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The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council Directorate of Contact and Mobilisation has charged Civil Society Organisations (CSO) and Election Observers to ensure effective monitoring of the electoral process ahead of the rescheduled elections.
The Sixth Division of Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had uncovered a plot to use armed thugs in fake military uniforms to cause confusion in Saturday’s rescheduled polls.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices rebounded by 0.67 per cent on Tuesday after reacting to polls shift.
The family of late Taiwo Ogunjobi on Tuesday announced March 15 for the interment of the former NFF Secretary-General, according to a statement signed by Mr Rotimi Ogunjobi, the deceased’s younger brother.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano State says it will commence distribution of sensitive materials across the 44 local government areas of the state on Wednesday.
No fewer than 66 people were reportedly killed in eight settlements near Maro Gida village of Kajuru LGA of Kaduna State Thursday night. Among the victims are 22 children and 12 women, while four wounded persons were said to have been rescued by security agents who were alerted on the attacks.
Also paraded were suspects arrested in connection with the pre-election violence in Obot-Akara local Government area where two persons were killed and thirteen vehicles burnt on Saturday.
A second republic civilian governor of Kaduna State, Alhaji Abdulkadir Balarabe Musa, was in kano yesterday to encourage the candidates and members of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) to repeat what he called the feat they recorded in 1979.
The Ogun State Police command has arrested a woman for allegedly defrauding a Christian faith-based organisation to the sum of N100m.
The Action People’s Party and its National Chairman, Mr. Ikenga Ugochinyere, have urged the Federal High Court in Abuja to quash the Independent National Electoral Commission’s ban on campaigns by political parties till the new date of the presidential and National Assembly elections.