North East

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Bauchi Election Tribunal receives 16 petitions

14 of the petitions are for the National Assembly elections while the remaining two are for state assembly election.

Ahmadu Fintiri (Photo Credit: channelstv)

Adamawa governor-elect promises to pay proposed N30,000 minimum wage

Mr Fintiri has defeated incumbent Governor Bindow and is expected to be sworn in on May 29.

People voting in Adamawa

Court dismisses suit seeking to cancel Adamawa governorship election

The same judge last week ordered INEC to suspend the Adamawa supplementary governorship election.

Ahmadu Fintiri (Photo Credit: channelstv)

PDP’s Fintiri wins Adamawa governorship election

Mr Fintiri was the Speaker of Adamawa House of Assembly in 2014.

Cross section of IDPs

Boko Haram: UN announces $2mn donation from Japan to address North-east crisis

The statement notes that Japan’s contribution will support more than 48,000 persons to rebuild their livelihoods.

Maimala Buni. [PHOTO CREDIT: NAN]

Yobe gov-elect receives Certificate of Return

MaiMala Buni of the APC won the March 9 governorship election

Maimala Buni. [PHOTO CREDIT: NAN]

INEC issues certificate of return to Yobe Governor-elect, state lawmakers

The elected public officers received their certificates at the INEC office in Damaturu, the state capital.

People voting in Adamawa

Low voters turnout characterises Adamawa supplementary governorship election

The APC has rescinded its decision not to participate in the poll.

Borno governor-elect, Babagana Zulum

INEC presents Certificate of Return to Borno governor-elect, elected legislators

The commission also presented similar certificates to the 28 elected members of the State House of Assembly.

Gwazu 003 polling unit shuwa ward madagali local government area Adamawa state were the voters are in waiting to cast their vote

APC threatens to boycott Adamawa supplementary governorship election

The APC is trailing the PDP by about 30,000 votes in the Adamawa election.

Voters voting at the Nomadic Primary School, Polling Unit , Esu Palace Polling both Bwari Area Council, during the FCT Area Council at Bwari Area Council in Abuja on Saturday (9/03/19). 02037/9/3/2019/Sumaila Ibrahim/JAU/NAN

INEC suspends issuance of Certificates of Return to elected APC candidates in Zamfara

The commission said the suspension was in obedience to Monday’s judgment of the Court of Appeal in Sokoto.

Nigerian Police

Taraba residents flee to Nasarawa after death of soldier

A soldier was reportedly killed during a clash between herdsmen and military patrol.

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Police confirm abduction of expatriate doctor in Zamfara

Jeng Sunail, a Korean, was abducted from the apartment he shares with three other colleagues.

Adamawa Governor, Muhammadu Bindow

APC rejects new date for Adamawa governorship supplementary poll

The party says it was not consulted before March 28 was fixed for the poll.

Maimala Buni. [PHOTO CREDIT: NAN]

Why I’ll not challenge APC victory at Tribunal – Yobe PDP guber candidate

Mai Mala Buni of the APC won the March 9 governorship election in the state.

Gwazu 003 polling unit shuwa ward madagali local government area Adamawa state were the voters are in waiting to cast their vote

INEC fixes date for Adamawa supplementary election

The governorship rerun will be due in two days.

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

Court clears INEC to go ahead with Adamawa supplementary election

The governorship election in Adamawa remains inconclusive weeks after INEC halted the process on the basis of insufficient margin of win.

Bala Mohammed

How I’ll govern Bauchi — Governor-elect, Bala Muhammed

The former FCT minister delivers his acceptance speech after a keenly contested polls.

Adamawa on map

Adamawa Assembly poll: PDP wins 13, APC 11 seats

The ADC won a seat in the 25-member legislature.

Bauch State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar

Bauchi governor denies conceding defeat to PDP’s Bala Mohammed

Bala Mohammed is set to be declared INEC governor.

Women jubilating

After court clearance, INEC begins final collation of Bauchi election results

A court on Monday lifted a temporary restriction on the process, paving the way for final collation and declaration.

Tension mounts in Bauchi as INEC delays collation hours after all results arrive Bauchi

Bauchi Governorship: INEC declares supplementary election result (LIVE UPDATES)

The supplementary elections held in 36 polling units scattered across 15 of the 20 local government areas of Bauchi State.