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Governor Wike asks church to sanction members involved in election malpractice

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on the Church to sanction members who are involved in electoral malpractice .
The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has expressed concern over alleged partisanship of security agencies during the presidential and national assembly elections and urged relevant authorities to address the issue.

CSOs condemn abuse of supplementary electoral processes by politicians

The Nigeria Civil Society (NSC) Situation Room has condemned the abuse of the electoral process by politicians in Saturday’s supplementary elections.

Supplementary polls: We expect high-level cooperation from security agencies – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called for improved synergy with various security agencies in the country during the supplementary election to be held in some states.

Imo elections: INEC insists no certificate of return for Governor Okorocha

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted that it would not present a certificate of return to Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha.
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INEC to present certificates of return to National Assembly members-elect today

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will today, Thursday, March 14, present Certificates of Return to the newly elected members of the National Assembly.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Olisa Agbakoba: Atiku Abubakar can’t prove his case in court

Olisa Agbakoba, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, has explained why the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, may lose in court.

Asiwaju Tinubu urges Lagos APC to deliver three million votes for President Buhari

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Thursday, urged party members to work hard to deliver no fewer than three million votes for President Muhammadu Buhari on February 16.

Osita Chidoka: PDP to deploy 40 million members to monitor polls

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said that it will deploy 40 million of its members across the federation to monitor Saturday’s presidential election.
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Election: Festus Keyamo faults US ambassador over comments on elections

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari reelection campaign, says the United States has displayed its double standard for the world to see.

NOA warns against vote buying

Mr Charles Nworji, Anambra Director of the National Orientation Agency, has reiterated the agency’s commitment to stop vote buying during elections.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Ex-President Obasanjo an election ‘rigger without peer’

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has taken his turn at lashing out at Olusegun Obasanjo over the the former president’s criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Osun election: PDP calls for cancellation of rerun

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has called for the cancellation of the supplementary election in Osun State over alleged electoral malpractice.

2019: Knight of Saint Mulumba cautions against vote buying, selling

Poppular Catholic religious group, the Knight of Saint Mulumba Nigeria (KSM) has advised all registered voters to reject the lure of selling and buying of their votes by selfish politicians as doing so will be tantamount to mortgaging their destinies and those of their Children.

Osun guber: NYSC warns corps members against electoral malpractice

The National Youth Service Corps has said corps members who engage in any form of electoral malpractice during Saturday’s Osun election are “on their own” and would face the full wrath of the law.
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Rivers by-election: APC hails electorate for defending their votes

The All Progressives Congress has applauded Rivers State electorate for bravely defending their votes despite the violence and snatching of electoral materials at last Saturday’s by-election.

CAN passes vote of confidence on Governor Ugwuanyi

The Youth Wing of Christian Association of Nigeria, Enugu State chapter, (YOWICAN) has passed vote of confidence on Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his performance and leadership quality which they said have brought peace and sustained growth in the last three years of his administration.

Anambra guber: INEC chairman warns staff against electoral fraud

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday warned the Anambra staff of the commission against involvement in electoral fraud.

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Kogi West elders endorse Governor Bello’s second term bid

Some leaders from the Kogi West Senatorial district have declared supporting Governor Yahaya Bello’s second term bid will better position the zone for the governorship position in 2023.

Purveyors of hate speech should not expect rest – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.

No Nigerian bank is distressed – central bank chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.