Monday 25 March, 2019
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Governor Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress has won the Plateau State governorship election, following the supplementary poll held on Saturday. Lalong was declared the winner by the Returning Officer in the state, Prof Richard Kimbir,...

By Optimum Times on Mar 24th, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission halted the collation of the supplementary governorship election in Kano Saturday as the results from two local governments failed to arrive. The councils are Nasarawa and Kibiya. INEC said the collation...

By Optimum Times on Mar 24th, 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari says he believes in the will of the people and cannot put pressure on voters to elect leaders they do not like. Buhari in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja...

By Optimum Times on Mar 23rd, 2019

Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State has dismissed the claim by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that he won the presidential election in Kaduna state. President Muhammadu Buhari was...

By Optimum Times on Mar 23rd, 2019

Gov. Lalong Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau said it will be stupid of him to lose the supplementary election scheduled for Saturday as he needs only 2000 votes out of 49000 to claim victory. The Independent National Electoral (INEC) declared the...

By Optimum Times on Mar 22nd, 2019

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has urged members of the southern and middle belt elders forum to support him as he seeks redress in court over the results of the presidential election. He said he...

By Optimum Times on Mar 22nd, 2019

 Jimi Agbaje The Lagos State Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the March 9 election, Mr Jimi Agbaje, on Wednesday said there was no truth in the report that he had left the party. Agbaje, in a statement by Mr...

By Optimum Times on Mar 21st, 2019

…file five grounds petition, revisit alleged certificate scam against President Some details of the petition filed on Monday by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23 election , Alhaji Atiku Abubakar,...

By Optimum Times on Mar 21st, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission has suspended the collation of the governorship election results of Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area and the subsequent announcement of the result. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Ibrahim...

By Optimum Times on Mar 19th, 2019

Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abubakar Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State on Monday stormed the Presidential Villa Abuja to brief President Muhammadu Buhari on the security implications of the decision of the Independent National Electoral...

By Optimum Times on Mar 19th, 2019