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The staggering election burden

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.
INEC sensitive materials

INEC distributes election materials in Borno

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday began distribution of non sensitive and sensitive election materials ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Borno.
Nigeria Police

50 police officers participate in election workshop in Enugu

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.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

INEC wants new security structure for general election

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has called for a new security architecture for 2019 elections.
Samson Itodo

Vote buying: YIAGA-Africa calls for laws to address electoral process loopholes

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.

2019: IGP Ibrahim Idris assures INEC of adequate security for materials, personnel

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.

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Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

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.