2019 governorship election news

  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Elections: IGP Adamu deploys nine police commissioners to Taraba, eight to Benue – TODAY.NG

    The acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has deployed nine Commissioners of Police (CPs) to supervise nine local government areas of Taraba State, investigations has revealed. Similarly, eight CPs are also posted to Benue State to supervise eight local government areas. In...
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    Politics Over 70 women vie for governorship in 25 states today – The Guardian Nigeria News

    As Nigerians vote today, not less than 70 women are in the governorship race on different political platforms in many states of the federation. There will be no governorship contest in nine states of the federation due to court … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World...
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    Metro NYSC withdraws corps members from crisis areas in Anambra ahead of Saturday poll – Pulse Nigeria

    NYSC coordinator in Anambra says NYSC has written to INEC asking for the withdrawal of corps members from the areas. The management of the National Youth Service Corps has reportedly withdrawn corps members from crisis-prone areas in Anambra state ahead of the gubernatorial elections on...
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    Metro INEC Meets With Security Chiefs Over Governorship Polls – Plus TV Africa

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has effectively tackled all challenges of logistics experienced during the presidential and National Assembly elections. Chairman of INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, made this known at a meeting of the Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on...
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    Politics ‘No Certificate of Return for Any Candidate Declared Winner Under Duress’ – INEC – Olisa.tv

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will not issue certificates of return to any candidate declared winner of an election under duress. Prof Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, made this known during a meeting with the inter-agency consultative committee on election...
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    Metro PDP to Buratai: Stop pitching military against Nigerians – Vanguard News Nigeria

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday cautioned the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, over the deployment of soldiers for elections, saying such is already triggering an uncontrolled crime against humanity in our nation.... Read more via Vanguard News Nigeria –...
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    Metro EU, ECOWAS Observers storm Army headquarters – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Barely two days to the gubernatorial and state house of assembly elections, delegation of European Union(EU) and Economic Community of West African (ECOWAS), Thursday met with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General TY Buratai at … Read more via Vanguard News Nigeria –...
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    Politics Kerosene For Votes: Gov. Ikpeazu In A Last Minute Campaign – Tori News

    Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu of the People’s Democratic Party is using kerosene to sway potential electorate to his side... Read more via Tori News – https://ift.tt/2EBvkiM Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Governor Ikpeazu campaign with ‘free Kerosene’ [See pictures] – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    Pictures are going round social media of a kerosene tanker carrying the campaign picture of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state. It has been alleged that the tanker is giving the indigenes of Abia State free kerosene ahead the forthcoming election.... Read more via INFORMATION NIGERIA –...
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    Politics PDP’s Daniel declares support for Ogun APC candidate, Dapo Abiodun – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, has declared support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Dapo Abiodun ahead of the March 9 governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections. Gbenga Daniel He said “I have directed all our Structures statewide to cast...
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    Politics Peter Obi Joins PDP Governorship Candidate Emeka Ihedioha To Campaign In Owerri – Nairaland

    Peter Obi joined PDP governorship candidate in Imo State Hon. Emeka Ihedioha to campaign on the streets of Owerri. They were hailed by supporters during the campaign..... Read more via Nairaland – https://ift.tt/2tV0s8c Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Cross River guber: Gov. Ayade speaks on court sacking him as PDP candidate – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade has reacted to reports that a Lagos Court of Appeal has sacked him as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the Saturday’s election. Ayade described the reports as fake because there was no such pending matter … Read...
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    Politics Amaechi endorses guber candidate of Sowore’s party in Rivers – TheCable

    Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, has declared his support for Awara Biokpomabo, governorship candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in Rivers state. Omoyele Sowore, publisher of SaharaReporters, contested the presidential election under the platform of the AAC..... Read...
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    Politics Buhari address Nigerians ahead of governorship polls (Full statement) – Laila’s Blog

    Read the full statement of President Buhari’s address to Nigerians ahead of Saturday’s governorship polls across the country. President Buhari addressed Nigerians ahead of the second and final phase of the 2019 general elections which comes up on Saturday, March 9, with Nigerians voting for …...
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    Politics 10 ex-guber candidates caution INEC against results manipulation in Adamawa – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Ten former gubernatorial hopefuls who endorsed Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, have cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against … Read more here Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Here’s a list of front-line Governorship candidates contesting election across the States – Pulse Nigeria – Nigeria

    These are the front-line candidates contesting governorship elections on March 9. Nigeria will conduct governorship elections on Saturday March 9, 2019 in 29 States of the federation..... Read more via Pulse Nigeria – Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2tPMuo9 Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics FG To Flood Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta With Security Personnel – Nairaland

    Abuja – Indications emerged on Tuesday that states prone to electoral violence and malpractices are going to be flooded with security personnel during the gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections slated for March 9. This much was gathered after President Muhammadu Buhari met with all the...
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    Politics Lai Mohammed To Thugs: Disrupt Saturday’s Election In Kwara And Risk Your Lives – Nairaland

    Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says All Progressives Congress (APC) will win the Saturday’s Governorship and State Assembly elections in Kwara State with higher margin than the Presidential and National Assembly polls. The minister, who is the leader of APC in the state, …...
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    Politics Court Removes Kwankwaso’s Anointed As Kano PDP Governorship Candidate – Sahara Reporters

    A Federal High Court sitting in Kano State has disqualified Abba Kabir Yusuf as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Lewis Allagoa, the Kano High Court Judge, gave the ruling on Monday. Yusuf’s candidature was challenged by Ibrahim Al-Amin Little, another PDP...
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    Politics APC will win Ogun without Amosun’s support – lawmaker – P.M. News

    Mr Akinpelu Aina, a member of Ogun House of Assembly, on Monday, said that the All Progressive Congress (APC), would win the March 9 governorship election without the support of Gov. Ibikunle Amosun. Aina (APC–Ado /Ota 1), who made the remark in Ota during his empowerment programme, … Read...