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Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.
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Elections: Underage voting is illegal – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday warned politicians against sponsoring underage persons to participate in the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for Saturday.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Elections: IGP Adamu warns policemen to remain apolitical, non-partisan

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers deployed for Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections to remain apolitical and nonpartisan.
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Yoruba Ronu: Atiku Abubakar’s order to security treasonable

The Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum, a socio-cultural group, says the order given by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party is treasonable.

Polls: Security operatives nab man with 2000 PVCs in Edo

Barely few hours to the rescheduled general elections, security agencies in Edo State, have apprehended one Edwin Edosomwan in Iyekogba axis of Oredo Local Government Area for being in possession of 2000 Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs).
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INEC completes distribution of sensitive materials in Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano has said that it has completed the distribution of sensitive materials to all the 44 local government areas in the state.

Elections: Governor Wike alleges assassination attempt on him

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has alleged an assassination attempt on him, revealing how he survived it on Thursday night, after soldiers from the 6 Division confronted his security details.

Elections: NYSC distributes mattresses to corps members in Gombe

The National Youth Service Corps in Gombe State on Friday distributed mattresses to corps members deployed on election duty on Saturday in the state.

Fire service deploy personnel for surveillance at INEC office

Kwara State Fire Service has deployed 21 personnel for surveillance against fire outbreaks at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ilorin, an official has said.

Elections: Police states readiness, reads riot act to troublemakers

Ahead of tomorrow’s presidential poll, the Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mr. Shina Olukolu, has warned troublemakers that the police and other sister security agencies are ready for them.

Female lifeless body found in Abia community

Residents of Umuabai Afara road in Umuahia the Abia state capital have been thrown into confusion as they woke up Friday morning to meet lifeless body of a yet-to-be-identified lady.

Last-minute campaigns move to mosques in Kwara

Barely 24 hours to the battleground for tomorrow’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, the last- minute campaigns have shifted to mosques in Kwara State.

Elections: SARS allegedly arrest scores in Kogi communities

Less than twenty four hours to the commencement of the presidential and National Assembly elections, scores of people have been reportedly arrested from across Kogi State, by operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), Lokoja.
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Elections: Security agencies urged to treat voters with utmost civility

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), an accredited election observer group, has appealed to security agents deployed for the rescheduled general election to act according to the electoral act, exhibit neutrality and professionalism.

Plateau APC, PDP bicker over rigging, ballot box snatching

Less than 24 hours to the presidential and National Assembly elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State have are bickering over alleged recruitment of political thugs to rig the elections.
4 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

Nigeria Air Force deploys surveillance aircraft for election monitoring

Nigeria Air Force (NAF) on Friday said it has deployed surveillance aircrafts to monitor proceedings during the general election across the country.

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Elections: Rivers APC kicks as INEC chairman claims every judgment has been obeyed

The Director of Strategic Communications for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State, Tonye Cole, Prince Tonye Princewill, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, over the claim that all court judgments have been obeyed by the electoral umpire as regards the state.

Elections: Police summon APC Reps member over Kano violence

The police in Kano on Friday ‘invited’ a member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, over his alleged role in a bloody clash between members of the PDP and APC in Bebeji Local Government Area.

Elections: Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf urges politicians to maintain peace, adhere to rule of law

Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.

Ernesto Valverde confident Barcelona’s dry spell is a blip

Barca were held 0-0 at Lyon in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday, following their 1-0 home win against Real Valladolid and a goalless draw at Athletic Bilbao in LaLiga.