, Dino Melaye, has revealed that his nephew who was allegedly shot at a polling unit on Saturday, has died.
The election tribunal in Kogi state has, on Friday, sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

Kogi election: Senator Melaye urges INEC not to accept results from violent areas

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Kogi West Senatorial election, Dino Melaye, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission not to accept results from polling units where ballot boxes were snatched.
The election tribunal in Kogi state has, on Friday, sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

Kogi guber: This election is militarised – Senator Melaye

Melaye while speaking with journalists in his house said some thugs allegedly sent by the ALGON Chairman Taofeek Isa and the deputy chief of staff to the governor, one Samuel Faleke said they brought some thugs in two vehicles shooting sporadically and carted away the ballot boxes

Why Yahaya Bello is coming back and Bayelsa may fall

By last week, the governorship/senatorial election in Kogi State had been reduced to a sex duel, with Senator Dino Melaye inviting his arch rival, Governor Yahaya Bello, to a mojo contest.

Abia North: Senators Ohuabunwa, Kalu disagree on Appeal Court verdict

Senator Mao Ohuabunwa has described his loss at the Court of Appeal as “a miscarriage of justice.”

Akwa Ibom North West: Appeal Court ruling an opportunity to widen lead – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom State has welcomed the judgement of the Court of Appeal on the Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial election which nullified the election of Chris Ekpenyong and ordered a rerun in only one local government area – Essien Udim Local Government Area – between Mr Ekpenyong and Godswill Akpabio, a former Senate minority leader.
Senator Abiodun Olujimi, former senate minority leader, on Thursday, said her victory at the appeal court over Dayo Adeyeye, former spokesman of the senate, is a product of God’s grace.

Senator Olujimi: Uncommon grace gave senatorial seat back to me

Senator Abiodun Olujimi, former senate minority leader, on Thursday, said her victory at the appeal court over Dayo Adeyeye, former spokesman of the senate, is a product of God’s grace.

Appeal Court sacks Senate spokesman Dayo Adeyeye

The court also upheld the tribunal judgment declaring Peoples Democratic Party’s Senator Abiodun Olujimi winner of the Ekiti South Senatorial election held on February 23.
Senator Victor Umeh

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.
Young Progressive Party YPP

Anambra South: YPP kicks against special panel

The Young Progressive Party (YPP) has kicked against the constitution of a special panel of the Court of Appeal to hear the petition by Chris Uba of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenging the validation of the election of its candidate, Ifeanyi Ubah as winner of the Anambra South senatorial election by the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal.
Chris Ngige

Senator Ngige: 2021 is end of APGA reign in Anambra

Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen Chris Ngige, says the dominance of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Anambra State, will come to the end in 2021.

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