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Governor

1. The head of a bank, especially but not necessarily a central bank. For example, the highest post in the Bank of England is called the Governor.

2. More generally, a term for some chief executives, especially heads of political subdivisions. For example, the head of an American state is called a governor.
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The PDP governorship candidate in a statement described the election as keenly contested, described all the aspirants that contested with him as very qualified to be governor's, but said by Providence, he emerged the party's flag bearer.
They consequently prayed the court for an order to disqualify Adeleke from participating in the September 22 governorship election in the state on the ground that he does not have the required educational qualification.
Governorship elections will hold in all states except, Anambra, Bayelsa, Kogi, Edo, Ondo, Ekiti and Osun States.
Nigeria: Nigeria s ruling party has been swept out of all governorships in the southwest region, which includes the economic capital Lagos, local media reports of results from this week s polls showed Thursday.
Today, the Republicans control most governorships and statehouses and are ramming through copycat legislation focusing on God, guns, and gays, as well as the rollback of regulation all across the country.
The Abubakar Ibrahim campaign organisation is already looking beyond the PDP governorship primaries, as he is set to win the November 16 governorship election, as the aspiration is geared towards making lives more meaningful for the people of Kogi state.
Turkish security forces found 11 kalashnikov rifles and 1 RPG7 rocket launcher near the terrorists," the Governorship also said.
One good prospect for a progressive victory is in Rhode Island, where former state senator Myrth York, who came within 14,000 votes of winning the governorship in the face of the 1994 Republican landslide, is running again.
The party had on Wednesday postponed the governorship primary from the initial Aug.
According to the statement, Mrs Akpoti who was the party's Senatorial candidate for the Kogi Central Senatorial seat in the last general elections was returned as the SDP Governorship candidate after winning the party primaries which took place in Lokoja, the state capital.
The Vacation Judge sitting at the High Court of Justice in Lokoja, Kogi State, Justice Abdul Nicodemus Awulu, on Thursday declined the ex parte application filed by Mustapha Mona Audu to stop the governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled to hold in the state capital.
Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday dismissed the suit seeking to stop the All Progressives Congress (APC ) from adopting indirect primary for the November 16, 2019 governorship election in Kogi State.