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14 Mar 2019
Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo, says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) may be planning to organise a special event to issue him a certificate of return. Okoricha stated this on the backdrop of the omission of his name from those that INEC issued certificates of return. He stated this on Thursday in Abuja while…
11 Mar 2019
Delta State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr. Cyril Omoregbe, has confirmed that there was a boat mishap on elections eve on Saturday.Ho could not, however, confirm the fate of the occupants of the mishap that took place in Warri .....
10 Mar 2019
Collation of results for the Saturday’s governorship election for Plateau began on Sunday in Jos. Declaring the exercise open, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mallam Halilu Pai, welcomed all party representatives present and expressed optimism that it would end successfully The News Agency of Niegria (NAN) reports that the collation officer for the state is Prof.…
8 Mar 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner in Lagos State, Mr Sam Olumekun, says the electoral body is good to go, and ready to give residents of the state free and fair elections on Saturday. Olumekun spoke on the readiness of the commission in the state in an interview with the News Agency…
6 Mar 2019
As tension continues to mount in Rivers State ahead of Saturday’s polls, Governor Nyesom Wike has alleged that there are plans to kidnap the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) to create an excuse for postponing the polls. He alleged that the plot was being perfected by security agencies in collaboration with the All Progressives Congress…
6 Mar 2019
There cannot be a bigger story coming from Abia state, ‘God’s Own State’, after the Presidential and National Assembly elections than the fact that the majority of Abians could not vote because of the late and non-arrival of Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) officials and materials in most of the centres; and non-functional card readers in…
2 Mar 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Zamfara has advised aggrieved politicians to seek redress at the Elections Petitions Tribunal. The call was made by the commission’s Head of Voter Education and Publicity, Zamfara, Garba Galadima in a statement in Gusau on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that a coalition of nine…
25 Feb 2019
Gunmen yesterday freed 14 of the 18 kidnapped National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), who served as ad hoc staff in the weekend’s presidential and federal legislative elections in Akwa Ibom State. According to the breakdown, 10 were abducted in Abak, four in Itu and another four in Ikono, just as two others were mistakenly arrested…
23 Feb 2019
The Resident Electoral Commission (REC), Rivers, Mr Obo Effanga, has confirmed reports of election disruptions in some local government areas but said the commission is working with the police to arrest the situation. Effanga made the assertion while fielding questions from newsmen in Port Harcourt on Saturday. According to him, the commission is taking note…
23 Feb 2019
Dr Cyril Omorogbe, INEC, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Delta, has blamed the delay in commencement of voting in some parts of the state on late arrival of result sheets. The REC who disclosed this to newsmen on Saturday in Asaba, noted that some materials, particularly the result sheets arrived the Central Bank of Nigeria…
22 Feb 2019
Indications emerged that some result sheets meant for the senatorial election in some parts of Enugu West constituency went missing yesterday. The Guardian learnt at the Enugu branch of the Central Bank of Nigerian (CBN) that sensitive and non-sensitive materials were being moved to their locations when it was discovered that some of the items…
22 Feb 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Imo State said it is ready to ensure free and fair presidential elections throughout the state. Resident Electoral Commissioner, Professor Francis Ezeonu, said this yesterday in Owerri, adding that all staff members and ad-hoc workers have been re-mobilised for tomorrow’s elections. Ezeonu also disclosed that the Imo INEC…

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