North East

Bauchi State on the map

Bauchi Governorship: APC cries foul, accuses INEC of supporting PDP

APC says it was not given a fair-hearing in Bauchi.

INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu speaking during the formal opening of the 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections Result Collation Centre, in Abuja on Sunday (24/2/19). 01726/24/2/2019/BJO/NAN

Bauchi Election: INEC confirms PREMIUM TIMES report, to reinstate Tafawa Balewa result

If the result is accepted as PREMIUM TIMES has learnt, it will extend the PDP’s lead in the election to 14,207 votes.

PDP Head Quarters [Photo: George Ogala]

PDP alleges plot by INEC to cancel more votes in Bauchi

INEC had on Monday declared the Bauchi State governorship election inconclusive.

Bauchi State on the map

20 governorship candidates back re-run elections in Bauchi

INEC declared the March 9 governorship election inconclusive.

Bauchi State on the map

Bauchi Governorship: My life’s under threat – Tafawa Balewa collation officer

The official said she has been “threatened with instant death” if she was found in or around Bauchi.

Election: APC, PDP each wins 11 seats in Adamawa Assembly

Of the eight seats for the House of Representatives, both each won four seats.

JTF fighting Boko Haram

Multinational Joint Task Force neutralises fleeing insurgents in Borno

The Air Force says the operation was carried out at Tumbun Rego Area, on the Lake Chad fringes of northern Borno.

Smuggled rice impounded by Nigeria Customs5

Customs seizes 300 bags of imported rice in Borno

Other seized items include; smoked fish, soap, rice, maize, sesame seeds, and soya beans.

Nigerian Army

Soldiers repel Boko Haram attack on military base – Official

“The terrorists, in their futile attempt came in with several gun trucks mounted with Anti-Aircraft (AA) guns and motorcycles.”


Taraba govt relaxes 24-hour curfew In Jalingo

“All business activities are expected to resume and civil servants should report to their duty posts.”

Darius Ishaku

Taraba governor imposes 24-hour curfew on Jalingo

The curfew remains in force until further notice.

Darius Ishaku

INEC declares PDP’s Governor Ishaku winner of Taraba governorship election

The PDP has never lost a governorship election in Taraba State since 1999.


PDP floors APC In Taraba governorship election

The PDP wins in 12 out of 16 local governments in Taraba.

Wadata-plaza PDP Headquarters

PDP rejects Borno governorship election result

INEC declared Babagana Zulum of the APC as the winner of the poll on Monday.

Zonal National Vice chairman of APC, Mustapha Salisu addressing journalists

Adamawa Governorship: APC rejects results

The party faults INEC for declaring the election inconclusive in some areas.

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku

Taraba Governorship: PDP leads after results from 12 of 16 local govts

Predictably, the biggest vote for the PDP candidate is coming from Takum LGA where the current governor hails from.

Borno governor-elect, Babagana Zulum

APC’s Zulum wins Borno governorship election

Mr Zulum polled 1,175, 440 votes to beat his closest opponent, Muhammad Imam, who scored 66, 115 votes.

Darius Ishaku, Taraba State Governor

Taraba governor declares curfew in Jalingo

Governorship election results in the state are yet to be determined.

Maimala Buni. [PHOTO CREDIT: NAN]

Yobe governor- elect speaks on victory, wants opposition to support administration

Mai Mala Buni asks his opponent to join him to move the state forward.

At 6:38 INEC officials just arrived with sensitive materials at polling Unit Ajikamai ward Kurumbui Shendam LGA Plateau state

Adamawa Governorship: INEC to conduct rerun in 44 polling units

The electoral body blamed massive cancellation of votes for its decision.

former FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed

PDP claims victory in Bauchi, attacks INEC for declaring governorship election inconclusive

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi State has claimed victory in Saturday’s governorship election in the state and has berated the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for declaring the election in the state inconclusive. Speaking at a press briefing held in the state capital on Monday morning, the chairman of the party in the […]

Gombe State on map

APC wins 19 seats in Gombe state Assembly

Two female members were elected to the House.