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Jimi Agbaje, the PDP governorship candidate in Lagos state has stated that low turnout in the March 9 governorship election could be as a result of inadequacies of the last presidential election.

Lagos elections: Jimi Agbaje deplores poor voters turn out

The Lagos State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate Jimi Agbaje has said the low turnout of voters for the election is due the hooliganism witnessed during the Presidential election.

PDP: INEC only postponed APC’s defeat by one week

Postponement of elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been condemned by the Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Rilwan Adesoji Akanbi

Senator Akanbi lambasts Governor Ajimobi for destroying billboards, arresting workers

The lawmaker representing Oyo South Senatorial District, Senator Adesoji Akanbi, has called on the people of Oyo South and Oyo State, in general, to stand up and fight to protect their civic rights, which the ruling party has begun to infringe upon.
Peter Obi

Igbo group set to mobilise 20 million Ndigbo for 2019 elections

No less than 20 million Igbo across the country will be mobilised to exercise their civic rights in the 2019 general elections. This is just as restructuring will be a cardinal agenda for the Ndigbo in the elections.

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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

We have defrayed N31 billion inherited debt – Ekiti governor

The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.
Markson Fefegha, the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Mineral Resources, has resigned his appointment in the administration of Governor Seriake Dickson ahead of the governorship election slated for November 16.

Bayelsa commissioner resigns ahead of governorship poll

Markson Fefegha, the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Mineral Resources, has resigned his appointment in the administration of Governor Seriake Dickson ahead of the governorship election slated for November 16.

Media experts demand administrative independence for INEC

Participants at a Focus Group Discussion on the trends and challenges in election coverage in Nigeria have asked the media to support ongoing advocacy on the administrative independence of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by actively collaborating with the Civil Society and other stakeholders to bring the issue to the front burner at the National Assembly.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa.

Bayelsa guber: PDP dares APC candidate to debate

Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State on Thursday said its candidate in the November 16 election, Senator Douye Diri, is ready to face the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Chief David Lyon, in a debate.

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont surrenders in Belgium

Fugitive former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has turned himself in to Belgian justice authorities after Spain issued a new warrant for his arrest following the sentencing of 12 of his former colleagues.