2019 governorship election news

  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics CUPP Accuses APC of Plotting to Dethrone Sultan of Sokoto, Kano Emir – Thisdaylive

    The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has raised the alarm over an alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to force Sultan of Sokoto and Emir of Kano out of their thrones if they win Saturday supplementary governorship election for refusing to be dragged into partisan...
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    Politics Bauchi Guber: INEC Vows to Vacate Court Order – Thisdaylive

    Following the order of a Federal High Court, Abuja barring the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from continuing with the collation and declaration of the result of the Bauchi State governorship election held on March 9, 2019, the commission has vowed to take steps … Read more...
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    Politics I am not afraid of rerun — Lalong – Punch Newspapers

    Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau says he is not jittery over the March 23 Governorship Election Re-run in the state. Lalong expressed this view while speaking with State House correspondents after a private meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The...
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    Politics Tension gathers in Imo, over control of state funds – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Owerri – Tensions Thursday continued to gather regarding the battle between the outgoing governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha and the governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, on who should have upper hand in the control of the state funds. Ihedioha and Okorocha This is as the … Read more via...
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    Politics APC Rejects Outcome Of Imo Governorship Election – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has rejected the outcome of the governorship election in the state. Uzodinma, who spoke at a press conference in Owerri said that that the election was massively rigged against him and … Read...
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    Politics Kwankwaso accused as PDP’s Abba Kabir Yusuf ‘plan’ to stop payment of students’ internal scholarship – Newtelegraph

    Indications have emerged that Kano state students may no longer enjoy their yearly scholarship if Abba Kabir Yusuf the governorship candidate of the peoples democratic party (PDP) wins the rescheduled supplementary poll next week. The move, which has become a source of concern to well-meaning...
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    Politics PDP reacts to INEC’s cancellation of supplementary governorship election in Bauchi – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Bauchi State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) has reacted to the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to re-collate and adopt the governorship election results from Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area. The state chairman of the party, Alhaji Hamza Koshe...
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    Politics Concede Defeat To PDP Candidate – APC Chieftain, Others Tell Adamawa Governor – Nairaland

    Jibrilla Bindow, Governor of Adamawa State, and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been urged to concede defeat to “save the state unnecessary trouble”. The governorship election … Read more via Nairaland – https://ift.tt/2UBc3op Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics PPA Guber Candidate, Obire Congratulates Okowa – Leadership Newspaper

    The Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) candidate in the March 9, 2019 Governorship elections, Dr. Oghenejodiakpo Obire have congratulated Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on his electoral victory, saying building a stronger Delta State overrides personal or political affiliations. Dr Obire, who was in...
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    Politics Governorship Poll: Why Wike should be declared winner – Rivers PDP – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State on Thursday asked the Independent National Electoral Commission to declare Governor Nyesom Wike as the winner of the suspended Saturday’s elections in the oil-rich state. The party claimed Mr Wike scored the highest number of votes “from the results...
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    Politics Posterity will judge Oshiomhole, Uzodimma over fate of APC in South-east- Okorocha – Premium Times Nigeria

    Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo says the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, and the party’s governorship candidate, Hope Uzodimma, are to blame for the inability of the party to win the governorship election. He said posterity would judge the two for their...
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    Politics Ogun Assembly: APC wins 15 seats, APM grabs seven – Newtelegraph

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won 15 seats in the Ogun State House of Assembly, losing 11 other constituencies in the state to opposition political parties. Of the 26-member legislature, the Allied People’s Movement (APM) secured victory in seven constituencies while the African...
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    Politics Kogi Governorship Race: Plot To Replace Bello Thickens, Irukera Tipped For APC Ticket – Nairaland

    The second term ambition of Kogi State governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello may not be a smooth sail as expected with ongoing plans to deny him the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC). A reliable source who wished to be anonymous disclosed that plans are afoot to give … Read...
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    Metro Sanwo Olu showers praises on wife after Lagos election victory – Plus TV Africa

    APC Lagos state governorship candidate and winner of the March 9 gubernatorial election Babajide Sanwoolu has praised his wife for all of her sacrifices during the electoral period. Sanwo-olu in a special tweet dedicated to his wife Ibijoke Sanwoolu, he acknowledges her effort and her support...
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    Politics I owe my victory to Gov. Yari – Zamfara Governor-Elect – Daily Post Nigeria

    Zamfara Governor-elect, Alhaji Muktar Idris, on Monday promised to carry along, women and youths, in the running of his administration. Idris gave the assurance at his Gusau family residence while thanking the people of the state for electing him. The governor-elect, who promised to continue...
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    Politics Delta guber: Ibori reacts as Okowa wins second term – Daily Post Nigeria

    A former Delta State Governor, James Ibori, has congratulated the people of the state for choosing “peace and unity”, by re-electing Ifeanyichukwu Okowa, incumbent governor of the state. Okowa, who was the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Saturday’s...
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    Politics El-Rufai thanks Kaduna people after re-election – Plus TV Africa

    Malam Nasir El-Rufai has thanked the people of Kaduna state, after he was announced Monday as the winner of the governorship election that took place on 9 March. “Alhamdulillah! We campaigned vigorously on our record and continuously prayed for God to choose the best leader for Kaduna …...
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    Politics Celebration In Kano As PDP Candidate, Yusuf Leads APC’s Ganduje (Photos) – Nairaland

    There is ongoing jubilation in Kano State by Kwankwasiya and PDP youths over the announcement of election results as PDP Candidate, Abba Kabir Yusuf leads APC’s incumbent governor Ganduje. Based on the results collated at the state collation centre, the PDP now has a total of 1,014,353 votes...
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    Politics Ortom Reacts As INEC Declares Benue Election Inconclusive – Naijaloaded

    Governor Samuel Ortom of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has reacted to the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to declare the Saturday’s governorship election in the state as inconclusive. We report that Prof Sebastian Maimako, the Returning Officer … Read...
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    Politics Taraba elections: Governor Ishaku declared winner of governorship poll – TODAY.NG

    The incumbent Governor of Taraba State and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Darius Ishaku, has been declared winner of the last Saturday’s governorship election in the state. Ishaku polled a total of 520,432 voted to beat his closest rival and candidate of the … Read more...
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