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Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

INEC: There were attempts to sabotage our efforts

Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says there were attempts to sabotage the commission during preparations for the elections.
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PDC suspects sabotage in postponement of elections

The chairman of People Democratic Change, PDC, Anambra state, Prince Isaac Onuka, has expressed shock at the postponement of the general elections, stating that it’s party suspected sabotage from either inside or outside the agency.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Election postponement: Governor Obaseki calls for calm in Edo

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has called on residents of the state to remain calm against the background of the rescheduling of the general elections by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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NANTs: Nigeria will lose more than N140 billion over election postponement

Mr Ken Ukaoha, President, National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTs), says the country will lose more than N140 billion due to the postponement of the general elections.

Mixed reactions over election postponement in Bauchi

The postponement of the general election, which was to start with the Presidential and National Assembly polls on Saturday as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was greeted by residents in Bauchi with mixed reactions.

INEC meets international observers over election postponement

Nigeria’s electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission, is currently meeting with international observers on reasons for it rescheduled the general elections.
Foreign election observers at the Osun state governorship election

Election postponement: International, local observer groups hold secret meeting in Abuja

Following the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) decision to postpone the 2019 General Elections, the international and local observers for the polls met on Saturday, at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
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Don: INEC has no proper arrangement for elections

Bayero University Kano Lecturer, Mr Joseph Dameh, said he was not surprised with the sudden decision by INEC to postpone the election as there was no proper arrangement for the exercise.
Two renowned academics, Prof. Akin Oyebode and Prof. Bola Akinteriwa, have criticised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for postponing the general elections.

Akin Oyebode, Bola Akinteriwa criticise INEC for postponing general elections

Two renowned academics, Prof. Akin Oyebode and Prof. Bola Akinteriwa, have criticised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for postponing the general elections.

Election postponement: LCCI, MAN lament disruption to economy, losses

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) said the postponement of elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disrupted the economy causing colossal losses.

Ebenezer Babatope: Postponement of election, suspicious

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ebenezer Babatope, on Saturday described the rescheduling of the general elections as unfortunate.

NANS condemns election postponement

The National Association of Nigerian Students on Saturday, condemned the postponement of the general elections by Independent National Electoral commission.
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Candidates remain upbeat inspite of elections postponement

Candidates vying for various political positions in the 2019 general elections said they remain upbeat in spite of the sudden postponement of the polls by a week.
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Kinglsey Moghalu: Election postponement shows APC, PDP failures

Kingsley Moghalu, the presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YDP) has urged Nigerians to remain calm following the postponement of the general elections.
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Election rescheduling’ll affect inflow of foreign investments – experts

Financial experts on Saturday said the hasty postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission would create uncertainty and affect inflow of foreign investments.

Federal government orders re-opening of Nigeria’s borders

The Federal Government has ordered the re-opening of Nigeria’s land borders earlier shut due to the general elections.

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Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.