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2 Apr 2019
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State yesterday held a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja...
14 Dec 2018
A federal Capital Territory High Court has ordered the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to recognise the list of candidates submitted by the Etim John-led state executive in Cross River State for the 2019 elections. The court held that the ward, local government and state congresses held on May 11,…
11 Dec 2018
The Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC) has disclosed that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) would need about 800,000 vehicles to conduct high-free general elections in 2019. Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi, disclosed this yesterday in Abuja at a National Stakeholders Forum on Elections organised by the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room. Represented by Assistant Corps…
3 Dec 2018
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has said that the people of the state have resolved to “resist any form of intimidation and rigging during the 2019 general elections”. Ortom stated this on Sunday in Jos, while answering questions from newsmen, shortly after a special Church service. ”We hear that people are scheming to win elections…
29 Nov 2018
A coalition of civil societies has called on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Police and other security operatives to exhibit high sense of patriotism by playing a neutral role during next year’s election. Briefing journalists, yesterday, in Abuja, Sheriff Mulade of Center for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, urged the agencies to be apolitical, and…
7 Oct 2018
Over 7, 000 delegates, yesterday converged in the special convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), to affirm President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidature for the 2019 poll.
24 Sep 2018
Altough the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) went back in time to re-enact its popular infringement on electoral process by declaring last Saturday’s gubernatorial election in Osun State as inconclusive, the exercise has rich lessons for the country’s democracy. It was as if INEC was eager to rekindle the sad memory of its first faux…
30 Aug 2018
Some members of Kwankwasiyya group have dumped Nigeria Opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC). The defectors denounced their support for the national leader of Kwankwasiyya group, Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso. Thousands of Kwankwaso supporters burned the red caps that symbolise of the Kwankwasiyya movement signalling their…
22 Aug 2018
Against the background of the wanton violence that characterised the Port Harcourt local government council constituency111 (PHLAGA)-seat by-election in Rivers State, observers have expressed the possibility that the entire episode could be a bellwether for the 2019 polls. The liberty with which armed political thugs brandishing guns, bottles and other deadly weapons stormed several polling…
10 Aug 2018
Dr. Sam Abah, a former newscaster with the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), on Friday joined the race for the Benue governorship seat in the 2019 general elections. Abah, who also worked with the Adamawa State Radio Corporation, is seeking the seat on the platform of the United Progressives Party (UPP). Speaking to the News Agency…
9 Aug 2018
Available statistics indicate that Nigerian youths would determine how next year’s general election would pan out. This is supported by the chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, who predicted that the youth population could tilt the outcome of the 2019 general election to wherever they decide.   The INEC chairman disclosed…

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