Tag: Bye-election

Breaking: APC Wins Borno Assembly By-election
Elections, Nigeria, Politics

Breaking: APC Wins Borno Assembly By-election

The All Progressives Congress APC has won the two State Assembly seats conducted on Saturday in Borno state. Announcing the results in Briyel, headquarters of Bayo Local Government, the INEC Returning Officer Professor Gurama Abubakar declared Maina Maigari of the APC winner with 15,484 votes to defeat six other contestants. Also, in Gajiram, Nganzai local government, the returning officer, Dr Kamsulum Umar declared APC candidate Mahommed Gajiram winner of the State Assembly seat with 8885 votes and returned elected. The by-election was held following the demise of the two House of Assembly members during the COVID-19.
Bye-elections: Police Impose Movement Restriction in Parts of Lagos, Imo, Plateau Others
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Bye-elections: Police Impose Movement Restriction in Parts of Lagos, Imo, Plateau Others

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have restricted movement in 36 local government areas across 11 states where the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is organising bye-elections on Saturday, 5th December 2020. Muyiwa Adejobi, Police Public Relations Officer in Lagos State, on Friday said there will be restriction of movement from 6 am to 6 pm in Somolu, Kosofe, Epe, Ikorodu, and Ibeju-Lekki LGAs in the state. Adejobi had in a tweet said, “Lagos-East senatorial election, no movement between 6 am and 6 pm of Saturday, December 5, 2020. Comply please.” Hakeem Odumosu, Lagos State Commissioner of Police had in a statement added that the restriction was supposed to ensure free, fair and credible elections. The statement was titled, ‘Lagos East Senatorial and Kosofe Consti...