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Adams Oshiomhole

140,000 APC votes voided in Edo — Oshiomhole

Mr. Oshiomhole thanks the people of the state for voting the APC in the last general elections.

PDP wins 13 of 24 Bayelsa Assembly seats​

Elections in eight out of the 24 constituencies in the state were rescheduled by a week due to shortage of ballot papers.

Bonga Oil Spill ​c​om​munities ​​seek ways of compelling Shell to pay claims

The House of Representatives had in December 2014 recommended a compensation of $3.96 billion for victims of the incident.

PDP’s Ifeanyi Okowa wins governorship election in Delta

Mr. Okowa won in 21 of the 25 local government areas in the state.

APC, APGA, SDP guber candidates want Rivers poll cancelled

The State REC rejects the call, saying polls were successfully conducted in the state.

Police confirm three killed in Akwa Ibom during elections

Twenty people were arrested for electoral offences.

Dr. Dakuku Peterside, NIMASA Boss

APC governorship candidate condemns alleged malpractices in Rivers

Mr. Dakuku’s campaign organisation says it will not accept the subversion of the peoples will


Gov. Akpabio, ex-Gov. Attah clash over “irregularities” in Akwa Ibom polls

Women in Akwa Ibom staged an anti-rigging protest at the INEC office.

Akwa Ibom poll “peaceful” despite reported violence – PDP guber candidate

Despite violence, voting went ahead in some areas.

“Patience Jonathan, Wike, ​intensifying efforts to rig Rivers ​polls” – APC

River APC alleges police gang up.

​Late arrival of material, card reader dysfunction mar elections in ​ ​ Akwa Ibom, Delta

There w​ere large turnout of voters in most of the polling units for accreditation.

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INEC postpones State Assembly Polls in 8 Bayelsa constituencies

The electoral body also laments the disruption of electoral material distribution by pirates

INEC Card readers sues to illustrate the story.

​​INEC ​deploys ​more card readers to Cross River

INEC says only PVCs will be used in the election.

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.

Patience Jonathan wants to rig Wike in as governor – Amaechi

The governor says security agencies have assured of security and impartiality.

Associates, groups mourn Oronto Douglas

Mr. Douglas died Thursday.

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Don’t give election materials to politicians, REC warns officials

The REC says those caught doing the wrong thing will be handed over to security officials.

Why I dumped PDP for APC — Ex-Edo Governor, Osunbor

A former principal officer of the House of Representatives, Emma Arigbe-Osula also defected to the APC

Former INEC Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega

INEC sanctions 3 Electoral Officers In Edo

The REC says Nigerians should have confidence in INEC.

Again, Akwa Ibom APC writes Jega, calls for removal of REC, others

The PDP says the APC’s allegations are baseless and mere ranting of a frantic party

Godswill Akpabio

APC wants Akwa Ibom REC, Police Commissioner redeployed

APC accuses the police and INEC official of colluding with PDP to rig elections.

INEC reschedules cancelled Edo NASS election

The REC warned electoral officers against violating the commission’s electoral procedure.

Dr. Dakuku Peterside, NIMASA Boss

Peterside condemns incessant murder, repression of APC members in Rivers

“We have witnessed persistent killings, torture, disappearances, harassment, intimidation and threats of APC members.”

​Bonga oil spill affected 168,000 people in 350 communities — Monarch

Oil spill victims were fishermen ordered by oil industry regulators to withdraw from fishing activities to avoid catching contaminated fish.

APC logo used to illustrate the story.

Guber Poll: Group advises Oil Producing States to vote APC

The ​Niger Delta-based group says the region cannot afford to be led by the opposition.

Rivers to set up commission to probe election related deaths

“I made it clear that God has said we would win Saturday’s election and I said we would be fighting with police and army.”