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The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Enugu State, on Sunday warned the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, against engaging in any form of electoral violence in the 2019 general elections.
A member of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Chidi Okolo, has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for ensuring that local government elections was conducted in the state.
The Enugu state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday served formerly notice of the rejection of the results of the local government council elections held last Saturday to the State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC)
The PDP also congratulated its candidates for emerging victorious at the polls and appreciated members of the party and its teeming supporters for the maturity they displayed during the exercise, even in the face of provocation, adding that it was a demonstration of the party’s firm commitment to peace, credible and rancor-free elections.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has congratulated the people and Government of Enugu State on the successful conduct of the November 4, 2017 Local Government election in the State, describing it as the best council election in Nigeria’s recent history.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has swept the 14 chairmanship election results released by the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) in Saturday’s local government election.
The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, VON, Mr. Osita Okechukwu, on Sunday said the nature of local government elections across the country was a paradox in the clamour for devolution of powers.
The Police Command in Enugu State on Sunday confirmed that no life was lost before, during and after the state’s Nov. 4 local government election.
A former governor of Enugu State, Sullivan Chime, has called for the cancellation and rescheduling of the Saturday local government election in the state.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has commended the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) for organizing peaceful Local Government Elections in Enugu State, in spite of attempt to derail the exercise.
The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Mohammed Danmallam, on Saturday expressed satisfaction with the deployment of security officials for the conduct of the council elections.
Some voters who turned out to cast their votes for the Enugu State Local Government Election, on Saturday in Enugu, angrily left the polling units due to late arrival of voting materials.
Voting and accreditation for the Enugu State Saturday’s Local Government Election did not commence as scheduled because of late arrival of materials.
The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Mohammed Danmallam, has assured residents of the state of adequate protection during and after Saturday’s Local Government elections in the state.
The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Mohammed Danmalam, has said that over 5,000 security personnel will be deployed for the Enugu State Local Government polls on Nov. 4. He said that the personnel would be drawn from the various security agencies working in the state.
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Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.
The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday urged motorists to comply with the provisions of the State Traffic Laws, warning that government would not hesitate to bring the full weight of the law on offenders.
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Young Progressives Party (YPP) has faulted the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari declining assent to the 2018 Amended Electoral bill, stating that it was an attempt to benefit from a flawed electoral system.
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has raised the alarm warning that child malnutrition is silently killing hundreds of under-age children in the northeastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.