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Court adjourns Senator Isah Misau’s arraignment until Thursday

The Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama on Monday adjourned until Thursday the arraignment of the Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Isah Misau, who was charged by the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation with making injurious falsehood against the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris.

DR Congo authorities meet but still no election timetable

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo met on Saturday to address when the next presidential election will be held after the country's electoral commission announced there will be no vote before early 2019.

WAEC letter admitted as exhibit in forgery case against House of Reps member Nse...

A letter written to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, by the West African Examination Council, WAEC, over the investigation of a federal lawmaker, Nse Ekpenyong, for forgery, was on Friday admitted as an exhibit by the Federal High Court, Uyo.

INEC yet to release timetable, schedule of activities for 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it is yet to officially release the timetable and schedule of activities for the 2019 General Elections.

INEC to conduct 2 elections in Anambra on November 18

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the conduct a by-election in the Idemili North State Constituency in Anambra alongside the governorship election in the state on Nov.18.

NYSC deploys 1,600 corps members for Sokoto by-election

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said at least 1,600 corps members will be deployed for the Wamako/Kware federal constituency by-election scheduled to hold October 28, 2017 in Sokoto State.

INEC registers 1,947 returnee IDPs in Madagali

The Independent National Electoral Commission has registered about 1,947 eligible voters in the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) programme, Mr. Kassim Gaidam, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), has said.

Fed govt sues Senator Isah Misau over allegations against IGP Ibrahim Idris

The Federal Government has dragged the Senator representing Bauchi Central in the National Assembly, Isah Hamman Misau, before the Federal High Court, Abuja, for allegedly making “injurious falsehood” against the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, and the Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Mike Okiro, and the Nigeria Police in various newspaper publications.

2019: INEC chief Mahmood Yakubu reveals lesson Nigeria learnt from Liberia election

The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has revealed the lesson Nigeria’s top electoral body learnt from the ongoing election in Liberia.

Security agencies ready for Anambra guber poll – CP Garba Umar

Heads of Security formations in Anambra say they are ready to provide adequate security, before, during and after the Nov.18 governorship election in the state.

Anambra guber: INEC deploys 6,000 card readers

The Independent National Electoral Commission said on Tuesday that it had deployed over 6, 000 card reader machines to ensure smooth conduct of the November 18, Anambra governorship election.

Anambra guber: INEC to release over 200,000 new PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that over 200,000 voters registered in the on-going Continuous Voters Registration in Anambra State.

We’re ready to die for PDP in 2019 – Governor Nyesom Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, says he is ready to lay down his life if it will ensure victory for the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 general elections.

Festus Keyamo okays INEC’s suspension of Senator Dino Melaye’s recall process

Ace lawyer and Human Rights activist, Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, has aligned himself with the position of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) which suspended the recalling of Senator Dino Melaye by his constituents.


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President Buhari, APC should not be talking about 2019 – Ex-NHRC chief Chidi Odinkalu

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