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In 1999, the Independent National electoral Commission, under Justice Ephraim Akpata, spent over 32billion naira to conduct the 1999 general elections. At that time there was no National Assembly. The approving authority then was the 33 man Provisional Ruling Council headed by General Abdusalam Abubakar, GCFR.
As countdown to the 2019 general elections begins, 50 senior police officers in Enugu State on Friday participated in a one day workshop on election security strategies, management and assessment.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has called for a new security architecture for 2019 elections.
The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa, a Civil Society Organisation, on Friday called for laws to address loopholes in the electoral process especially vote buying.
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday assured the Independent National Electoral Commission of adequate deployment of armed policemen, vehicular patrols and helicopters for security during 2019 General Elections.
A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.
The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.
Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has called for improved technical and vocational education system that can compete in the 21st Century knowledge-and-technology-driven world.
Paris Saint-Germain will demand €222 million-plus (£200m/$249m) from Barcelona if they want to sign Neymar.
The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) members on Thursday were in Calabar, the state capital of Cross River State holding a retreat on Management Accountability Framework, a foundation piece of the UN reforms process to engage with government and help facilitate the achievement the State’s giant industrialization drive.
The confirmation was made in a statement by Yusuf Idris, the director-general, press affairs, to Governor Bello Matawalle, in Gusau on Monday.
Zenith Bank Plc, has upgraded its mobile banking application to ensure its services are more aptly suited for the lifestyle needs of its customers.