Bauchi

Bala Mohammed of PDP unseats Incumbent to win Bauchi Supplementary Poll [READ MORE]

The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Bala Mohammed, has won the supplementary election in Bauchi. Returning Officer Professor Kyari Mohammed made the announcement on Sunday, a day after the exercise took place in the state, Channels TV reports. According to him, the PDP candidate polled a total of 6,376 while the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Muhammed Abubakar, who is the incumbent governor polled 5,117. The RO, however, noted that he is in no position to make a return because the case involving the Tafawa Balewa LGA is still in court. Legit.ng [Read]

BAUCHI: INEC vows to continue with supplementary elections [READ MORE]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will continue with the scheduled supplementary elections in Bauchi state, it was learnt. INEC noted that the poll slated for this Saturday will hold in areas not affected by the court ruling. Disclosing this Tuesday, the National Commissioner in charge of Information and Voter Education, Mr. Festus Okoye said the Commission will proceed with supplementary elections on Saturday in relation to areas that are not affected by the Court Order. Besides, Okoye said that INEC will work towards the expeditious resolution of the Collation process in Tafawa Balewa Local Government. He said, “The Commission has complied with the Order of the Federal High Court [Read]

#NigeriaDecides2019: President Buhari defeats Atiku Abubakar in Bauchi [READ MORE]

  President Muhamadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress has won the presidential election in Bauchi State. According to results announced by Local Government Collation Officers in Bauchi on Monday, Buhari polled 798,438 to defeat his rival of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alh. Atiku Abubakar. Atiku amassed 209,313 votes in the election. The APC candidate won in 19 of the 20 local governments in the state with wide margin while the PDP won in only Bogoro local government. The last result from Katagum local government arrived at the collation centre at about 9:20 pm. after a long wait. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Ibrahim Abdullahi, thanked party agents and observers for [Read]

Buhari won’t get 50% of votes in Bauchi – APC lawmaker [READ MORE]

  A member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Aminu Tukur, has vowed that President Muhammadu Buhari will not get up to 50 per cent of the votes in the state in next month’s presidential election . Tukur said that for supporting the re -election bid of Governor Mohammed Abubabakar , Buhari would not receive from the people the kind of support he had been enjoying from the state . Tukur, who represents Lere / Bula Constituency on the platform of the All Progressives Congress , said , “Buhari cannot decide the fate of the people of Bauchi State , if he had 90 per cent supporters in 2015, [Read]

2019: Buhari’ll win in Sokoto, Kano, Bauchi even on sickbed – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari would win in Sokoto, Kano and Bauchi states in the 2019 general elections even if he (Buhari) is taken to the states “on a sick bed”. Speaking on Friday, he claimed that the governors of Sokoto and Kwara states, Aminu Tambuwal and Abdulfatah Ahmed respectively, would leave the All Progressives Congress. Amaechi also claimed that Tambuwal had presidential ambition. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the minister told journalists that although he did not wish to speak about political matters, he was sure that despite the defection by the APC members at the National Assembly, the party would [Read]