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Kogi guber: Military can’t stop the people from kicking out Governor Bello – Alfa...

A chairmanship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State, Comrade Alfa Fidelis, has boasted of overwhelming victory in the forthcoming November 2 governorship election in the state.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court dismisses Senator Anyanwu’s suit against Governor-elect Ihedioha

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, Imo state capital has dismissed a suit filed by Senator Sam Anyanwu representing Imo East senatorial districts, challenging the emergence of Imo state Governor-elect, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Yekini Nabena

APC chieftain faults Bauchi, Sokoto, Adamawa governorship elections

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Mr Yekini Nabena, on Thursday faulted the conduct of the supplementary governorship elections held in Bauchi, Sokoto and Adamawa States.

Misery Index: Nigeria not a miserable country

In a report titled: “The Misery Index 2018,” authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal work, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade Off (1975).

Bauchi people set agenda for incoming governor

The people of Bauchi have expressed high hopes on their governor-elect, Sen. Bala Mohammed, advising that he pay prompt attention to some crucial sectors of the economy.

Governor Ortom receives certificate of return, thanks President Buhari

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue and his deputy, Benson Abounu, on Friday received their Certificates of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Makurdi.

CLO urges INEC to block observed loopholes ahead future elections

The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), Akwa Ibom state branch, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to address some of the lapses observed during the 2019 general elections.
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed its disappointment and shock at the postponement of the Nigerian elections hours to the election.

CSOs urge INEC to stop supplementary elections in Nigeria

Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has urged Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to put an end to supplementary elections in the country.

Governor Obaseki declares total war on cultists

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has declared war on cultists and cult related activities in the state.

Kogi elections: PDP protests, alleges irregularities in assembly poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State has protested alleged irregularities in Saturday’s House of Assembly election in Olamaboro Local Government Area of the state.

Abia elections: APC calls for cancellation of governorship poll

Abia State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) on Sunday called for the cancellation of the March 9th governorship election in the state.

Oyo elections: Yakubu Dogara tasks President Buhari to unravel killers of slain lawmaker

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has charged President Muhammadu Buhari and relevant security agencies to unravel the killer of the lawmaker representing Lagelu/Akinyele federal constituency, Hon. Temitope Olatoye (a.k.a. Sugar), who was shot dead on Saturday in Lalupon, Ibadan.

Anambra elections: Two killed, 47 arrested – Police

Two people were killed while forty-seven others were arrested in Anambra in two separate violent incidents that threatened to undermine the electoral exercise in the state.

FCT elections: INEC declares Bwari council polls inconclusive

Prof. Wesley Nafarda, Bwari Council Elections Returning Officer, has declared the elections in the council inconclusive due to some hitches at some polling units.

Elections: Benue gets new police commissioner

A new Commissioner of Police has been deployed to Benue, ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly Elections, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Nigeria Police

Benue elections: Police to deploy more security at flash points

Chris Ejike, the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 4, has stated that more security personnel would be deployed to crisis-prone areas during Saturday’s governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections in Benue State.

Elections: INEC issues strong warning to politicians

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it would no longer tolerate any attempt by politicians to hold its officials hostage and force them to declare winners of elections under duress.
Nigeria Police

Elections: Police deploy 6,500 personnel in Niger

The Niger State Police Command says it has deployed 6,500 security personnel across the state for the upcoming Governorship and House of Assembly elections.

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