INEC releases timetable for 2019 general elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the timetable and schedules of activities for the 2019 general elections. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said in Abuja that the dates for National Assembly and Presidential elections remain Feb. 16, 2019; while governorship and State House of Assembly elections, will hold on March 2, 2019. INEC had earlier released the dates …

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Kenyan Opposition Supporters Celebrate Poll Victory Claim

Celebrations broke out in pockets of Kenya on Thursday (August 10) after the opposition said Raila Odinga should be declared the winner of the presidential vote – a claim rejected as “ridiculous” by an election commission official. An opposition official said information from “confidential sources” showed Odinga had secured victory, contradicting official preliminary results released so far which show President Uhuru Kenyatta …

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Kenyan Election: Kenyatta Maintains Strong Lead, Odinga Rejects Early Results

Kenya’s capital Nairobi got off to a slow start on Wednesday morning after a vote that has seen incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta maintaining a strong lead in the election count. The electoral commission website showed Kenyatta with 54.8 percent of the vote against 44.3 percent for opposition leader Raila Odinga, a margin of nearly 1.4 million votes. Odinga rejected early …

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Why Lagos LG Elections Results Have Not Been Announced – LASIEC

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) said it is yet to conclude the collation of final results for Saturday’s local government elections held in the state. The Chairman of LASIEC, Justice Ayotunde Phillips (rtd), disclosed this on Sunday evening in an interview. Giving reasons for the delay in the announcement of results, Justice Philips said: “We are just waiting …

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