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INEC: Nothing wrong in being in possession of specimen ballot papers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reacted to the reports of ballot papers found in the possession of some people ahead of the general elections.
Ahmed Buhari

Ahmed Buhari finally withdraws from 2019 presidential race

The presidential candidate of the Sustainable National Party (SNP), Ahmed Buhari, has finally withdrawn from the Feb. 16 presidential election.
Lanre Issa-Onilu.

APC, PDP bicker over campaign venues

Nigeria’s president and ruling party were on Saturday accused of dirty tricks to stifle opposition support, with one week to go before the election in Africa’s most populous nation.
John Momoh

Election: John Momoh tasks journalists, media on balanced reportage

John Momoh, Chairman, Channels Media Group and Channels Television, has urged journalists and media organisations to be factual and balanced in their reportage before, during and after the general elections.

Hate speech: NBC set to sanction AIT, Channels TV, NTA, TVC

The Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, yesterday, disclosed the readiness of NBC to sanction some television stations in the country over hate speech.
Nigerian American Business Forum (NABF)

US-based Nigerians to attract $3 billion investment to Nigeria

A Nigerian professional forum in the U.S. have put measures in place to attract an estimated $3 billion investment into the Nigerian economy in the next three years.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are the most important business component for economic growth.

VP Osinbajo cancels appearance on Channels TV programme

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has cancelled his planned appearance on a Channels Television programme.

Lassa fever: NCDC advocates personal, environmental hygiene

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it is creating more awareness to educate Nigerians on the prevention of Lassa fever.

Justice Onnoghen: Any self-respecting judge would have stepped down – Itse Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Professor Itse Sagay, says any “self-respecting” judge who is being accused of breaching the Constitution should, on his own, step down until such case is cleared.

Second NFF-AITEO Football Awards get date

The second edition of the NFF-AITEO Football Awards, which inaugural edition held on February 19, 2018 at the Grand Ballroom of the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island in Lagos, has now been scheduled for April 1, 2019 at the same venue.
Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen

Appeal Court stops Code of Conduct tribunal from proceeding with Justice Onnoghen’s trial

The Court of Appeal on Thursday ordered the Code of Conduct Tribunal to halt the trial of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.
Frank Mba

Frank Mba: Why police set up special election investigation team

The Force spokesman, Frank Mba, on Wednesday, said the acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, set up the Special Election Investigation Team to ensure effectiveness in dealing with electoral offenders.
APC Nigeria Supporters

INEC: APC will not participate in Rivers elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not participate in elections in Rivers State.

INEC: Governor Ahmed remains Kwara South PDP senatorial candidate

The Independent National Electoral Commission has insisted that Governor Abdulfatai Ahmed cannot be removed as Kwara South Senatorial District candidate for the 2019 election.

INEC: Why we excluded Donald Duke, Jerry Gana’s names from final list

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has explained why it removed the name of a former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, from the final list of presidential candidates published on Thursday.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

INEC: SDP can contest presidential election without candidate

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said the Social Democratic Party can contest the February 16 presidential election despite not having submitted the names of its presidential and vice presidential candidates.
Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki, Ben Murray-Bruce in the US. Twitter-Ben Murray-Bruce

Federal government to question Atiku Abubakar when he returns from US – minister

The federal government has said the presidential candidate of the opposition People’s Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has questions to answer when he returns from his current trip to the United States.

Governor El-Rufai urges Justice Onnoghen to resign

Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai has joined the push for Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen to step down.

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Police officer, 8 others killed in Rivers

At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.

Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.