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Speaker Dogara, APC Caucus condemn electoral violence

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has condemned some pockets of violence that trailed the last Governorship and state assembly elections in the country.

Delta elections: APC asks INEC to cancel gubernatorial result

The Delta state All Progressive Congress, yesterday, called on Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to cancel the Delta state governorship election result now, as it accused the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of ballot snatching, over voting, buying of votes and impunity during the last Saturday election.

Elections: INEC declares Bauchi, Sokoto, Adamawa, Plateau governorship polls inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the governorship election held in Plateau, Adamawa, Sokoto and Bauchi states inconclusive because the number of votes cancelled or where voting did not hold surpassed the margin between the winner and the candidate in second place.

Kebbi elections: Governor Bagudu declared winner of governorship poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Gov. Atiku Bagudu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Kebbi.

Benue elections: Governor Ortom in early lead in governorship polls

Gov. Samuel Ortom of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has taken an early lead in Saturday’s Governorship and State Assembly elections in the state.

Elections: Observer group applauds INEC for remarkable improvements in logistics

Centre for Transparency and Advocacy (CTA), an election observer group, has said that there was a remarkable improvement in logistics during the Governorship and State Assembly elections.

Kogi elections: Three dead, four injured in assembly polls

The Saturday State Assembly elections in Kogi East, has claimed three lives; while four others have been hospitalised across the senatorial district, according to eyewitness reports.
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Kwara election: We lost one supporter, four stabbed – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State has said it lost one of its members in the course of the governorship and state assembly elections held in that state on Saturday.
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)

Benue elections: APC, PDP share two Makurdi state constituencies

Mr Thomas Kwagh-Kudi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of the Makurdi North House of Assembly seat in the March 9 Governorship and State Assembly elections.

Katsina elections: Two security agents killed, three INEC officials abducted

Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a policeman and abduction of three INEC ad-hoc staff during the governorship and state assembly election in the state.
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Elections: YIAGA asks President Buhari to call military to order

YIAGA AFRICA has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to call the military to order.
Low turnout of voters was observed at both Bwari and Zuba areas of FCT as INEC officials were already in the various polling stations as early as 7.30 a.m.

Lagos elections: Why there is low turnout – observers

Domestic observers monitoring the ongoing governorship and state Assembly elections have said the voter apathy recorded in Lagos was as a result of violence and insecurity experienced in the February 23 Presidential elections.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Saturday voted during the Governorship and State Assembly elections, declaring that he is confident of victory .

Rivers elections: I’m sure of victory – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Saturday voted during the Governorship and State Assembly elections, declaring that he is confident of victory .
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Saturday expressed satisfaction with logistics and security arrangements for the Governorship and State Assembly Elections.

Kaduna elections: Governor el-Rufai expresses satisfaction with security, logistics arrangement

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Saturday expressed satisfaction with logistics and security arrangements for the Governorship and State Assembly Elections.

Gunshots cause pandemonium in Kaduna town

Barely few hours to governorship and State Assembly elections, gunshots from a robbery attack on Friday, in Manchok, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, sent residents and electoral officials running in all directions for safety.

Two political parties deny endorsing Governor Ugwuanyi

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship and state Assembly elections, two political parties, Alliance National Party (ANP) and Alliance for Social Democrats (ASD), have denied endorsing Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, in Enugu State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states of the federation covering seven senatorial districts and 24 federal constituencies.

INEC set to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to hold National Assembly bye-elections in 14 states of the federation covering seven senatorial districts and 24 federal constituencies.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike: No conspiracy can defeat Rivers PDP

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that there is no way the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) could lose the governorship and state Houses Assembly elections because the people of the state are firmly with the party.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.