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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.

INEC deploys 12,842 personnel for Saturday’s elections in Kwara

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will deploy 12, 842 staff for the Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Kwara.

INEC still in search of 63 card readers in Bayelsa

Nigeria’s electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it is in search of about 63 card readers machines used during the presidential and National Assembly elections in Bayelsa State.

Election: INEC replaces erring ad hoc staff in Borno

The Independent National Commission (INEC) in Borno has replaced erring ad hoc staff to facilitate smooth conduct of the upcoming governorship and State House Assembly elections in Borno.
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INEC: Use of card readers, a must in Saturday’s elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday warned that any community that refuses to use the smart card readers during Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly polls will be doing so at their own risk.
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INEC plead for return of missing card readers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bayelsa, has appealed to those in possession of its 63 missing card readers to return them before Saturday’s elections.
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Voters urge INEC to improve smart card readers

Ahead of the March 9 Governorship and State Houses of Assembly Elections, voters in Bauchi have urged INEC to ensure that its smart card readers function effectively.

ADC: National Assembly elections in Ogun elaborate charade

The Gboyega Nasir Isiaka Campaign Organisation (GNICO) on Wednesday declared last Saturday’s National Assembly elections in Ogun State were “elaborate charade”.

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The association said this in a statement signed by Othman Ngelzarma, National Secretary of MACBAN, on Tuesday in Abuja.

Miyetti Allah dissociates group from threat to South West over Amotekun

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria says it is sensitising its members on the need to improve their economic activities through modern techniques in breeding of animals and its value-chain.
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Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has replaced sports minister Pavel Kolobkov and his predecessor from his cabinet Tuesday following a doping scandal that has seen the country banned from this summer’s Olympics.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari mourns Justice Bashir Wali

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and National Judicial Council over the passing of Justice Abubakar Bashir Wali, one of the pioneer legal practitioners from Northern Nigeria.
The Minister of State for Science and Technology, Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi has called on Nigerian Youths to be good ambassadors to the country by supporting the Federal Government’s developmental objectives.

Minister tasks youths to be good ambassadors

The Minister of State for Science and Technology, Barrister Mohammed Abdullahi has called on Nigerian Youths to be good ambassadors to the country by supporting the Federal Government’s developmental objectives.