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Tag Archives: Kaduna

Votes Recount: El-Rufai defeats PDP’s Ashiru at tribunal

The Kaduna Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Tuesday struck out the motion of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking for recount of votes cast in the governorship elections in the state, for lack of merit. Chairman of the Tribunal, Justice Ibrahim Bako, while ruling on the motion, said the tribunal has a timeline of only 180 days within which to complete ...

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Kaduna Guber poll: PDP, Ashiru seek for vote recount

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general elections in Kaduna State, Isah Ashiru, on Tuesday filed an application seeking for a recount of the votes cast during the March 9 poll. Ashiru’s Counsel, Elisha Kurah (SAN) submitted the application to the Justice I. M Bako-led tribunal that commenced pre-hearing session on Tuesday in Kaduna. ...

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PDP defeats APC in Kaduna South Senatorial election

Sen. Danjuma La’ah of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) has won the just concluded National Assembly election for the Kaduna South Senatorial District. Mr Suleiman Yashim, INEC Returning Officer, announced the result on Monday in Kafanchan. He said that La’ah of the PDP scored 268,923 votes to defeat Deputy Governor Barnabas Bala Bantex of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who ...

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Elections: Collation ongoing in Kaduna Wards, LGs

More than 24 hours after the Presidential and National Assembly elections were held, only the result of IKara Local Government Area has arrived the final collation centre in Kaduna State. Alhaji Kaugama Abdullahi, INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner in Kaduna State, confirmed to journalists on Sunday that results were still being collated at various Wards and at Local Government levels in ...

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Incitement: DSS to charge PDP campaign spokesman in Kaduna to court

The Department of State Security Service (DSS) on Tuesday said it would charge the spokesman of the People Democratic Party Campaign in Kaduna State, Ben Bako, to court for incitement. A statement by the State Director of DSS, Mr AI Koya, on Tuesday in Kaduna said, Bako would be arraigned as soon as investigations were concluded. Koya said: “On February ...

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2019: Southern Kaduna APC leaders promise Buhari 90 percent votes

Mr Yusuf Bala, the Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, says the Southern Kaduna Senatorial District will give President Muhammadu Buhari over 90 per cent of their votes in the forthcoming presidential election. Bala disclosed this after a delegation of All Progressives Congress (APC) had a closed door meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Tuesday. ...

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Kaduna 2019: Why I chose a Muslim, Hadiza Balarabe as my running mate- Gov. El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has given reasons over the choice of Hadiza Balarabe as his running mate in 2019 gubernatorial election, saying Balarabe was chosen based on her competence and antecedents. The Governor made the clarification on Tuesday, while playing host to people of Sanga Local Government, where Balarabe hails from, who paid him a ‘thank you’ visit ...

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APC Primaries: Angry members of House of Representatives meet Buhari in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday summoned aggrieved members of the House of Representatives under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting between the President and the aggrieved members which lasted for about one and half hours, was held behind closed door. Musa Soba, representing Soba Constituency in Kaduna state, who spoke after ...

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Sani, Senator representing Kaduna Central, lost out in state government organised Primary

Shehu Sani has lost the APC ticket for Kaduna Central Senatorial District after the Primary conducted by Delegates from the zone in which he garnered only 15 votes. Sani currently representing the District in the Senate, had earlier indicated that he would not participate in what he called a “Kangaroo election organised by the Kaduna State Government.’’ The election was ...

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Kaduna: Indirect primary prone corruptive practice of vote buying – APC group

Some stakeholders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Kaduna State chapter, are contesting the decision to adopt indirect primaries for selecting candidates.

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