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Election: Security agencies open joint security control room in Enugu

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Balarabe Suleiman, says that security agencies operating in the state have opened a joint security control room for the general elections.

Ex-police commissioners to supervise elections in Ogun

Some former Commissioners of Police have been assigned to monitor the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Ogun State.

Election: We are ready for trouble makers in Kwara – Security agencies

Security agencies in Kwara State have said they are well prepared for any trouble maker who may want to disrupt today’s election in the state.
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BCO: Thuggery, ballot box snatchers have no place in credible democracy

Few hours to the presidential and National Assembly elections, Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has said that thuggery and ballot snatchers have no place in a credible democracy.

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.
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INEC seeks partnership with electoral stakeholders in Adamawa for credible polls

Mr Kassim Gaidam, the Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Adamawa state, has called for close working relationship with stakeholders for the conduct of credible elections.

Elections: INEC delists APC candidates in Cross River

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed its Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River to remove the names of all candidates of All Progressives Congress (APC) from the ballot for the general elections.
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Nigeria votes for a new president after delay

Nigerians vote for a new president on Saturday after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence.

Election: Police debunk rumour of bomb explosion in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State has debunked a social media rumour of a bomb explosion within Enugu metropolis on Friday.
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Police: Why Kwara senator, seven others were arrested

The Kwara State Police Commissioner, Mr. Kayode Egbetokun, on Friday said that, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim, PDP senatorial candidate for Kwara South senatorial district for today’s election and seven other suspects in the state were arrested in connection with the incident at Ojoku where one was killed and Ilorin during the recent attack on the convoy of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
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Bishops’ Council urges politicians to accept results of election

The World Bishops’ Council (WBC) Africa has challeged stakeholders in the Nigeria’s February 23, 2019 polls to ensure that the election is credible while asking the electorates to come out enmass and cast their votes.

Gunmen kill policemen in Rivers, cart away rifles

Two policemen, on Wednesday night, were killed in Botem community of Tai Local Government Area of Rivers State by a group of gunmen suspected to be cult members.

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.

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Election: Security agencies open joint security control room in Enugu

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Balarabe Suleiman, says that security agencies operating in the state have opened a joint security control room for the general elections.
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PDP governorship candidate in Zamfara donates vehicle to journalists

Alhaji Bello Matawalle, the PDP governorship candidate in Zamfara, has donated a Peugeot 406 station wagon to the correspondents chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), in the state.

Ex-police commissioners to supervise elections in Ogun

Some former Commissioners of Police have been assigned to monitor the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Ogun State.

Election: We are ready for trouble makers in Kwara – Security agencies

Security agencies in Kwara State have said they are well prepared for any trouble maker who may want to disrupt today’s election in the state.