Breaking: Bala Mohammed wins Bauchi guber supplementary poll
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Breaking: Bala Mohammed wins Bauchi guber supplementary poll

Ademola Yakubu - March 24, 2019

Sokoto – 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…

PDP, APC disagree on supplementary polls as thugs take over Kano, violence rocks Benue, Sokoto
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PDP, APC disagree on supplementary polls as thugs take over Kano, violence rocks Benue, Sokoto

Ademola Yakubu - March 23, 2019

By Clifford Ndujihe,  Samuel Oyadongha, Peter Duru, Rotimi Ojomoyela, Dirisu Yakubu, Marie-Therese Nanlong, David Odama & Charles Agwam •Police arrest 10 in Kano•PDP leads in 6 of…

It’s wrong to say election was militarised, says Gen Buratai, Chief of Army Staff
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It’s wrong to say election was militarised, says Gen Buratai, Chief of Army Staff

Ademola Yakubu - March 22, 2019

The Nigerian Army has been in the eye of the storm over the conduct of soldiers deployed to provide security during the 2019 elections. The soldiers have…

Supplementary Polls: Nigerians will treat thugs in military uniforms as fake soldiers – PDP
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Supplementary Polls: Nigerians will treat thugs in military uniforms as fake soldiers – PDP

Ademola Yakubu - March 20, 2019

…Accuses APC of relying on vote-buying, ballot snatchingBy Dirisu YakubuABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said Nigerians will treat All Progressives Congress, APC, thugs dressed in military…

2019 polls: INEC setting dangerous precedence under Yakubu- Dogara
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2019 polls: INEC setting dangerous precedence under Yakubu- Dogara

Ademola Yakubu - March 20, 2019

..says those who seek power for selfishly will not end wellBy Levinus NwabughioguABUJA-Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has said that the Independent National…

Obi expresses concerns over Rivers’ election stalmate
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Obi expresses concerns over Rivers’ election stalmate

Ademola Yakubu - March 13, 2019

…Wants international interventionBy Dirisu YakubuABUJA-Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the February 23, Presidential election and former Vice President, Mr. Peter Obi has…

Group hails Ihedioha’s election as victory for Imo people
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Group hails Ihedioha’s election as victory for Imo people

Ademola Yakubu - March 12, 2019

Lagos – The League of Imo Professionals in Lagos state has hailed the election of Mr Emeka Ihedioha as the governor of the state, describing it as…

Guber election: APC in early lead in Nasarawa
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Guber election: APC in early lead in Nasarawa

Ademola Yakubu - March 10, 2019

By David OdamaLAFIA – THE All Progressives Congress APC has cleared three out of the 13 local government councils in the state so far released An All…

Anambra: APGA wins 24 seats, PDP 6 in House of Assembly poll
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Anambra: APGA wins 24 seats, PDP 6 in House of Assembly poll

Ademola Yakubu - March 10, 2019

*Speaker loses reelection bidBy Vincent UjumaduAwka – RESULTS from the 30 state constituencies for the Anambra State House of Assembly have been released, with All Progressives Grand…

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Breaking: Okowa wins in four LGs, Ogboru one

Ademola Yakubu - March 10, 2019

By Festus AhonASABA – OFFICIAL announcement of the Governorship election held Saturday throughout the state has commenced at the Independent National Electoral Commission’s headquarters in Asaba, the…

Breaking: Akwa Ibom former gov storms Essien Udim collation centre
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Breaking: Akwa Ibom former gov storms Essien Udim collation centre

Ademola Yakubu - March 9, 2019

The former governor of Akwa Ibom  on Saturday night stormed Essien Udim Local Government Area collation centre. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials alleged that he…

Guber Polls: PDP decries killings, violence, militarization of exercise
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Guber Polls: PDP decries killings, violence, militarization of exercise

Ademola Yakubu - March 9, 2019

By Dirisu YakubuABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has condemned what it described as the heavy militarization, violence and killing of innocent Nigerians in Saturday’s Governorship…

Election: President Buhari delivers unit to APC Candidates
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Election: President Buhari delivers unit to APC Candidates

Ademola Yakubu - March 9, 2019

Election – President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday delivered his polling unit 003, Kofar Baru III (A and B) Daura, Katsina State, to the All Progressives Congress (APC)…

Breaking: 2 security personnel killed, 20 INEC staffs abducted in Katsina
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Breaking: 2 security personnel killed, 20 INEC staffs abducted in Katsina

Ademola Yakubu - March 9, 2019

By Bashir BelloKATSINA Election – Two security personnel on election duties for the governorship and state house of assembly elections in Katsina State have been reportedly killed.…

Election observer shot dead in Enugu – police
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Election observer shot dead in Enugu – police

Ademola Yakubu - March 9, 2019

A local election observer was killed by stray bullet on Saturday in southeast Nigeria’s Enugu state, police said. “The man was a local observer monitoring the gubernatorial…

Election: INEC lauds media, residents for support
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Election: INEC lauds media, residents for support

Ademola Yakubu - March 9, 2019

Enugu – Dr Emeka Ononamadu, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Enugu, says the media and residents of the state have contributed tremendously to the success of…

Election: Large turnout, votes buying, ballots boxes snatching in Bayelsa
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Election: Large turnout, votes buying, ballots boxes snatching in Bayelsa

Ademola Yakubu - March 9, 2019

By Emem IdioTHE State House of Assembly elections commenced on a peaceful note with large turnout of voters in the various units visited by our reporters in…

Dickson urges troops not to pander to politicians
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Dickson urges troops not to pander to politicians

Ademola Yakubu - March 9, 2019

By Samuel Oyadongha, Yenagoa GOVERNOR Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, has called on military personnel  deployed to the states of the South South not to pander to…

Rivers Gov Poll: Court declines to disqualify Wike over alleged forgery
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Rivers Gov Poll: Court declines to disqualify Wike over alleged forgery

Ademola Yakubu - March 9, 2019

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Friday, declined to disqualify Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State from participating in Saturday’s governorship…

Nigerians elect 29 governors, 991 state legislators today
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Nigerians elect 29 governors, 991 state legislators today

Ademola Yakubu - March 9, 2019

By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor Amidst pressure to buck the tide of a bandwagon, voters across the country go to the polls today to elect 29 governors…