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Nigeria Breaking News Today Monday, March, 25, 2019

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This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today Monday, March 25, 2019

Bayelsa State: YPP Sues INEC Over Exclusion Of Its Name On Ballot During Elections

The Young Progressives Party (YPP) has sued the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding cancellation of elections in two federal constituencies of Bayelsa state, on grounds of exclusion of its party’s symbol on the ballot papers.

The YPP National Publicity Secretary, Egbeola Martins, in a statement, disclosed that the two constituencies are Yenagoa/Polokuma Opokuma and Ekeremor/Sagbama.

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Revealed! How Saraki Is Plotting To Influence Senate Leadership

There is anxiety in the All Progressives Congress caucus in the Senate over alleged moves by the outgoing President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, to influence the emergence of new leaders of the 9th Senate.

Naija News understands that Saraki was working on how to remain relevant in national politics having lost his re-election bid for the Kwara Central Senatorial seat.

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INEC Declares Winner Of Kano Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Governor Umar Ganduje of the APC winner of the controversial Kano State governorship election.

The APC candidate won with a margin of less than 9,000 votes after the collation of figures for the supplementary elections held on March 23, 2019.

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Sanwo-Olu Finally Speaks On Rift With Ambode

The Lagos state governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has finally spoken on the alleged rift between him and the incumbent governor of the state, Akinwunmi Ambode.

Sanwo-Olu who spoke in a statement through his Media officer,  Gboyega Akosiledescribed the relationship between him and Governor Akinwunmi Ambode as a cordial one.

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Kano Rerun: PDP Rejects Election Result

The Kano State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday rejected the results of the supplementary election held in the state on Saturday.

Naija News had reported that Governor Umar Ganduje of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was declared the winner of the controversial Kano State governorship election.

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Kano Rerun Election: Ganduje Reacts To Victory

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has described the process of his re-election as “really democratic.”

Naija News recalls that INEC announced Ganduje as the winner of the election after he polled a total of 1,033,695 defeating his closest rival, Abba Yusuf of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 1,024,713.

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PDP’s Useni Rejects Plateau Governorship Elections

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Senator Jeremiah Useni has rejected the result of the gubernatorial election.

Speaking to newsmen in Jos, the State capital, Useni vowed to reclaim his mandate in the tribunal.

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Kano State Government Debunks Report On The Arrest Of A commissioner

Kano State Commissioner of Information, Malam Muhammad Garba has debunked rumours being circulated in the social media that the police have arrested a serving commissioner in the state during Saturday’s re-run elections.

Garba, who spoke to reporters, also described the reported loss of life due to violence in some polling units as false.

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