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INEC Fixes September, October Dates for Edo, Ondo Gov. Polls

  September 19 and October 10, 2020, has been announced as Governorship Election for Edo and Ondo States just as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deregistered 74 political parties. With the axing of the inactive parties, Nigeria now has only...

2023 elections: INEC approves only 18 political parties, de-registers 74

  Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has approved only 18 political parties from the 92 parties that were in existence during the 2019 elections. This is as the commission de-registered 74 political parties for...

In spite of killings, Kogi Senatorial Supplementary Elections hold Nov. 30 — INEC

    Barring any last minute logistic hitch, the Kogi State supplementary elections for West Senatorial District and Ajaokuta Federal Constituency respectively will hold on Saturday, November 30. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) which announced this, said, ``it is ready to...

Iwu’s rearraignment: Judge’s absence stalls trial

  The absence of the judge has stalled the trial of former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Maurice Iwu. On Monday at the resumed trial of lwu, Justice Nicholas Oweibo, could not sit at the Federal High Court...

Bello meets Buhari says he won by a landslide

    Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has said he will meet those who want to challenge his victory at the November 16th gubernatorial elections in court, boosting that he won landslide.   “Just few hours ago, I received my certificate of...

Election Duty: Deceased corps member’s family gets INEC’s N1.9m cheque

  A youth corps member, Miss Kemisola Adeniran, who died during an election-related assignment in Oyo State, has been posthumously rewarded by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as it presented a cheque of N1.9 million to her family.   The cheque...

Kogi Gov. Election: 149,576 votes cancelled, says INEC

About 149,576 votes were cancelled in the just concluded November 16 Kogi Governorship Election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed. According to the electoral body, the votes were cancelled because of violence, ballot box-snatching and others in the...

Kogi elections: We are alarmed by the fatalities, violence, say EU, U.S., UK others

    With the violence that trailed the Kogi elections, the European Union, the United States, the United Kingdom, and other countries under the aegis of Diplomatic Watch, say they are ``alarmed’’ over the bloody exercise.     They expressed serious concerns about reports of...

Kogi polls: INEC postpones results collation of two outstanding LGs till Monday

  With just two more local government areas to go, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday evening announced the postponement of the collation of results of Saturday’s governorship poll until Monday.   INEC is to resume collation at 9.00 am...

SERAP seeks ICC probe of APC, PDP officials over violence in Bayelsa/Kogi elections

  Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) “to investigate whether the persistent crimes of corruption, violence, and killings during elections in Nigeria, most recently in Bayelsa and Kogi states, and the repeated failure...
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Covid-19 lockdown violation: Funke Akindele arrested

: ... police issue warrant for hubby, Naira Marley For hosting a birthday party in violation of the COVID-19 lockdown, Funke Akindele, has been arrested by the Lagos...

COVID-19 Fatalities : 36-year-old male patient dies of virus in Lagos, the second 

  The Lagos COVID-19 centre has lost another patient, according to the State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi. He announced on Sunday: “We lost a...