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Why We’ve Not Granted Atiku Access To Election Materials – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reacted to the claim by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that the commission refused to comply with a court order to grant its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, access to sensitive materials used during the February 23 presidential election. Atiku, who had lost the presidential election and vowed to challenge the outcome in court, recently secured an order from the Court of Appeal in Abuja asking INEC to allow him to examine the election material. The!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Oyo: Be Wary Of Praise-Singers, Ajimobi Tells Makinde

The outgoing governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi has admonished Seyi Makinde, the governor-elect, to be wary of praise singers, avoid acrimony and make a frantic effort to leverage on relationships. The governor gave the advice when he received Mr Makinde, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday at the government house in Ibadan. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor-elect led his deputy, Rauf Olaniyan, and several other members of his team on the courtesy call. Mr Ajimobi, of the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

‘The Results Were Fabricated!’ Nasarawa PDP Rejects Guber Election

The Nasarawa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the result of the just concluded Governorship election. In a statement on Thursday, the PDP Chairman in the state, Mr Francis Orugu, said the results were fabricated. He also accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC of conniving with security agencies to fabricate the results. Recall that the Returning Officer for the state Governorship election, Prof. Abdullahi Baba declared the All Progressives Congress (APC)!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Buhari Takes Cue From Atiku, Asks Court’s Leave To Access Election Materials

President Muhammadu Buhari has filed an application before the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT) seeking an order compelling the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to allow him to inspect materials used in conducting the February 23 presidential poll. Buhari’s request came less than two weeks after his main challenger and the defeated candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, secured an order from the Court of Appeal in Abuja asking INEC to allow him to inspect the registers!-->!-->!-->…

Opposition Candidates Who Won Governorship Election

The governorship elections that held in 29 out of 36 states of the country on Saturday have continued to spring up surprises as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) continues to announce winners and losers at the polls. Results from at least sixteen states have been announced so far by INEC, some of which saw the defeat of incumbent candidates by candidates of the opposition in some states. The instances where opposition candidates have won so far are in Oyo, Kwara, and Gombe States. Oyo State: Seyi!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Ogun Governorship: Fayose Hits Amosun After His Candidate Lost To APC

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has taken a swipe at Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state following the defeat of his preferred candidate in the state’s governorship election by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Adekunle Akinlade, who is the candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) and preferred runner of Governor Amosun, lost the Ogun gubernatorial election to Dapo Abiodun of the APC. According to the result announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

PDP Kicks, Alleges Fraud, As El-Rufai Leads In Kaduna

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna state has kicked, alleging fraud and irregularities, as Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of the All Progressives Congress (APC) leads from the results released so far in the Saturday gubernatorial election. Results from 11 local government areas so far collated at the INEC headquarters in Kaduna show that, Governor El-Rufai has won in seven local government areas of Makarfi, Soba, Kudan, Ikara, Kauru, Kubau and Giwa. Meanwhile, the opposition candidate, Hon. Isa Ashiru has!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Senator Taunts Buhari’s Govt: Closing Nigeria Borders Needless, Nobody Will Enter Our ‘Molten Magma’

An estranged Senator of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Shehu Sani, has taunted the President Muhammadu Buhari administration over its decision to close Nigeria’s land borders ahead of this Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau (Rtd), had on Thursday announced the closure of all land borders with immediate effect from 12:00 noon today (Friday) to 12: 00 noon of Sunday, when the elections must been over. According to Dambazau, the border closure!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

GoFundMe: Nigerians React To Fund Raising For Atiku’s Court Challenge

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the defeated presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is once again the subject of discussion on social media website, Twitter. The micro-blogging site is agog following reports on Wednesday that several crowd funding accounts were opened on GoFundMe.com to enable Nigerians help Atiku raise the legal fees he needs to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari’s presidential victory in court. President Buhari had defeated the PDP presidential candidate by scoring 15.1 million votes!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Atiku, PDP File Motion, Wants INEC To Surrender Election Materials For Inspection

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, have asked that Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to surrender all the materials that were used for the February 23 presidential election for inspection. This was contained in a motion ex-parte lodged before the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal on Tuesday. Dated March 4, Atiku and the PDP in the motion ex-parte, applied for leave of the tribunal to allow them to inspect the Voters Register, the Smart Card!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…
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