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By Nnanna Kalu (Abia State Correspondent, in Aba)

Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, on Sunday, congratulated the winner of the Aba South/North House of Representatives bye-election, Chimaobi Ebisike, on his victory at the last Saturday's Aba North/South Federal Constituency bye-election. He also thanked the people of Aba for trooping out to elect a representative of their choice.

Find Out MoreAba North/South Bye-Election: SENATOR ABARIBE CONGRATULATES PDP WINNER, CHIMAOBI EBISIKE

 

By Mohammed Munirat Nasir (Zamfara State Correspondent)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ibrahim Tukur, the winner of the Bakura State Constituency bye-election rerun held today.

The Bakura Constituency Returning Officer, Professor Yahaya Tanko Baba of the Department of Political Sciences, Usman Danfodio University (UDUS) Sokoto said the PDP candidate scored 23,874 votes to edge out his closest rival, Alhaji Bello Dankande Gamji of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled 16,546 votes.

It will be recalled that during Saturday's election which was declared inconclusive by INEC, the PDP got 18,645 votes while the APC got 16,464 votes while elections in 14 polling units with 11,429 voters were canceled, which made INEC to fix today for the rerun to determine the winner.

The APC on Tuesday pulled out of the rerun election over with it called intimidation and harassment of it members by security agencies at the polling units.

The PDP in its reaction to the pulling out of the APC described the action as a face-saving act as the APC knows that it would be disgraced politically by the PDP. NNL.

 

By Adesina Adefaye (Osun State Correspondent)

Amidst the 2022 governorship campaign posters flooding the streets of Osun state allegedly linked to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, the governor, at the weekend, disowned the posters in his name, saying he was more concerned with delivering the dividends of democracy which he had promised the people of Osun state.

Find Out MoreOsun Guber 2022: GOV OYETOLA DISOWNS CAMPAIGN POSTERS

 

By Mohammed Munirat Nasir (Zamfara State Correspondent)

As the December 5th date for the Bakura state constituency in the Zamfara State House of Assembly bye election draws near, security agencies in the state have assured of their readiness to provide adequate security for the election.

Find Out MoreZamfara Bye Election: SECURITY SET FOR POLL, DEPLOYS 2, 300 PERSONNEL

 

* Deplored Alleged Irregularities In The Poll

By Valentine Nnamani (Bureau Chief South East)

IZUNWANNE, a group of Editors and senior journalists of the Southeast geopolitical zone of Nigeria origin, has called for unity, peace and reconciliation of all aggrieved interests following the conclusion of the Ohaneze elections last Sunday in Owerri, the Imo state capital.

Find Out MorePost-Election: IZUNWANNE PREACHES PEACE, UNITY IN OHANEZE.

 
By Mahmoud Dogara (Bauchi State Correspondent)

There was voters apathy in Bauchi local council polls as there was low turnout of voters in many poll units visited in Alkeleri local government area of Bauchi state due to late arrival of election materials.

Find out moreBauchi Council Poll: LATE ARRIVAL OF MATERIALS MAR LG ELECTION AT ALKALERI

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