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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.
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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. =
A don, Prof. Leke Oduwaye, on Monday urged Lagos State Government to prosecute owners of buildings blocking drainage right-of -way to guard against flooding.

Bayelsa guber: Flood threatens voting in PDP candidate local council

As the people of Bayelsa State queue up to elect the next governor of the state, the entire community of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Senator Douye Diri, in Sappy have been submerged by floods, thereby obstructing voters and INEC staff from accessing all the polling units there.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, met with the stakeholders in Yenagoa ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.

Kogi guber: What will happen on Saturday – Police chief

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Tuesday assured Nigerians that the police would exhibit professionalism during the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.
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Kogi West re-run: Contestants stepped down for Smart Adeyemi

Candidates of other political parties contesting for the Kogi West senatorial re-run election have stepped down for the APC candidate, Smart Adeyemi.

INEC: 889,308 PVCs collected in Bayelsa, 1.46 million in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said 889,308 Permanent Voters Cards in Bayelsa State and 1,485,828 in Kogi have been collected as at September 30.
The Court of Appeal where the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal will be delivered later today.

Appeal Court orders rerun election in Ajaokuta federal constituency

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct rerun elections in 21 polling units of Ajaokuta Federal Constituency, Kogi State.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police urged to prosecute Osun lawmaker for ‘perjury’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the last state Assembly election in Osun State, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IGP), urging him to investigate and prosecute the member representing Obokun State Constituency, Adeyemi Adewumi, over alleged perjury.
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: 2.37 million voters, 25,813 ad-hoc staff for Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said a total of 2.37 million voters will have access to voting during the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa and Kogi states.

Tribunal sacks PDP lawmaker, orders rerun

The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Sokoto, on Tuesday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to conduct supplementary elections in Binji Constituency of the State House of Assembly.
The Court of Appeal where the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal will be delivered later today.

Security beefed up around Court of Appeal, Abuja

Security was beefed up on Wednesday within the vicinity of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, as the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal delivers judgment in the petition filed by Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, challenging president Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in the February 23 general election.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar tenders additional 26, 175 documents against President Buhari

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Friday tendered a total of 26, 175 additional documents to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23, 2019, elections.

INEC insists Rivers guber election held according to electoral guidelines

Top officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at the weekend, maintained that the Rivers State governorship election on March 9, 2019, witnessed voting at the polling units, with the declaration of results at the polling units and ward collation centres.

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