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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said major challenges witnessed during Nigeria’s 2019 elections were caused by President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign the amended Electoral Act.

Governor Wike: How President Buhari caused 2019 election challenges

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said major challenges witnessed during Nigeria’s 2019 elections were caused by President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign the amended Electoral Act.

NYSC, INEC disagree over corps members’ election duty allowances

The NYSC in Anambra has directed corps members on electoral duties during the 2019 general elections who have yet to receive their allowances to forward their names to its secretariat.

INEC suspends collation of results in Bauchi

The Independent National Electoral Commission has suspended the collation of the governorship election results of Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area and the subsequent announcement of the result.

Rivers elections: We feel betrayed by INEC – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army on Monday said it felt betrayed after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) indicted soldiers, alongside armed thugs, over the violence that forced the suspension of the elections in Rivers State last week.
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Cross River elections: We lost to INEC, security forces, Governor Ayade’s thugs – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross Rivers State has announced a rejection of the recently concluded governorship and state Assembly elections in Cross Rivers State, citing widespread irregularities.

Elections: Rivers government accuses army of shifting blames

The Rivers State Government has faulted the position of the Nigerian Army on events at the collation centre for the March 9, 2019 governorship election in the state.

Taraba elections: Governor Ishaku declared winner of governorship poll

The incumbent Governor of Taraba State and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Darius Ishaku, has been declared winner of the last Saturday’s governorship election in the state.

Niger elections: Governor Sani Bello wins second term

The Niger State governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello of All Progressives Congress (APC) has won a second term of four years in office after defeating the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Umar Nasko in Saturday’s governorship election in the state.

Enugu elections: Governor Ugwuanyi secures landslide victory

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the 2019 governorship election Enugu State.

Imo elections: INEC shocks politicians with late swap of collation officers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Imo State, on Saturday shocked politicians with the unannounced withdrawal of recruited Collation and Returning Officers at the tail end of the election.

INEC: Ex-Governor Uduaghan not disqualified from Delta South senatorial elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has broken its silence over a purported judgement by an Abuja High Court nullifying the candidature of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Delta South Senatorial candidate, Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan.

Federal government approves visa fee waiver for accredited election observers

The Federal Government has approved visa fee waiver for accredited observers and monitors of the nation’s upcoming general elections.

Free Nigerian visa for election observers

As Nigerians go to the polls for the presidential and national assembly contest, the Federal Government has approved visa fee waiver for accredited observers and monitors of the elections.

REC: 1.94 million PVCs collected in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Mike Igini, has said that the number of collected Permanent Voters’ Card (PVCs) in the state as at the close of the exercise stood at 1.94 million.

INEC chairman admits commission contractor is APC candidate

National chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, on Saturday admitted that candidate of the All Progressives Congress, for Niger East Senatorial District, Senator Mohammed Musa, was a registered contractor with the commission.

INEC lists Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Ayogu Eze, 37 others for Enugu governorship

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday listed Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his arch rival, Senator Ayogu Eze of All Progressives Congress (APC) and 37 others party candidates for the 2019 Governorship election in Enugu State.

2019: ECOWAS reiterates support to INEC

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has assured the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of its support, including finance, for the conduct of the 2019 general elections.

PDP condemns alleged police attack on Bukola Saraki, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kwara State, has condemned the Nigeria Police for allegedly attacking the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and other PDP leaders in Abuja during a protest against the alleged electoral fraud in the just concluded governorship election in Osun State.

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Copa America: Lionel Messi gets one-match ban, fined $1,500 for red card, comments

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has been suspended for one match and fined $1,500 by the South American football governing body, CONMEBOL for his red and comments during La Albiceste’s 2-1 win against Chile in the Third-Place match of 2019 Copa America in Brazil earlier this month.

Federal government gives conditions for electricity tariff hike

The Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has said an increase in electricity tariff can only be justified by widespread provision of meters and improved service delivery to customers.

Man jailed for diverting N13 million pension fund in Enugu

Justice K. I. Okpe of the Enugu State High Court has sentenced one Akpudili Anayo to six years in prison for the diversion of N13m meant for the payment of pension and salaries in the state.

Kwara assembly revokes acquisition of Alimi Chalet by Senator Saraki

The Kwara State House of Assembly has revoked the acquisition of a four-bedroomed government challet (Alimi Chalet) by the immediate past Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, who is a former governor of the state.

Troops invade Bayelsa community, raze houses over killing of soldiers

Troops of the 16 Brigade of the Nigerian Army on Tuesday allegedly invaded the Azagbene community in the Ekermor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State and burnt down houses after chasing away residents.