North West

Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Ganduje speaks on Kano re-election victory

INEC says Governor Ganduje got 1,033,695 votes while Mr Yusuf polled 1,024,713.

Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

It’s Official: INEC declares APC’s Ganduje winner of Kano supplementary guber election

Mr Ganduje, a former deputy governor, effectively wins a second and final term as governor.

Kano Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

Kano’s Ganduje on course to win re-election

Mr Ganduje has won the supplementary election held Saturday.

Voting in progress at Doka PU 003, Dawa village in Rimin Gado local government area Kano state

Kano: PDP candidate warns of ‘unprecedented political crisis’ if Ganduje is declared winner

The party’s candidate says it is “very unfortunate to have witnessed a gang up against democracy by the trio of the ruling APC, INEC and the security agencies”.

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

It’s Official: Tambuwal wins re-election as Sokoto State Governor

The margin of victory was only 342 votes, according to the electoral commission, INEC.

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

APC candidate Aliyu, Sen. Wamakko congratulate Tambuwal

The election was declared inconclusive on March 9 because the vote difference between Mr Tambuwal and his challenger was lower than cancelled votes.

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal

Tambuwal survives, narrowly defeats APC in Sokoto

Both men were of the APC until Mr Tambuwal defected to the PDP.

Aminu Tambuwal

Tambuwal now walking tightrope as APC closes gap with one LGA left

The results from one local government is now being awaited.

Aminu Tambuwal

Tambuwal maintains slim lead in Sokoto

The supplementary election involved 75,403 registered voters across 125 polling units in 22 LGAs where voting was cancelled.

Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Kano Supplementary Poll: Again, Kwankwaso loses in own LGA to Ganduje

Mr Ganduje, who is seeking re-election, defeated the PDP in Madobi LGA where Mr Kwankwaso hails from.

Aminu Tambuwal

Sokoto Governorship: Final results of supplementary election (LIVE UPDATES)

Today’s supplementary election was conducted in 125 polling units across 22 LGAs of Sokoto State.

Voting going on smoothly at PU002 in Atawa village, Rimin Gado local hovernment area Kano. This is contrary to reports we recevied earlier that no election is holding in the area

INEC begins collation of Kano supplementary election results (LIVE UPDATES)

Collation officers from some local governments have made their submissions.

Voting in progress at Doka PU 003, Dawa village in Rimin Gado local government area Kano state

Group praises conduct of Kano election re-run

The group says the distribution of sensitive and non-sensitive election materials “was done in record time”.

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso

INEC has nothing to count in Kano–Kwankwaso

The former governor calls for fresh re-run elections in the state.

Police officer

Supplementary Poll: No serving commissioner arrested – Kano govt

The government described the reported loss of life due to violence in some polling units as “white lies”.

Pilgrims at the Hajj in Saudi Arabia Photo: AlJazeera

Hajj: Kaduna begins enlightenment programme for intending pilgrims

The pilgrims board urges intending pilgrims to be patient because hajj is a rigorous exercise.

09 AM PU 003 Magajin Rafi B Ward, Sokoto North LGA. Voting started 08:27 AM, a little later than the 08 AM schedule, the PO says.

Sokoto Supplementary: Party bigwigs clash at polling units

The police had to use teargas to disperse the crowd.

Nigerian Police officers used to illustrate the story

Police Arrest Kano Commissioner

Muktar Yakassai, special duties commissioner, allegedly led some thugs to disrupt ongoing election at Yelwa Secondary School in Dala LGA of the state.

Pictures of Nigerian journalists interviewing someone [Photo: The Standard]

Supplementary polls: Journalists escape lynching in Kano

The incident occurred at Suntulma Primary School in Gama ward of Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state.

Voting in progress at Doka PU 003, Dawa village in Rimin Gado local government area Kano state

Armed thugs, allegations of voter intimidation characterise Kano supplementary elections

Apart from Kano State, supplementary governorship elections are also holding in Sokoto, Benue, Bauchi, and Plateau states.

Senator Ademola Adeleke [Photo: TheCable]

Judgment: Wild jubilation in Adeleke’s home town

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja had on Friday declared Senator Ademola Adeleke winner.

Atiku day-dreaming over claims he won in Kaduna – El-Rufai

The governor was reacting to Atiku Abubakar’s suit at the election tribunal