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Coalition backs Tambuwal over plan to sue INEC

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal’s resolve to challenge INEC’s decision on Sokoto State governorship election that ended in a stalemate received a boost as Nigerian Youth Coalition Against Electoral Violence, Northwest Zone has backed his decision. Speaking during a press conference held in Sokoto on Wednesday, the Coalition’s …

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Two policemen killed in Sokoto by bandits while on election duty —CP

The Commissioner of Police in Sokoto State, Mr Aminu Koji,  on Wednesday, confirmed the killing of two police personnel,  Asp. Abdullahi Maisaje and Sgt. Usman Ibrahim, while they were on election duty. Addressing newsmen in Sokoto, Koji said the officers were ambushed by gunmen on their way to Isa Local …

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Declare Sokoto results or I’ll sue, PDP’s Tambuwal tells INEC

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has threatened to approach the court and challenge the inconclusiveness of the state governorship election held last Saturday. Reacting to INEC’s declaration of the election as inconclusive where he was leading at a press conference, Tambuwal alleged that the Commission had …

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Sokoto guber: Tambuwal in early lead; wins 5 of 6 LGAs

The Sokoto state Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, is coasting home to victory in the results of the governorship elections announced so far in the state Sunday afternoon. Tambuwal, who is seeking re-election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has won five of the six local government results announced …

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In Sokoto, APC engaged in massive vote-buying during presidential poll –PDP

A member of the Peoples Democratic Party presidential/governorship campaign council, Alhaji Yusuf Dingyadi, in this interview with ADENIYI OLUGBEMI, describes the presidential and the National Assembly elections as a sham Your party lost the presidential election and only managed to win two House of Representatives seats.  Why was responsible for …

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Rerun: PDP accuses FG, APC of plots to win Sokoto by force

..Vows to resist electoral fraud By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Sokoto – With ten days to the repeat of the governorship election in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party has accused the Federal Government and the All Progressives Congress of plotting to use the military and other security agents …

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Sokoto: The most interesting of the inconclusive election

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leads Alhaji Aliyu Ahmed of the All Progressive Congress (APC) with just 3468 votes in the inconclusive election in Sokoto State. There is a fifty-fifty chance of any of the two candidates emerging as the winner. The lead margin was …

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Declare me winner in Sokoto, Tambuwal urges INEC

GOVERNOR Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state and PDP governorship candidate in Sokoto state on Monday urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to as a matter of fairness and justice do the needful by declaring the Peoples Democratic party winner of Saturday’s governorship polls in the state. According to him …

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Governorship Election Result: Tambuwal Leads In Sokoto

Nigeria Guber Elections/File The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced results of 20 out of 23 Local Government Areas of Sokoto State in Saturday’s Governorship election. Concise News understands that LGAs Collation Officers announced the results before the state’s Chief Returning Officer, Prof. Fatima Muktar on Sunday in Sokoto. …

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