Niger APC suspends women affairs commissioner

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Paikoro local government of Niger state has suspended the state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Barrister Amina Musa Gua’ar. Barrister Gua’ar, according to the party in a letter dated 22nd February, 2019, was suspended for alleged anti-party activities during the last elections and disobedience to party leadership. […]

PDP wins Bayelsa re-run poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates have been declared winners in the two constituencies where supplementary elections were held on Saturday in Bayelsa state. In Southern-Ijaw constituency IV, PDP candidate, Igbadiwe Macdonald polled 27,162 votes to defeat his closest rival, Mr Selekaye Victor Ben of APC who got 20,886 votes. In Ogbia constituency II, PDP’s […]

Kano: APC’s Ganduje wins rerun election

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje Kano state Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has won the rerun election with 45,876 votes. Declaring the result on Sunday, the state INEC Returning Officer, Professor B. B Shehu said Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 45,876 votes while Engineer Abba Kabir Yusuf of the Peoples Democratic Party […]

[UPDATE] PDP’s Bala Mohammed Wins Supplementary Election In Bauchi

The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Bala Mohammed, has won the supplementary election in Bauchi State. Returning Officer Professor Kyari Mohammed made the announcement on Sunday, a day after the exercise took place in the state. Read Also: Drama In Bauchi As Voters Chase Politicians From Polling Unit According to him, the PDP candidate […]

Reports: May faces cabinet coup, may be forced to resign over Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May faces a possible cabinet coup this week that may force her resignation as she makes a last-ditch bid to win support among British MPs for her EU divorce deal. The Sunday Times reported she was “at the mercy of a full-blown cabinet coup”, with plans afoot for her de facto deputy […]

FCT: PDP wins Kuje chairmanship election

By Gami Tadanyigbe The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Abdulahi Sabo, winner of  the supplementary poll for Kuje Area Council, FCT. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that INEC had on March 9, declared the chairmanship election in the area inconclusive due […]

Ortom leads in Benue polls

By Nicholas Dechi/Makurdi Gov Samuel Ortom of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) won in 9 of 13 Local Government Areas (LGA’s) in the supplementary polls held on Saturday. Results from nine councils will be announced today. The results of 13 councils as announced by various INEC Collation Officers on Sunday in Makurdi showed Ortom won […]

No curfew in Kano: Police

By Tukur Muntari/Kano The Police Command in Kano State has dismissed the rumour being peddled that curfew had been imposed on Kano metropolis, as residents await the final results of the governorship election. The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna debunked the rumour in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in […]