Hate speech bill, NNPC indictment report, others topped Senate agenda last week
A bill, the National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speech Bill, was reintroduced.
Yahaya Bello wins own local govt with very large margin
Okene local government is part of Kogi Central senatorial district.
Armed men invade INEC office in Kogi community, chase officials, observers into hiding
Collation of results was ongoing when the armed men arrived.
Sowore: Stop insulting Nigerians, Falana tells SSS
The lawyer says the SSS has adduced three contradictory reasons for not complying with the order of the federal high court for the immediate release Sowore.
KogiDecides: Despite violence, Police say they’ve done well
The police spokesperson admits that the elections in Kogi State have been more challenging than Bayelsa.
KogiDecides: Nigerian police blame ‘fake policemen’ for ballot box snatching by armed officials
Over 35,000 policemen were deployed for the Kogi governorship election which was held on Saturday.
KogiDecides: Vote-buying, electoral violence rife despite heavy security presence — Situation Room
Nigerian Civil Society Situation Room says electoral violence and vote-buying were rife.
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.
BayelsaDecides: Journalists, others in boat mishap
Flood blamed for the delay in starting elections in Bayelsa.
KogiDecides: Yahaya Bello narrowly defeats Natasha Akpoti in her polling unit
The PDP did not record any vote in the polling unit.
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: 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
Nigerians react to El-Rufai’s appeal for Yahaya Bello’s re-election
Mr El-Rufai went down on his knees asking the voters to forgive Governor Bello ”for all the wrongs he might have done to them during his first tenure”.
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.”
WAEC Releases Results: 65% fail to score five credits with Maths, English
The results are for the second series of the 2019 private exams.
ICPC uncovered 12.5billion padded into 2019 budget – Chairman
ICPC chairman says budget padding is still prevalent in the MDAs because “oversight is not strong enough.”
Nigerian govt says no going back on social media regulation
Lai Mohammed says the government will not be discouraged by criticisms.