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Group tasks Supreme Court on justice in Bauchi governorship case

Ahead of the Supreme Court’s judgment on the Bauchi State gubernatorial election between the incumbent Governor Bala Mohammed of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and former governor Mohammed Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Concerned Citizens of Bauchi State, a pressure group, has charged the apex court to ensure justice.
Senator Smart Adeyemi

APC’s Smart Adeyemi wins Kogi West senatorial district

Following the conclusion of the Court of Appeal ordered rerun of the Kogi West Senatorial District rerun election, Senator Smart Adeyemi of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winner.
INEC officials arrived as early as 7a.m. at various polling units visited by our correspondent in Mopamuro, while accreditation and voting commenced at exactly 8a.m.

Kogi bye-election: CDD deploys observers, tasks stakeholders on credible process

As voters in Kogi West Senatorial District and Ajaokuta Federal Constituency vote on Saturday, CDD has called for a credible process reflecting the democratic will of the people.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has urged Muslims to regard the Eid-el-Maulud period as an opportunity for sober reflection and a time to demonstrate love.

Plateau guber: Appeal court affirms Governor Lalong’s victory, Senator Useni heads to Supreme Court

The Court of Appeal sitting in Jos on Friday affirmed the victory of Plateau Governor Simon Lalong in the March 9 supplementary elections.
Senator Smart Adeyemi

Kogi West: Senator Adeyemi urges supporters to ignore PDP’s claim of rejection

Senator Smart Adeyemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kogi West Senatorial District rerun election has called on his supporters to ignore alleged plans by the opposition PDP to boycott the supplementary election slated for November 30.
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.

INEC: 2.37 million voters, 25,813 ad-hoc staff for Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said a total of 2.37 million voters will have access to voting during the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi states.

Tribunal: Senator Kalu warns supporters, associates on their utterances

Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu has called on politicians to be cautious of their utterances for the sake of nation building.

Senator Adeyeye kicks as tribunal declares Senator Olujimi winner of Ekiti South senatorial poll

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, on Tuesday nullified the election of Senator Dayo Adeyeye of Ekiti South.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Osun guber: Supreme Court hears Senator Adeleke’s appeal Monday

The Supreme Court has scheduled hearing for Monday in the appeal filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ademola Adeleke, in the September 2018 governorship election in Osun State.
Ademola Adeleke

Court urged to order Senator Adeleke’s vacation of legislative seat

The Federal High Court Abuja was on Friday asked to decide whether Ademola Adeleke still qualified to be a serving Senator having been found guilty of forging the Secondary School Certificate he used in contesting election.

INEC to conduct supplementary election in Lagos constituency

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it will conduct a supplementary election in Ajeromi/Ifelodun Federal Constituency of Lagos State.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

Ajeromi-Ifelodun supplementary poll: 43,660 voters registered in affected polling units – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Lagos State, says it will conduct supplementary election in 71 polling units across eight wards with 43,660 registered voters in Ajeromi-Ifelodun Federal Constituency.
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Rivers supplementary polls: Police restrict movement in four local councils

The police command in Rivers says it has intensified security and restricted movement in four local government areas of the state where supplementary election will hold on Saturday.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

PDP’s Abba Yusuf files petition against Governor Ganduje’s re-election

Twenty days after the declaration of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje as winner of the March 23 governorship election in Kano State by the Independent National Electoral Commission, the PDP in Kano on Thursday finally filed a petition against the victory.
The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.

Uche Nwosu: AA ready to negotiate with APC

The governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in the last elections in Imo State, Uche Nwosu, has confirmed that his party, AA, is open to negotiation with his former party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Scholars: Kano supplementary election a democratic robbery

The Kano Scholars Assembly has rejected the Kano March 23 supplementary election, describing it as democratic robbery.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Adamawa APC makes u-turn, accepts to participate in governorship re-run

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa has called on its supporters in the state to get prepared and participate in the governorship supplementary election slated for Thursday.

CUPP: We won’t contest Kano re-run election at tribunal

A coalition of 42 registered political parties in Kano State, under the aegis of Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has dissociated itself from reports that it had concluded plans to challenge the outcome of the supplementary election in the tribunal.

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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Osagie: We do not stuff dollars in babaringa in Edo

The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said Governor Godwin Obaseki delivers sustainable projects to better the lives of Edo people and does not go about stuffing dollars in babariga, like the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Kaduna attacks: Senator Shehu Sani urges concerted efforts by government, security agencies

Malam Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate from 2015 to 2019, has called on the Kaduna state government and security agencies to seek out better strategies toward ending killings in the state.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi governor urges President Buhari to increase Nigerian Army funds

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
A security officer wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus stands outside the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, China on Aug. 6, 2020. Mark Schiefelbein-AP

Canadian sentenced to death on drug charges in China

China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa.
Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.

Many feared dead as Indian plane crashes

Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.