Day: March 10, 2019

Senate Presidency: Agitation begins, as forum drums support for Lawan

With the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in control of more than two-thirds of the members of the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly by virtue of the recent elections, agitation for who will emerge the next Senate President appears to have begun. A political pressure group, the National Interest Progressive Forum (NIPF) on Sunday appealed to the APC leadership to support the candidacy of Ahmed Lawan, the senator representing Yobe North as the President of the 9th Senate. The forum made the appeal in Abuja in a statement jointly signed by its Chairman, Ibrahim Taura, and Secretary, Clement...

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Ekiti: APC clears 25 of 26 Assembly seats, INEC declares one inconclusive

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has cleared 25 out of the 26 seats in the state House of Assembly. The INEC in a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer in Ekiti State, Alhaji Taiwo Gbadegeshin, on Sunday, however, said election was yet to be concluded in Ekiti East Constituency 1 due to disruptions that engulfed four of the polling units of the constituency while the exercise was going on. The polling units, according the statement are Aya Alaafe street, Teledalase PU 003; Late Oloda’s frontage PU 006, Baba Egbe’s house PU 008 and Beside Baba...

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Sanwo-Olu in commanding lead over Agbaje With An Overwhelming 40,000 Votes With Five LGs To Go

rom the results announced for 15 local government areas so far, the All Progressives Congress is currently in the lead by a wide margin. Results from five local government had not been announced at the time of this report. One of the LGAs with wide margins is Mushin, where APC polled a whopping 51,899 votes to defeat the Peoples Democratic party, which secured just 8,751 votes. Also, in Apapa LGA where Jimi Agbaje, the PDP governorship candidate in Lagos hails from, Agbaje polled 5,959 votes but was no match for Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the APC governorship candidate, who secured 20,469...

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BREAKING: APC candidate, Abdulrazaq declared winner of Kwara governorship election

Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara State has won the governorship election. Abdulrazaq was declared winner of the poll by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC on Sunday afternoon. This was after the collation of results from all the local government areas of the state were done on Sunday. The APC candidate won in all the 16 Local Government areas in the state. APC polled a total of 331,546, more than double the 114,754 votes secured by his main rival, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abdulrazaq...

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