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Kogi guber: SDP protests INEC’s ‘move to disqualify candidate’

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) supporters have protested alleged move by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to disqualify Mrs Natasha Akpoti, the party’s candidate for Nov. 16 Kogi governorship election.

INEC begins distribution of uncollected PVCs in Bayelsa and Kogi September 2

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will begin the distribution of 219,935 uncollected Personal Voter Cards (PVCs) in Bayelsa and Kogi on Sept. 2 preparatory to governorship elections in the states
The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Cross River state, Dr. Frankland Briyai, has resigned his appointment to contest the Nov 16 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa state.

Cross River REC resigns, joins Bayelsa governorship race

The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Cross River state, Dr. Frankland Briyai, has resigned his appointment to contest the Nov 16 gubernatorial election in Bayelsa state.
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.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

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.

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