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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has won the March 9 Governorship election in the state. Governor Wike who ran under the umbrella of the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled a total of 886,264 votes to defeat his closest contender Biokpomabo Awara of the African Action Congress (AAC), who got 173, 859 votes.

The Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC -Lagos) has officially joined the race for the office of the Speaker of the 9th Assembly. Hon. Gbajabiamila, in company of 170 members-elect, made his intention known on Sunday in Abuja. If elected Speaker, Hon.Gbajabiamila said, he would “galvanise the lawmakers to make life […]

The Lagos State Governor -Elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo- Olu and his Deputy Dr. Obafemi Hamzat of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have been presented with certificates of return by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in the State. In his acceptance speech, Mr. Babajide Sanwo- Olu who expressed gratitude to Lagos residents and the Lagos […]

PDP’s Bala Muhammed has been declared the winner of the governorship race in Bauchi State. Mr Bala Mohammed defeated the incumbent Governor Muhammed Abubakar who is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress. Mr Mohammed polled a total of 515,113 votes while the APC polled 500,625. The Returning officer Professor Kyari Mohammed announced the winner and […]

The Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto has nullified the primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the governorship election in Zamfara State. In the lead judgment delivered by Justice Tom Yakubu today, the court set aside the decision of the Zamfara State High Court which allowed the APC to field a candidate for […]

The Federal High Court in Abuja today gave the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC the leeway to continue and conclude the collation of the results of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in the Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State. Delivering judgment, Justice Inyang Ekwo set aside his earlier order of March 19, […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Lagos State says it will issue the Certificate of Return to the Governor elect Mr. Babajide Sanwolu on Friday.  It was earlier scheduled for Wednesday. A statement by the Information Officer of INEC, Mr. Femi Akinbiyi did not give any reason for the postponement.  However, it says a […]

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has been re-elected for a second term. The Returning Officer in the state, Professor Maimako Sebastian, declared Mr Ortom the winner after he polled 434,473 votes to beat his closest rival and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Emmanuel Jime, who got 345,155 […]

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal,  has been re-elected for a second term. The state Collation Officer, Professor Fatima Muktar, stated this today after the votes of the supplementary election were counted The PDP candidate polled a total of 512,002 votes after the 25,515 votes he got from the supplementary elections […]

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has been re-elected for a second term. The Returning Officer for the election, Professor Richard Kimbir made the announcement today at the collation centre for the governorship election in Jos, the state capital. According to him, the governor who is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was […]


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