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Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in Nigeria

CUPP wants INEC to adjust timetable for Ondo, Edo polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.

Court bars INEC from deregistering political parties

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, barred the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from deregistering 31 political parties.

INEC deregisters 74 political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deregistered 74 political parties, meaning that they would not be participating in subsequent elections in the country.

Kogi guber: 45 parties endorse Governor Bello for second term

The Coalition of Political Parties (CPP) in Kogi State, at a news briefing yesterday in Lokoja, said that their endorsement followed Bello’s good work in the last four years.

INEC: 52 candidates for Bayelsa guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission says 52 political parties and its candidates are ready to participate in the Bayelsa governorship election on November 16.
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Bayelsa guber: Six women, 46 other candidates get INEC’s nod

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said 52 political parties and their candidates are ready to participate in the Bayelsa governorship election on Nov. 16. Six of the candidates are women and 46 men..

Imo elections: 47 parties challenge Emeka Ihedioha’s victory

At least 47 of the over 70 political parties that contested the 2019 governorship election in Imo State have signified their intention to drag the winner, Emeka Ihedioha, to the election petitions tribunal.

Gombe elections: 32 candidates jostle for governorship seat

No fewer than 285 candidates from 34 political parties are to participate in the Saturday’s Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Gombe State.

ACD suspends scribe for endorsing President Buhari

The Advanced Congress of Democrats, one of the political parties, has slammed an indefinite suspension on its National Secretary, Nwakeafor Worthyman, who also ran as its presidential candidate in the 2019 election, for alleged anti-party activities.

Bauchi women canvass support for female governor

A coalition of Bauchi women who support Hajiya Baheejah Mahmood Abdullahi, the Action Congress of Democrats (ACD) governorship candidate, has expressed optimism that Nigeria will have its first female governor from the state this year.
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24 women in Adamawa to contest for governorship, national assembly seats

No fewer than 24 women in Adamawa are contesting for governorship and national assembly seats in the forthcoming general elections.
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Speaker Dogara, six political parties, others move to stop Governor Abubakar

Six political parties and other political stakeholders in Bauchi State under the leadership of Speaker Yakubu Dogara, have formed a coalition to stop the incumbent governor, Mohammed Abubakar’s re-election bid.

INEC publishes final list of 73 presidential candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the names of Nigeria’s presidential candidates and their running mates who will be contesting the February, 2019 presidential elections in the country.
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Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim condemns exclusion from presidential debate

The Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim campaign organisation has condemned her exclusion from the scheduled Presidential Debate by the Nigerian Elections Debate Group and the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) alleging that the selection of candidates is biased, anti-democratic and the agenda of the ruling All Progressives Party (APC)

2019: INEC releases names of candidates cleared for Niger governorship

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released names of candidates for the Niger state governorship election billed for next year.

2019: List of presidential candidates and their political parties

On Friday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said a total of 79 candidates will be contesting the 2019 presidential election.

2019: INEC releases names of presidential, national assembly candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released its provincial list of candidates for presidential and national assembly elections.

Female aspirant urges women to shun money bag politicians

Hajiya Baheejah Mahmood, Bauchi State gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the Advance Congress of Democrats, has urged women to shun money bag politicians and vote for aspirants with proven integrity.

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Men in Military uniform reportedly stormed the venue of the #EndSARS protesters in Lekki area of Lagos, last night, shooting indiscriminately to disperse them.

#EndSARS: Shooting as Lagos government imposes curfew

Men in Military uniform reportedly stormed the venue of the #EndSARS protesters in Lekki area of Lagos, last night, shooting indiscriminately to disperse them.

Three bank buildings set ablaze in Lekki

Three new generational bank buildings have been set ablaze along the Admiralty Way in Lekki, Lagos.
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Gold rises on renewed US stimulus hope, dollar falls

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said a bill for a compromise stimulus package is being written as she awaits a key phone call with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said his chamber would take up a comprehensive coronavirus package if an accord is struck. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index headed for the third straight decline.

#EndSARS: SERAP condemns shooting of protesters at Lekki toll gate

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned “reports that security agents are shooting at #EndSARS peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll gate, Lagos. This must stop immediately.”
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

#EndSARS: Police speak on Abuja violence

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), says it has successfully restored peace along the Kabusa-Apo axis of Abuja after a violent clash between EndSARS and ProSARS protesters.