INEC declares Akeredolu winner

The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, as the winner of Ondo Governorship election.  He defeated his closest rival and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Eyitayo Jegede, in 12 of the 18 Local Government Areas where the election held. Akeredolu polled 292,830 votes as […]

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INEC begins migration to electronic voting

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced replacing manual voting with automated voting system. INEC National Chairman, Yakubu Mahmood, disclosed this in Abuja He assured Commission has taken another decisive step towards the full automation of the electoral process. According to him, INEC has invited manufacturers of electronic voting machines around the world to […]

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Buni: Fayemi Remains Leader of Ekiti APC

The Chairman All Progressive Congress (APC) Caretaker Committee, Mai Mala Buni has dismissed the suspension of Governor Kayode Fayemi by aggrieved members in Ekiti state. Buni in a statement issued by APV Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nebena said Fayemi remains the leader of the party in Ekiti State. Full Statement National Secretariat of the […]

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Godwin Obaseki Re-Elected Edo State Governor

Mr Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has defeated Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, to win a second term as governor of Edo State. Governor Obaseki was returned elected by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) after polling the highest number of votes in the keenly-contested poll conducted on Saturday. INEC Returning Officer for the […]

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Edo/Ondo Polls: INEC Releases Voting Guidelines

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has affirmed that, voters who do not wear face masks would not be granted the opportunity to vote during the elections in Edo and Ondo states. This was made know by Mr. Festus Okoye the INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee. “Voter without facemask would […]

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Ekiti Assembly Suspends LG Chairman

Ekiti State House of Assembly has directed the Chairman of Ikere Local Government, Hon. Femi Ayodele to step aside for investigation on an alleged disregard for extant regulations. Mr Ayodele is reported to be canvassing support for Dr Fayemi for the 2023 presidential election through the poster which was designed with the logo of the […]

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FAYEMI NOMINATES NEW COMMISSIONERS

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi on Tuesday sent the list of seven Commissioner-Nominees to the State House of Assembly for ratification. The Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Funminiyi Afuye read the names of the nominees on the floor of the House. The nominees are Otunba Diran Adesua – Ekiti East Prince […]

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Governor Diri Heads For Court of Appeal

Bayelsa Governor, Senator Douye Diri said he would appeal the ruling of the Tribunal nullifying his election, he said he has already instructed his lawyers. The tribunal annulled Diri’s election over the exclusion of Lucky King-George, candidate of the Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP) from the November 16, 2019 poll. On Saturday, a three-man panel […]

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INEC To Challenge Judgement Relisting Political Parties At Supreme Court

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has received the judgement of the Court of Appeal reinstating at least 22 political parties in the country. INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, confirmed the receipt of the judgement in a statement in Abuja Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD), […]

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