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Borno elections: Mohammed Abba-Aji, Bukar Shuwa head to tribunal

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Borno Central Senatorial District in the February 23rd senatorial election in Borno state, Alhaji Mohammed Abba-Aji, has filed a petition at the election petition tribunal sitting in Maiduguri, challenging the declaration of governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state as winner of the election.

Rerun: Kano PDP tasks INEC, security agencies on fairness

The Kano State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies to ensure that the Saturday supplementary election in the state was seamless.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) rose from several hours of meeting approving the appointment of Yekini Nabena as acting National Publicity of the party.

Bauchi elections: PDP can’t claim victory in governorship polls

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has asked the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to forget the dream of taking over the governorship seat of Bauchi state, saying the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has question to answer.
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APC: INEC’s decisions on Rivers, Bauchi elections illegal

The All Progressives Congress has faulted the decisions of the Independent National Electoral Commission on the initial inconclusive elections in Rivers and Bauchi States.
The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.

Imo elections: INEC robbed me of victory – Uche Nwosu

The governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in the just-concluded gubernatorial election in Imo state, Uche Nwosu, has said that the declaration of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor-elect, did not meet the constitutional requirement and therefore unacceptable.

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.

Abia elections: APC calls for cancellation of governorship poll

Abia State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) on Sunday called for the cancellation of the March 9th governorship election in the state.
Low turnout of voters was observed at both Bwari and Zuba areas of FCT as INEC officials were already in the various polling stations as early as 7.30 a.m.

FCT elections: INEC declares Kuje council poll inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Kuje Area Council chairmanship and councillorship elections inconclusive.
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Senator Omo-Agege: President Buhari not against card reader

Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is not against having the Card Readers embedded in law.

Imo elections: Governorship candidates score INEC high

Governorship candidates of the various political parties in Imo State have expressed satisfaction with the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agencies over the conduct of the governorship and House of Assembly elections.

FCT elections: Motorists flout restriction order on Airport road

In spite of the restriction of vehicular movement during the Saturday’s area council election in the Federal Capital Territory, vehicles have continued to ply the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Expresse way.
Senate President Bukola Saraki on Saturday lamented the malfunctioning of card readers at some polling stations in Kwara State.

Kwara elections: Bukola Saraki decries card reader malfunction, low voter turnout

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Saturday lamented the malfunctioning of card readers at some polling stations in Kwara State.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, cast his vote at 10.53 a.m., at Femi Okunni Polling Unit, Ward 09 in Ikoyi during the governorship- State Houses of Assembly elections on Saturday

Lagos elections: Babajide Sanwo-Olu votes, confident of victory

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, cast his vote at 10.53 a.m., at Femi Okunni Polling Unit, Ward 09 in Ikoyi during the Governorship/State Houses of Assembly elections on Saturday.
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Elections: Voting commences early in Yobe

Voting commenced peacefully in Damaturu, Yobe state capital, and other parts of the state as scheduled by 8.00 a.m. on Saturday to elect the governor and 24 members of the state assembly.
Nigerians today return to the polls to elect their state governors and legislators as well councilors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils.

Observer group urges INEC to learn from pitfalls of national election

An election observer group, Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), yesterday, said it hopes that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has factored into its plans and preparations, the pitfalls that beset and affected the successful conduct of the presidential elections so as to ensure that they don’t repeat themselves again during the governorship elections.

INEC: We’ve introduced measures to conduct free, fair polls in Abia

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abia State has said that it has introduced new measures aimed at forestalling the challenges that arose during the February 23 presidential and National Assembly polls.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed concern over alleged partisanship of security agencies during the presidential and national assembly elections and urged relevant authorities to address the issue.

Situation Room: Excessive involvement of military in Nigerian elections worrisome

The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed concern over alleged partisanship of security agencies during the presidential and national assembly elections and urged relevant authorities to address the issue.
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INEC retrieves 23 missing card readers in Bayelsa

There was confusion in Bayelsa State ahead of the forthcoming election on Saturday following the inability of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to retrieve all the 69 missing card readers.

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The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Flood: Oyo assures NEMA of full support on disaster management

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Up to 1,000 fans will be allowed to watch each of the final two days of the Italian Open tennis tournament as Italy begins to open up stadiums for sports enthusiasts.

Up to 1,000 fans to watch Italian Open

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The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat.

Donald Trump to block TikTok, WeChat downloads in the U.S. from September 20

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