Tag archive for ‘Elections’
By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, March 2nd, 2020
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Imo Election: Ihedioha Asks Supreme Court For Adjournment

( News Investigators ) The supreme court has adjourned the hearing of an application seeking a review of its judgment on Imo governorship election till Tuesday. Emeka Ihedioha is asking the apex court to review More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Yahaya Bello Emerges Winner Of Kogi Governorship Election

(NEWS INVESTIGATED) Gov. Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winner of the governorship election held in Kogi State on Nov. 16. The Returning Officer of the election, Prof. More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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NBA Condems Kogi Election, Calls It A Dent To Nigeria’s Democratic Process

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigerian Bar Association on Sunday condemned the Saturday governorship elections in Kogi State as falling below the minimum standard of a credible election. This was contained in the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Kogi: Dino Melaye, Wada, Akpoti React To Governorship, Senatorial Elections

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The candidate of the Peoples Democratic party (PDP) in Saturday’s Kogi governorship election, Musa Wada, has described the results so far released by Independent National Electoral Commission More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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Kogi Election:Politicians Engage In Fake News To Delegitimise INEC -CDD

Abuja ,Nov.16,2019 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS)The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD)said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)and the electoral process More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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NSCDC Commends Peaceful Election In Bayelsa

Yenegoa, Nov. 16(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has commended the electorate in Bayelsa on the peaceful conduct of Saturday’s governorship election. NSCDC Assistant More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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CDD Claims Politicians Use Fake News To Discredit INEC

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD)said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)and the electoral process during Kogi governorship election.Ms More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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Kogi Polls: Large Turnout Of voters Witnessed At Ward 01, Yagba West

Yagba (Kogi), Nov.16, 2019 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A large turnout of voters is being witnessed at Ward 01, Polling Unit 003, Rest House One, Agbada, Yagba West, as the citizens trooped out to exercise their franchise More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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Jonathan Decries Late Arrival Of Election Materials At Otuoke Polling Unit

Otuoke (Bayelsa) Nov. 16, 2019 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has expressed disappointment over the late arrival of election materials to his Polling Unit 39, Ward 13, in Otuoke, Ogbia More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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Kogi Polls: Thugs Attack Journalists At Ayaingba

Ayaingba (Kogi), Nov. 16, 2019 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Thugs suspected to belong one of the political parties contesting in the Governorship and National Assembly elections in Kogi, have allegedly attacked Mr Sam More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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Bayelsa Governorship Election: PDP Candidate Describes Process as Smooth, Peaceful

Yenagoa, Nov. 16, 2019 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Sen. Douye Diri, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP’s) candidate for the Bayelsa governorship election, on Saturday, described the electoral process as “smooth and More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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Kogi Polls: Wada Votes, Urges Electorate To Defend Votes

Odu-Ogboyaga (Kogi), Nov. 16, 2019 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Mr Musa Wada, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship candidate in the Kogi Governorship Election, has cast his vote with a call to the electorate More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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Kogi 2019 Poll: Accreditation Commences At Ward A Lokoja Peacefully

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Accreditation at Ward A Polling Station, Growther/ Sabongari, Lokoja, was on at 8.35 a.m. when a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) visited the polling station. Voters were More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Kogi Elections: Group Urges Politicians To Eschew Violence, Hate Speech

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A charity organisation, the National Association of Seadogs (NAS), also known as Pyrates’ Confraternity, Abuja City Centre, has appealed to politicians and other stakeholders to avoid acts More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Jega Calls For More Integrity In Elections To Deepen Democracy

Prof. Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says that improving the integrity of elections is key to democratic development of any nation. Jega said this in Ibadan More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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U.S. Calla For Peaceful, Transparent Elections In Bayelsa, Kogi

The U.S. government has called for a free and fair election in the upcoming gubernatorial eletions in Kogi and Bayelsa, stating that it would be paying close attentions to electoral offenders. The call was made More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
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Imo Election: Ihedioha Waits On Appeal Court

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Monday reserved judgment in three separate appeals challenging the victory of Emeka Ihedioha in the March 9 governorship election in Imo State. The More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Abia North: Appeal Court Affirms Kalu’s Election

The Appeal Court sitting in Owerri on Thurday affirmed the election of Sen. Orji Kalu, representing Abia North Senatorial District.In a unanimous decision, the appellate court held that the lower tribunal, which More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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Tribunal Sacks Melaye, Orders Fresh Elections

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Lokoja on Friday sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the Senator for Kogi West. In its judgement, the tribunal ordered More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
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ECOWAS Pledges Support To Credible Elections

The ECOWAS Commission has pledged continued  collaboration with ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) to ensure that elections in West Africa continue to improve. The President of the commission, More...