INEC presents Certificates of Return to Governor Bagudu, 24 state assembly members

Kebbi state Governor-elect,  Abubakar Atiku Bagudu and 24 elected members of the state house of assembly have received Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Speaking at the ceremony held at the auditorium of the state School of Nursing in Birnin Kebbi, the National INEC Commissioner in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and […]

Leave Saraki out of 9th Senate leadership tussle – PDP to APC

Senators-elect of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have been cautioned to stop dragging the name of the President of the Senate Bukola Saraki into their tussle for the 9th Senate’s presidency. The Caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the upper legislative chamber gave the caution in a statement jointly issued by the Majority […]

Babu tazarce a Bauchi: PDP ta kayar da APC, INEC ta sanar da sakamon zabe

Sanata Bala Mohammed, dan takarar gwamnan jihar Bauchi a karkashin inuwar jam’iyyar PDP, ya lashe zaben kujerar gwamna bayan an kai ruwa rana tsakanin sa da gwamna mai ci, Mohammed Abubakar, na jam’iyyar APC. Bayan tattara sakamako da hukumar zabe mai zaman kan ta (INEC) ta yi a yammacin ranar Litinin, an sanar da Bala […]

GMA Concedes, Congratulates Sen Bala

Gov Abubakar has congratulated Sen Bala Mohammed on his emergence as Governor-elect in the 2019 gubernatorial election. Thi is contained in a statement signed by press secretary to the governor, Abubakar Al-Sadique and made available to newsmen. “I wish to sincerely congratulate my brother, Sen Bala on this victory at the polls. “I’m glad that […]

PDP’s Bala Mohammed topples APC’s Abubakar in Bauchi

By Mohammed Ahmed Kaigama/Bauchi Senator Bala Mohammed of the People’s Democratic Party has emerged the new Governor of Bauchi state, polling 515,113 votes to defeat the incumbent Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar of the All Progressives Congress APC who scored 500,625 votes. Bala won with 14,488 votes in another tight governorship race. Sokoto and Kano governorship races […]

APC will work out sensible zoning formula – Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said the ruling party will not cede its leadership positions in the House of Representatives to opposition. Oshiomhole said this on Monday in Abuja at a meeting convened by the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) with newly elected members of the House […]

APC vs PDP: Violence in Kano over Ganduje’s victory

Violence has erupted in the ancient city of Kano, following the declaration of winner in the supplementary governorship election held on Saturday in the state. The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), had on Sunday night announced the incumbent governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, as winner of the governorship election in Kano State, thereby returning him for […]

Bauchi gov’ship: Court okays collation of result

A Federal High Court in Abuja has vacated its earlier order stopping the collation of results in the March 9 Bauchi State governorship election. Justice Ekwo ruled that only the Elections Petitions Tribunal can attend to the issues raised by both APC and Governor Mohammed Abubakar. Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had filed […]

JUST IN: Court strikes out suit stopping Bauchi collation

The Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit challenging the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resume collation of results in Bauchi governorship election. Mohammed Abubakar, incumbent governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had challenged INEC’s decision. More to follow….. NAN