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Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: APC won’t buy votes to win

Ekiti State Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has stated that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will never buy votes to win any election.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Elections: CAN expresses worry over vote-buying in Ondo

The Christian Association of Nigeria, Ondo State chapter, has expressed worry over the increasing incidence of vote buying during elections in the country.

Senator Tinubu: I’ll accept people’s verdict

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, has said that he would accept the result of the presidential election even if it did not go the way of the party.

Election: Governor Akeredolu predicts President Buhari victory

Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has expressed optimism that the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, will emerge victorious in the Saturday’s election.

US bans DR Congo election chief, top judge over vote conduct

The United States said Friday it will refuse visas to the Democratic Republic of Congo’s election chief and top judge on charges that they undermined long-awaited presidential polls.
Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Algerians protest against President Bouteflika’s bid for fifth term

Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Election: Zamfara APC lauds court of appeal judgement

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara State, Alhaji Lawal Liman, has lauded the judgement delivered by the Appeal Court Abuja Division on the party’s primary elections in the state.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP demands immediate release of arrested Kwara senator

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday demanded the immediate and unconditional release of its Kwara South Senatorial candidate, Sen. Rufai Ibrahim, and other members of the party allegedly “framed-up, arrested and detained” by the Police in Kwara state.
Kwara South Senator Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim

Kwara PDP faults arrest of senatorial candidate

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday accused the Kwara state police command of arresting its Kwara South senatorial candidate, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim, ahead of Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly election.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

President Buhari urges Nigerians not be afraid of rumours of violence and unrest

President Muhammadu Buhari has counselled Nigerians to ignore rumours of violence and unrest surrounding the conduct of the 2019 general elections as rescheduled.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

Election: Why democracy is not easy to maintain – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday said democracy is not easy to achieve and maintain in Nigeria.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

President Buhari: Democracy has the chance to flourish in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that democracy has the chance to flourish in Nigeria if citizens could maintain a combination of patience, tolerance, compassion, diligence, wisdom and hope.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike alleges plot to disrupt elections in Rivers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to disrupt elections in the state because its candidates are not on the ballot.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari: Nobody will intimidate voters on Saturday

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to come out massively tomorrow and vote for the candidates of their choice in Saturday’s presidential election, assuring that nobody will intimidate them.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

Frank Ajobena: President Buhari directive to military in order

Air Vice-Marshall Frank Ajobena (Retd), a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and pioneer military administrator of Abia State, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the military to deal decisively with electoral offenders during the general election as timely.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

President Buhari: Define the future of our country with your votes

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to define the future of the country with their votes.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

Election: President Buhari urges Nigerians to go out and vote

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the electorate on the need to honour their civic duty as voters by going to the polls on Saturday to vote for the government of their choice.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

Elections: President Buhari’s broadcast to the nation

Tomorrow, the polls open. Tomorrow, we affirm that Nigeria stands as a democracy and that no worldly hand can deter us from this wise and fitting path we have chosen for ourselves.

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Prisons Comptroller speaks on alleged ballot box snatching in Lagos

The Comptroller of Prisons, Lagos State Command, Tunde Ladipo, says there are no cases of ballot box snatching by political thugs in all the places his team visited during the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
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Elections: We’re satisfied with process so far – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it is satisfied with the ongoing conduct of the elections so far from the reports it has received from the 36 states and FCT.

Election: Senator Shehu Sani loses polling unit with wide margin

Shehu Sani is seeking re-election to the Senate under the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) while Uba Sani is vying on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Malfunctioning smart card readers mars voting in llorin

Hundreds of eligible voters’ in several parts of Ilorin metropolis were unable to cast their votes at the commencement of voting on Saturday following malfunctioning of smart card readers.