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Sharia Council asks INEC to hold governorship, presidential and other elections on same day

Sharia Council asks INEC to hold governorship, presidential and other elections on same day

The Supreme Council for Shari’ah in Nigeria (SCSN) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to hold the forthcoming general elections in one day.    According to the Council, violence might erupt after the first elections on February 25th, due to the desperation of some politicians who are already …

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Court orders INEC to recognize Kano State Labour Party governorship candidate

Court orders INEC to recognize Kano State Labour Party governorship candidate

A federal high court sitting in Kano has directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to recognise and publish Bashir Ishaq Bashir’s name as the Labour Party’s legally nominated candidate for the 2023 Gubernatorial Candidate along with Alhaji Auwalu Abdullahi as his running mate.   Bashir had asked the court to compel …

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Court sacks Wali, declares Mohammed Abacha as Kano PDP governorship candidate

Court sacks Wali, declares Mohammed Abacha as Kano PDP governorship candidate

Sadik Wali has been sacked as the Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate by a Federal High Court sitting in Kano on Thursday, December 22.    An aspirant in the primary election, Mohammed Abacha had asked that the court declare him the winner of the primary lawfully conducted by the PDP and certified by …

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Court declares Otu APC governorship candidate in Cross River

Court declares Otu APC governorship candidate in Cross River

Bassey Otu was on Monday, October 24, declared the authentic governorship candidate for the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Cross River State for the forthcoming 2023 election, by a Federal High Court in Calabar.    Ruling on the lawsuit filed by Owan Enoh challenging Otu’s candidacy, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu held that it remains …

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