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Stephen Mba: Money politics may ruin 2019 polls

Former Governorship candidate of Peoples Redemption Party PRP, in the November 18 2017 Anambra State governorship election, Dr Stephen Mba, yesterday, warned that money politics might ruin the 2019 general elections and therefore called for enlightenment of the electorates to refrain from selling their votes.

Senator Ngige: How Tony Nwoye introduced PDP thuggery, violence to Anambra APC

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has accused the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate in the last Anambra governorship election, Hon. Tony Nwoye, of importing into the state chapter of the party the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) style of using thuggery and violence to settle political scores.

2019: INEC to deploy Braille ballot papers for visually-impaired

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that the commission has perfected arrangements for the deployment of ballot papers printed in Braille to ensure that visually impaired persons vote unaided in the 2019 general elections.

INEC takes delivery of 4 million PVCs for newly-registered voters

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has taken delivery of four million Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) for distribution to the electorate registered in 2017.

INEC insists on transmitting Ekiti, Osun poll results electronically

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, restated its resolve to transmit the results of the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states electronically.

Anambra Tribunal: 35 witnesses to testify against Obiano’s election

No fewer than 35 persons will bear witness for candidate of Mega Progressive People’s Party (MPPP) in the November 18, 2017 Anambra governorship election against the governor, Willie Obiano, at the election tribunal.

Anambra guber: Tribunal strikes out petition against Governor Obiano

The Anambra Elections Tribunal on Monday dismissed the petition of African Peoples Party (APP) challenging the victory of Governor Willie Obiano in the November 18, 2017 governorship election.

IPOB asks Nigerian Army to produce Nnamdi Kanu

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has urged the Nigerian Army authorities to produce its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, wondering why Army invaded Kanu’s home on September 14, 2017, and still denying his whereabouts.

Anambra Central: Okonkwo wants Appeal Court to restore his victory

The notice of appeal which is rooted on 13 grounds further prayed the Court of Appeal to set aside January 12, 2018, ruling of Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court which vacated the said consent judgment of December 13, 2017.

Ohanaeze urges Ndigbo to standstill for ex-VP Alex Ekwueme

Ndigbo have been urged to troop out enmasse to honour the departed Igbo leader, Nigerian statesman and former Vice President of Nigeria at his burial at Oko on February 2nd , 2018.

My father never pampered us – Ekwueme’s daughter

Mrs Alexandria Onyemelukwu, the eldest daughter of a former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, on Friday night described the deceased politician as a caring but disciplined father.

Appeal Court dismisses Senator Annie Okonkwo’s suit to stop Anambra re-run

The Court of Appeal, Abuja, on Tuesday struck out two motions filed by Senator Clement ‘Annie’ Okonkwo, seeking to stop the January 13 Anambra Central Senatorial District election.

Anambra Central: Minister Chris Ngige threatens to sue INEC over inclusion in candidates’ list

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, may head to court over his inclusion in the list of candidates for Saturday’s rerun election in the Anambra Central Senatorial District.

Anambra re-run: Transporters, Corps members abandon INEC duties in Idemili North

Some transporters engaged to move materials for Anambra Central re-run election in Idemili North Local Government Area, abandoned the assignment because the part payment they were given were insufficient, Mr Ayeleso Olutope, INEC Electoral Officer, said.

I’m not part of Anambra Senatorial re-run – Chris Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has said that he was not contesting the re-run election for Anambra Central Senatorial District, describing the proposed election as a charade.

Anambra Central: We are ready for senatorial re-run poll on Saturday – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Anambra says it has taken adequate measures to ensure smooth, credible, free and fair election in the Anambra Central Senatorial District re-run on Saturday.

Anambra Central: PDP’s Obiora Okonkwo heads to Appeals Court

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Anambra Central Senatorial district, Dr. Obiora Okonkwo, said the judgment of the Federal High Court vacating it’s earlier consent judgment that was entered in his favour cannot stand as he has vowed to challenge it at the Court of Appeal.

Anambra Central: Court sets aside judgement that affirmed PDP’s Obiora Okonkwo senator

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has set aside its December 12 judgement affirming a Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Obiora Okonkwo, as the authentic candidate to occupy the Anambra Central Senatorial seat.

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