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Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim: I don’t see how postponement of election will benefit President Buhari

Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, presidential candidate of the People’s Trust (PT), one of the political parties contesting the postponed presidential elections, has said it is unfair to link President Muhammadu Buhari with the postponement of the 2019 general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Lawyers: INEC legally empowered to postpone election

Mr Kazem Gbadamosi, former Chairman, Nigeria Bar Association, Ibadan branch, says the Independent National Electoral Commission has the legal backing to postpone elections.
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President Buhari: Nobody would unseat me

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday vowed that nobody will unseat him after Saturday’s presidential election in the country.
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Key issues Nigerians set to consider in elections

In Nigeria, it is often said that no figure is verifiable unless it is the price of a barrel of crude oil.

Rotimi Amaechi: INEC is working for PDP

Transportation Minister, Chibuike Amaechi, says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), is working for the Peoples Democratic Party’s interest in the 2019 polls in Rivers.
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Goodluck Jonathan: High voters turn out best antidote to rigging

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to come out and vote en masse during Saturday’s presidential election.

Gani Adams tells Nigerians to vote wisely for a better future

With the presidential election taking place on February 16 and other elections following, Iba Gani Adams, Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, has urged Nigerians to be wise in with the choice of the leaders they cast their votes for.
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President Buhari vows to probe $16 billion power project

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will probe the spending of the $16 billion Independent Power Project executed by the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Rotimi Amaechi: Whatever PDP wants in Rivers, we are equal to the task

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has accused the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, of influencing a high court judgment against the All Progressives Congress in the state.

APC, PDP bicker over alleged plan to buy votes with Abacha loot

The All Progressive Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State yesterday exchanged verbal invectives over PDP’s allegations that the ruling party reserved recovered loot for vote-buying.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Atiku Abubakar: We’ll begin restructuring Nigeria after May 29

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.
Omoyele Sowore

Elections: Nigeria’s problem has been analogue leaders – Omoyele Sowore

The presidential candidate of African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, has called on Nigerians to vote out analogue leaders without the capacity to process data.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, addressing the ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways, who staged a rally in support of President Muhammadu Buhari in Lagos on Friday.

Ex-Nigeria Airways workers recount 14-year ordeal of non-payment of benefits

Some pensioners and ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways have given accounts of the trauma, untold hardship they went through for more than 14 years they were retrenched without payment of their pensions and benefits.

Nnamdi Kanu: How Atiku Abubakar kicked out Alex Ekwueme from PDP

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, of kicking Alex Ekwueme out of the PDP.
Duro Faseyi

Ekiti youths flay senator over alleged inclusion of non-existing communities in projects

For allegedly including non-existing communities in Ekiti State in his constituency projects, the senator representing Ekiti-North Constituency, Duro Faseyi, has been criticised by a group of youths in the area.
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APC, PDP bicker over campaign venues

Nigeria’s president and ruling party were on Saturday accused of dirty tricks to stifle opposition support, with one week to go before the election in Africa’s most populous nation.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to open up Taraba for investors so that its enormous natural resources can be tapped for development.

Nigeria’s main parties in access row as campaign peaks

Nigeria’s president and ruling party were on Saturday accused of dirty tricks to stifle opposition support, with one week to go before the election in Africa’s most populous nation.
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Elections: US asks INEC to resist intimidation, pressure

The United States has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resist external “pressure and intimidation” in the upcoming general elections scheduled for February 16 and March 2.

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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.
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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.
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Kebbi APC: We accept elections postponement in good faith

The All Progressive Congress in Kebbi State said it accepted the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in good faith.