• Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu sign peace pact as INEC pledges neutrality

    Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu sign peace pact as INEC pledges neutrality0

    Ahead of this weekend’s gubernatorial election in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and his All Progressives Congress (APC) rival, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, yesterday, committed to a violence-free exercise. The pledge was made during the signing of a truce deal brokered by Chairman of National Peace Committee, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar

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  • BREAKING: Supreme Court Declares PDP’s Diri Duoye Bayelsa Governor-Elect, Sacks Lyon

    BREAKING: Supreme Court Declares PDP’s Diri Duoye Bayelsa Governor-Elect, Sacks Lyon0

    The Supreme Court has sacked the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon, and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo. A five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Mary Peter-Odili ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to the All Progressives Congress’ candidate as the winners of the November 16,

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  • Group commends INEC for deregistering 74 political parties

    Group commends INEC for deregistering 74 political parties0

    The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has described the deregistration of 74 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as a good omen.   Mr Bestman Okereafor, NYCN’s National Public Relations Officer, said this in a statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Friday.   He said

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  • INEC rejects Akwa Ibom rerun results, PDP wins in Imo

    INEC rejects Akwa Ibom rerun results, PDP wins in Imo0

    The Independent National Electoral Commission has rejected rerun results in areas that recorded violence and disruption on Saturday. INEC stated that the isolated incidents minimally affected the peaceful and orderly exercise in only four of the 28 constituencies where elections were conducted. The decision was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by INEC’s National

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  • INEC says Akpabio remains APC candidate for rerun

    INEC says Akpabio remains APC candidate for rerun0

    The Independent National Electoral Commission has said a former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the senatorial rerun scheduled for January 25.   The clarification came amidst moves by the APC to substitute Akpabio with another member of the party, Ekperikpe Ekpo, in the election

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  • INEC Awards Yahaya Bello Certificate Of Return

    INEC Awards Yahaya Bello Certificate Of Return0

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented the Certificate of Return to Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello. Governor Bello received the certificate on Thursday,  few days after being  declared winner of the just concluded  governorship election of the state In the presence of the state commissioner of police and other well-wisher , A National

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