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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.
Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.
Six people, including two children, were killed and another two were reported missing after a gas explosion destroyed a house in a ski resort in the south of Poland late Wednesday, local authorities said.
Pep Guardiola says he is satisfied with the state of mind of his Manchester City players even though they twice lost the lead to draw 2-2 with Newcastle and slip further behind Premier League leaders Liverpool.
With Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hanging in the balance, Manchester United provided a spirited performance against Tottenham Hotspur to give their coach some breathing room. The Norwegian is under severe pressure after Mauricio Pochettino’s shown interest in his job.
Former Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has declared his intention to win a first major silverware with Shanghai Shenhua.
The Argentine has been strongly linked becoming Manchester United manager for a number of years, though his recent sacking by Tottenham has only strengthened suggestions that he could replace under fire Ole Gunnar Solskjaer following the club’s disappointing start to the campaign.