Kaduna re-run election witnesses voter apathy

By Moses Kolo The re-run election for Kaduna State House of Assembly in Sanga Local Government Area, has witnessed voter apathy, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. It would be recalled that the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KAD-SIECOM), had slated the State House of Assembly re-run election for Sanga and Kagarko local government […]

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Breaking: APC withdraws from Saturday’s re-run election in Akwa Ibom

The All Progressives Congress, APC in Akwa Ibom State said it will not participate in the re-run election scheduled for Saturday. In a press conference on Friday in Uyo, State Chairman of the APC, Mr Ini Okopido said the party has withdrawn from the re-run election in Essien Udim local government area as it was […]

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Defection: Ganduje Receives Kano PDP Chairman, Kwankwasiyya Faction

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Wednesday night received the state Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Kwankwasiyya faction Engineer Rabi’u Sulaiman Bichi who defects to the ruling All Progressives Party (APC). During the visit at the Kano Government House, Governor Ganduje received him alongside with all Kwankwasiyya Coordinators from the 44 local governments of […]

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Defection: Ganduje receives Kano state PDP chairman, other Kwankwasiyya supporters

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has called on members of the Kwankwasiyya movement to join hands with him in developing the state. He made the call on Wednesday night when he received the state Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Rabi’u Sulaiman-Bichi who defected from the PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress […]

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Supreme Court saved APC from ‘major blow,’ says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the loss of the “strategically important” states of Kano and Plateau would have been a “major blow” had the Supreme Court verdict, which affirmed the elections of Governors Abdullahi Ganduje and Simon Lalong gone otherwise. “I am glad this tortuous journey has ended in favour of the party and our […]

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Supreme Court affirms Ganduje as Kano gov

The Supreme Court on Monday affirmed the 2019 election of the Kano State governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Abdullahi Ganduje, as the Governor of Kano State. A seven-man panel led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, in a unanimous judgment, dismissed the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party’s Abba […]

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Supreme Court delivers judgement on Plateau, Bauchi gov elections 3pm

The Supreme Court has conducted hearing on the appeals filed to challenge the outcomes of the 2019 governorship elections in Bauchi and Plateau States. Justice Sylvester Ngwuta, who heads the seven-man panel of the apex court, said judgments on the appeals would be delivered by 3pm on Monday. The All Progressives Congress and its governorship […]

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INEC and challenge of electoral reforms

The first two elections conducted by Prof. Mahmood Yakubu shortly after he was appointed Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in 2015, were inconclusive. These were Kogi and Bayelsa state governorship elections. INEC said it was unable to make return in any of the elections because the margin of difference between the two […]

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APC plotting to seize power in Sokoto, Bauchi, others – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is planning to use the Supreme Court to take over power in Sokoto, Bauchi, Adamawa and Benue states. The four states are currently being governed by the PDP, but the Supreme Court is to deliver judgement on them next week following petitions […]

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