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Supreme Court affirms election of Kano Gov Ganduje

The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Abdullahi Ganduje as the Governor of Kano state. Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abba Kabir Yusuf, filed an appeal at the apex court to dispute the March 23 supplementary election held in some electoral wards in Kano State. A seven-man panel of justices of the…

Senate President congratulates APC, Imo Governor-elect

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has congratulated Senator Hope Uzodinma on his victory at the Supreme Court which on Tuesday declared him the winner of the March 19, 2019 Imo State governorship election. Lawan also congratulated the All Progressives Party (APC) in the state for peacefully retrieving its mandate through the constitutionally stipulated judicial…

Sanwo-Olu welcomes Supreme Court verdict, says victory for Lagosians

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday expressed joy at the Supreme Court verdict, which affirmed him as the duly elected Governor of the State, saying that the victory is for the people of Lagos. Sanwo-Olu said the judicial affirmation of his election victory will further reinforce his desire to vigorously pursue his vision…

Makinde: S/West PDP hails Supreme Court verdict

…insists APC’s petition frivolous, baseless The South-West chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hailed the verdict of the Supreme Court over the March 9, 2019 governorship election that produced the party’s gubernatorial standard-bearer in Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde as winner. The apex court had, on Wednesday, validated the ruling of the Election…

Lawan charges NILDS on capacity building for lawmakers, aides

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has charged the newly inaugurated Board of Governing Council of the Nigerian Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) to focus more on the capacity building for members of National and State Assemblies. Lawan, who is the chairman of the Council made the charge on Thursday when he inaugurated…

Work with N’Assembly to sanitize Nigeria’s electoral process, Lawan charges INEC

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday charged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to work with the National Assembly towards sanitising the country’s electoral process. Lawan stated this in his remarks after the consideration of a report by the Senate Committee on INEC on the screening of three nominees as Resident Electoral Commissioners…

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