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Rivers: Wike Overcame ‘Anti-Democratic Forces Of Dictatorship And Oppression’ – Atiku

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the defeated presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has congratulated Governor Nyesom Wike for emerging victorious in the just concluded governorship election of Rivers state. Governor Wike of the PDP was declared winner of the election after polling 886,264 votes to beat Awara Biokpomabo of the African Action Congress (AAC) who came second with 173, 859 votes. The result declared by the Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

PHOTOS: Jubilation In Rivers Over Nyesom Wike’s Re-Election Victory

The declaration of Governor Nyesom Wike as the winner of the Rivers state governorship election on Wednesday has sparked jubilation in the Government House in Port Harcourt, the state capital. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared that Governor Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 886,264 votes to defeat Mr Awara Biokpomabo of the African Action Congress (AAC) who got 173, 859 votes. Wike defeated Awara with a margin of 712,405 votes. Awara’s defeat came despite the support he!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Tambuwal Ready To Work With Opposition APC Members – Aide

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State is ready to work with the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) to move the state forward, his Senior Special Assistant on Special Duties, Yusuf Dingyadi, has said. He urged the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its supporters to join his administration in moving the state forward. Mr Dingyadi, who spoke to journalists on Monday in Kaduna, said “it is time to move on“ after the concluded governorship and state assembly elections. After supplementary!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Bauchi: INEC, PDP Move Against Court Order Stopping Collation Of Results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has challenged the order of a Federal High Court in Abuja, ordering it to stop the collation of the Bauchi governorship election results. Similarly, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the exparte order while accusing the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of "arm-twisting" the judiciary to "unconstitutionally" halt the conclusion of collation of the election which it claims its candidate won. The PDP made the allegation after the!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

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!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Crisis Rocks PDP As Atiku Campaign DG, Jimi Agbaje Lock Horns Over Campaign Funds

A fresh crisis is said to be brewing in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Lagos State Chapter, over the alleged misuse of campaign funds “from Abuja” by the party’s governorship candidate in Lagos, Mr Jimi Agbaje, in the recently held general elections. Chief Layi Ogunbambi, the Director General of Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Council in Lagos State, levelled allegations bordering on misappropriation of funds against Agbaje after the latter reportedly accused him of sabotaging his governorship bid. Speaking!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

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!-->!-->!-->…

Governorship Polls: INEC Says PDP’s Allegation Of Rigging Regrettable

The Independent National Election (INEC) has slammed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its allegation on Monday that the commission was working with the Buhari Presidency ‘‘to aid the APC to alter the results and announce APC candidates as winners’’ in last Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections. The PDP had in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, accused the professor Mahmood Yakubu-led INEC of becoming “overtly partisan,’’ adding that the electoral umpire has!-->!-->!-->…
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