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President Muhammadu Buhari has advised political parties, candidates and security agents to behave responsibly in the forthcoming Edo State gubernatorial elections.
The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has said any electoral victory obtained through means other than the legitimate votes of the people was nothing short of a coup d’état.
With six days left for the Edo governorship election, an election observer, Yiaga Africa, Sunday, expressed readiness by building the capacity of 543 observers that would be deployed to all 18 Local Government Areas of Edo State.
In keeping with the COVID-19 safety protocols, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has told voters in Edo and Ondo states that they must wear face masks or they would not be allowed to vote in the forthcoming gubernatorial elections in the two states.
The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has said he would accept his defeat in the upcoming gubernatorial elections provided the elections is free and fair.
Ahead of the gubernatorial elections in Edo and Ondo States, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has warned politicians to conduct themselves properly and steer-clear of tendencies capable of undermining the electoral processes.
The U.S. has expressed worry over reports of deteriorating political climate in Edo State and interference by security forces in political matters, ahead of the September 19 governorship election.
The United States Embassy in Nigeria, Friday, expressed concern over allegations of interference by security forces in political matters ahead of the gubernatorial elections in Edo and Ondo States.
The National Rescue Movement (NRM) has prayed a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to disqualify Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for the Sept. 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo.
Sixty-two Chairmen of Nigeria Political Parties under the aegis of Forum of Chairmen of Nigeria Political Parties on Monday Indicted security agents and politicians over the violence and other electoral fraud that took place in the just concluded Bayelsa/Kogi states gubernatorial elections.
Governor Udom Emmanuel has affirmed his determination to run a Christ-centric government which will be transparent, accountable and dedicated to serving Akwa Ibom people.
Connected Development (CODE), a civil society organisation and an INEC accredited observer, has condemned, in the strongest of terms, the wave of violence that plagued the supplementary elections that held in Kano, Plateau, Bauchi, Benue and Nasarawa States.
A rerun of the gubernatorial election in Bauchi will hold in 15 local government areas where 22,759 votes were cancelled, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said.
The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide has alleged deliberate militarisation of Rivers state to prevent an Ijaw son from emerging winner of the governorship election in the state.
The Senate has been told that the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA spent a total sum of N28.5billion on some activities within the Federal Capital Territory, FCT during the outbreak of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, especially during the lockdown.
The Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Adeolu Akande, has said only good governance will silence social media from its criticism of government.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has expressed readiness for the conduct of bye-elections across 11 States this Saturday.
Following the Senate’s clearance of reappointed Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has set an agenda for the chief electoral umpire, urging him to be unbiased and apolitical.
As policymakers and investors explore all options available to revive the post-COVID-19 economy, a group of experts have recommended an increased focus on the industrialisation and vibrant trade flows found in Nigeria’s free trade zones.
The Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, has advised golfers to use locally made fabrics to play the game to promote arts and culture in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to consider Nigeria’s huge population size and physical development deficits when sharing oil production cuts.
Leicester City boss, Brendan Rodgers, has provided an update about the fitness of key midfielder Wilfred Ndidi.
Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State has ordered the payment of the medical bills of the victims of a shooting by police personnel in the Etegwe/Edepie area of the state capital, Yenagoa.
Taiwo Awoniyi was outstanding for Union Berlin but could not crown his impressive performance with a goal, as they were held to a 3-3 home draw against Eintracht Frankfurt in Saturday’s Bundesliga fixture.