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No real election is going on in Kogi Central, Natahsa Akpoti says

Nigeria, Nov. 16 -- The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti, has said that no real election is ongoing in Kogi Central part of Kogi State. She al... Read More


KogiDecides: Vote buying rampant in Lokoja

Nigeria, Nov. 16 -- There were brazen acts of vote buying at some polling centres in Lokoja, in Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State, on Saturday. PREMIUM TIMES observed at PU 12, Crowrher Memo... Read More


KogiDecides: Wada votes, accuses 'APC thugs' of attempting to snatch ballot boxes

Nigeria, Nov. 16 -- The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the ongoing governorship election in Kogi State, Musa Wada, has accused those he described as thugs of the ruling party in th... Read More


JUST IN: INEC cancels election in Bayelsa community over violence

Nigeria, Nov. 16 -- 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 ... Read More


Jonathan decries shooting, killings in Kogi, Bayelsa

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- A former Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan, on Thursday decried incidents of pre-election violence in Kogi and Bayelsa States ahead of Saturday governorship polls in both state... Read More


#BayelsaDecides: Residents express worry over security of lives

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- Ahead of Saturday's governorship poll in Bayelsa State, some residents have expressed worry over the state of security in different parts of the state. Speaking to PREMIUM TIMES i... Read More


Buhari returns to Nigeria from UK

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after two weeks in London on a private visit. Mr Buhari arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at about 9:45 p.m. on b... Read More


U23 AFCON: Nigeria crash out, to miss Olympic Games

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- The Nigeria U23 team has crashed out of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The team despite forcing their South African counterparts to a barren draw on Friday night cras... Read More


BREAKING: APC will participate in Bayelsa election despite court ruling, INEC confirms

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- The All Progressives Congress will participate in tomorrow's governorship election in Bayelsa State, the electoral body, INEC, has confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES. "APC will participat... Read More


BayelsaDecides: Appeal Court orders INEC to allow APC contest Saturday's election

Nigeria, Nov. 15 -- The Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt, has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to allow the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, David Lyon, con... Read More