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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Another candidate seeks cancellation of Bayelsa governorship election – Premium Times Nigeria

    The legal battle over the 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa is far from over for now, as a governorship candidate of another political party has gone to court to seek the cancellation of the election. The All Progressive Congress (APC) earlier called for fresh election in the … Read more...
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    Politics APC returns to Supreme Court, seeks reversal of judgment on Bayelsa – Pulse Nigeria

    APC had earlier asked INEC to conduct a fresh governorship election in Bayelsa state after the Supreme Court nullified the election of his party’s candidate, David Lyon. The All Progressives Congress (APC) has returned to the Supreme Court asking the court to reverse its judgment disqualifying...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics UPP joins APC – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The United Progressive Party (UPP) has announced the collapse of its structures nationwide into the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) following its recent deregistration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In a statement yesterday, former National Chairman of the...
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    Politics Guber polls: Kano PDP wants judgement review – Newtelegraph

    The bug of demand for review of Supreme Court judgement has reached Kano State. Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the state are also asking for a review of the governorship judgement delivered in respect of the March 9, 2019 governorship election. The chapter was at the …...
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    Politics 18 surviving parties celebrate as court refuses to reverse de-registration of 74 others – Legit.ng

    Moves to stop the de-registration of 74 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday, February 17 suffered a setback. Reacting to the situation, the interim management committee of the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC).... Read more via Legit.ng –...
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics APC asks INEC to conduct another governorship election in Bayelsa – Pulse Nigeria News

    APC argues that the Supreme Court did not void the votes the party polled, adding that those votes must be reckoned with. The All Progressives Congress has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a fresh election... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News –...
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    Politics APC Viciously Attacks INEC For Obeying Supreme Court Judgment On Bayesla Governorship – The Trent

    The national body of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC has kicked against the declaration of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s Douye Diri as the governor-elect of Bayelsa State by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The party, on Friday, February 14, 2020, rejected...
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Police impose curfew as violence erupts in Bayelsa – Plus TV Africa

    Police have declared a three-day curfew in Bayelsa as violence erupted in Yenagoa following the political development in the oil-rich state. The Commissioner of Police, Uche Anozia, said the curfew would last between... Read more via Plus TV Africa – https://ift.tt/2uLUydz Get More Nigeria...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro APC carpets INEC for declaring Diri Bayelsa Gov-elect - The Nation Newspaper

    The All Progressives Congress(APC) has rejected the declaration of Senator Duoye Diri as Governor-elect of Bayelsa by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC). Its National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole, in an ongoing chat with reporters, faulted INEC “illegally declaring Diri as...
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics David Lyon’s sack: Buhari told not to cancel trip to Bayelsa for swearing-in – Daily Post Nigeria

    Shehu Sani, a former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central district at the National Assembly has advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to cancel his earlier scheduled trip to Bayelsa for the swearing-in ceremony..... Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics INEC announces fresh recruitment – The Nation Nigeria

    The Independent National Electoral Commission( INEC) on Monday announced the recruitment of Registration Area Officers, Administrative Officer and Executive Officers in all local government areas of the country. The agency asked interested candidates to log on to.... Read more via The Nation...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Obaseki will get second term — Governor’s aide – Vanguard News

    Governor Godwin Obaseki has done three years and we are preparing for another election. Great that INEC has announced the time table, those in this state and outside the state, can see that Governor Obaseki has done excellently well.... Read more via Vanguard News – https://ift.tt/2H9Fvgc...
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Nigeria now has 18 political parties as INEC deregisters 74 ahead of 2023 elections – Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has removed 74 political parties from the list of parties that’ll participate in the 2023 general elections. The commission left only 18 out of 92 parties registered for the.... Read more via Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog –...
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics INEC fixes dates for Edo, Ondo governorship polls – Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC today announced the dates for the upcoming governorship elections in Edo and Ondo States. Professor Mahmood Yakub, Chairman, INEC said at the Commission’s headquarters in Abuja that the Edo governorship election will hold on September 19...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics List Of 74 Political Parties Deregistered By INEC – Nairaland

    75 political parties did not satisfy the requirements of the Fourth Alteration to the Constitution. However, one of the political parties, the APP filed a suit in court and obtained an order restraining the Commission from deregistering it... Read more via Nairaland – https://ift.tt/385nQ5k...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Trouble in Akwa Ibom as INEC rejects election rerun results from Akpabio’s area – Legit.ng

    Though a winner has emerged beating Godswill Akpabio, minister of Niger Delta, in the recently held rerun in Akwa Ibom, the results from Essien Udim local government area of the state has been officially rejected. Essien Udim is the home area of Akpabio, who was defeated... Read more via...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Video of moment Ganduje’s security stopped former lawmaker, Abdulmumin Jibrin from walking up to him to congratulate him after Supreme Court victory –

    A video of moment Governor Abdullahi Ganduje's security stopped former lawmaker Abdulmumin Jibrin from walking up to congratulate him after his (Ganduje) Supreme Court victory in the 2019 governorship election has surfaced online hours after the.... Read more via Linda Ikeji’s Blog –...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Ihedioha heads to Supreme Court to seek review of Imo governorship judgement – Legit.ng

    In another twist to the Imo state saga, sacked Emeka Ihedioha is set to approach the Supreme Court. This will be in effort to seek review of its judgement of January 14, 2019. This was disclosed in Abuja by Dr. Manzo Abubakar, an associate of the sacked governor.... Read more via Legit.ng –...
  19. Nigeria Political News

    Politics APC trounced as INEC announces major victory in northern state’s supplementary election – Legit.ng

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has been trounced in the supplementary election conducted by Nigeria’s election umpire in Bauchi for the House of Representatives. The party was defeated by the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in the state as its candidate, Hon Auwal Jatau, was announced...
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Akpabio vs Ekpenyong: Tension in A/Ibom over senatorial re-run poll – Vanguard News

    THERE is palpable tension in Akwa Ibom State, particularly in the camps of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, ahead of the Saturday January, 25, 2020 court ordered re-run election in Essien Udim local council. This followed widespread allegations …...
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