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Police warn Kano residents over celebrating unofficial results

The Kano State Police Command has warned residents of the state against celebrating unofficial results of the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections. The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, gave the warning in a statement issued to newsmen in Kano on Sunday. He said the command had …

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Kano: Kwankwaso loses own local govt to Ganduje

A chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has lost his local government area to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s governorship election. The incumbent governor and candidate of APC, Abdullahi Ganduje, who is seeking re-election, defeated PDP in Madobi LGA where …

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Kano State governorship election: Live results from collation centers

Results of the governorship election for Kano State are now being collated at the Collation Centre. The battle for who leads the state in the next four years has been between the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Governor Umar Ganduje battles PDP’s Abba Kabir-Yusuf …

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Elections 2019: Lagos, Kano, others listed among 9 ‘battleground states’ by CDD

Nine states have been identified by analysts at the Centre of Democracy and Development’s (CDD) election analysis centre (EAC) as key battleground states where the race for the position of the governor would be fierce. The Cable reports that among the 29 states holding gubernatorial and state house of assemblies …

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Court orders inclusion of PPP candidates in Kano, Rivers

An FCT High Court has ordered INEC to include the names of candidates of the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) for today’s governorship elections in Kano and Rivers states. The governorship candidate of the PPP in Kano State, Hadiza Lawan Saba and her counterpart in Rivers State, Hon. Clifford Edanuko and …

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Election: Kano police commissioner ‘killed’ political tension – Ganduje

Election: Kano police commissioner ‘killed’ political tension – Ganduje Unlike the eve of the previous governorship election, Kano State is largely calm. PREMIUM TIMES observed that people are going about their normal businesses without any hindrance. Discussions about Saturday’s governorship and state assembly election among the populace is being done …

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52 jostle for governorship seat in Kano state

No fewer than 52 governorship candidates in Kano state would participate in the forthcoming governorship and House of Assembly elections on Saturday. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman Mahmood Yakubu  Mrs Rose Oriaran-Anthony, the Secretary, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) disclosed this in Kano state and made available to …

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Appeal Court confirms Abba Yusuf as Kano PDP guber candidate for Saturday’s polls

Desmond Mgboh, Kano An Appeal Court sitting in Kaduna has confirmed Engineer Abba Kabir Yusuf as the bona fide candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano State for Saturday’s governorship election. The court, presided by Justice Daniel O. Kalio, equally granted all the prayers put forward by the …

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