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No fewer than 285 candidates from 34 political parties are to participate in the Saturday’s Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Gombe State.
As a show of appreciation for the 16 gubernatorial candidates who recently endorsed Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State for Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections, the state government has promised to carry all the parties along in its second term.
No fewer than 313 candidates from 29 political parties will be contesting for Saturday Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Adamawa.
Dr Emeka Ononamadu, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in Enugu State, has said that no amount of intimidation or blackmail against the commission will stop the conduct of Gubernatorial and State House of Assembly elections on Saturday.
A Nollywood actress, Rachel Oniga, on Thursday said Lagos State should remain an All Progressives Congress state for continuity of infrastructure development.
Barely 48 hours to the gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Kaduna State chapter has denied declaring support for the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP) candidate, Isa Ashiru Kudan, saying APGA guber candidate is on his own.
As part of the efforts to ensure peaceful conduct of the Governorship and House of Assembly elections on Saturday, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has directed air officers commanding and field commanders to ensure the safety of lives and properties in their various locations.
A former Head of State, Gen Abdusalami Abubakar, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev Mathew Kukah, and the traditional ruler of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe, have called for peace as Nigerians gear up to elect state governors and state assembly members Saturday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will deploy 12, 842 staff for the Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Kwara.
Some eligible voters in Lagos State say they may shun the March 9, governorship and state House of Assembly elections due to fear of attack by thugs, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Festus Okoye, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) National Commissioner in-charge of Enugu/Anambra/Benue states, has warned that the commission would not tolerate the killing or injuring of its ad hoc staff, especially the corps members during the gubernatorial poll.
Ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections, the Lagos Police Commissioner, Zubairu Muazu, has said the command had doubled security especially at areas identified as flash points.
The Independent National Electoral Commission in Niger State said it had commenced the distribution of sensitive materials to the 25 local government areas of the state for the Governorship and House Assembly elections.
The Anambra State police command has apprehended 88 persons suspected to be cultists ahead of Saturday’s House of Assembly elections.
As the Governorship and House of Assembly elections approach, an eleventh-hour attempt to gather votes and solicit the support of the electorates have been embarked upon by the various Governorship candidates in Niger state.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Niger has taken delivery of all sensitive materials for Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly Elections in the state.
Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday insisted the Chinese doctors coming to help in the fight against COVID-19 must first be quarantined for 14 days and comply with all relevant laws in the country.
New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, on Monday said that fines for violating social distancing guidelines would be increased from $500 to $1,000.
The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 10 and Monday, April 13 as public holidays to mark the 2020 Easter Celebration.
The COVID-19 Fund Raising Committee constituted by governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state submitted its interim report on Monday, saying it had raised almost N400m.
The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has received a donation of $236, 363 from the Government of Japan to support the UNMAS Nigeria in providing critical life-saving humanitarian assistance to civilians and humanitarian actors in the Northeast.
The Rio de Janeiro club began preliminary talks with Mikel’s representatives last month after aborting their pursuit of former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure.
Everyone is affected by the compulsory stay-at-home directive. When newsmen drove round some parts of Lagos, most brothels and hotels had lost its original bustle.
In order to make the admission process easier and accessible for candidates, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has developed a mobile app they can be used instead of visiting CBT centres.
Toyota Nigeria Limited, on Thursday, said it has collaborated with its foremost dealer, Elizade Nigeria Limited, to donate three units of ambulances to Lagos State Government in support of the fight to eradicate the COVID-19 from the state.
Oyo State House of Assembly Speaker, Hon. Adebo Ogundoyin, has said the news of the recovery of the Governor Seyi Makinde from coronavirus is the most cheering news of the year to the people of the state.