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Breaking: Akeredolu is Ondo New Governor …Details of the result


Having won 14 local governments so far in the official results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday in the just concluded Ondo governorship election, it can be safely assumed that Akeredolu is the next governor of Ondo State. From the results released so far, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Rotimi Akeredolu won 14 local governments ...

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If 27 Parties Are Ready, We Are Also Ready -INEC Reply Jegede


The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Saturday governorship election in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede, on Thursday, led protesters to the state office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding for the postponement of the governorship election by four weeks. Jegede, who was accompanied by mammoth crowd to the office of the INEC office, armed with ...

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Group Advises INEC Not to Bow to Anti-democratic Forces in Ondo


The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights(CDHR), has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resist the secret connivance by the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) and All Progressives Congress(APC) to push for the postponement of the Ondo Governorship . The group said the collusion between the party became worrisome coming few days to election, saying the clandestine plot was ...

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Ondo Guber Update: INEC Replaces Jimoh Ibrahim With Eyitayo Jegede

Mr Eyitayo Jegede, PDP Governorship candidate for Ondo State

The Independent National Electoral Commission (lNEC) has replaced the name of Mr Jimoh Ibrahim with that of Mr Eyitayo Jegede as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Ondo governorship election, scheduled for Saturday. A statement signed by the Commission’s Secretary, Mr Agusta Ogakwu, disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja. The INEC’s decision is in line with the judgment of ...

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Fayose Tasks NJC on Justice Abang, Calls For His Sack


Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the controversial Federal High Court, Abuja judge, Okon Abang as a disgrace to the judiciary, calling on the National Judicial Council (NJC) to “save the judiciary from this disgrace called Okon Abang by showing him the way out of the bench.” Governor Fayose, in his reaction to the Appeal Court judgment, which ...

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APC Insists: Ondo Governorship Election Must Hold

Chief John Odigie-Oyegun

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has insisted the scheduled November 26 governorship election in Ondo State must hold. Reacting to a statement credited to the Senator Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday calling for the postponement of the election, the APC through its National Secretary Mai Mala Buni, on Sunday said the Ondo governorship election ...

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PDP urges INEC to Postpone Ondo governorship poll

Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of Peoples Democratic Party

The Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the Nov. 26 governorship election in Ondo state. A statement signed by Mr Dayo Adeyeye, the National Publicity Secretary of the faction, said the election should be postponed pending the determination of its suit before the Supreme Court. ...

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INEC office engulf by fire 9days to Rivers Senatorial election

Fire has engulf the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Bori, Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State. With the new development, the rerun of the Rivers East senatorial district election might be postponed as the election is billed for July 30 of this month. INEC had cancelled the election in the area on March 11 due to violence. ...

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Governor Wike accuse INEC chairman of fixing rerun election

  The National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmud Yakubu have been accused of collaborating with the Rivers State All Progressive Congress chairman, Davies Ikanya and Senator Magnus Abe on July 19, 2016 in order to rig the rerun election in the State. The accusation which came from the Governor of the State, Nyesom Wike added that Policemen were ...

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Edo Guber Race: INEC unveils parties, candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday in Benin, released a list of 19 political parties that would participate in the Sept. 10 governorship election in Edo. The list signed by INEC’s Head of Legal Services, Mr Mathew Ugwuocha, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) also contained the names of candidates being fielded by the ...

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