Police, armed thugs collude, steal ballot boxes in Lokoja
UN observers speedily drove away when the armed persons invaded one of the polling units.
Thugs invade Bayelsa polling unit, cart away thumb printed ballot papers
A PREMIUM TIMES reporter who witnessed the violent invasion reports that the thugs, about 20 in number, came with different dangerous weapons.
‘It’s a sad day,’ Gov Dickson says of Bayelsa election
“As we are speaking, in this day and age, gun-wielding militiamen, with the aid of security forces, have overrun hapless electoral officials.”
#BayelsaDecides (LIVE UPDATES): Official results from Polling Units, Wards
A total of 45 candidates are taking part in the governorship election in Bayelsa.
KogiDecides (LIVE UPDATES): Results from Polling Units, Wards
The contest is expected to be between the incumbent governor, Yahaya Bello (APC), and Musa Wada of the PDP.
INEC cancels election in Bayelsa community over violence
“As our people (electoral officers) were coming into the community after crossing the river, they seized them and the materials and burnt all the materials.”
Kogi, Bayelsa Polls: What you need to know about Nov 16 governorship elections
Over two million voters are expected at the polls in the two states to elect candidates to lead them in the next four years.
BayelsaDecides (LIVE UPDATES), APC, PDP, 43 others vie for governorship
A total of 45 political parties are taking part in the election to govern the oil-rich Bayelsa State.
KogiDecides (LIVE UPDATES): APC, PDP, 22 others in governorship contest
A total of 24 parties are taking part in the Kogi governorship election.
U23 AFCON: Nigeria crash out, to miss Olympic Games
Nigeria will not be represented in Olympic football event at all as the female team also failed in their bid to qualify.
BayelsaDecides: Appeal Court orders INEC to allow APC contest Saturday’s election
INEC had earlier said the APC would be on the ballot, despite the judgement of the Federal High Court
ANALYSIS: APC’s troubles and party’s chances in Bayelsa election
Ahead of Saturday’s polls the APC enjoyed momentum, but the party is now dogged by unresolved internal crises and litigations.
KogiDecides: Why armed security operatives invaded Governor Makinde’s hotel – Police Commissioner
The police commissioner confirmed that the armed officials stormed the hotel.
KogiDecides: Yahaya Bello seeks to defend self in suit seeking his disqualification
Mr Bello was accused of registering first as a voter in 2011 in Abuja and again on May 23, 2017, at the Government House in Lokoja.
Supreme Court right, Atiku couldn’t prove any allegation against Buhari’s election – Presidency
“Allegations must be substantiated if they are to hold, and this requires producing credible witnesses that verify key claims.”
How Nigerian police officer attached to governor’s driver killed money-begging entertainer
The police have refused to reveal the identity of the killer officer, as angry residents demand answers.
Supreme Court on Buhari’s Election: PDP should’ve called 250,000 witnesses
The highest court gives reasons for dismissing the PDP’s challenge against ,Mr Buhari’s election.
Tanker explodes in Ogun, two killed, 17 vehicles damaged – FRSC
At least two people have been confirmed dead from the Friday morning accident, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
KogiDecides: Profiles of leading governorship candidates
The race for the Lugard House in the Confluence State has been filled with activities of various political gladiators, who have struggled to win voters to their sides. It is, however, now very clear who the leading candidates are.
PDP shuns Supreme Court’s explanation on reasons for dismissing Atiku’s appeal
The Peoples Democratic Party failed to make any representation at the apex court on Friday.
KogiDecides: Forgive Yahaya Bello his ‘sins’, Aisha Buhari, El-Rufai beg voters
”For everyone that the governor has offended, I’m asking all of you to forgive him. He is young; he is supposed to make mistakes. When you are young, you make mistakes but you learn from them.”
KogiDecides: Bello’s last battle of survival and PDP’s pound of flesh
“The winner takes all and the losers are damned. This is the philosophy driving the desperation of the election in Kogi State.”
BayelsaDecides: Three women, 42 men, vie for Bayelsa governorship
Apart from the PDP and APC, 40 other parties sponsored men as governorship candidates.