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Soldiers block with truck and armoured tank the road leading to the state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on March 10, 2019. – Fears has gripped residents of oil-rich Port Harcourt city in Niger delta region as state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission has been condoned off by dozens of fierce looking soldiers, anti-riots policemen and other complementary security agents who are jointly patrolling the city ahead of the much awaited results of the just concluded governorship and state assembly elections. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

INEC: We don’t know if military rigged elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the military intervened in the governorship and house of assembly elections in Rivers state but it could not say if the involvement was to rig.
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Niger election: Voter apathy, vote buying characterise polls

Voter apathy and open vote buying were the hallmark of the governorship and House of Assembly election in Niger State.
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Cross River election: Governor Ayade expresses confident of victory

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has cast his vote at his Kakum polling unit 004 in his village in Obudu Local Government Area of the stateand described it as peaceful.
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Elections: Kano records large turnout of voters

The Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Kano State witnessed large turnout of voters in some local government areas of the state.

PDP accuses INEC of excluding some polling units in Plateau election rerun

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the Southern Senatorial zone of Plateau State has raised concern about the activity of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in today’s election, saying if such was not checked, it was capable of shortchanging the people of the constituency.
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Police double security ahead of governorship, state assembly elections

Ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections, the Lagos Police Commissioner, Zubairu Muazu, has said the command had doubled security especially at areas identified as flash points.
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Election: Arewa youths endorse Governor El-Rufai

Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) has endorsed the candidacy of Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, describing him as the best man for the job.

PDP: Anambra won’t fall for Governor Obiano’s bait again

As the Governorship and House of Assembly elections draw near, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has chided Governor Willie Obiano for introducing some measures to cushion the economic hardship of the time, saying such measures were geared towards seducing voters to vote for All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the election.

Elections: INEC receives sensitive materials in Kwara

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara, Malam Garba Attahiru-Madami, says the commission has taken delivery of all sensitive materials for Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections.

Lagos elections: Idiat Adebule urges residents to vote for APC

The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, has urged electorate in the state to vote massively for the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates in March 9 Governorship and House of Assembly Election.

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