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Nigeria 2015 Governorship, State Assemblies Elections – Accreditation commences
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Nigeria 2015 Governorship, State Assemblies Elections – Accreditation commences

Fola Akintomide

Election campaigns officially close in Nigeria. Candidates vying for the governorship position in 29 states and House of Assembly seats in all 36 states are expected to stop every form of campaign.

A violation of the order, as stipulated by the Electoral Act, attracts a fine of 500,000 Naira or 12 months imprisonment.

Stay tuned as we update you with happenings across Nigeria.

  • Nigeria 2015 reports heavy shooting in Bariga area of Lagos as accreditation commences smoothly in Ketu, Isheri North and other parts of the state.
  • So far it’s been a peaceful and orderly exercise in most polling units. But turnout has been low in most polling units, compared to that of the presidential election. There are also fewer security agents and roadblocks across the state