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Soldiers block with truck and armoured tank the road leading to the state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on March 10, 2019. – Fears has gripped residents of oil-rich Port Harcourt city in Niger delta region as state headquarters of Independent National Electoral Commission has been condoned off by dozens of fierce looking soldiers, anti-riots policemen and other complementary security agents who are jointly patrolling the city ahead of the much awaited results of the just concluded governorship and state assembly elections. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

EU, other foreign observers condemn military’s involvement in elections

“INEC did not provide sufficient information on these cancelations, the specific reasons for them, and the precise local government areas affected. This undermines public confidence in the process.”
Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu addressing newsmen shortly after cating his vote in a polling unit at Alausa, Ikeja earlier today. Photo by Ayo Efunla

Asiwaju Tinubu: Low turnout in elections universal

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the APC National Leader, has said that low turnout in Saturday’s Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections in Lagos and other places was a universal development.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, cast his vote at 10.53 a.m., at Femi Okunni Polling Unit, Ward 09 in Ikoyi during the governorship- State Houses of Assembly elections on Saturday

Lagos elections: Babajide Sanwo-Olu votes, confident of victory

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, cast his vote at 10.53 a.m., at Femi Okunni Polling Unit, Ward 09 in Ikoyi during the Governorship/State Houses of Assembly elections on Saturday.
Scores of adhoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at Ojo and Iba Collation Centres in Lagos on Saturday staged a protest over unpaid allowances.

Tension in Lagos community over missing electoral materials

There was tension on Saturday morning at Ogudu collation centre in Lagos State over missing nine booklets of ballot papers meant for the Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has reported.
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Lagos elections: INEC delays voting at VP Osinbajo, Babajide Sanwo-Olu‘s polling units

Accreditation of voters did not start at Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s polling unit-Code 33, Victoria Garden City (VGC), Lagos during Saturday’s Gubernatorial and State Houses of Assembly Election.

Senator Saraki sets up Senate c’ttee on Electoral Reforms Bill

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has announced a six-man committee of senators to reconcile the Senate’s version of the amended Electoral Act with the version passed by the House of Representatives.

2019: House of Reps changes order of elections

The House of Representatives on Tuesday amended the Electoral Act to change the order of 2019 general elections’ time table.

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EFCC docks Minna Cooperatives chair for N39 million rice scam

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Botswana awaits results in cliffhanger election

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PDP urges Kogi governor to stop wasting state money on fruitless campaign

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NSE: Market capitalisation rebounds by N15 billion

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NYSC members will enjoy new minimum wage – minister

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