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Senator Dino Melaye (APC - Kogi West)

Kogi guber: Senator Melaye declines appointment as PDP campaign chief

Kogi State campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the November 16 governorship poll.

Abia elections: Opposition bullying Senator Ohuabunwa from claiming his mandate – campaign

The Campaign Organisation of Senator Mao Ohuabunwa, the senator representing Abia-North and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the National Assembly election has claimed that some people were attempting to bully him from reclaiming his mandate in court.

Benue elections: PDP accuses soldiers of brutality, electoral violence

Leaders of the People’s Democratic Party ( PDP ) in Apa Ward, Ado Local Government Area (LGA) of Benue State have appealed to the State Police Commissioner over the alleged assault and intimidation of their members during the March 9 governorship election by soldiers on the orders of one Agbese Philip.

Delta elections: APC asks INEC to cancel gubernatorial result

The Delta state All Progressive Congress, yesterday, called on Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to cancel the Delta state governorship election result now, as it accused the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of ballot snatching, over voting, buying of votes and impunity during the last Saturday election.

Kaduna elections: PDP alleges fraud as Governor El-Rufai leads

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna state has alleged fraud and irregularities as Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of the All Progressives Congress (APC) leads from the results released so far in Saturday’s gubernatorial election.
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Imo election: Youths destroy ballot papers in Nwangele

Angry youths have upturned ballot boxes and also destroyed election materials in Ward 002 Karanolu, Nwangele Local Government Area of Imo State.

Ondo elections: APC tackles PDP over alleged malpractice

Though voting was generally peaceful in parts of Ondo State during election into the Ondo State House of Assembly, there were allegations of vote buying and hijacking of voting materials in many voting units of Ondo State.
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Imo elections: Police arrest five fake policemen, two soldiers

The Imo state commissioner of police, Dazuki Galadanchi, has said that five persons suspected to be fake policemen have been arrested in Ideato South local government area in the state.
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Kogi elections: Police deploy more personnel to curb ballot snatching

The Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Mr. Hakeem Busari, has sent police reinforcement to some parts of Lokoja where armed hoodlums snatched some ballot boxes during the Governorship/House of Assembly elections.
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Elections: Ballot box stuffing at Imo PDP governorship candidate’s polling unit

There was open ballot stuffing at polling unit 010A and 010B at Mbutu Ward, Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State.
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Delta elections: Police deploy over 9,000 personnel

Over 9,000 policemen have been deployed in Delta State for today’s gubernatorial and states assembly elections as against the 8,000 deployed during the presidential election on February 23.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states of the federation covering seven senatorial districts and 24 federal constituencies.

INEC set to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states of the federation covering seven senatorial districts and 24 federal constituencies.

INEC: No certificate of return for candidates declared winner under duress

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will not issue Certificates of Return to candidates in places where its officials are held hostage or forced to declare winners under duress in the governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections on Saturday.

Elections: INEC issues strong warning to politicians

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it would no longer tolerate any attempt by politicians to hold its officials hostage and force them to declare winners of elections under duress.

Elections: INEC receives sensitive materials in Kwara

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara, Malam Garba Attahiru-Madami, says the commission has taken delivery of all sensitive materials for Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections.

Abia: APGA candidate demands cancellation of Obingwa LG results

Senatorial candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, in Abia South zone, Chief Chris Nkwonta, has called for the cancellation of results of the just concluded National Assembly election for Abia South senatorial election over alleged irregularities.

Police arrests 10 for electoral offences in Niger

The Niger State Police Command have arrested 10 suspects for various electoral offences.

Elections: IPAC faults INEC over undeclared results in Abia

The Abia State chapter of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), has called on the State INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Joseph Iloh, to announce and declare the results and winner of February 23 Aba North/Aba South Federal constituency seat elections.

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APC is notorious for lies – Cross River governor

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Gunmen kill policeman, injure school principal in Edo

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, DanMalam Mohammed, on Wednesday confirmed the death of a police sergeant, Yusuf Igoche, in a gun duel with armed robbers on Lagos-Benin Expressway on Tuesday.