2023 general elections

  • Voters

    Ogun polls: Observers pass vote of confidence on INEC, says results reflect people’s wish

    By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta An independent monitoring group, Forum of Election Observers Groups, has declared that the outcome of the governorship and House of Assembly elections in Ogun State, largely reflect the opinion of the vast majority of residents. Coordinator of the group, Ayodeji Ologun, who stated this at a media briefing in Ikeja, Lagos, on Thursday, passed a vote…

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  • Alex Otti

    Finally, Labour Party wins one as Alex Otti is declared Abia Governor-elect

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the governorship candidate of the Labour Party, Alex Otti winner of the governorship election in Abia State. INEC Returning Officer in the state, Prof Nnenna Nnannaya-Oti declared Otti the winner on Wednesday evening at the resumption of the final collation of governorship election results in Umuahia, over 48 hours after INEC suspended…

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  • Peter Mbah

    PDP’s Mbah wins Enugu governorship election

    Dr. Peter Mbah, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been declared the winner of Enugu State governorship election. Mbah scored 160,895 votes to defeat his closest rival, Chijioke Edeoga of the Labour Party (LP), who polled 157,552 votes. Frank Nweke Jnr of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) scored 17,983 votes, while Chief Uche Nnaji of the…

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    Ogun 2023: We were betrayed, stabbed at the back by allies, says Abiodun

    …receives heroic welcome in Iperu-Remo Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State was on Tuesday treated to a heroic welcome by thousands of residents of Iperu-Remo, his home town in Ikenne Local Government Area, following his electoral success. Speaking while being received at the garage area of the town, Governor Abiodun attributed his victory to the Almighty God and the people…

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    Sporadic gunshots, as security operatives engage PDP protesters in Ogun

    By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta There were sporadic gunshots on Tuesday as security operatives engaged members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during a protest at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Hundreds of members of the PDP, led by their governorship candidate, Oladipupo Adebutu had stormed INEC office to submit a petition, demanding…

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  • INEC Chairman Yakubu

    INEC chairman denies calling Abia State Returning Officer to compromise governorship election result

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday described as fake news, reports that its chairman, Professor Mahmud Yakubu called the Abia State Returning Officer during the now suspended collation of results and gave her certain directives to compromise the integrity of the election. Reports had emerged in several blogs with what they said were statements by the INEC Presiding…

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  • Mahmood Yakubu INEC

    BREAKING: INEC declares Adamawa governorship election inconclusive

    Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the governorship election in Adamawa State inconclusive. Although final results tallied showed that Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of the PDP scored the highest votes, INEC said the cancelled votes were more than the margin of victory between Mr Fintiri and the runner-up, Aisha Dahiru of the APC. A new date will be fixed for…

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  • Koshoedo, PDP National Deputy Secretary felicitates Makinde on poll’s victory

    National Deputy Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hon. Setonji Koshoedo, has congratulated Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde on his re-election.  Koshoedo, in a statement on Monday, said the victory has shown that when a man is diligent, his work will not only speak for him, but be counted among the great and not as mere men. “As a great…

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    PDP’s Oborevwori defeats Omo-Agege to win Delta governorship election

    Governor Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Delta State Sheriff Oborevwori has been declared winner of Saturday’s governorship election in the state. Oborevwori defeated his closest challenger Deputy Senate President and Candidate of the All Progressives Congress Ovie Omo-Agege to win the election. In the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning Officer for the state,…

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  • INEC

    Governorship race: INEC declared results for 24 states, APC wins 15

    All Progressives Congress (APC) is leading in the governorship election, which took place on Saturday, 18 March. Governorship elections were held in 28 states across the country. From the results of 24 states announced so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), APC has won 15 states, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), 7 and the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP),…

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