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Three university lecturers face prosecution over electoral malpractice

Mike Igini, INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Akwa Ibom, on Tuesday said that three university lecturers had been confirmed to have been involved in electoral malpractice during the 2019 general elections.

INEC to clear materials for previous elections

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has directed that used and unused materials for 2019 general elections be disposed of the commission’s stores nationwide.
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YIAGA to deploy 114 observers in four states for re-run polls

An election observer group, YIAGA Africa, has announced the deployment of 114 local observers to four states ahead of the rerun elections.
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Plateau government to spend N1 billion on election in four local councils

Plateau State Government has budgeted the sum of N1 billion for the acquisition of election materials for local government election in four council areas where elections were suspended last year due to insecurity.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Bayelsa guber: Senator Diri accuses INEC, APC of complicity

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has accused the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Monday Udoh, of violating the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal order on the inspection of election materials.

Bayelsa guber: Former President Jonathan cast his vote

Former president Goodluck Jonathan has cast his vote along side his wife Dame Patience Jonathan, in their hometown, Otueke, Bayelsa State.
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Bayelsa guber: Former President Jonathan decries late arrival of election materials at Otuoke polling...

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed disappointment over the late arrival of election materials to his Polling Unit 39, Ward 13, in Otuoke, Ogbia Local Government Area (LGA) of Bayelsa.
Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission and election materials are yet to arrive at the polling units of the former president Goodluck Jonathan and the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Douye Diri. 7

Bayelsa guber: INEC officials, materials yet to arrive some polling units — in pictures

Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission and election materials are yet to arrive at the polling units of the former president Goodluck Jonathan and the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Douye Diri. =
Voting has kicked off in Kogi State with impressive turn out in some voting units.

Kogi guber: Voting kicks off with impressive turnout

Voting has kicked off in Kogi State with impressive turn out in some voting units.
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Jigawa set to hold local council election June 29

The Jigawa State Independent Electoral Commission (JISIEC), has fixed Saturday, June 29, for the conduct of local government election in the 27 councils of the state.

Benue rerun: Vehicles transporting election materials attacked

Some vehicles transporting election materials to one of the polling units in Benue State have been attacked.

Bauchi elections: I announced results under duress – INEC officer

The Collation Officer of Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area in Bauchi State, Mrs. Dominion Anosike, has said that she announced the results of the election under duress to save her life from the hands of political thugs who invaded the collation centre on Saturday night.
Scores of adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Ojo and Iba Collation Centres in Lagos on Saturday staged a protest over unpaid allowances.

Lagos elections: Why 55, 000 voters may not vote in Kosofe

There are strong indications that about 55, 000 eligible voters in Ogudu and Ojota axis of Kosofe council in Lagos State may not vote.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bayelsa says it has distributed sensitive election materials to Registration Area Centres (RACs) in the state.

Sorting of sensitive electoral materials continues in Nasarawa

Sorting of sensitive election materials for the upcoming governorship and state house of assembly elections has continued by staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in Lafia, Nasarawa State.

Benson Abounu: Electoral body, security agencies conspired to scuttle Benue South peoples’ wish

Deputy Governor of Benue State, Benson Abounu, has said he suspects conspiracy between security agencies and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s ad-hoc staff to frustrate the wish of Otukpo people.

INEC completes distribution of election materials in Borno

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has completed the distribution of election materials to facilitate smooth conduct of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly election in Borno.

Police intercept INEC materials in Zamfara

The police in Zamfara State Police have intercepted election material being transported by unauthorised persons to Sokoto from Abuja.

Police deny arrest of suspect with election result in Abia

The police command in Abia State has said that it was not aware of the alleged arrest of a man in unlawful possession of election materials, including written result sheets for the botched presidential and National Assembly elections.

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Ondo governor approves second term inauguration committee

Ahead of his inauguration for the second term in office, Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Friday approved the setting up of a 25-member committee.
3. At least 27 police stations were incinerated last week in Lagos, after violence erupted across the commercial hub as a fallout of the military shooting of unarmed protesters in Lekki.

#EndSARS: Lagos government directs MDAs to forward list of destroyed properties

Sequel to the recent unrest in Lagos State which resulted in wanton destruction to some government properties, items, and valuables, the state government on Friday directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to send the list of all affected properties, items and other valuables in their domain.
Liberian President George Weah on Friday inaugurated a new national carrier for the West African country, named Lone Star Air, about 30 years after the country’s previous airline went bust.

Liberia launches new national carrier ‘Lone Star Air’

Liberian President George Weah on Friday inaugurated a new national carrier for the West African country, named Lone Star Air, about 30 years after the country’s previous airline went bust.
John Nkengasong, Africa's Director of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), speaks during an interview with Reuters at the African Union (AU) Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 11, 2020. REUTERS-Tiksa Negeri

Africa CDC warns of possible second wave of virus infection

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday urged the African continent to brace itself for possible second wave COVID-19 infections.
Ms Comfort Lamptey, UN Women Country Representative to Nigeria, gave the commendation during the launch of activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the UNSCR 1325 in Abuja.

UN lauds Nigeria for implementing programmes on women

The United Nations (UN) has commended the Federal Government on the implementation of its (UN) Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1325 programmes on women, peace and security in Nigeria.