Politics

Ganduje Claws Back To Life, Wins In Kano

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje has clawed back from the jaw of death to win re-election in Kano State, overcoming the main challenger, Abba Kabir-Yusuf of the Peoples Democratic Party by 8982 votes, after the supplementary elections held on Saturday. According to the result announced by the returning officer, Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress polled 1,033,695 votes while Kabir-Yusuf got 1,024,713 ...

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Tambuwal Of Sokoto Wins Re-Election

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Sunday survived the tough challenge of Ahmed Aliyu and his godfather Senator Aliyu Wamakko of the All Progressives Congress to win re-election for a second term. Although he lost in the collated result for 35 polling units in Kebbe LGA, he was able to edge his opponent, his former deputy, by retaining the ...

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Supplementary Poll: Lalong Re-Elected As Plateau Governor

Incumbent Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been declared winner of the rerun gubernatorial election in the State. Lalong gathered 595,582 votes to win, with his closest rival, Jeremiah Useni, a retired Army General who was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polling 546,813 votes. Prof Richard Kimbir, the ...

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Supplementary Polls: Ganduje Leads In Kano, APC, PDP Battle For Sokoto

  •Clashes, fraud allegations persist in Kano, Bauchi, others•Tight race in Plateau, Adamawa; female Returning Officer shot in Benue•APC wins House of Assembly seats in Lagos, Ekiti, Osun Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State was leading his main challenger, Abba Yusuf of the Peoples Democratic Party, in Saturday’s supplementary governorship election in the state. The results of eight out of ...

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Those Discouraging Atiku From Challenging Buhari In Court Are Evil, Says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says those opposed to the decision of Atiku Abubakar to seek legal redress over the outcome of the presidential election have evil minds. Atiku, who contested under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), lost to President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23 election. Speaking on the judgement of the Osun governorship tribunal, Obasanjo said Atiku did the ...

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Jubilation In Osun Over Adeleke’s Victory

There was jubilation across Osun State on Friday as the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja nullified the victory of Adegboyega Oyetola as the governor of the state. The three-man tribunal in a split judgment of two-to-one declared the Peoples Democratic Party’s Ademola Adeleke as the winner of the September 2018 election. The tribunal, through its majority judgment, nullified the ...

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Breaking: Tribunal Declares Adeleke Winner Of Osun Election

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has declared Ademola Adeleke as winner of the September 2018 election in the state. The 3-man tribunal upheld the the petitions filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ademola Adeleke and the PDP, challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Gboyega Oyetola at ...

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Voter Intimidation In Nigeria’s 2019 Polls Disappointing, Says US

We too were disappointed by the low voter turnout as well as credible reports of voter intimidation, vote-buying, interference by security forces, and violence in some locations – US In our reckoning, coupled with various reports released by local and international observers so far, the 2019 general elections were a success, but by no means perfect – INEC The United States has said it is disappointed by the low ...

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Supplementary Poll: Police Restrict Movement In Kano

The Police Command in Kano State said the movement of motor vehicles, tricycles and all other means of transportation would be restricted across the 44 local government areas on Saturday, during the supplementary election. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, said no vehicle, motorcycle or tricycle would be allowed to move between 06:00hrs and 18:00hrs during the election ...

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Supplementary Election Will Still Hold In Bauchi, Adamawa, Says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that the supplementary governorship election earlier scheduled to hold in Bauchi and Adamawa states will still hold, even though the issue has become a subject of litigation. The litigation on the Bauchi governorship election, INEC said, was initiated by the All Progressives Congress and its candidate, Mohammed Abubakar. Taking to its verified Twitter ...

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