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GOVERNOR. The title of the executive magistrate in each state and territory of the United States. Under the names of the particular states, the reader will find some of the duties of the governor of such state.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The PDP Governorship hopeful expressed gratitude to the Executives, members and delegates of the party for the overwhelming support that made him emerge victorious at the party's governorship primaries.
Two chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Wahab Raheem and Adam Habeeb, had in 2018, few days to the governorship election, taken Adeleke to court.
Two states hard hit by rioting following last week s presidential elections -- Kaduna and Bauchi -- were holding governorship elections on Thursday.
Back then, Democrats controlled a large majority of governorships and state legislatures, and the Republican Party was trying to blend in behind the moderate face of Gerald Ford.
At the state level in the same year, it captured three governorships and majorities in seven state legislatures.
In a statement issued and signed by the Abubakar Ibrahim Media Team made available to TribuneOnline in Lokoja on Monday, described the thinking making the round as child's play and a figment of the imagination of those who have clearly seen from the loud ovation that the PDP governorship ticket is for Abubakar Ibrahim to take.
Below is a list of the governorship candidates elected on Saturday:
In a written statement released on Sunday, the Hakkari Governorship reminded that PKK terrorists staged an attack on several base regions and the Gecimli Military Outpost on late Saturday, August 4.
Carlson isn't running in 1998, and Democrats ought to have a good chance of retaking the governorship. But Freeman says they won't do it by aping GOP rhetoric about tax cuts for business and prison-building.
'In deference to a court order, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has shifted the date for the Bayelsa governorship primary to Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4, September 2019,' Issa-Onilu said.
Bello won as APC governorship candidate to contest the governorship election in Kogi at the end of the party's primary election conducted on Aug.