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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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Voter apathy and open vote buying were the hallmark of the governorship and House of Assembly election in Niger State.
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.
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.
The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has cast his ballot for the state House of Assembly election.
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.
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
The Rivers state police command says it will leave no stone unturned in ensuring maximum security during the governorship election on Saturday.
Despite huge investment of over N1.7b in the last four years by Jigawa State government towards the provision of water supply to both Dutse vicinity and beyond, the metropolitan city capital is faced with acute shortage of water supply for years.
The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Federal Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti (FETHI), Prof. Kunle Ajayi, said the management has set machinery in motion to kick-start full automation of the hospital’s processes.
The recent deposition of Emir Lamido Sanusi II has thrown up many issues both locally within the Kano metropolis and nationally and surely will be a topic for discussion for some time to come.
President Muhammadu Buhari was presidential in his address to the nation on coronavirus (COVID-19) on Sunday. He got off his accustomed armchair; stood up and spoke to Nigerians like an unfeigned commander-in-chief. I could see the sense of urgency in his cadence and grimace.
The defence headquarters said the troops of Operation Hadarin Daji deployed in Zamfara has continued to close in on the bandits in the state.
Coronavirus cases in Nigeria have jumped to 46 on Wednesday morning as two new cases were confirmed.
A German army shipment of six million face masks needed to protect against the novel coronavirus has vanished in Kenya, the defence ministry in Berlin confirmed Tuesday.
Italy has also become the first western developed nation to idle most of its industry to halt the spread of the coronavirus, a potential cautionary tale for other governments, such as the Trump administration, that are resisting such drastic measures.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has directed the closure of all inter-state routes as part of precautionary measures to curtail the outbreak of Covid-19 in the state.
The governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has taken the rapid diagnostic test for the coronavirus 2019 and came out negative two weeks after rumours went viral that he may have contracted the virus while attending the National Economic Council meeting in Abuja.