Politics

Kogi Election: Buhari Congratulates Yahaya Bello, Commends INEC

  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Yahaya Bello on his re-election as Governor of Kogi State, while commending INEC and security agencies for “discharging their responsibilities under difficult conditions.” The President tweeted his congratulations on Monday after INEC announced Bello as the winner of the Kogi elections, which was marred with reports of violence, according … Continue reading Kogi Election: Buhari Congratulates Yahaya Bello, Commends INEC

‘Bayelsa Will Be Great Again,’ Lyon Reacts To Election Victory

    The Governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon, has promised to make the state great again. He made the pledge in a tweet on Monday, shortly before he was declared the winner of the keenly contested governorship election in Bayelsa. In another tweet, Lyon thanked the people of the state for electing him and … Continue reading ‘Bayelsa Will Be Great Again,’ Lyon Reacts To Election Victory

Buhari Congratulates Lyon, Condemns Violence In Bayelsa

  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, on his “impressive victory”. He felicitated with the governor-elect in a statement on Monday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina. The President also commended APC supporters in particular and Nigerians in general … Continue reading Buhari Congratulates Lyon, Condemns Violence In Bayelsa

Kogi, Bayelsa Elections: We Remain Strong, United Against All Odds, Says PDP

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that despite the results from the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states, the party will remain strong and united in the face of all odds. The party lost the 2019 governorship ticket in Bayelsa state to the All Progressives Congress, after holding the seat of power … Continue reading Kogi, Bayelsa Elections: We Remain Strong, United Against All Odds, Says PDP

Bayelsa Election: APC’s Lyon Leads By Over 86,000 Votes From Six LGAs

  The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr David Lyon, has taken the lead in the Bayelsa State governorship election, according to the results collated so far. The collation exercise is ongoing at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital. Mr Lyon and his counterpart … Continue reading Bayelsa Election: APC’s Lyon Leads By Over 86,000 Votes From Six LGAs

Kogi West Rerun: Melaye Rejects Results, Describes Poll As Helicopter Election

  Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi West Senatorial District rerun election, Dino Melaye, has condemned the results, calling it ‘fictitious’. Mr. Melaye who spoke to journalists in Abuja, alleged that the November 16 election was marred by compromise, extreme violence, and rigging. “The innovation is that what we had is … Continue reading Kogi West Rerun: Melaye Rejects Results, Describes Poll As Helicopter Election

PHOTOS: INEC Collates Results Of Bayelsa Governorship Election

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has started collating the results of the 2019 Bayelsa Governorship election which took place on Saturday, November 16, 2019. The Returning Officer, Professor Faraday Orunmuwese, has been receiving results from collation officers from the eight Local Government Areas in the state. READ ALSO: LIVE: Collation Of Results For … Continue reading PHOTOS: INEC Collates Results Of Bayelsa Governorship Election

Kogi Election: Missing 30 INEC Staff Found

  30 Ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) engaged in the 2019 Kogi Governorship election have been found. The INEC officials posted to Polling Units 002, 006 and 013 at Olamaboro III; and Polling Units 006, 012, 015, 016, 022 at Imani 1, all in Olamaboro Local Government Area, were declared missing … Continue reading Kogi Election: Missing 30 INEC Staff Found

LIVE: Collation Of Results For Bayelsa Governorship Election

  A day after the residents of Bayelsa and Kogi States cast their ballots in the governorship elections in both states, voters are awaiting the results to know who will govern them for the next four years. Results from the elections which held on Saturday have started trickling in at the collation centre of the … Continue reading LIVE: Collation Of Results For Bayelsa Governorship Election

PHOTOS: INEC Yet To Commence Collation Of Results In Bayelsa

  The Independent National Electoral Commission has not commenced the collation of results for the Bayelsa State poll. The election in Kogi and Bayelsa on Saturday was greatly marred by violence and other electoral malpractice. But while collation has kicked-off in Kogi, the electoral body is yet to begin the process in Bayelsa. INEC officials … Continue reading PHOTOS: INEC Yet To Commence Collation Of Results In Bayelsa

Governorship Polls: Protect Your Votes, PDP Tells Kogites, Bayelsans

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the people of Kogi and Bayelsa state to remain at alert, resist all undemocratic brigand elements and take all legitimate steps to protect their votes to the very end. In a statement by its spokesman, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, the party also charged INEC and security forces … Continue reading Governorship Polls: Protect Your Votes, PDP Tells Kogites, Bayelsans

BREAKING: Appeal Court Affirms Bello’s Election As Niger Governor

    A Court of Appeal has affirmed the election of Mr Abubakar Bello as the duly elected governor of Niger State. The court gave the affirmation on Saturday in a unanimous judgment delivered by a five-man panel of justices, while ruling on the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate … Continue reading BREAKING: Appeal Court Affirms Bello’s Election As Niger Governor

Ogun Governorship Election Tussle: Akinlade Heads To Supreme Court

  The Allied people Movement governorship candidate in the March 9th governorship election in Ogun state, Adekunle Akinlade has expressed his readiness to challenge the appeal court judgement which affirmed the victory of the state governor, DAPO Abiodun. Addressing representatives of the party from the 57 local government and local council development areas at the … Continue reading Ogun Governorship Election Tussle: Akinlade Heads To Supreme Court

Gunshots As Suspected Thugs Attack Polling Units In Kogi

  Elections have been disrupted in ward 2, Lokoja, as gunshots were fired into the air by suspected thugs who made away with ballot boxes. Channels TV gathered that voters in the Ajayi Crowther Memorial School are scampering for safety. Commencement of voting in the polling unit which is the biggest in Lokoja, the Kogi … Continue reading Gunshots As Suspected Thugs Attack Polling Units In Kogi

Bayelsa Election: Ex-President Jonathan, Wife Vote

  Former President Goodluck Jonathan has eventually cast his vote alongside Dame Patience after a delayed arrival of officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and election materials. They both cast their vote at Ward 13 unit 39 Otazi playground in Otueke, Ogbia LGA of Bayelsa state. READ ALSO: Suspected Thugs Storm Kogi PDP … Continue reading Bayelsa Election: Ex-President Jonathan, Wife Vote