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Just in: Tribunal upholds Gov Sanwo-Olu’s election, describes LP’s petition as ‘wasteful’

An Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lagos has struck out a petition filed by the Labour Party (LP) against the election of Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The tribunal reaffirmed Mr Sanwo-Olu as the duly elected Governor of Lagos State in the March 9 polls. The tribunal described the petition as a “futile and wasteful exercise”, noting that the petitioners (LP and Ifagbemi ...

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LP to Gov Wike: Your refusal to constitute cabinet is undemocratic

Rivers State chapter of Labour Party has asked Governor. Nyesom Wike to constitute his cabinet immediately to ensure effective governance. Mr. Prince Reuben, the state’s chairman of the party, made the call at a news conference in Port Harcourt, on Monday, Daily Post reports. According to Reuben, Governor Wike’s refusal to set-up a cabinet four months after the election is ...

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LP withdraws petition filed against Gov Abiodun’s victory

The Labour Party has withdrawn its election petition appeal filed against the victory of Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, at the Supreme Court. It was gathered that the Labour Party and counsel to Abiodun have decided to settle for an alternative dispute resolution, Daily Post reports. It was gathered the decision came following a peace deal brokered by Abiodun’s ...

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2019 Guber Poll: Court summons INEC, LP over omission of candidate’s name in Nasarawa

The Federal High Court Abuja, has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Labour Party (LP) to appear before it over omission of the name of Mr Umaru Angibi, LP’s candidate and party logo from the ballot papers for the 2019 Nasarawa governorship poll. Justice Nkeonye Maha, who gave the order in an exparte motion with suit number: ...

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Why Labour Party will not field any candidate in 2019 General Elections-Spokesman

The Labour Party says it will not field any candidate for the 2019 General Elections as the party could not hold an all-inclusive National Convention as directed by the court. Ebere Ifendu, National Publicity Secretary, Labour Party, said this at a news conference on Tuesday in Abuja. Ifendu said that the all-inclusive National Convention involving all parties was necessary as ...

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It is not possible for Mimiko to run as Presidential Candidate under Labour Party, says NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected plan by former National Chairman of the Labour Party, Abdulkadir Abdulsalam to adopt Olusegun Mimiko as the party’s Presidential flagbearer for the 2019 general elections. Ayuba Wabba, NLC President and Ebere Ifendu, the National Publicity Secretary, Labour Party, stated this at a joint news conference on Thursday in Abuja. According to Wabba, this ...

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