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Governorship: APC records largest margin in Borno, beats PDP with gap of one million votes

Governorship: APC records largest margin in Borno, beats PDP with gap of one million votes

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Borno State, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has with a margin of over one million votes, defeated his closest opponent, Alhaji Mohammed Imam of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Zulum of the APC scored 1, 175, 440 votes to defeat Imam of the PDP who came second with 65, 115 votes. The ... Read More »

My Victory Divine, Says Abiodun, Ogun Gov-Elect

My Victory Divine, Says Abiodun, Ogun Gov-Elect

The Ogun State Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has described his victory at the March 9th polls as divine despite various obstacles in his governorship race. He noted that humility, resilience and determination contributed to his election as the successor of Senator Ibikunle Amosun which he said was an indication that “God is greater than man”. He stated this while answering ... Read More »

Villa Chaplain to politicians: Stop seeing politics as do-or-die

Villa Chaplain to politicians: Stop seeing politics as do-or-die

Pastor Seyi Malomo, Chaplain of Aso Villa Chapel, says it is high time politicians and Nigerians stopped seeing politics as a do-or-die affair. Malomo gave the advice in an interview shortly after the 845-hour nonstop praise which the church, in collaboration with other churches organised for the 2019 general elections, came to an end in Abuja. *Pastor Malomo making a ... Read More »

Fayemi Names Six Advisers, Chairman Board of Internal Revenue, Others

Fayemi Names Six Advisers, Chairman Board of Internal Revenue, Others

PRESS RELEASE FAYEMI NAMES SIX ADVISERS, CHAIRMAN BOARD OF INTERNAL REVENUE, OTHERS In a bid to further position the administration for effective service delivery, the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi has approved the following appointments: 1)         Alhaji Afolabi Ogunlayi – Senior Adviser, Economic Matters and Chair, Economic Development Council. 2)         Barrister Paul Omotoso – Senior Adviser, Political Matters. ... Read More »

My gratitude and pledge to the people of Borno  – Governor-Elect Zulum

My gratitude and pledge to the people of Borno – Governor-Elect Zulum

By Professor Babagana Umara Zulum (Borno’s Governor-Elect) In the name of Allah, the most Gracious, the most Merciful. We must begin with profound gratitude to the Almighty, the giver of power, for guiding and strengthening the course of our political struggles in the last few months. We thank Allah for the relative peace and harmony and for His protection throughout ... Read More »

Medilag 90 Class Group heartily congratulates Sanwo-Olu, wife

Medilag 90 Class Group heartily congratulates Sanwo-Olu, wife

The Medilag 90 Group, made up of the 1990 medical and dental graduates of University of Lagos, College of Medicine, classmates of Dr (Mrs) Sanwo-Olu has congratulated the Lagos State Governor-Elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his wife, Dr (Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu on their resounding victory. Their representative, Dr Dele Babade in a press release issued on the outcome of the ... Read More »

Abubakar Bello re-elected Niger State Governor

Abubakar Bello re-elected Niger State Governor

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bello, has been declared winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state. He ran on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and defeated his major challenger, Umar Nasko of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with a wide margin. The returning officer and Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Lokoja, Angela Freeman, announced that ... Read More »

Newly Re-elected Lawmaker, Wakawa Commends Electorate For Giving Him Mandate For Third Term

Newly Re-elected Lawmaker, Wakawa Commends Electorate For Giving Him Mandate For Third Term

BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI The incumbent Member of Borno State House of Assembly, Hawul State Constituency, Hon. Ayuba Wakawa on Sunday expressed appreciation for his teaming supporters of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) and electorate who sacrificed their time and resources and trooped out enmass to re-elect him as their representative for the third time. He said, despite the ... Read More »

Lagos Governor-Elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu makes acceptance speech

Lagos Governor-Elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu makes acceptance speech

“While this victory may bear my name because it must bear a name, this victory belongs to you, dear Lagosians.” PROTOCOL 1. The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the final results of the governorship election for Lagos state. This means that indeed you the people have spoken and clearly too. By these words, I accept the mandate you have ... Read More »

Sokoto, Plateau, Taraba governorship elections inconclusive-INEC

Sokoto, Plateau, Taraba governorship elections inconclusive-INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared governorship elections held in Sokoto, Plateau and Taraba States inconclusive. In Sokoto, the returning officer, Professor Fatima Batulu Muktar, Vice-Chancellor, Federal University Dutse, who declared the election inconclusive in the early hours of Monday, based her decision on the huge numbers of cancelled votes. The two leading candidates are Governor Aminu Tambuwal, ... Read More »

INEC suspends electoral processes in Rivers indefinitely over violence

INEC suspends electoral processes in Rivers indefinitely over violence

The Independence National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday suspended all electoral processes in Rivers State indefinitely following reports of widespread violence and disruption of elections. The commission has also launched a probe of the entire processes and its fact-finding committee is to report back in 48 hours. INEC said in statement by Dr. Festus Okoye, a national commissioner and chairman ... Read More »