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APC squeezes home in Kaduna as PDP and Labour Party candidates split the opposition vote

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate in Kaduna State Senator Uba Sani has emerged as the surprise winner of Saturday's governorship contest after the two main opposition parties split the vote between them.



Falz condemns Sanwoolu's victory in Lagos saying he was not elected but selected himself

MUSICIAN and lawyer Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz has dismissed the recent re-election if Governor Babajide Sanwoolu in Lagos State as not representing the will of the people but the elite merely selecting themselves.



Deputy senate president Omo-Agege beaten hands down in quest to become Delta State governor

NIGERIA'S deputy senate president Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has become the latest high profile casualty of this year's elections after he was soundly beaten in his quest to get elected as the Delta State governor.



Nigeria's hopes of getting her first female governor fades as Adamawa poll is declared inconclusive

NIGERIA'S hopes of getting her first ever female state governor have been put on hold for now as the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) has declared the Adamawa State gubernatorial election inconclusive.



Arsenal consider offering Balogun to AC Milan in part-exchange to get playmaker Bennacer

ENGLISH Premier league side Arsenal are preparing to offer their on-loan Nigeria-eligible striker Folarin Balogun to AC Milan as part of a package to attract Algerian midfielder Ismael Bennacer during the forthcoming summer transfer window.



If our politicians can use our cultural festivals to manipulate elections it means they can also use them to generate tourism revenue if they want to 

Ayo Akinfe

[1] From the feedback we are getting, it looks like Governor Babajide Sanwoolu has been returned in Lagos with a a wide margin. It appears that using the Oro Festival yielded dividends. Our culture was used to influence the outcome of a gubernatorial election 


Governor Abiodun survives fierce PDP challenge in Ogun State as Inec declares him re-elected

NIGERIA'S Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) has officially declared Governor Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the victor in Saturday's gubernatorial elections and duly returned.



Inec officially declares Governor Seyi Makinde as victorious and re-elected in Oyo State

NIGERIA'S Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) has officially declared Governor Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of Saturday’s gubernatorial election and duly returned.



Lagos State police boss says most electoral offence incidences were dealt with immediately

LAGOS State police commissioner Idowu Owohunwa has praised the men under his command saying that they responded to all incidences of electoral violence immediately ensuring that none of the reported cases will affect the outcome of the polls.



Buhari signs new bill into law mandating future presidents and governors to swear-in cabinets within 60 days

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the fifth alteration to the 1999 constitution requiring the president and governors send their lists of ministers and commissioners to the legislature within 60 days of being sworn-in.




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