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Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in Nigeria

CUPP wants INEC to adjust timetable for Ondo, Edo polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.

Bauchi rerun: PDP clinches Gamawa federal constituency seat

Alhaji Madaki Gololo, candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), has emerged winner of Saturday’s rerun elections for Gamawa Federal Constituency in Bauchi state.

Kogi guber: 45 parties endorse Governor Bello for second term

The Coalition of Political Parties (CPP) in Kogi State, at a news briefing yesterday in Lokoja, said that their endorsement followed Bello’s good work in the last four years.

INEC: 52 candidates for Bayelsa guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission says 52 political parties and its candidates are ready to participate in the Bayelsa governorship election on November 16.
After much consultation, human rights crusader, Barr. Natasha Akpoti, has declared to run for Kogi State governorship election slated for November 16. Natasha was candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the last Kogi Central Senatorial election.

Kogi guber: INEC clears Yahaya Bello, Musa Wada, Natasha Akpoti, 48 others — full...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has cleared 51 candidates and their deputies to contest the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.
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Bayelsa guber: Six women, 46 other candidates get INEC’s nod

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said 52 political parties and their candidates are ready to participate in the Bayelsa governorship election on Nov. 16. Six of the candidates are women and 46 men..
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC declares APC candidate winner of Plateau assembly bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Yakubu Yackson Sanda, as winner of the Plateau State constituency bye-elections.

SEC’s abuse of power negatively impacts Oando’s employees, board of directors

In the Oando versus the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) crisis it seems the SECs strategy is to use silent warfare and third parties to achieve one objective - the destruction of Oando PLC.

34 political parties, 20 candidates form coalition against Governor Abubakar

A coalition of 33 political parties and 20 governorship candidates in Bauchi State have promised to support the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, against Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar.

GPN dissociate self from joining Kebbi APC

The Green Party of Nigeria (GPN), Kebbi State Chapter, has dissociated itself or any of its card carrying members of joining the All Progressives Congress in Kebbi.
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Speaker Dogara, six political parties, others move to stop Governor Abubakar

Six political parties and other political stakeholders in Bauchi State under the leadership of Speaker Yakubu Dogara, have formed a coalition to stop the incumbent governor, Mohammed Abubakar’s re-election bid.

INEC publishes final list of 73 presidential candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the names of Nigeria’s presidential candidates and their running mates who will be contesting the February, 2019 presidential elections in the country.

CUPP, IPAC drag INEC to court over election guidelines

About sixty-one political parties say they will take the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to court over the draft guidelines for the 2019 general elections.

Santos Larab: APC, PDP responsible for Nigeria’s woes

Mr Santos Larab, a university lecturer and Green Party of Nigeria (GNP), senatorial candidate for Plateau Central, has accused the ruling APC and the main opposition, PDP, of being responsible for Nigeria’s current woes.

2019: GPN candidate to commit salary to grassroots development

Mr Armstrong Akintunde, Ogun East Senatorial Candidate of Green Party of Nigeria (GPN), says if elected, he will allocate 80 per cent of his salary to development of the grassroots.
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2019: Female aspirant calls for credible, fair elections

A female aspirant in Bauchi State, Mrs Maryam Alexander, has called on stakeholders in the 2019 elections to ensure a credible and fair process.

Simon Lalong, Jeremiah Useni, 19 others jostle for Plateau governorship

As the 2019 General Elections draw closer, 21 candidates have been cleared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to contest for the Plateau governorship seat.

2019: INEC releases names of candidates cleared for Niger governorship

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released names of candidates for the Niger state governorship election billed for next year.

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UK streaming platform Bebuzee eyes Nollywood

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The founder, Investment Banking and Trust Company (IBTC), Mr. Atedo Peterside, has identified macroeconomic stability, especially low inflation rate regime as a major panacea to attracting all types of investors into the Nigeria’s capital market.

#EndSARS: Atedo Peterside urges youths to start mobilising to take Nigeria back in 2023

He was reacting to the #EndSARS protests against police brutality of the last two weeks and the gory event at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos as well as the widespread violence, arson and destruction of lives and properties in the country.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Reports of Edo 2020 indefinite postponement fake – minister

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has refuted reports that the National Sports Festival tagged Edo 2020 has been postponed indefinitely, saying the ministry has not taken a final decision on a date for the biennial event.
The death toll in the collapse of a three-story church building in eastern Ghana rose to 21, rescue officials said on Friday, as more bodies were pulled from the rubble.

Death toll in Ghana church collapse rises to 21

The death toll in the collapse of a three-story church building in eastern Ghana rose to 21, rescue officials said on Friday, as more bodies were pulled from the rubble.