Tag: election

Ondo polls: Heavy rainfall disrupts voting process, destroys polling booths

Abdul Jimoh- October 10, 2020

Heavy rainfall has disrupted the ongoing election process in Ijebu area of Owo Local Government of Ondo State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. ... Read More

President Buhari Ensure on Peaceful, Transparent and Credible Gunernatorial Election in Ondo

Tanimu- October 8, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that all necessary measures have been put in place to ensure that the October 10 gubernatorial election in Ondo State ... Read More

NewsInPhoto: INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on Readiness Assessment Visit to Ondo

Henry Solomon- October 4, 2020

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu inspected non-sentitive materials on Sunday, 4 October 2020 ahead of the Ondo state gubernatorial election on ... Read More

Edo Governorship Election: Voters Observe Social Distancing

Henry Solomon- September 19, 2020

Voters in Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s polling unit, Oredo Ward 4, Emokpae Model Primary School, Benin City, were seen observing physical distancing, washing hands and wearing ... Read More

Edo Governorship Election Begins Amid Impressive Voters’ Turnout

Henry Solomon- September 19, 2020

The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Although ... Read More

1.7m to Vote in Edo as Voters Abandon Over 400,000 Cards in INEC Office

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2020

Records at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), indicate that no fewer than 1.72 million persons are eligible to vote in the Sept. 19, Edo ... Read More

No Direct Involvement of INEC Staff in Conduct of Edo Governorship Polls – Okoye

Henry Solomon- September 17, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) says none of the paid staff of the commission will be directly involved in the conduct of the Edo State ... Read More

Edo 2020: PDP allegations false, baseless – INEC commissioner

Abdul Jimoh- September 11, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has denied the allegations by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), that it was working with the All Progressives Congress ... Read More

Police reassure on security, ahead of Edo poll

Abdul Jimoh- September 2, 2020

The Police Command in Edo has assured residents on adequate security ahead of Sept. 19, Governorship Poll in the state. Mr Johnson Kokumo, the state ... Read More

Supreme Court reserves judgement in the appeal against Kogi governor

Abdul Jimoh- August 25, 2020

The Supreme Court has adjourned judgment to 31st August in the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party PDP challenging the election of Governor Yahaya ... Read More

NMA condemns disruption of election in Enugu

Abdul Jimoh- August 10, 2020

 The President, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Prof. Innocent Ujah, has condemned the disruption of its Enugu chapter election.  Ujah in a statement issued to newsmen ... Read More

Olumide Akpata emerges NBA President, pledges transformational leadership

inno.korie- July 31, 2020

A former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law, (NBA-SBl) Mr Olumide Akpata, has emerged the 30th President of the NBA. Akpata ... Read More

Eld-el-Kabir: Pray for successful guber election in Ondo, Chief Imam urges Muslims

Abdul Jimoh- July 29, 2020

A Muslim cleric, Alhaji Kamaldeen Adeyemi-Bagudu, has appealed to Muslims to use the Eld-el-Kabir celebration to pray for a peaceful governorship election in Ondo state. ... Read More

Edo APC Governorship Primaries: Governor Obaseki Disqualified

Henry Solomon- June 12, 2020

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki has been disqualified to participate in All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primaries slated for 22 June 2020. The chairman of ... Read More

COVID-19 Won’t Truncate Nigeria’s Electoral Process – INEC

Henry Solomon- May 30, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday said COVID-19 pandemic would not truncate Nigeria’s democracy and electoral process. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this in ... Read More

Electoral Bill 2020 Will Inject Better Ideas into Electoral System — Senate

Henry Solomon- March 5, 2020

The Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the ongoing review of the Electoral Law will inject better ideas into the country’s electoral ... Read More

I won’t contest in 2023, President Buhari insists

Abdul Jimoh- January 1, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his intention not to contest the 2023 presidential elections but determined to help strengthen the electoral process both in Nigeria ... Read More

Breaking; Yahaya Bello Wins Kogi Governorship Election

Abdul Jimoh- November 18, 2019

The incumbent Governor of Kogi State Yahaya Bello of APC has been declared winner of the Kogi state election after polling 406,222 to defeat his ... Read More

Update: Result Collated in Bayelsa Governorship Election

Henry Solomon- November 17, 2019

SAGBAMA LGA AAC 15APC 7,831PDM 27PDP 60,339 NEMBE LGA ACCORD 261 APC 83,041 PDP 874 KOLOKUMA/OPOKUMA LGA ACCORD 69APC 8,934 PDP 15,360 BRASS LGA ACCORD ... Read More

Collation, Counting Commences in Bayelsa and Kogi

Henry Solomon- November 16, 2019

Collation and counting of results is ongoing in Bayelsa and Kogi states governorship elections respectively as voting ended at 2pm. Reports by our correspondents say ... Read More