Bayelsa: Supreme Court With the Final Say, As Apex Court Upturns APC’s Victory in Last Minute Ruling

The Supreme Court on Thursday nullified the election of Bayelsa State governor-elect, David Lyon, and his running mate, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo. The apex court’s five-man panel led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and issue…

INEC Fixes Dates For Edo and Ondo Gubernatorial Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed dates for the Edo and Ondo states gubernatorial elections. The Commission’s National Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu announced the dates in Abuja on Thursday. He said the Edo gubernatorial election will hold on Saturday 19th September, 2020 while that of Ondo state comes up on Saturday 10th October,2020…

Jibrin Reacts To Defeat, Says Election Marred by Violence and Thuggery

The defeated former member of the House of Representatives who represented Kiru/Bebeji Federal Constituency, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has said that Saturday’s rerun poll was marred by violence and other irregularities. In a statement issued on Sunday, Jibrin said,however, he will not challenge the outcome of the election at the tribunal but will work with the winner…

PDP Candidate Beats Jibrin to Win Kano House of Reps Seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Alhaji Aliyu Datti Yako has declared winner of the Kiru/Bebeji Federal Constituency rerun election in Kano state. Announcing the result of the election held on Saturday, the Returning Officer, Professor Abdullahi Arabic declared that Yako polled 46,601 votes…

PDP Candidate Wins House of Reps Seat in Bauchi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mohammed Auwal Jatau winner of Saturday’s Zaki Federal constituency supplementary election in Bauchi state. According to the returning officer of the election, Professor Ahmed Kutama, Jatau polled 15,405 votes to beat his closet rival, Omar Tata of the All…