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Democracy Day: MKO Abiola a legend – Senator Kalu

Former Abia State governor and senator representing Abia North Senatorial District, Dr. Orji Kalu, has called on the political class to adhere to the tenets of democracy for the sake of nation building.

Bauchi: Tribunal fixes Monday for pre-hearing conference into petitions

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Bauchi State has fixed Monday, for its inaugural and commencement of pre-hearing conference into petitions filed before it.

Tribunal dismisses petition challenging re-election of Speaker Dogara

The Governorship, National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Bauchi State, on Friday dismissed a petition filed by Dalhatu Abdulkadir of the All Progressives Congress (APC), challenging the reelection of the Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Bauchi APC lawmaker leaves ruling party, says he worked for opposition PDP’s victory

A member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly representing Lere/Bula Constituency, Hon. Aminu Tukur, has finally left the All Progressives Congress.

Bauchi guber: INEC resumes collation of results after court’s judgement

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), said it has resumed the collation of the Bauchi State governorship election results for the Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area (LGA) which was earlier suspended.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

CUPP hails court ruling on Bauchi governorship. poll

The Coalition of United Political Parties on Monday hailed the decision of an Abuja Federal High Court to vacate the order restricting the Independent National Electoral Commission from continuing the collation of governorship election result in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi 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 rerun: PDP gubernatorial candidate increases lead over incumbent Governor Abubakar

The Bauchi state gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Bala Mohammed, has increased the margin of his lead in the governorship election.

Bauchi elections: INEC declares supplementary polls result

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to commence collation of results for the supplementary governorship election in Bauchi State.
There was drama on Saturday at a polling unit in Bauchi State where the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is conducting a supplementary election.

Supplementary poll hitch-free in Bauchi

Reports across the 15 local government areas of Bauchi where supplementary elections are being conducted indicate hitch-free exercise, with impressive turnout of voters, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has reported.

Bauchi elections: Group accuses INEC of causing political tension, confusion

A group, Bauchi Youth Awareness Ambassadors, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of causing political confusion in the state due to the way it handled governorship election.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

Supplementary poll: APC, INEC conspiracy’ll fail – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said an alleged conspiracy between the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig tomorrow’s supplementary election in some selected states will fail.

PDP: No need for supplementary elections in Bauchi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has tackled the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its decision to conduct supplementary governorship election in Bauchi state.

Bauchi elections: PDP chides REC for insisting on supplementary poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bauchi State chapter, has noted that a purported plan by the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Bauchi State, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, to conduct a re-run election was condemnable.

Bauchi rerun: No basis for supplementary elections – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has written to the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, expressing its displeasure over its decision to conduct supplementary governorship election in Bauchi State.

Bauchi elections: Court fixes March 25 for judgment

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed March 25 to deliver judgment on a suit seeking to stop (INEC) from resuming collation or announcing result of Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

PDP threatens to boycott Bauchi governorship rerun

A rerun of the gubernatorial election in Bauchi will hold in 15 local government areas where 22,759 votes were cancelled, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the results of 16 constituencies and declared one inconclusive in the Bayelsa Assembly poll held on Saturday.

Bauchi elections: INEC releases details of rerun poll

The Residents Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Bauchi state, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) would conduct a rerun governorship election in 15 affected local government areas Saturday, saying election would not hold in Tafawa Balewa local government, pending the decision of the Court.

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Food vendors salute Governor Sanwo-Olu

Association of Food Vendors in Nigeria, Lagos State Zonal Headquarters, have congratulated Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on his successful election and inauguration
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