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Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.
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Election: Zamfara APC lauds court of appeal judgement

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara State, Alhaji Lawal Liman, has lauded the judgement delivered by the Appeal Court Abuja Division on the party’s primary elections in the state.
Ikenga Ugochinyere

CUPP tasks INEC on conduct of acceptable elections

As Nigerians go to the polls on Saturday to elect their leaders, the Conference of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct an election that the result will reflect the collective choice of the people.

Last-minute campaigns move to mosques in Kwara

Barely 24 hours to the battleground for tomorrow’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, the last- minute campaigns have shifted to mosques in Kwara State.
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Election: INEC distributes sensitive materials in Kaduna

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the distribution of sensitive materials to 10 Registration Areas (RAs) for Saturday’s elections in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Plateau APC, PDP bicker over rigging, ballot box snatching

Less than 24 hours to the presidential and National Assembly elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State have are bickering over alleged recruitment of political thugs to rig the elections.

Two killed, 20 vehicles burnt in Kano political violence

The Kano State Police Command has confirmed the death of two persons during Thursday’s clash between supporters of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) at Kofa in Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State.
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Election: Miyetti Allah directs members to vote for President Buhari

A Fulani socio-cultural association, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, North West zone, has directed its members, especially those in the zone, to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi tasks politicians on peace following Kano APC, PDP clash

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has described the frequent clashes between the supporters of All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as unfortunate and worrisome.
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PDP demands immediate release of arrested Kwara senator

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday demanded the immediate and unconditional release of its Kwara South Senatorial candidate, Sen. Rufai Ibrahim, and other members of the party allegedly “framed-up, arrested and detained” by the Police in Kwara state.
Kwara South Senator Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim

Kwara PDP faults arrest of senatorial candidate

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday accused the Kwara state police command of arresting its Kwara South senatorial candidate, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim, ahead of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly election.
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Police investigate alleged murder of APC supporter

The Police Command in Enugu state says it has commenced investigation into the alleged murder of an All Progressives Congress (APC) supporter, Ishienyi Onah, in Nsukka axis of the state.
Fela Durotoye

Fela Durotoye: Voting for APC, PDP is rewarding 20 years of incompetence

Fela Durotoye, presidential candidate of Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), has said that a vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is vote for incompetence and youth maltreatment.

Former Ekiti commissioner escapes assassination

A former commissioner in the first term of Governor Kayode Fayemi in Ekiti State, Mrs Funke Owoseeni, on Thursday escaped death by a whisker as suspected assassins besieged her house located at Ijesa Isu in Ikole Local Government area of the state.

Appeal Court reverses judgment barring Zamfara APC candidates from contesting

The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division Thursday night upturned the decision of the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court which barred the All Progressives Congress (APC) from fielding candidates in the forthcoming general elections in Zamfara state.

Edo Speaker loses bid to claim APC House of Reps ticket

Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Kabiru Adjoto, yesterday lost his bid for the All Progressives Congress, APC House of Representatives ticket for Akoko-Edo Federal Constituency after the Federal High Court sitting in Benin turned down his petition.

Itse Sagay: President Buhari’s order on ballot snatching, benevolent advice

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Thursday described the controversy trailing President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that anyone attempts to snatch ballot boxes during the general elections will pay with his life as unnecessary.

Akwa Ibom government has no alliance with REC – Commissioner

The Akwa Ibom State Government has described as false and baseless, an allegation that there was an unholy alliance between it and the State’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) to the extent of influencing the placements of ad-hoc staff among other malicious allegations.

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Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.