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  • ELECTION
    #EdoDecides: INEC Confirms Snatching of Ballot Box at Polling Unit

    Lebari Nduh, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Electoral Officer in Esan West Local Government Area, has confirmed that hoodlums had snatched a ballot box from Ward 7 unit 11, during the Edo governorship election on Wednesday. Nduh made the confirmation while addressing Journalists at INEC office in Ekpoma. He, however, said that the election was peaceful

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    BREAKING: Ondo election: APC submits Rotimi Akeredolu’s name to INEC

    The All Progressives Congress, APC, has submitted the name of a former President of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as its candidate for Ondo State governorship election. This development occurred just barely three days after the APC Appeal Panel recommended fresh governorship primary for the election. Akeredolu’s name

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  • ELECTION
    INEC insists Edo election will hold as scheduled

    The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday announced that the Edo State gubernatorial election would hold as scheduled. The electoral body’s decision was announced on Wednesday by the INEC National Commissioner in charge of Voter Education and Publicity, Mr Solomon Soyebi. He spoke at a stakeholders’ meeting in Benin City, the state’s capital in south-south Nigeria.

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  • ELECTION
    Election May Not Hold In 2019 If… – Odinkalu

    A former chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Professor Chidi Odinkalu, has said that the 2019 general elections may not hold except certain things are put in place by the Federal Government. Odinkalu stated this at the National Townhall Meeting on Post-2015 Election Research organised by ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) at the Sheraton Hotels

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  • INEC
    INEC Clears 17 For Edo Governorship Election – See Full List Of Candidates

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released a list of 18 politicians cleared by the electoral umpire for the governorship election in Edo state on September 10, 2016. Among those cleared are the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and 17 others.

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  • WIKE
    INEC Destroying Foundation Of Democracy – Gov Wike

    Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the state is not celebrating Democracy  Day because  the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),  has destroyed  the foundation  of  democracy  by plotting  to allocate legislative  seats in the state. The governor  also declared that his administration  will  deliver  more pro-people  projects and programmes in his second

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  • INEC
    Rivers Re-run: INEC issues Certificates of Return to winners

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has issued Certificates of Return to candidates who have been declared winner by the commission in the last rerun election in Rivers State. Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Aniedi Ikoiwak had, however, attested to reports that the March 19 re-run election was marred by wide-spread electoral malpractices. Ikoiwak also said

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    Police arrest 32 suspects in joint operation with Army, others

    The Delta Police Command said it arrested 32 persons in a cordon and search operation with the Army, Navy and DSS in identified ‘hotspots’ in five communities in Uvwie L.G.A. The twin cities of Uwvie and Effurun have recently been embroiled in politically motivated violence. An Effurun Shoprite facility was attacked by irate youths on Janaury 8

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