Kano supplementary elections: CISLAC berates deliberate sabotage, unchecked intimidations, inefficiency of police

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) condemned in totality the open display of lawlessness and rascality involving indiscriminately massive deployment of hoodlums in the conduct of supplementary gubernatorial elections with resultant sabotage of electoral process and loss of lives in Kano state. While an election constitutes a formal citizenry decision-making process by which a […]

Ortom emerges victorious in Benue guber polls

The Benue State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared winner of the just concluded supplementary governorship election in the state. Mr Ortom, who recently defected to the PDP, defeated his closest rival, Emmanuel Jime of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and 31 other contestants. Declaring the result, the state […]

Lalong re-elected as Plateau governor

Incumbent Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau, has been declared winner of the rerun gubernatorial election in the State. Lalong gathered 595,582 votes to win, with his closest rival, Jeremiah Useni, a retired Army General who was the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), […]

Tambuwal survives, wins re-election

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Sunday survived the tough challenge of Ahmed Aliyu and his godfather Senator Aliyu Wamakko of the All Progressives Congress to win re-election for a second term. Although he lost in the collated result for 35 polling units in Kebbe LGA, he was able to edge his opponent, his […]

Supplementary polls: APC Assembly candidate withdraws, joins PDP

Mr Innocent Nomeh, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the Ezza North West state constituency, has withdrawn from the supplementary election contest slated for March 23, 2019. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the election originally scheduled for March 9 was cancelled because unidentified hoodlums burnt the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) […]

I influenced 2019 elections – Tinubu admits

Sen. Bola Tinubu, an All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader,  says his moral authority plays a role in his ability to influence elections. He  also said that other tools that helped him influence elections were his skills as a veteran politician and dedication to campaigning and mobilising his  own party members. Tinubu said this  on Friday […]

Gov. Ganduje hits Kano CP Wakili

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has accused the Commissioner of Police Muhammed Wakili for being politically partial. Governor Ganduje slammed the Commissioner in an interview with BBC Hausa Service. “I didn’t know him before now but the way he does his job is questionable. He has taken and favoured a particular political side, […]

Tribunal declares Adeleke winner of Osun election

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has declared Ademola Adeleke as winner of the September 2018 election in the state. The 3-man tribunal upheld the the petitions filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ademola Adeleke and the PDP, challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) […]