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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Adamawa APC rejects Thursday for supplementary poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa state has rejected the March 28 date the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fixed for the supplementary governorship election in the state.
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Adamawa elections: Governor Bindow, Umaru Fintiri test popularity in make-up poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed March 28 for the conduct of governorship supplementary election in Adamawa.
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Kano elections: Amnesty urges government to investigate violence in re-run polls

Amnesty International has urged Federal Government to investigate alleged cases of political thuggery and violence on journalists and electorate during the supplementary election conducted in Kano State.

PDP congratulates Bauchi, Benue, Sokoto governors-elect

The PDP has congratulated its candidates who won the governorship election held in Bauchi, Benue, and Sokoto States.

Peter Obi worries over outcome of Kano supplementary polls

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Peter Obi, has described as scandalous and height of brigandage last Saturday’s supplementary election in Kano State.
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has struck out a suit challenging the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conclude, collate, and announce the governorship election results from Tafawa Balewa Local Government in Bauchi State.

Bauchi elections: Court orders INEC to continue collation of governorship poll results

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday gave the Independent National Electoral Commission the leeway to continue and conclude the collation of the results of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in the Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

Bauchi elections: Court strikes out Governor Abubakar’s suit seeking to stop collation of governorship...

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has deferred its judgement in a suit challenging the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to continue with the collation of results in Bauchi State, after an initial suspension of the results.

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