PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condoled the death of two Nigerians, Ambassador Abiodun Bashua and Professor Pius Adesanmi in the Ethiopian Airlines plane which crashed with 149 passengers and eight crew members on board on Sunday.
Collation and announcement of results have been abruptly suspended in Imo State following violent protests at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) collation centre in Owerri on Monday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Umoru Sambawa, as the winner of Maiyama state House of Assembly election in Kebbi State.
Gov Samuel Ortom of PDP winning with big margin as INEC adjourned sitting till Monday 11th March, 2019
INEC adjourned sitting till tomorrow, Monday 11th March 2019 for collation of two remaining Local Government (Vandeikya and Konshisha).
A pressure group, Akwa Ibom Liberation Movement, has congratulated Governor Udom Emmanuel on his reelection as Governor of the State.
The police in Kano have arrested the Deputy Governor, Nasir Yusuf Gawuna and the Commissioner for Local Government, Murtala Sule Garo for allegedly attempting to disrupt collation of election results.
The All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Rivers state, Tonye Cole has said that the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to suspend the announcement of election results in Rivers State was illegal and aimed to give Gov. Nyelson Wike a soft landing, saying the decision was not covered by the nation’s laws.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) early Monday morning declared Saturday’s governorship election in Bauchi State inconclusive, just as the electoral body has, therefore, ordered a rerun election in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area to be conducted within the next 21 days.