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INEC wants court to disqualify counsel to man caught with fake PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday prayed a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Mararaba, Karu Local Government Area (LGA) to disqualify Adama Musa, Counsel to a man allegedly caught with fake Voters Card.
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APC: Governor Dickson is jittery over governorship poll, spreading falsehood

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has slammed Governor Henry Seriake Dickson over his comments castigating the party ahead of the November 2 governorship election, saying that the governor is living in denial over what it says is his failed administration.
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Smart Adeyemi: Why I am challenging Dino Melaye’s election

Former Senator and candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Kogi West senatorial District, Smart Adeyemi, has confirmed his decision to challenge the results of the just concluded election at the tribunal, pointing out that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Dino Melaye, did not actually win the election as it was laden with gross irregularities.

Lagos elections: AD, Labour Party head to the tribunal

Mr Owolabi Salis, Lagos state governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), has approached the state Election Petitions Tribunal to challenge the victory of Mr Babajide Sanwo-olu of the APC.

Senator Akume petitions election tribunal over Benue North-West senatorial result

Sen. George Akume, the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate for Benue North-West Senatorial Zone, has prayed the Governorship, National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Makurdi to declare him winner of the Feb. 23 elections.

Kano rerun: PDP formally writes INEC to cancel exercise

Kano State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has formally written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), seeking the cancellation of the March 23 supplementary elections in the state.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Kano rerun: PDP, APC bicker over violence

The Kano state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the cancellation of the Saturday gubernatorial rerun election in the state, describing it as a sham.
A man gets his thumb marked to indicate he has voted at one of the polling unit in Lagos on March 9, 2019. – Nigerians are voting for a second time in a fortnight in governorship and state assembly elections, with heightened concerns from observers of violence and an increased military presence. Elections for governors are being held in 29 of Nigeria’s 36 states, for all state assemblies, plus the administrative councils in the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

INEC: 109,733 eligible voters for Benue rerun

As Benue prepares for the supplementary elections this Saturday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that only 109,733 prospective voters have collected their PVCs and are eligible to vote out of the 121,299 eligible voters in the affected local government areas.

Rerun: Kano PDP tasks INEC, security agencies on fairness

The Kano State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies to ensure that the Saturday supplementary election in the state was seamless.

How PDP, INEC, security agencies ganged up against APC in Ebonyi – APC candidates

Twenty-four House of Assembly candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ebonyi State, weekend accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of colluding with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and security agencies to compromise elections in the State.

Taraba government accuses APC of instigating violence as normalcy returns to Jalingo

The Taraba State Government has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of instigating the violence that trailed the gubernatorial election in the state with the aim of portraying the election as not credible.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC urges federal government to revisit Justice Uwais-led electoral reform report

The Nigeria Labour Congress has urged the Federal Government to revisit the report by the Justice Mohammed Uwais-led Electoral Reform Committee and implement the recommendations on reinforcing the independence of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Police deny transfer of Kano CP

Kano State Police Command has dismissed rumours on the purported transfer of the Commissioner of Police in the state, Muhammad Wakili.

Simon Lalong: A victory delayed, not denied

It is a trite principle law that when judgment is passed on a matter, it must not only be fair to one party but just to the overall interest of the society.

Adamawa elections: INEC erred declaring governorship poll inconclusive – PDP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) erred in declaring the governorship election in Adamawa State inconclusive because the margin of lead was lower than the number of registered voters in places where voting was cancelled.

REC urges political parties to start preparing for 2023 general elections

INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner in Oyo State, Mr. Mutiu Agboke, has advised political parties not to relax, but to ‘start preparing for the 2023 general elections in earnest.’
Staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirm ballot papers for house of representatives during the electoral preparation at a local office of INEC in Port Harcourt, southern Nigeria, on February 22, 2019, a day before postponed voting day.Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

REC: Era of manipulating election results over in Nigeria

Mr Mutiu Agboke, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Oyo state, says the era of manipulating results of elections in favour of any of the political party was over in the Nigerian democracy.
Nigerians today return to the polls to elect their state governors and legislators as well councilors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils.

Nigerians return to polls to elect 29 governors, 991 state legislators

Nigerians today return to the polls to elect their state governors and legislators as well councilors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils.

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