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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...

Kogi polls: “Missing” 30 INEC ad hoc officials found, safe and sound

The 30 missing Ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), engaged in the 2019 Kogi Governorship election, have been found. Earlier, INEC had declared 30 ad-hoc staff of the electoral commission missing, on sunday morning, during the final...

Kano Senator blasts Junaid Mohammed says attack on VP Osinbajo ‘unfounded’ .

  Senator Kabir Gaya (APC-Kano South) on Tuesday said it was unfortunate that Second Republic lawmaker, Dr Junaid Mohammed, is unfairly criticizing Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, despite the tangible success made by the VP.   He urged the VP not to be...
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Lagos pipeline fire : Death toll rises to 5 die as 39 vehicles consumed

  Causality figure in Sunday's  Abule Egba, Lagos  pipeline fire has increased from two to five. The fire followed an explosion...
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Supreme Court upholds Gov Ganduje’s election

  The Supreme court on Monday morning affirmed the election of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state and member of the ruling All Progressives Congress,...

Supreme Court upholds Tambuwal’s election

  Putting paid to apprehensions and speculations of a possible sack, Nigeria's Supreme Court on Monday morning affirmed Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party...