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Supplementary Governorship Elections: How things stand in five states

Nigeria, March 24 -- Of the five states where supplementary governorship elections were held, only one has been decided as at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday. Governor Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congre... Read More


Plateau Supplementary Governorship Election: APC's Lalong leads after six of nine LGs

Nigeria, March 23 -- The governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has maintained his lead in the state's supplementary governorship election. The electoral commission, INE... Read More


Nigerian Elections: U.S. decries vote buying, voter intimidation

Nigeria, March 21 -- The United States government says it is disappointed by the scale of irregularities in the Nigerian 2019 general elections. The U.S. government said from the reports it garnered ... Read More


Why Nigeria doesn't have 'official' records of civil war - Obasanjo

Nigeria, March 19 -- Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has explained why Nigeria has no official records of what transpired during the nation's civil war. Mr Obasanjo also said writing the history o... Read More


Why I won't speak on 2019 presidential election result - Obasanjo

Nigeria, March 19 -- Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has given reasons why he would not comment on the outcome of the February 23 presidential election. Mr Obasanjo backed the candidate of the Peo... Read More


PHOTO STORY: Nigerians gather to mourn Pius Adesanmi

Nigeria, March 16 -- Friends and admirers gathered at the Unity Fountain in Abuja on Wednesday to mourn the passage of the Nigerian-Canadian intellectual, Pius Adesanmi. Mr Adesanmi died in the Boein... Read More


Again, Buhari replaces his chief security officer

Nigeria, March 15 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the redeployment of his Chief Security Officer (CSO) and accepted a replacement. Bashir Abubakar was Mr Buhari's CSO until this week when ... Read More


Local observers decry "do-or-die" attitude of politicians, electoral violence

Nigeria, March 14 -- Two domestic election observers have identified areas of concerns with the Nigerian electoral process in their reports on the March 9 governorship and state assembly elections. T... Read More


INEC to issue Orji Kalu return certificate despite 'inconclusive' senatorial election

Nigeria, March 13 -- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to issue a certificate of return to Orji Kalu, a former governor of Abia State, who was controversially declared winner... Read More


Plateau State election declared inconclusive

Nigeria, March 11 -- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Plateau State governorship election inconclusive. The state returning electoral officer who is the Vice Chan... Read More