26 February 2012
Nigeria ruling party wins vote in Cross Rivers state: CALABAR, Nigeria - Nigeria's ruling party candidate has won a governorship election by a landslide in Cross Rivers state, a relatively peaceful, stable area of the oil-producing Niger Delta, the electoral commission said on Sunday. Incumbent governor Liyel Imoke of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) won
Saturday's election with 94.35 percent in the state, where most voters are from
President Goodluck Jonathan's Ijaw ethnic group.