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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.…
9 Mar 2019
Barely 24 hours to the conduct of the Governorship and House of Assembly elections, suspected hoodlums have set fire on the Independent National Electoral Commission office [INEC] office in Ibesikpo/Asutan Council of Akwa Ibom State. However, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike Igini, the incident would not deterred the commission from carrying out its…
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…
5 Mar 2019
The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Imo, Prof. Francis Ezeonu on Tuesday expressed regrets at the challenges and irregularities witnessed at the Feb. 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections in Imo. Ezeonu made his view known at the Imo INEC Interactive Meeting with Stakeholders in Owerri. He noted that the meeting afforded the commission an…
28 Feb 2019
The Court of Appeal in Calabar has removed the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Uguru Usani, as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River . Similarly, the Etim John-led state executive remains sacked as Senator John Owan-Enoh remain the governorship candidate, while Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba is the senatorial candidate of…
25 Feb 2019
Suspected army officers snatched result sheets at a collation centre in Buguma in Rivers State. It was gathered in Port Harcourt that in most of the local government areas, pressure was been mounted on election officers to endorse doctored results, which a lot of them declined. But to avoid the pressure and douse the tension,…
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…
21 Feb 2019
Ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, security agencies in Anambra said they had uncovered six major flash points in the state. Mr Rabiu Ladodo, Commissioner of Police in charge of security in the conduct of the general elections in Anambra, disclosed this at a news conference on Thursday in Awka. Flanked by heads…
17 Feb 2019
Some vehicles engaged in election duty were destroyed in a pre-election crisis that erupted in Obot-Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom on Friday, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Mike Igini, has confirmed. The vehicles were engaged to convey election materials from INEC headquarters in Uyo to Nto Edino, the headquarters of Obot-Akara…
13 Feb 2019
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has commenced the airlifting of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s sensitive and non-sensitive materials for the conduct of the 2019 general elections. The airlift exercise involves day and night missions, during which the electoral materials would be conveyed in batches, with NAF C-130 Hercules aircraft from the Nnamdi Azikwe International…
10 Feb 2019
In a week’s time, the general elections will be holding nationwide and dealing with challenges such as rigging, use of state and federal might, violence and other issues have been in the front burner...

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