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Court of Appeal upholds Senator Wamakko, others’ election

Maccido had filed an appeal before the court, challenging the judgement of the National and States Assemblies Elections Petitions Tribunal which sat in Sokoto, that dismissed his petition filed before it, for being Statute barred, as it was filed out of time.
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APC urges calm over loss of National Assembly seats

The Sokoto State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on its supporters to remain calm over the loss of two National Assembly seats to the PDP.

APC loses Senate, House of Reps seats in Sokoto

The Court of Appeal Sokoto Division on Wednesday returned Sen. Ibrahim Danbaba and Balarabe Kakale as Senator and House of Representative member in the National Assembly, respectively.

Senator Wamakko: We’ll pursue our stolen mandate in Sokoto

Senator Aliyu Wamakko, leader of the All Progressives Congress in Sokoto State, said on Saturday that the party would reclaim the state governorship seat at the Appeal Court.
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Sokoto East: Senator Gobir’s election upheld

The National and State Assemblies Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Sokoto on Tuesday dismissed the petition filed by the defeated candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Salihu Maidaji, against the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) representing Sokoto East, Senator Ibrahim Abdullahi Gobir.

Tribunal orders supplementary election in six polling units in Sokoto

The Governorship, National and States Assemblies Election Petition Tribunal in Sokoto State has ordered for supplementary elections in six polling units of Sokoto North II Constituency in the State Assembly.

Sokoto tribunal adjourns for judgment

The National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting in Sokoto State on Thursday adjourned to an undisclosed date for judgement in the petition filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Mohammed Maccido, against the winner of the February 23, 2019, Sokoto North Senatorial District polls, Senator Aliyu Wamakko.
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President Buhari vows to tackle insecurity, sympathizes over killings in Sokoto

President Muhammadu Buhari has again vowed with a renewed pledge to tackle insecurity in various parts of Nigeria following recent bandits attacks on residents in Goronyo local Government of Sokoto state.
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APC tells embattled national vice chairman to resign from federal government’s appointments

The All Progressive Congress (APC), Sokoto State Chapter, on Sunday called on the suspended National Vice Chairman of the party, Inuwa Abdulkadir, to resign from all federal government positions he is currently occupying.

Sokoto guber: Main trial on election petition begins July 9

Tribunal Chairman, Justice Abbas Abdullahi, said the Court will conclude the pre-trial session today for the Counsels of the 2nd and 3rd Respondents to present their number of witnesses and issues for determination by the Court.

Senator Wamakko: I’m not in race for any leadership position in Senate

AS the 9th Assembly leadership is taking shape, Senator representing Sokoto North and Chairman, Northern Senators Forum (NSF), Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, on Monday said he is not in the race for leadership position in the senate.

Ninth Assembly: Aminu Achida emerges Sokoto Assembly speaker

He became the speaker after beating Alhaji Abdullahi Sidi (APC-Gwadabawa South) in a close contest conducted by the 30 members-elect, under the supervision of the Acting Clerk of the Assembly, Alhaji Abdulrazak Shehu.
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Senate presidency: 61 senators-elect to vote Ahmed Lawan

The coast got clearer for Dr. Ahmed Lawan on Saturday in his quest to become the next Senate President following his endorsement for the race by no fewer than 61 Senators-elect .

Senator Wamakko attends Muslim World League Ramadan meeting in Saudi Arabia

The Muslim World League, has invited its member and the Chairman, Northern Senators Forum, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, to its meeting scheduled to hold in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, during the forthcoming Ramadan fast, 1440 AH.

Sokoto elections: APC has 16 assembly seats, PDP 14

The Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress almost shared equally the 30 seats available in the Sokoto State House of Assembly, a reflection of the tight race for the governorship seat.
Staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirm ballot papers for house of representatives during the electoral preparation at a local office of INEC in Port Harcourt, southern Nigeria, on February 22, 2019, a day before postponed voting day.Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Supplementary elections: Chaos in Sokoto as party bigwigs clash at polling units

Some notable party Chieftains have engaged in popularity supremacy at Magajin Gari ward ‘B’ Shiyyar Danfarijo polling unit 005 and 009, where supplementary polls are taking place.

Elections: INEC releases list of elected senators

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released a list of senators elected for the ninth assembly so far.
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Elections: APC, PDP, seven other parties to constitute 9th House of Reps

Going by the official list of members-elect for the 9th House of Representatives assembly, a total of nine political parties will have representatives in the chamber.

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Former Edo attorney-general urges National Assembly to repeal DSS law

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Police nab man for allegedly killing neighbour in Niger

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Federal government files appeal against $9.6 billion P&ID judgement

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