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Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

Lagos rerun: Voting underway in Ibeju-Lekki

Voters came out in trickles at Ibeju-Lekki state constituency I, where supplementary elections held in Lagos State on Saturday.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

Supplementary poll: Voters disagree over alleged intimidation in Kano

Voters at Sarari Community School, Kofar Mazugal, Kano State have disagreed over claims of voter intimidation.
[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)

Supplementary polls: Journalists escape lynching in Kano

Some journalists covering the supplementary governorship election in Kano State on Saturday escaped lynching by some suspected thugs at Suntulma Primary School in Gama ward of Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state.

BBC demands investigation of attack on reporter

After losing the presidential election and governorship election in Lagos State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is embroiled in another controversy over the alleged assault on a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reporter in Lagos, Ajoke Ulohotse.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Rivers State, Obo Effanga

Rivers elections: I have no alliance with Governor Wike or any person – REC

The Rivers State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Obo Effanga, has dismissed claims in some quarters that he was hobnobbing with the State Governor, Nyesom Wike.
Slovak environmental activist Zuzana Caputova took a step closer to becoming her country's first female president after winning the first round of nationwide elections, signaling a potential sea change for a country that has fallen victim to rampant corruption since it was established in 1993.

Slovakia’s Zuzana Caputova wins first round of presidential race

Slovak environmental activist Zuzana Caputova took a step closer to becoming her country's first female president after winning the first round of nationwide elections, signaling a potential sea change for a country that has fallen victim to rampant corruption since it was established in 1993.
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.”
India’s Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora speaks during a press conference in New Delhi on March 10, 2019. – India announced on March 10 a general election to be held over nearly six weeks starting on April 11, when hundreds of millions of voters will cast ballots in the world’s biggest democracy. (Photo by STR / AFP)

The biggest election on earth: India’s giant poll in numbers

India’s national election is the biggest democratic undertaking on Earth, with hundreds of millions of voters from the Himalayas to the tropics casting their ballot in the world’s second-most populous country.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Boko Haram attacks Borno town as residents vote

Mafa town in Borno witnessed large turnout of voters on Saturday in spite of an attempted attack by the Boko Haram insurgents on Friday night.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has promised to accept the outcome of the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the state in good faith.

Sokoto elections: I’ll accept outcome in good faith – Governor Tambuwal

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has promised to accept the outcome of the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the state in good faith.
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.

Elections: Low turnout of voters in Bwari, Zuba

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.
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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.
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Akwa Ibom elections: INEC replaces burnt smart card readers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it has replaced and reconfigured the 198 Smart Card Readers that were on Friday burnt in its office in Ibesikpo Asutan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.
Sagir Musa

Nigerian Army: We operated within legal boundary during polls

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said its activities in the just-concluded Presidential and National Assembly polls were within the ambit of the law and rules of engagement.

Governor Ajimobi hails election as credible, peaceful

Ajimobi, who is the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Oyo South senatorial district, said this while speaking with journalists shortly after casting his vote in company with his wife, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, children and sons-in-law at Ward 11, Unit 20, Oluyole Community Grammar School, Oluyole Extension, Ibadan.
Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Saturday called for a shift from the current manual method of voting in elections in Nigeria to electronic voting system.

Governor Ikpeazu calls for e-voting in subsequent elections

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Saturday called for a shift from the current manual method of voting in elections in Nigeria to electronic voting system.

INEC ad-hoc staff desert polling centre in Ibadan

Voters at some polling units in Ajibode area of Ibadan waited for hours for voting in the presidential and National Assembly to begin but the adhoc staff of INEC, mostly corps members, failed to show up.
Bauchi metropolis on Saturday recorded large turn out of voters in most polling units in the Presidential and National Assembly polls.

Elections: Bauchi records large turnout of voters

Bauchi metropolis on Saturday recorded large turn out of voters in most polling units in the Presidential and National Assembly polls.

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APC Rally: Edo government insists no rally or gathering must hold

The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt.

Former President Jonathan: Governor Wike is a courageous politician

He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.

Senator Ajoku: Older persons are being raped too

Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.