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Edo guber: We’re documenting violence, hate speeches – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Saturday said that it had started documenting all incidences of violence and hate speeches in Edo state for necessary action.
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Police, INEC release ‘code of conduct’ for elections

Ahead of the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo States, the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major-General Babagana Munguno; the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, and the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, have released a comprehensive code of conduct for all security personnel to be engaged in election duties.

REC: Nine political parties conclude primaries in Edo

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Edo, Mr Johnson Alalibo, said nine political parties have so far concluded their party primaries and set to contest the forthcoming governorship election scheduled for Sept. 19, in the state.

Edo guber: Conflicting court orders worrisome – INEC

Ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), has stated that the spate of pre-election litigations as well as conflicting court orders can disrupt the smooth conduct of primaries and election.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC: Edo, Ondo guber polls must hold as scheduled

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said Edo and Ondo gubernatorial elections must hold in order to avert a constitutional crisis despite the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the country.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

Rerun: INEC trains 100 NYSC members in Ogun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has trained 100 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members for Saturday’s House of Representatives re-run election in Ogun.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC: No more declaration of winners in violent polls

If the recent threat by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is anything to go by, then it will no longer be business as usual for politicians who rely on violence and other means outside the confines of the law to be declared winners and defend same at the Law Courts.

INEC, Police trade blames over security lapses during Bayelsa/Kogi polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigerian Police Force, on Friday traded blames for the security lapses that marred 2019 governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States.
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Police: 49 arrested during Kogi, Bayelsa polls

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says 49 persons have been arrested for alleged involvement in election violence and thuggery in the just concluded elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Kogi guber: We can’t be held to ransom – IGP

Ahead of Saturday’s offseason governorship election in Kogi and Bayelsa states, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has assured the electorates in both states, Nigerians at large and members of the international community of the commitment of the Nigeria Police to the conduct of successful elections.

INEC delivers non-sensitive materials for Bayelsa, Kogi guber polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it has delivered all non-sensitive materials for the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.
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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.

INEC: No certificate of return for candidates declared winner under duress

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will not issue Certificates of Return to candidates in places where its officials are held hostage or forced to declare winners under duress in the governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections on Saturday.

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.

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The United Kingdom High Commission has announced that its center’s across the country has reopened.
Nigeria’s Private Sector led Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID, yesterday formally announced the flag-off of a nationwide distribution of multi-billion naira food palliative and other relief items to vulnerable Nigerians.

CACOVID: Looted palliatives awaiting distribution

Most of the looted palliatives in warehouses across the nation were awaiting distribution to over 2 million vulnerable households, the private sector-led Coalition Against COVID (CACOVID) has explained.
Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.

#EndSARS: Police parade two minors, four others for arson

Two minors and four other suspects were paraded on Monday by police in Ekiti State in connection with arson attacks on three police stations in the State.
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#EndSARS: Ekiti panel receiving petitions ahead of November 2 sitting

The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the Allegations of Human Rights Violations Against the Police, defunct SARS officers and other Persons has commenced its activities with a call on citizens of the State to start submitting petitions ahead of its November 2 inaugural sitting.
The Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has refuted claims that it removed the CCTV’s at Lekki tollgate few hours before the shooting of protesters on Tuesday.

Britain asks Nigerian government to investigate Lekki shooting, bring culprits to book

The British High Commission in Nigeria has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate all killings and incidents associated with the #EndSARS protests.