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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: Coronavirus won’t truncate Nigeria’s electoral process

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday said COVID-19 pandemic would not truncate Nigeria’s democracy and the electoral process.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

INEC to pilot use of electronic voting machines soon – chair

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to pilot the use of electronic voting machines at the earliest time possible towards full introduction of electronic voting in major elections in 2021.
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INEC to redesign polling units ahead of Edo, Ondo guber polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that Polling Units shall be redesigned by the Commission to ensure substantial compliance with the COVID-19 protocols established by health authorities.

REC: INEC ready for Niger bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Niger says it has completed all arrangements for the conduct of bye-election for Magana and Rijau Federal Constituency in the state slated for March 14.
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.

Akwa Ibom re-run: INEC says dissapointed at disruptions in polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, in Akwa Ibom state, has expressed disappointment over the disruptions reported in Ukana West (Ward 11), Units 5, 8, and 9 as well as Ikpe Annang (Ward 5), Unit 12 in Essien Udim local government Council during Saturday re-run election.
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.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

Mahmood Yakubu: INEC ready for rerun elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Tuesday said it is ready for the Saturday court-ordered rerun elections across in 11 states of the country.
Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Imo election: The dissenting appeal court judgment that gave hope to Senator Uzodinma —...

The supreme court judgment upholding the election petition of Hope Uzodinma and installing him as the elected governor of Imo state on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, has been very controversial, especially as the full text of the verdict is yet to be made public.
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.

Elections: How security agencies encourage thuggery – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the failure of security agencies to act decisively and collaborate with one another encourages thuggery during elections.
INEC officials arrived as early as 7a.m. at various polling units visited by our correspondent in Mopamuro, while accreditation and voting commenced at exactly 8a.m.

Kogi bye-election: CDD deploys observers, tasks stakeholders on credible process

As voters in Kogi West Senatorial District and Ajaokuta Federal Constituency vote on Saturday, CDD has called for a credible process reflecting the democratic will of the people.
Nigeria Police

Police redeploys officers in Niger for council polls

The Police Command in Niger has redeployed divisional police officers across the 25 Local Government Areas of the state to ensure neutrality in the Nov. 30 local government elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has begun the declaration of the results of Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday.

Kogi elections: Missing INEC staff found

The 30 missing ad-hoc staff of the electoral commission, INEC, who were reported missing have been found.

Bayelsa guber: Armed thugs delay collation of votes in PDP candidate’s local council

Some armed thugs held officials of the electoral commission, INEC, hostage in one of the wards in Kolokuma Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, thereby delaying final collation of results, an official and an election observer said.
The election tribunal in Kogi state has, on Friday, sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

Kogi election: Senator Melaye urges INEC not to accept results from violent areas

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Kogi West Senatorial election, Dino Melaye, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission not to accept results from polling units where ballot boxes were snatched.

Bayelsa guber: Three persons shot, stabbed in Yenagoa

At least three persons were either shot or stabbed in Opolo Ward 5 in Yenagoa during the election today.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP: Kogi guber election rigged overnight

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Kogi claimed election in the Kogi Central Senatorial district of the state, the stronghold of Governor Yahaya Bello, was conducted overnight.
The governorship and senatorial elections holding in Kogi State have witnessed a large turnout of voters. 7

Large turnout of voters in Kogi elections — in pictures

The governorship and senatorial elections holding in Kogi State have witnessed a large turnout of voters.
Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission and election materials are yet to arrive at the polling units of the former president Goodluck Jonathan and the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Douye Diri. 7

Bayelsa guber: INEC officials, materials yet to arrive some polling units — in pictures

Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission and election materials are yet to arrive at the polling units of the former president Goodluck Jonathan and the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Douye Diri. =

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

NCDC rules out elderly, symptomatic coronavirus patients from home care

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has ruled out elderly patients and those with severe symptoms from home care treatment for COVID-19.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police order arrest of fake coronavirus taskforce in Anambra

Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang, has ordered the arrest of illegal task force teams claiming to be enforcing COVID-19 measures including wearing of face masks in the state.
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Governor Badaru: Jigawa power transmission substation set for inauguration

Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa says the 96 megawatts capacity Gagarawa power transmission substation is set for inauguration in three weeks time.
Ibrahim Magu

Presidency: Ibrahim Magu’s probe shows anti-corruption fight is real

The Presidency on Saturday said those who hold the belief that the ongoing investigation of the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, is an indication of the administration’s failing anti-corruption fight have missed the point.

NGO distributes palliatives to physically changed

Lola Cater for the Needy Foundation, an Abuja-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed some palliative materials to the People Living With Disabiluties (PLWDs) in Karamajiji, Abuja.