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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.
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.
At least three persons were either shot or stabbed in Opolo Ward 5 in Yenagoa during the election today.
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. =
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.
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.
Candidates of other political parties contesting for the Kogi West senatorial re-run election have stepped down for the APC candidate, Smart Adeyemi.
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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Jose Mourinho was at Tottenham’s training ground to meet his new squad following his appointment as Mauricio Pochettino’s replacement at the struggling Premier League club on Wednesday.
The New HIV and Vaccine Microbicides Advocacy Society (NHVMAS) Wednesday urged the Federal Ministry of Health to reduce the age of access for both Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) and HIV testing services to 14 years.
The senate on Wednesday issued 7-day ultimatum to the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Federal Inland Revenue Service, and others defaulting to submit their statements of income and expenditure accounts spanning from 2017- 2019 to do so or face dire consequences.
The suspect, Chuks Emmanuel, is currently facing interrogation at the Area F Police Command, Ikeja, for alleged rape and fraud.
Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards, which will be handed out January 26 in Los Angeles.
An NGO, Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION), has urged media practitioners to advocate for the adoption of family planning methods for healthier and productive families.
Oscar-winning actress Mo’Nique on Thursday filed a pay discrimination lawsuit against Netflix, alleging the streaming giant offered her less money than it did to white and male performers because she is a black woman.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Sunday, hosted two governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at his residence in Otuoke, Bayelsa state, on Sunday.
Chairman of All Progressive Congress in Kogi state, Abdulahi Bello, has expressed optimism about his party’s victory at the governorship election.
The Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area, Lagos State, has said the Ketu Fruits Market was demolished because hoodlums and robbers used the facility as their hideout.