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[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Kano elections: INEC suspends collation of supplementary governorship results

The Independent National Electoral Commission has halted the collation of the supplementary governorship election in Kano State.
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Rivers elections: Governor Wike asks Army to sanction, redeploy GOC

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared that the negative roles played by the Nigerian Army during the 2019 general elections is the worst in the history of the country, saying that the Nigerian Army’s political interference in the state is the most unfortunate infraction in the nation’s democratic experience.
Policemen stand as a protester shouts slogans and waves a placard to protest against the suspension of governorship elections in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on March 11, 2019. – Several thousand people on Monday protested against the suspension of governorship elections in Nigeria’s volatile Rivers state following widespread disruption to the vote. The All Progressives Congress and African Action Congress marched with civil society groups in the state capital, Port Harcourt, calling for results to be announced. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Rivers elections: How we were abducted on election day – APC stalwarts

Three chieftains of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Mr. Chikordi Dike, Alex Wele and Dr. Lawrence Chuku, say they are still traumatised nine days after they were abducted by hoodlums allegedly sponsored by Governor Nyesom Wike at Obio-Akpor Collation centre during the March 9 elections.

Kogi elections: PDP protests, alleges irregularities in assembly poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State has protested alleged irregularities in last Saturday’s House of Assembly election in Olamaboro local government area of the state.

Kogi elections: PDP protests, alleges irregularities in assembly poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State has protested alleged irregularities in Saturday’s House of Assembly election in Olamaboro Local Government Area of the state.

Imo elections: Electoral officer arrested for mutilating result

The State Returning Officer for the Imo State governorship election, Prof. Francis Otuka, has ordered the arrest of the Electoral Officer and the Returning Officer in charge of Ohaji-Egbema Local Government Area, Ezirim Kelechi and Chris Ogbuadu respectively, for falsifying the election results.
Six staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were kidnapped and later released in Lokoja, Kogi State during the state assembly election on Saturday.

Lagos elections: Sensitive voting materials missing in Ifako-Ijaye

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ifako-Ijaye, Lagos State, says it has referred eight ad hoc workers of the commission to the police to explain the disappearance of zip pad memory cards in the polling unit.

Kogi election: Ex-Governor Wada calls for cancellation of polls in Dekina

Capt. Idris Wada, former Governor of Kogi, has called for cancellation of the Saturday State Assembly and Dekina/Bassa Federal Constituency Supplementary elections in Dekina Local Government.
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.

Elections: Low turnout in South East

Low turnout of voters are witnessed in most parts of the polling units visited in the South East of Enugu, Anambra, Abia, Ebonyi and Imo States.

INEC postpones elections in Kogi local government

The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Saturday, postponed the state House of Assembly election across Mopamuro Local Government Area of Kogi state.

Elections: Security cordon thrown on South West states as voting commences

A heavy security cordon was thrown on many of the South West states as voting and accreditation in the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections got underway in the zone.

Hoodlums set primary school containing electoral materials ablaze in Benue

All electoral materials for Mbalom ward in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue, were in the early hours of Saturday burnt by armed hoodlums.

Rep. Agbonyinma: How INEC staff exposed PDP rigging in Edo

Candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Ikpoba-Okha/Egor federal constituency, Hon Ehiozuwa Agbonyinma, has said that God used an Electoral Officer to expose how the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) rigged the February 23rd Presidential and National Assembly election
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Niger State said it had commenced the distribution of sensitive materials to the 25 local government areas of the state for the Governorship and House Assembly elections.

Elections: FCT receives sensitive materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has taken delivery of sensitive materials for the Saturday, March 9 elections in six area councils.
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Delta INEC investigates electoral officer over alleged breach of oath

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is investigating one of its Electoral Officer over an alleged breach of oath of office.
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Adams Oshiomhole: How Senator Akpabio was rigged out

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has alleged that Senator Godswill Akpabio was rigged out of the senatorial election in Akwa Ibom state.
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President Buhari wins Rivers local council with 72,745 votes

The results from Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State, where President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had 72,745 votes, have been officially recorded, the state collation officer, Aniefiok Essien, has indicated.

INEC apologises over ‘drunk’ returning officer

Mr Salihu Adamu Musa, INEC Electoral Officer in Bokkos Local Government of Plateau, on Monday apologised over the “shameful” behaviour of the Returning Officer deployed to the area.

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Biodun Ogunyemi: Hold academics, not ASUU responsible for any electoral irregularities

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