Tag: Governorship

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

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

#KogiElect2019: Voter Registration/PVC Collection Stats by Local Governments in Kogi

Henry Solomon- November 13, 2019

Registered Voters by LGA Adavi 105,906 Ajaokuta 73,836 Ankpa 142,912 Bassa 58,892 Dekina 166,165 Ibaji 76,575 Idah 56,743 Igalamela /Odulu 65,129 Ijumu 59,578 Kabba/Bunu 74,789 ... Read More

#KogiElect2019: Key Demographics for Kogi Governorship Polls

Henry Solomon- November 13, 2019

As it is few days to the Kogi governorship election, there key demographics that could come into play in the November 16 polls. There 24 ... Read More

#KogiElect2019: List of Governorship Candidates for Kogi Election

Henry Solomon- November 13, 2019

It is three days to go for November 16 Kogi state 2019 Governorship election. To know the name and party for each candidate for the ... Read More

Rivers on knife’s edge as INEC resumes collation of guber poll results

admin- April 1, 2019

Rivers State is on knife’s edge as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) resumes the collation of suspended governorship and State House of Assembly elections ... Read More

Adamawa High Court Vacates Order Restraining INEC From Conducting Supplementary Governorship Election

Henry Solomon- March 26, 2019

The Adamawa state High Court sitting in Yola on Tuesday vacated it's earlier order restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from conducting the Governorship ... Read More

Election Petition Tribunal Declares Adeleke Winner of Osun Election

Henry Solomon- March 22, 2019

The Osun state Election Petition Tribunal has declared Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the 2018 governorship in ... Read More

INEC Halts Polls in Chikun Ward in Kaduna State

Henry Solomon- March 9, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Kaduna State, says it has rescheduled the Governorship and State House of Assembly election in Chikun ward, Chikun ... Read More

FG Closes Borders Ahead of Governorship/State Assembly Polls

Henry Solomon- March 7, 2019

Abdulrahman Dambazau has ordered the closure of borders for the Saturday Governorship and State Assembly elections. This is with effect from Friday, March 8,  at ... Read More

Once Again, Jimi Agbaje to Bear The PDP Flag in Lagos 2019 Governorship Race

Henry Solomon- October 5, 2018

Mr Jimi Agbaje was on Friday declared winner of the governorship primary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State. Agbaje, who was the ... Read More

Aspirant Wants Cancellation of Imo PDP Governorship Primaries

Henry Solomon- October 2, 2018

A female governorship aspirant in Imo, Irene Ottih, has called for the cancellation of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primaries in Imo, alleging her ... Read More

My Re-election Will End Political godfatherism in Adamawa – Gov. Bindow

Henry Solomon- September 25, 2018

Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa on Tuesday said his re-election for second term would end “the politics of godfatherism in the state”. Bindow made the ... Read More

Osun 2018: 435,015 PVCs Yet to be Collected – INEC

Henry Solomon- September 21, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 435,015 registered voters in Osun are yet to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs). Mr Olusegun Agbaje, the ... Read More

Ekiti Governorship Race: INEC Begins Distribution of Sensitive Materials, Vehicles Being Tracked

Henry Solomon- July 12, 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC), on Thursday afternoon began the distribution of sensitive materials ahead of Saturday ’s gubernatorial election. The materials were being moved ... Read More

‘Your Votes Will Count’, INEC Assures Ekiti Electorate

Henry Solomon- July 9, 2018

Ahead of  Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the  Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday assured the electorate that ... Read More