Without a candidate, PDP optimistic of victory in Nov. 6 Anambra governorship election
Southeast zone of the PDP on Saturday in Abuja expressed optimism that its candidate would emerge victorious at the Nov. 6 governorship election
Anambra guber jigsaw: Shadow parties blossom, as big three wrestle
There is an admixture of surprise and relief in Anambra State, as the state grapples with the action-packed buildup to its planned November 6, 2021 governorship election.
Drama as witnesses confirm irregularities in Plateau governorship election
There was a mild drama yesterday at the Plateau Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal when defending witnesses confirmed some irregularities during the 2019 general elections in the state.
Abba files petition against Ganduje’s victory
Twenty days after the declaration of Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje as winner of the March 23 governorship election in Kano State by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the PDP in Kano on Thursday finally filed petition against the victory. The petition filed by the party before the governorship election tribunal is contending that it’s governorship…
Governorship polls: Results collation begins in Plateau
Collation of results for the Saturday’s governorship election for Plateau began on Sunday in Jos. Declaring the exercise open, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mallam Halilu Pai, welcomed all party representatives present and expressed optimism that it would end successfully The News Agency of Niegria (NAN) reports that the collation officer for the state is Prof.…
Governorship Election: We’ll retain Adamawa within APC family – SGF
Ahead of Saturday governorship election, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, says misunderstanding among APC stakeholders in the state is being resolved to ensure that the party retains the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that there has been trading of blames among APC chieftains in Adamawa over…
Group urges INEC to address lapses ahead March 9 elections
Kimpact Development Initiatives (KDI), an NGO, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to address some of the lapses encountered during the Feb. 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections. Mr Bukola Idowu, the Executive Director, KDI, and Coordinator, Southwest Hub of Nigerian Election Violence Report (NEVR) made this known in an interview with the…
Former NTA newscaster joins Benue governorship race
Dr. Sam Abah, a former newscaster with the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), on Friday joined the race for the Benue governorship seat in the 2019 general elections. Abah, who also worked with the Adamawa State Radio Corporation, is seeking the seat on the platform of the United Progressives Party (UPP). Speaking to the News Agency…
INEC releases Edo and Ondo governorship election timetable
The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), has released the time table and schedule of activities for the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo, scheduled for Saturday, 10th September and Saturday, 26th November 2016, respectively.