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Kogi guber: INEC boss assures of credible poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has assured of its readiness to conduct a peaceful, free, fair, credible, acceptable and conclusive 2019 Kogi State Governorship election if all hands are on deck.
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Bayelsa governor hails council poll as APC boycotts exercise

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has described the local government council election in the state as peaceful, free, fair and credible.

DELSU conducts first ever SUG online voting in Nigeria

The Delta State University, DELSU, Abraka has conducted the first ever solely online Students’ Union Government election in Nigeria.

PDP: President Buhari government borrowed N12 trillion in three years

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Presidency borrowed a total of N12.27 trillion within three years and without any significant development project on which the money was invested.
PDP Presidential candidate and main opposition leader Atiku Abubakar (C) leaves the polling station with his wife Amina Titilayo Atiku-Abubakar (R) after casting their votes at Agiya polling station in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria on February 23, 2019, as voting commenced in the presidential election. – Nigerians began voting for a new president on February 23 after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence. Some 120,000 polling stations began opening from 0700 GMT, although there were indications of a delay in the delivery of some materials and deployment of staff, AFP reporters said. (Photo by Luis TATO / AFP)

Pro-democracy group gives pass mark to presidential, national assembly election

A group, Initiative to Save Democracy, has given a pass mark on the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections, describing it as “largely peaceful.”

Governor Ajimobi hails election as credible, peaceful

Oyo South senatorial district candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Abiola Ajimobi, has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of Saturday’s election, describing it as credible, peaceful and relatively hitch-free.

Election postponement: US backs foreign observers

The United States Embassy in Nigeria in a statement on Sunday said it fully supports the joint statement by the heads of the ECOWAS and other international election observation missions on the postponement of the February 16 and March 2 general elections.

Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf, others for Murtala Muhammed lecture in Abuja

Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as well as her Botswana and Tanzanian counterparts, Festus Mogae and Jakaya Kikwete will, tomorrow in Abuja, deliver goodwill messages at the Murtala Muhammed Foundation Annual Lecture in memory of former Head of State, the Late General Murtala Muhammed.
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Election: Abia monarchs urge politicians to think about Nigeria’s future

A cross-section of traditional rulers in Abia have advised political office seekers in the country to put the interest of Nigeria above their personal ambition.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: We must end terrorism, open new chapter of hope in 2019

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has said Nigeria must open a new chapter in its history to end terrorism in the North East and guarantee a peaceful territory that gives hope to all citizens.
Joseph Ekuwem

Joseph Ekuwem: Politics in Nigeria synonymous with lies, deceit

The Catholic Archbishop of Calabar, Most Rev. Joseph Ekuwem, has said that politics in Nigeria is now synonymous with lies and deceit.

NEPAD: Federal government to proffer lasting solutions to herdsmen, farmers clashes

The Federal Government will definitely proffer lasting solutions to the incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen in affected states across the country.

2019: APC promises to defend participatory democracy

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it will continue to stand for and defend participatory democracy where elections are transparent, credible, free and fair.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Abubakar Sani-Bello urges Nigerians not to abandon APC

The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has appealed to Nigerians not to discard the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 general election because the APC remains the most credible, trusted and virile political party in the country.

INEC: 193,915 registered voters to participate in Katsina by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reassured Nigerians of its determination and readiness to deliver credible and acceptable by-election for Kankia/Ingawa/Kusada federal constituency of Katsina State on November 17, 2018.

INEC: Votes‘ll count in 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged Nigerians to be vigilant and insist that political parties and their candidates do the right thing, to ensure a free fair, transparent and credible elections in 2019.

2019: 27 candidates for Ebonyi’s three senatorial seats

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says 27 candidates from 14 registered political parties fielded candidates for the three senatorial seats in Ebonyi.
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Oby Ezekwesili resigns as leader of Red Card Movement

Former minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, has resigned her position as leader of the Red Card Movement (RCM). The decision was made at the RCM secretariat, yesterday, in Abuja.

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Davido deposits N36 million to purchase customised jewelry for Zlatan

Nigerian singer, songwriter and record producer, David Adedeji Adeleke aka Davido, has deposited the sum of $100K (N36million) to purchase customised jewelry for Zlatan Ibile, Skibii and seven other members of his 30BG (30billion gang).

APC is notorious for lies – Cross River governor

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State had described the All Progressives Congress, APC, as a group of persons notorious for lies.
As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

Minister wants NEMA to extend relief assistance to Kogi flood victims

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has called on the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to extend relief assistance to the people affected by flood in over 150 communities in Kogi State.
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Experts attribute inflation rate rise to border closure

Financial experts on Wednesday attributed rise in inflation rate for the month of September to border closure and the new minimum wage.

Gunmen kill policeman, injure school principal in Edo

The Edo State Commissioner of Police, DanMalam Mohammed, on Wednesday confirmed the death of a police sergeant, Yusuf Igoche, in a gun duel with armed robbers on Lagos-Benin Expressway on Tuesday.