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Kano elections: Governor Ganduje wins in 3 of 4 local councils results announced so...

Results of the governorship and House of Assembly elections in Kano trickling in, have indicated that the APC governorship candidate, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has won three of the four LGAs so far announced.
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.

Reports: Election violence, ballot box snatching in Ondo, Oyo, others

Election violence and ballot box snatching reared their ugly heads in Ondo, Oyo, Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, Imo, Delta, Rivers and Bayelsa states in Governorship and House of Assembly Elections on Saturday.

Police: Over 100 held for election-related offences in Imo

No fewer than 100 people have been arrested in Imo State during and after the March 9, 2019 Governorship and House of Assembly elections for various election-related offences, the State Commissioner of Police Dasuki Galadanchi has said.
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Albino Foundation bemoans INEC’s failure to meet its electoral demands

The Albino Foundation (TAF) said on Saturday it was concerned that most of its demands for the March 9 governorship and House of Assembly elections were not met by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Imo elections: Governor Okorocha loses government house polling unit to PDP

Governor Rochas Okorocha of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lost the Government House polling booth to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the governorship and House of Assembly elections.
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.

Anambra election: Low turnout, vote buying feature in assembly polls in Onitsha

The House of Assembly election in Onitsha and its environs has been characterised by voter apathy and vote buying in most of the polling units in the area.
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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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Oyo elections: Governor Ajimobi decries voters apathy

Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has lamented the low turn out of voters in Saturday’s governorship and house of assembly elections in the state.
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Kogi elections: Police deploy more personnel to curb ballot snatching

The Commissioner of Police in Kogi, Mr. Hakeem Busari, has sent police reinforcement to some parts of Lokoja where armed hoodlums snatched some ballot boxes during the Governorship/House of Assembly elections.
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Saturday cast his vote in the Governorship and House of Assembly elections, urging other eligible voters to also come out and exercise their civic obligations without fear.

Lagos elections: Governor Ambode votes in Epe, urges residents to exercise their franchise

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Saturday cast his vote in the Governorship and House of Assembly elections, urging other eligible voters to also come out and exercise their civic obligations without fear.
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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.
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.

Voter apathy mars assembly elections in Ekiti

This was contrary to the presidential and National Assembly elections, when voters trekked several kilometres to exercise their franchise.

Anambra elections: Governor Obiano votes, lauds turnout

The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has cast his ballot for the state House of Assembly election.
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 of voters in Anambra

As at 9am, most polling centers had no voter on the queue, even though INEC officials resumed as early as 7:45am.

Borno PDP secretary, others dump party 24 hours to elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the major opposition party in Borno State, yesterday, suffered a disaster 24hours to the governorship and House of Assembly elections, as the Party’s state secretary and 12 local government party chairmen decamped to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
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.

Nigerians return to polls to elect 29 governors, 991 state legislators

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: INEC omits APC from results sheets in Zamfara

The Independent National Electoral Commission has expressed regrets over the omission of the acronym of the All Progressives Congress on the results sheets for Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Zamfara State
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Police deploy over 15,000 personnel for Rivers election

The Rivers state police command says it will leave no stone unturned in ensuring maximum security during the governorship election on Saturday.

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Troops overrun bandits, release kidnapped victims in Zamfara

The defence headquarters said the troops of Operation Hadarin Daji deployed in Zamfara has continued to close in on the bandits in the state.