2019 governorship election news

  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Guber race: PDP adopts indirect primaries for Bayelsa, Kogi – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has ruled out the option of adopting direct primaries in electing its candidates for the November 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi States. The primary election in the two … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News –...
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    Politics Jonathan, Dickson In Cold War Over Balyesa PDP Guber Ticket – Nairaland

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan and Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State are locked in a struggle to patch up their alleged strained relationship ahead of the November 16, 2019 governorship election in the State. Each of them wants his own candidate as the next occupant of the...
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    Politics INEC To Hold Governorship Elections In Kogi, Bayelsa On Nov 2 – Channels Television

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 2, 2019, to conduct governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States. INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Voter Education and Information, Mr Festus Okoye, announced this in a statement on Tuesday.... Read more...
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    Rivers: APC Accuses PDP Of Blackmailing Supreme Court Justices – Leadership Newspaper

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of making subterranean moves to blackmail the Supreme Court Justices over the.... Read more via Leadership Newspaper – http://bit.ly/2WO2vr4 Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Appeal Court did not affirm Adeleke’s eligibility – Counsel – The Guardian Nigeria News

    A counsel to the respondents in appeal suit decided by a Court of Appeal sitting in Akure last Saturday, Barrister Olufemi Ayandokun, Monday debunked that the court did not affirm Ademola Adekele’s eligibility to contest Osun State … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World...
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    Politics APC will take back power from Seyi Makinde in 2023 – Ajimobi – Daily Post Nigeria

    Wife of the outgoing Oyo State governor, Dr Florence Ajimobi has assured the people of the State that the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state will bounce back from its defeat in the last elections and reclaim power from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in 2023. … Read more via Daily...
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    Politics We won’t challenge Wike’s second term victory – APC – Daily Post Nigeria

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it won’t join the African Action Congress (AAC) to protest the second term victory of Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, in the just concluded gubernatorial election in the state. APC’s National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, made...
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    Politics Senator Adeleke Qualified to Contest for Osun Governorship – Court of Appeal – OluFamous.Com

    The controversy over the eligibility of Senator Ademola Adeleke to contest the Osun governorship election has been put to rest as the Federal Court of Appeal sitting in Akure has reaffirmed his qualification and eligibility to contest the office. The Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal against...
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    Politics Imo guber: Governor-elect Ihedioha floors opponent in court – Daily Post Nigeria

    A suit filed by Senator Samuel Anyanwu, challenging the emergence of Imo State Governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has been thrown aside by a Federal Court sitting in Owerri, Imo State capital. Senator Anyanwu, representing Imo East...
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    Politics Fayose Congratulates Wike, Describes Victory As “Sweet And Historic” – Nairaland

    Immediate past Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to Nyesom Wike’s re-election for a second term as Governor of Rivers State. Fayose in a post on his Twitter page described Wike’s victory as a historic one. Mocking the opposition, Fayose said Wike’s victory showed that...
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    Politics INEC Satisfied With Rivers Election, To Conduct Rerun In 4 Constituencies – Leadership Newspaper

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it is satisfied with the conduct of the recently concluded Rivers State gubernatorial election. The commission which met yesterday and reviewed the conduct of the just concluded Rivers State collation exercise, expressed satisfaction...
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    Politics Wike Vs Awara: We Will Conduct Supplimentary Election In Rivers State – INEC Says – Naijaloaded

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed that supplementary election will conducted in Rivers State on 13th of April, 2019. In a statement made available to Igbere TV on Thursday, INEC revealed that the supplementary election will be conducted in … Read more via...
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    Politics Wike leading with over 290,000 votes as INEC announces 15 LGAs results – TheCable

    Nyesom Wike, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers state, is leading significantly in the results of 15 local government areas so far announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). INEC resumed collation of election results of 15 LGAs on...
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    Politics River: What INEC officials plan to do – APC – Daily Post Nigeria

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged plans by top officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to favour Governor Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during Monday’s resumption of collation of results of March 9 governorship and House of Assembly...
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    Politics INEC Ignores APC/AAC, Insist No New Election In Rivers – OluFamous.Com

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ruled out the conduct of fresh governorship and House of Assembly elections in Rivers State, ignoring those calling for such. This is as the governorship candidate of African Action Congress (AAC), Biokpomabo Awara, who is backed APC...
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    Politics ‘How Ganduje Won Kano Election’ – Leadership Newspaper

    A key chieftain of All Progressives Party, APC, and Senator, Basheer Garba Lado, who represented Kano Central Senatorial District in the 7th National Assembly and served as Director, Contact and Mobilisation, North, in the Buhari Presidential Campaign Council dismisses allegations of thuggery...
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    Politics Lagos State Gov Elect Sanwo Olu Collects Certificate Of Return – Stella Dimoko Korkus.com

    Lagos governor elect Sanwo-Olu collected his certificate of return from INEC on Friday March 29,2019… Read more via Stella Dimoko Korkus.com – https://ift.tt/2FK7TWu Get More Nigeria Political News
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 40,998 Voters To Decide Adamawa Next Governor Today – Nairaland Forum

    The supplementary governorship election in Adamawa State will hold on Thursday (today) after weeks of litigation process occasioned by a suit instituted by Mustapha Shaba, who is the counsel for the governorship … Read more via Nairaland Forum – https://ift.tt/2V1eXDh Get More Nigeria Metro...
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    Politics Ugwuanyi, Ikpeazu, Ihedioha, others receive Certificates of Return – Vanguard News Nigeria

    INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday issued Certificates of Return to governors-elect in the southeast geopolitical zone. These included Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State; Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State; Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State and Chief Emeka...
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    Politics INEC suspends issuance of Certificates of Return to elected APC candidates in Zamfara – P.M. News

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the issuance of Certificates of Return to winners of the March 9, governorship and House of Assembly elections in Zamfara. This was disclosed in a notice on INEC twitter handle, @inecnigeria, posted on Tuesday. The … Read...