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200 ECOWAS’ observers for 2019 elections

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says it is sending 200-strong observer team to Nigeria for the 2019 general elections.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

ECOWAS pledges financial support for Nigeria’s 2019 general elections

The Economic Community of West African States ECOWAS has pledged to extend financial assistance to Nigeria in the conduct of next year’s general elections.

Police deploy 2 copters, 300 patrol vehicles, 30 APCs for Osun poll, curfew on...

The Inspector general of the Nigerian Police Force, Ibrahim Idris, has unveiled the security arrangement for the 22 September governorship election in Osun, deploying not only adequate personnel, but also 300 patrol vehicles, 30 Armoured Personnel Carriers and two surveillance helicopters.

Police warn against vote buying, selling during Osun poll, to prosecute offenders

The Nigeria police force have warned against the buying and selling of votes in the Osun state governorship election scheduled to hold on Saturday.
Samson Itodo

Ekiti guber: YAIGA Africa insists INEC result correct

Youths Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), on Monday insisted that announced result of Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti was correct.
Nigeria Police Force - NPF

Ekiti guber: Police deploy 30,000 personnel, two helicopters, others

The Nigeria Police Force has deployed 30,000 personnel for the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

INEC: We’ve registered 10 million new voters

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has registered at least 10 million Nigerians in the ongoing nationwide continuous voter registration (CVR).

INEC: Names of 299 aliens found in voters register

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has removed 299 “aliens” from Nigeria’s voter register.

Anambra guber: Police reads riot act to IPOB, other troublemakers

The Police have read the riot act to trouble-makers in Anambra State, vowing to deal decisively with anyone who attempts to disrupt today’s election.

Why Governor Obiano’s ADC, CSO were temporarily withdrawn – Police

The Nigeria Police, yesterday, explained that Aide-De-Camp, ADC, and Chief Security Officer, CSO, attached to Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, were temporary withdrawn to attend a lecture organised for security personnel participating in tomorrow’s governorship election in the state.

Anambra guber: IGP Ibrahim Idris deploys DIG, AIG, 3 commissioners for security

Ahead of next Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra State, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, deployed a Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Operation to handle security arrangement before and during the exercise.

INEC registers 73.2 million voters for 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 73.2 million voters for the 2019 general elections while the exercise continues.

Registered voters may hit 80m by 2019 – INEC’s Mahmud Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has projected that the registered voters in the country might increase by about 10 million to over 80 million by 2019.

Anambra guber: INEC names Obiano, Obaze, Nwoye, 34 others as candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday in Abuja said 37 political parties would be presenting candidates in the Anambra governorship election scheduled for November 18.

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