States Of Inconclusive Governorship And State Assembly Elections By INEC |MainNews Blog


By Kelly Gilor

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared seven States Governorship and State House of Assembly elections inconclusive in Nigeria, due to various reasons.

In Benue rerun election is expected to be announced within 21 days according to the returning officer, meanwhile INEC has suspended all electoral processes in Rivers state until further notice, in a statement INEC explained that they took the decision, due to widespread violence in the state during the March 9 Governorship and State House of Assembly polls

INEC also claimed that some of their staff were held hostage and materials including result sheets for the elections were destroyed.

Meanwhile the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed March 23 for supplementary election in six states, where Governorship and State Assembly were declared inconclusive

This was contained in a statement signed by the Chairman of the Commission, information and voter education committee, Mr Festus Okoye, on Tuesday which was obtained by Ijaw Voice.

When asks about Rivers state, Mr Festus Okoye said as far as INEC is concerned, Rivers Governorship and State Assembly polls remains until further notice.

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Champions League!!! Cristiano Ronaldo Inspires Remarkable Juventus Comeback


The great Cristiano Ronaldo was back to justify his status as the best ever in Europe’s elite competition as his hat-trick overturned a 2-0 first-leg deficit against Atletico Madrid to send Juventus into the Champions League last eight.

Ronaldo brought the tie level with two headers on either side of half time, before capping off a remarkable performance by smashing in the tie-winner from the spot four minutes from time.

It was his 124th goal in the Champions League and eighth hat-trick in the competition….

Meanwhile, Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City underlined their credentials as one of the favourites in the competition by thumping Bundesliga’s Schalke, 7-0. The Citizens won the tie on aggregate comprehensively(9-1). After their last-gasp win in the reverse fixture, they were ruthless at home, with Sergio Aguero, Raheem Sterling, Phil Foden, Bernado Silva and Gabriel Jesus getting on the scoresheet.