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Rivers supplementary polls: Police restrict movement in four local councils

The police command in Rivers says it has intensified security and restricted movement in four local government areas of the state where supplementary election will hold on Saturday.
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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.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states of the federation covering seven senatorial districts and 24 federal constituencies.

INEC set to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states of the federation covering seven senatorial districts and 24 federal constituencies.

Rivers CP: We’re ready for political thugs

Commissioner of Police in Rivers State, Usman Belel, has warned political thugs that security agencies are prepared to deal with them if they attempt to disrupt Saturday’s governorship and House Assembly elections.

Elections: INEC says staff were abducted, raped

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said some of its staff were abducted and raped during the last Saturday presidential and national assembly elections.
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INEC to hold supplementary polls on March 9

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed March 9 for supplementary elections into areas where elections did not hold or returns could not be made in the Feb. 23 national election.
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Election: President Buhari leads in Lagos as INEC declares results of 15 LGAs

President Muhammadu Buhari, the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is in early lead as INEC collated presidential election results of 15 local government areas of Lagos state.

Elections: No LGA result has arrived Lagos INEC office for final collation

About 24 hours after the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Lagos State, no single result from any of the 20 Local Government Areas has been brought to the final collation centre.

INEC reconfigures 5,823 cards readers in Delta

Ahead of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the re-configuration of 5,823 Smart Card Readers (SCR) in Delta State.

REC pledges free, fair elections in Kwara

Kwara State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Garba Madami, has pledged to conduct free, fair and credible elections in the state.

INEC: 2019 elections will test professionalism of security agencies

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the 2019 general elections will test the professionalism of Nigeria’s security agencies.

REC: Over one million PVCs unclaimed in Oyo

The Oyo State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr. Mutiu Agboke, Thursday lamented that out of the 2,934, 107 registered voters in the state, only 1, 958, 069 have collected their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), leaving 1, 004, 577 cards uncollected.

INEC urges new approach to deployment of security for general elections

The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Wednesday called for a new approach to the deployment of security personnel for the 2019 general elections.
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INEC wants new security structure for general election

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has called for a new security architecture for 2019 elections.
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INEC warns security agencies against running parallel arrangements

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned security agencies against running a parallel arrangement with the commission, saying its plans should be strictly implemented by the agencies.
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INEC: 2019 elections in North-East to be determined by security

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reiterated its readiness to hold next year’s general elections, clarifying, however, that the conduct of the polls in security-challenged places in the North-east would be determined by security reports from the military.

200 ECOWAS’ observers for 2019 elections

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says it is sending 200-strong observer team to Nigeria for the 2019 general elections.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

ECOWAS pledges financial support for Nigeria’s 2019 general elections

The Economic Community of West African States ECOWAS has pledged to extend financial assistance to Nigeria in the conduct of next year’s general elections.

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Caster Semenya to return to track in 2,000 metres race in France

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.
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Babajide Sanwo-Olu: My administration will be hardworking

The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would work assiduously to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
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Manuel Neuer: Ajax’s Andre Onana deserved to be in Champions League final

Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.

Boko Haram kills 25 soldiers, civilians in an ambush in Borno

Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
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PDP congratulates Zamfara governor-elect, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday congratulated the Zamfara State governor-elect, Bello Matawalle, and all federal and state legislators-elect on their victory in the 2019 general elections.