News - National Assembly election

Edo Election Petition Tribunal Receives Six Petitions

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Edo State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin City, the state’s capital, has received six election petitions from candidates in the National Assembly election held on February 23, 2019.

Kogi Residents Tell APC To Not Take Their Support For Granted

5 days ago /
Politics 

The results of the Kogi State House of Assembly elections continue to generate reactions.

PDM Rejects Election Results In Bauchi

6 days ago /
Politics 

The Bauchi State Governorship standard bearer of the People's Democratic Movement, (PDM), Ahmed Iliyasu has rejected governorship election results saying his party’s logo was omitted on the ballot paper. 

The Race For Senate Leadership Thickens As APC Senators- Elect Parley In Abuja

1 week ago /
Nation 

Ahead of their formal inauguration in June, Senators-elect from across political party divide have started holding meetings in Abuja to decide the leadership structure as well as shape direction for the 9th Senate.

Kano Election Petition Tribunal Idle

1 week ago /
Election  Politics 

No single petition has been filed yet at the Kano state governorship and national/state assembly election petition tribunal.

INEC Ad-Hoc Staff Demand Allowances

1 week ago /
Politics 

Ad hoc staff engaged for the February 16, 2019, presidential and National Assembly elections which were postponed have called on the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,  Mahmoud Yakubu, to urgently look into the issue of non- payment of their allowances.

Edo State House Of Assembly Election Witness Low Turn Out, Gov. Obaseki Commends Process

2 weeks ago /
Election  Politics 

The state house of assembly election witness low turnout of voters in most part of Benin City the Edo state compared to the large turnout which characterised the last presidential and national assembly election in the state.

Court Stops Lagos State Election Re-Run

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court in Abuja has stopped the re-run election in six wards in Lagos state.

YIAGA Africa Worried By Non-Compliance With Collation Guidelines

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

An election monitoring group, YIAGA Africa has expressed worry over the non-compliance with result collation guidelines by the independent national electoral commission officials ahead of the governorship and state assembly polls.

INEC, Security Agencies Set For Elections In Kwara

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

Preparations for the 2019 governorship and House of Assembly elections in Kwara State are in top gear as security agencies and the election umpire expressed readiness to conduct free, fair, and credible elections in a peaceful environment.

Kogi Election: Governor Bello Assures Voters Of Security

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, says security agencies in the state are prepared for Saturday’s House of Assembly election.

Rivers Political Killings: Abonnema Indigenes Call For Investigation

2 weeks ago /

Abonnema indigenes of akuko-toru Local Government of Rivers state have called for an unbiased investigation of the election-related violence that ravaged their communities in the run-up to the February 23 presidential elections.

Dickson Slams INEC Over Missing Card Readers

2 weeks ago /
Security 

The Bayelsa state governor Seriake Dickson has described recent announcement by the state INEC's resident electoral commissioner that sixty-three card readers were missing from the last presidential and national assembly elections in the state as a slap on the electoral umpire.

INEC Meets With Security Chiefs Over Governorship Polls

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has effectively tackled all challenges of logistics experienced during the presidential and national assembly elections.

Civil Society Situation Room Decries Excessive Involvement Of Military In Elections

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Nigeria Civil Society situation room has lamented the excessive involvement of the military and other arms bearing security officials in the elections.

Kwara PDP Councilors Defect To APC

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

Fifteen serving councilors on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara state have defected to the All Progressives Congress following the defeat of the PDP during the presidential and national assembly elections in the state.

Kwara CNPP Describes Presidential Election In The State As A Charade

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

As reactions continue to trail the February 23rd presidential and national assembly election, the conference of Nigerian political parties (CNPP) in Kwara state has described the election in the state as a charade, flawed with irregularities to favor the ruling All Progressives Congress.

 

Police Deploys 7 DIGS, 10 AIGS, 62 CPS And 72 DCPS For Gubernatorial/House Of Assembly Elections

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

Ahead of Saturday’s 9th march gubernatorial and state houses of assembly elections across the country, acting Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu, has deployed seven deputy inspectors general of police to the six geo-political zones of the country.

Army To Investigate Election Misconduct By Its Personnel

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian army says it has set up a committee to investigate alleged cases of malpractice by its personnel during the presidential and national assembly elections.

Bayelsa Political Players Sue For Peace Ahead Of Saturday's Election

2 weeks ago /

Ahead of Saturday’s house of assembly elections in Bayelsa state, political parties have been enjoined to avoid making pronouncements or carrying out activities that would inflame tension in the state.


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