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Benue Supplementary Election: PDP alleges plot by Akume to undermine polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had last week declared the Benue State governorship election inconclusive.

Nigerian troopsused to illustrate the story. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria]

Troops kill suspected robber, arrest three cultists in Benue

Troops also recover weapons.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello [Photo Credit: The News Nigeria]

WAEC de-recognises 13 schools, warns 56 others in Kogi

The schools were de-recognised due to examination malpractices.

Nigerian police in Borno

Kogi police parade 12 suspected thugs, 40 kidnappers

The official lists the names of the suspects.

Nigerian Police on patrol

Body found in Jos well

The police say they are investigating.

Pius Adesanmi

Kogi governor mourns Pius Adesanmi

“We are really pained and shocked over the tragic death of our great son and proud ambassador,” the governor said.

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state.

I’m not perturbed by `inconclusive’ governorship poll in Benue — Gov. Ortom

INEC on Monday declared the governorship election in the state inconclusive.

Nigeria’s Information minister, Lai Mohammed,

APC broom has swept Kwara clean of hegemony politics – Lai Mohammed

“Never again will anyone enslave you under the guise of dynasty or hegemony politics. Never Again!!!”

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state.

INEC declares Benue governorship election inconclusive

The state returning officer, Sebastian Maimako, however, announced that Samuel Ortom of the PDP scored the highest number of votes of 410,576.

Kaduna State governor, Nasiru El-Rufai at Kajuru. [PHOTO CREDIT: Kaduna State Government]

Again, gunmen attack Kajuru, Kaduna communities, many killed

The attacks occoured in Ikirimi Village in Kajuru Local Government Area.

John Cardinal Onaiyekan (Photo Credit: Daily Post)

Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja gets new Bishop

The new appointte replaces the outgoing Catholic Bishop of Abuja, John Onaiyekan.

The INEC Collation centre in Plateau

Plateau State election declared inconclusive

The incumbent governor and candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) polled 583,255 while his opponent, Jeremiah Useni, polled 538,326.

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello. [Photo credit: Daily Post]

Abubakar Bello wins Niger Governorship election

Mr Bello won the polls in all the 25 local governments of the state.

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state.

Benue: Ortom leads as INEC announces results for 19 LGs

Mr Jime wins more local governments than Mr Ortom.

APC House of Assembly member-elect dies

The politician was deemed healthy Sunday afternoon.

Plateau State on map used to illustrate the story

After 11 LGs, PDP leads Plateau governorship poll

Results from six local governments in Plateau are still being expected.

Benue Governorship: PDP loses in David Mark’s local govt

Governor Ortom’s deputy, Benson Abounu, also hails from Otukpo Local Government Area.

AbdulRahman Abdulrazaq (Photo credit:

APC declared Kwara governor-elect

Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, the party’s flagbearer, was announced winner of the election.

Kogi map

Kogi Speaker re-elected in Kabba/Bunu LGA

Mr Kolawole beat his closest rival with about 6,000 votes.

APC FLag used to illustrate the story.

APC set to win Kwara governorship election

APC has won in all the LGAs declared, while result from only Baruteen is outstanding.

Kogi State Map

Kogi PDP boycotts rescheduled assembly election over alleged insecurity

INEC on Saturday rescheduled the elections due to wrong ballot papers taken to the area

Razak Atunwa.

PDP governorship candidate loses own local govt in Kwara

APC won in the 11 local government areas so far declared. The state has 16 LGAs.

Abuja on map

APC wins three chairmanship seats in Abuja, two others declared inconclusive

Elections in some polling units in Bwari and Kuje area councils were cancelled due to violence.

Abuja on map

APC wins Abaji Chairmanship election

Mr Ajiya of APC was reelected to a second term.

Abuja City Gate

It’s Official: APC wins AMAC chairmanship election in Abuja

The incumbent APC chairman defeated his PDP challenger.