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21 Feb 2019
How else can we characterise electioneering in our country if it is not war with arsenal trained unsparingly at the opponents? No longer are we thrilled with banters and humour. There are no laughters.
16 Feb 2019
Former Kaduna State Governor, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, on Saturday expressed disappointment over the postponement of the general elections, but declared that INEC was never prepared for the exercise in the first place.
30 Jan 2019
Preparatory to Nigeria’s February/March 2019 general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) recently released the register of voters to the various political parties.
21 Jan 2019
The place of advocacy by the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has been thrown into the front burner of discourse again as Nigeria prepares for the general elections in February and March, this year.
13 Dec 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured the electorate that the card readers would be deployed during the 2019 polls.National Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu represented by National Commissioner in charge of Information and Voters Education....
4 Dec 2018
Three political parties have filed a suit seeking to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from endorsing the amended Electoral Act.Presidential candidate of Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance(APDA), Shitu Mohammed Kabir...
14 Nov 2018
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, yesterday assured Nigerians that 2019 general elections would be free, fair and better than that of 2015.
2 Nov 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was warned yesterday that the credibility of its elections in 2019 may be threatened by electronic manipulation.
26 Sep 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has confirmed that its candidate in the Osun State governorship election, Ademola Adeleke, will participate in tomorrow’s supplementary election.It also demanded the immediate resignation of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission....
26 Sep 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured that it will conduct all-inclusive general elections in 2019 and ensure that People With Disabilities (PWDs) participate in the exercise.
18 Aug 2018
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that the date for the conduct of the 2019 general elections remains sacrosanct notwithstanding the delay in the passage of the N189.2 billion budget- proposal for the conduct of the polls before the National Assembly.
14 Aug 2018
The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division has ordered a stay of execution of the arrest warrant on the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, pending the determination of his appeal.


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said it recorded zero fatality from coronavirus on Monday, though 167 additional infections were reported in seven states and FCT.
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