Governorship election

Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu (left); National Commissioners: Barrister Festus Okoye and Prof. Kunle Ajayi during a post-election review meeting with returning officers in Abuja… yesterday. PHOTO: LUCY LADIDI ATEKO

Bumpy road to Kogi, Imo and Bayelsa governorship elections

On the road to the November 11 governorship elections in Kogi, Imo and Bayelsa states, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has alerted to waves of insecurity that could affect smooth conduct
9 months ago
Election workers wait at the South-South Zonal Store of INEC at Port Harcourt in Rivers State, ahead of the country's presidential election, in Port Harcourt, Nigeria February 15, 2019. REUTERS/Tife Owolabi - RC1DD24CB8C0

Rivers Governorship Poll: Tension as APC, others can’t file petition at tribunal

The crisis rocking the political space in Rivers State is deepening as aggrieved parties continued to find it difficult to access the Certified True Copies (CTC) of the electoral materials used in
1 year ago
[FILES] Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) taking materials to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the Edo State gubernatorial election in Benin City… yesterday PHOTO: NAN

Governorship election and lessons of the postponement

Disappointing as the postponement of the governorship elections in the country may seem, given the anxiety and preparedness of Nigerians to cast their votes tomorrow, the rescheduling of the elections from March
1 year ago
A man votes at a polling station during the Anambra State governorship election at Isuofia, southeast Nigeria, on November 6, 2021. - Voters in the restive southeastern Nigerian state of Anambra go to the polls on November 6, 2021, amid a massive police deployment, in a key test of electoral credibility ahead of a presidential race less than 18 months away. More than 30,000 police have been deployed to Anambra, the heart of a region where an outlawed separatist movement has been blamed for a string of attacks on police and election offices. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

14 political parties contest for governorship seat in Kano State

No fewer than 14 political parties have fielded candidates for governorshipl election in Kano state in 2023.
2 years ago
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