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1 Jun 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it is poised to record zero violence in 2019 general elections. The INEC’s Administrative Secretary in Delta, Mrs Rose Orianran-Anthony, said this in Asaba when she played host to a delegation of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ) from the state. Orianran-Anthony said that the…
14 May 2018
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Monday in Lagos advised army personnel to remain apolitical, neutral and professional as the 2019 General Elections approach. The COAS spoke at the opening ceremony of the Nigerian Army College of Logistics (NACOL) 18th Annual Conflict Management Seminar held at the college in Lagos. The…
16 Apr 2018
There is a growing disenchantment in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State ahead of the 2019 general elections. The party, which has held sway since 1999 in the state is on the brink of a major political crisis, following the desire of two-term members of the National Assembly from the state to retain…
14 Feb 2018
It was learnt that key officials of government in charge of security told stakeholders at the summit that if the spate of insecurity is not checked, there could be threats to 2019 general elections. 
3 Feb 2018
Minister of Youth and Sports Development Solomon Dalung has urged youth to rise above all limitations and confront the 2019 general elections with optimism. Dalung, in an interview with the Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York, advised the youth to seek elective positions in 2019 rather than remain mere electorate.…
31 Jan 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government to ensure that the 2019 general elections are free and fair. National Chairman of PDP, Mr Uche Secondus, gave the advice when he received the United Nation’s Needs Assessment Mission (NAM) delegation at the party’s National Secretariat, Abuja, on Monday. Secondus…
6 Jan 2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday restated its commitment to peaceful and credible 2019 general elections in Ebonyi. The state’s Chairman of the party, Mr Eze Nwachukwu, who gave the assurance while addressing journalists in Abakaliki, therefore, appealed to groups and individuals preaching violence and war ahead of the elections to have a rethink.…
5 Jan 2018
Mike Omotosho’s recent election as the National Chairman of Labour Party (LP) caused some ripples within the party hierarchy. But in this interview with ABIODUN FAGBEMI in Ilorin, he said the election has opened a new chapter of progress and development for the party.   Some of your critics said your emergence is not good for…
21 Dec 2017
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has enjoined the commissioners of police (CPs) in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to be ready for free, fair and credible elections in 2019. He also warned officers to be wary of politicians who might want to induce to perpetrate untoward motives before,…
18 Dec 2017
Ahead of the 2019 general elections, a coalition of youths championing system change has vowed to ensure that President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, among others were rejected at the polls. In a statement issued in Enugu yesterday, signed by Mr. Bello Olanrewaju, Aliyu Abdulrahaman and Tina Inyamah, they advised them to drop…
5 Feb 2017
Part of what was agreed upon at the meeting was that the new Strategic Plan must strengthen the electoral processes and achieve the four cardinal principles of transparency, integrity, credibility and impartiality.

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