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Rivers Re-Run Election: ‘Corrupt’ INEC Officials Go On Trial

The trial of 23 staff members of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, who were accused of collecting a total of N360 million in bribes during the Rivers State re-run election began today at the Federal High Court, Abuja.

Police Intensify Search For Killers Of DSP

The Rivers State Police command has said that it has intensified its hunt for the killers of a Deputy Superintendent of Police, Mohammed Alkali, who was beheaded alongside his orderly during the Rivers legislative re-run election on December 10.

INEC To Punish Officials Involved In Election Malpractice

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu has said that the commission will punish all of its officials and ad-hoc staff who engaged in electoral malpractice during the legislative re-run election in Rivers State.
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IGP Commends Police Over Rivers Re-Run Election

In spite of various reports of complicity and partisanship against the Nigerian Police and other security agencies in last Saturday’s Rivers State legislative re-run election, the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, has expressed satisfaction over the performance of the police officers that took part in the election.

DSP Beheaded, Corps Members Kidnapped In Rivers Re-run Election

The General Officer Commanding, GOC, of the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army has narrated how a Deputy Superintendent of Police was beheaded alongside his orderly, as well as ho scores of corps members who were kidnapped in the legislative re-run elections in Rivers State on Saturday.

Official Results Still Being Awaited In Many Areas In Rivers State

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, seem to be having a tough time in the Rivers legislative re-run elections as official results are yet to be announced in some areas, more than 24 hours after voting.
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Voting Ongoing In Tense Rivers Legislative Re-Run Elections

Voting is currently underway in Rivers State in the legislative re-run elections which had been twice rescheduled due to violence and insecurity.

Rivers Re-Run Not Do-Or-Die – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged political stakeholders in Rivers State to ensure that Saturday’s legislative re-run election in the state is peaceful and orderly, adding that the election should not be treated as a do-or-die affair.

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