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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Dino Melaye Trails Smart Adeyemi With Two LGs Remaining – Nairaland

    Election results announced so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission in the Kogi West senatorial rerun election show that PDP’s Dino Melaye is poised to lose his seat in the Senate to his closest rival, Smart Adeyemi of the APC. Of the seven local government areas in the … Read...
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    Politics Kogi Elections: Dino Melaye loses local government to Smart Adeyemi with over 3,900 votes – Pulse Nigeria

    Smart Adeyemi beats Dino Melaye with 3980 votes at Ijumu local government area. Candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the Kogi Senatorial election, Smart Adeyemi has reportedly defeated Dino Melaye in Ijumu local government with 3980 votes. Both Melaye and Adeyemi are from the …...
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    Metro KogiDecides: INEC declares 30 staff missing – Premium Times Nigeria

    The electoral commission, INEC, has declared 30 of its staff missing. The ad-hoc staff took part in Saturday’s Kogi State governorship election. They were posted to Olamaboro Local Government Area (LGA) by the commission. They were declared missing around 1 a.m. on Sunday during the final...
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    Politics BayelseaDecides: APC In Early Lead – Information Nigeria

    The collation of result from the Bayelsa gubernatorial poll has begun with the major opposition party in the state, All Progressive Congress, steaming into an early lead against the ruling Peoples Democratic Party(PDP)..... Read more via Information Nigeria – Get More...
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    Politics Dickson Calls For Cancellation Of Election In Nembe, Southern Ijaw (Video) – Information Nigeria

    Governor Seriake Dickson has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the election in parts of the state where the exercise was characterised by brigandage, hijacking of electoral materials and personnel. The governor made this statement after he voted in his...
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    Politics UPDATE! INEC Cancels Election In Bayelsa Community Over Violence – Naijaloaded

    Voting has been cancelled in Ologi (Ward 03) of Ogbia Local Government Area (LGA), a senior electoral official has said, following a violent incident that included “seizing” of an electoral official.... Read more via Naijaloaded – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Oyo Governorship: Appeal Court rules in favour of APC but leaves Makinde in office – Premium Times Nigeria

    A Court of Appeal in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Monday, upheld the appeal filed by the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adebayo Adelabu, against Governor Seyi Makinde of the.... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get More...
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    Politics Appeal court judgement: I was not sacked, I remain Oyo governor – Makinde –

    Governor Seyi Makinde has reacted over Court of Appeal judgement. The appellate court had on Monday, November 11, ruled in favour of APC candidate, Adelabu but refused to declare him the winner of the election... Read more via – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Drama at National Assembly as nominee for resident electoral commissioner confesses to being APC member –

    A nominee for a job at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Raheem Muideen Olalekan, claims to be a member of the All Progessives Congress (APC). Olalekan's screening was put on hold after the Senate discovered a petition against him... Read more via –...
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    Politics INEC Raises the Alarm about Likely Bloodbath in Kogi, Bayelsa Guber Polls – Thisdaylive

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned of impending violence ahead of the Kogi and Bayelsa states governorship elections. INEC’s Chairman, Prof … Read more via Thisdaylive – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics 3 things Atiku’s Supreme Court loss means for the rest of Nigeria – Pulse Nigeria News

    Atiku has to wait three more years at least, if he is still hell bent on governing Nigeria. Here are a couple of notes based off the Supreme Court judgment..... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Buhari Forwards New Nominations To Senate For Confirmation – Naijaloaded

    President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, forwarded the name of Justice John Tosho to the Senate for consideration and confirmation as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court..... Read more via Naijaloaded – Get More Nigeria Political News
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro EFCC Raids Sokoto INEC Office, Quizzes Principal Officers – Tori News

    According to The Nation, the Sokoto Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday raided Sokoto office of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC). The anti -graft agency is said to have cordoned the office leading .... Read more via Tori News –...
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    Politics Dino Melaye vs Adeyemi: INEC fixes date for election – P.M. News

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed the dates for conducting re-run elections for the Kogi West Senatorial rerun election involving Sen Dino Melaye... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics INEC Releases Number Of Registered Voters Ahead Of November Election – Naijaloaded

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has displayed voters register, ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State. INEC, while disclosing this, said a total of 867,088 registered voters will cast their ballots during the governorship poll.... Read more via...
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    Politics Source reveals what Buhari told Melaye in a viral photo – Pulse Nigeria News

    Many Nigerians had jokingly said the president was issuing a threat to the senator in the photo. As Nigerians continue to guess what President Muhammad Buhari could have said to Senator Dino Melaye in a viral photo, a source has revealed what transpired between the president … Read more via...
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    Politics Smart Adeyemi is my political wife, I’ll defeat him again – Dino Melaye – P.M. News

    Embattled Senator, Dino Melaye has boasted that he will defeat Senator Smart Adeyemi again in a re-run election to be conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC..... Read more via P.M. News – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics CUPP alleges plot against Atiku’s appeal at Supreme Court – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) yesterday alleged that the Federal Government had been mounting undue pressure on the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, to accept a list of some persons allegedly selected to be members of … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News...
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    Politics Nigerian Senate move to reduce political parties from 91 to 5 –

    The Nigerian Senate has said that it would reduce the number of political parties participating in elections in the country from the current 91 to five through legislation. The upper chamber stated this on Wednesday, October 9, at a meeting with the leadership of the Independent National...
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    Politics Senate Kicks against INEC’s Clearance of Many Candidates for Kogi, Bayelsa Guber Polls – Thisdaylive

    The Senate wednesday faulted the clearance of many governorship candidates by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the forthcoming governorship elections in both Kogi and Bayelsa states on November 16. Its committee on INEC at a meeting with … Read more via Thisdaylive –...