Category: 2019 Elections

Yaya Bello re-elected as governor of Kogi

  Despite all odds and a rigorous campaign,by the two leading aspirant,the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared incumbent Governor Yahaya...

SERAP

SERAP seeks ICC probe of APC, PDP official over violence in Bayelsa/Kogi electionss

  Barely twenty four hours after the conduct of Kogi and Bayelsa state elections,the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the...

Kogi 2019: Be magnanimous in victory, Wada tells Bello, concedes defeat

The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi state,Engineer Musa Wada has conceded defeat even as the final result of yesterdays election is...

INEC

Violence: INEC cancels election in Bayelsa community

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cancelled voting exercise in Ologi (Ward 03) of Ogbia Local Government Area due to electoral violence and...

INEC

Extend Bayelsa, Kogi voting period, YIAGA Africa tells INEC

û YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation (NGO) on Saturday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend voting period in the ongoing...

INEC

INEC official abducted in Kogi

        The Governorship and senatorial elections which began peacefully in the morning has turned otherwise in Kogi west.   As at the time of this report,...

Shooting at Dino Melaye’s polling unit

  There was heavy shooting at Ayetoro ward 1 unit 004 where Dino Melaye voted this morning. Less than an hour after he left the voting unit, some hoodlums in two...

INEC

Journalists on election duty in Bayelsa in boat mishap

  A boat conveying journalists across flooded parts of Sampou community on Nun River in Kolokuma Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa capsized and threw the...

Kogi: Yaya Bello, APC forcing INEC, NYSC officials to sign prefilled result sheets – PDP

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday alerts the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that agents of Governor Yahaya Bello and the All...

Jonathan decries late arrival of voting materials at Otuoke polling unit

  Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has expressed disappointment over the late arrival of election materials to his Polling Unit 39, Ward 13, in Otuoke, Ogbia...