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Candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) at the Kogi State Gubernatorial Election, Natasha Akpoti, has cast her vote at her polling unit while at the same time calling on security agencies to ensure the security of voters.

Kogi elections: Yahaya Bello has ordered my assassination – Natasha Akpoti

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, governorship candidate in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti, has claimed that Yahaya Bello has ordered her assassination.

Kogi elections: PDP will win – Idris Wada

Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi has expressed hope that the Peoples Democratic Party will win the Kogi State governorship election conducted on Saturday, despite the violence and allegations of hijack of electoral materials that trail the polls.

Kogi guber: Former Governor Idris Wada advocates electronic voting system to curb flaws

Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi has called for adoption of electronic voting system with computerised data base to curb the nation’s flaws in electioneering processes, costs and security challenges.
The election tribunal in Kogi state has, on Friday, sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

Kogi guber: This election is militarised – Senator Melaye

Melaye while speaking with journalists in his house said some thugs allegedly sent by the ALGON Chairman Taofeek Isa and the deputy chief of staff to the governor, one Samuel Faleke said they brought some thugs in two vehicles shooting sporadically and carted away the ballot boxes
The governorship and senatorial elections holding in Kogi State have witnessed a large turnout of voters. 5

Kogi guber: Allegations of ballot snatching, stuffing mar poll in Dekina

As Kogi people trooped out to elect their next governor, there have been widespread allegations of shootings and snatching of ballot boxes in some polling units in Dekina Local Government Area.

Kogi guber: Shooting by unknown uniform men in Lokoja

The men were said to have carted away with ballot boxes, while polling materials were seen flying around on the road, as police helicopter hover above.
Voting has commenced in the Kogi Governorship and National Assembly election in the western senatorial district of the state, reports have it.

Kogi guber: Sporadic shooting as thugs snatch ballot boxes, card readers

Thugs in police uniform have invaded Ward A of Crowther Memorial/Sabongari polling unit in Lokoja, Kogi State and successfully carted away eight ballot boxes after sporadic shooting.
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Kogi election: Hoodlums attack Dino Melaye’s polling unit

The hoodlums broke one of the ballot boxes and carted away the other, shooting into the air.

Kogi guber: PDP, APC accuse each other of importing thugs, mercenaries

The Musa Wada/Sam Aro Campaign Organisation on Thursday raised the alarm that thugs, gangsters and political mercenaries have been imported into Kogi State, allegedly by the All Progressives Congress and the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, to unleash violence during the Saturday, November 16 governorship election.
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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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