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There was a massive turnout of voters in Ekiti as the accreditation and voting process got underway in Saturday’s governorship election

Ekiti guber: CSOs call for urgent legislation against vote-buying

Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, a coalition of no fewer than 70 civil society organisations (CSOs), has called for urgent legislation to tackle the challenge of vote buying in Nigeria’s elections.

Naira rain as Ekiti people choose their governor today

The people of Ekiti State will vote for their governor for the next four years at 2,195 polling units and 2, 803 voting points across the state today, Saturday.

Ex-Governor Peter Obi: No hope for Nigeria unless we get our politics right

“This is critical because, for any society, if you get most things right and your politics is wrong, everything will go wrong,” Obi said.

2019: National Assembly to pass 12 electoral reforms bills

The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Electoral Matters, Aishatu Dukku, on Tuesday said the National Assembly was working on 12 Electoral Reform Bills to be passed before the 2019 elections.

Bishop Kukah warns House of Reps against NGO Bill

Catholic Archbishop of Sokoto, Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah has yesterday condemned the proposed bill seeking to establish a regulatory commission for Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in the country.

Group plans one week rally against Governor Okorocha’s government

A group known as the Imo People’s Action for Democracy, IPAD, has announced that it will hold a one week rally in Owerri, the Imo State capital against the Governor Rochas Okorocha-led government

Anambra guber: Consortium decries vote-buying

A consortium of election observers in Anambra has commended the smooth and peaceful conduct of Nov. 18 governorship election in the state.

Anambra guber poll ‘one of the worst’ since 1999 – PLAC

The Saturday Anambra election has been adjudged “one of the worst” governorship election conducted in the country since the return of democracy in 1999.

MainaGate casts doubt on Nigeria’s anti-graft crusade

Muhammadu Buhari was elected as Nigeria’s president on a promise to root out rampant corruption in government that has seen billions of dollars of public money stolen over decades.

INEC involved in 419 court cases – Mahmood Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Tuesday said it had been involved in 419 court cases over election matters from 2016 to date.

INEC clears 35 candidates for Anambra guber election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Anambra State has cleared 35 candidates to participate in the November 18 governorship election in the state.

INEC to engage 20,000 personnel for Anambra guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will engage no fewer than 20,000 personnel for the conduct of November18 governorship election in Anambra.

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