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PDP: Another term for President Buhari is invitation to totalitarianism

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday warned Nigerians not to grant a second tenure to President Muhammadu Buhari as doing so is an invitation to totalitarianism.

INEC delivers 4, 637 ballot boxes in Edo

The Edo State office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it has taken delivery of 4, 637 ballot boxes ahead of the forthcoming general election.

INEC urges religious leaders to preach against electoral violence

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged religious leaders in Delta to advise their followers to shun violence and other irregularities during the 2019 general election in the state.
Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari urged to sustain commitment toward free, peaceful, credible election

The Fellowship of Churches of Christ in Nigeria on Tuesday urged President Buhari to sustain his commitment toward ensuring free, fair and credible 2019 general elections.

Election: INEC shops for 18,000 ad-hoc staff in Enugu

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will require 18,000 ad-hoc staff for the smooth conduct of the 2019 general elections in Enugu State.
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INEC, Ebonyi monarchs parley on credible elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday in Abakaliki met with traditional rulers in Ebonyi to brainstorm on ways to achieve credible and violence free elections in the state.

INEC begins recruitment for general election

Nigeria’s electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has commenced recruitment for ad-hoc positions ahead of the general elections.

INEC releases regulations, guidelines for general elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the Regulations and Guidelines for the conduct of elections in the country.

Ogun politics: My encounter with violence

I once had a taste of political violence during the 2015 Presidential campaigns. In Bauchi, our convoy was stoned. In Katsina, restless youths wielding stones and long sticks threatened to attack us. It didn’t matter that it was a Presidential convoy. But nothing in those two places is comparable to what I experienced in Sagamu, Ogun State on Sunday, January 13.

Election: Collection of PVCs to stop February 8 – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that the collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) will stop on February 8, 2019, eight days to the presidential and National Assembly elections.
Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow

Election: Governor Bindow signs peace accord, urges youths to shun violence

Gov. Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa on Monday signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) or peace accord toward ensuring peaceful conduct of the forthcoming general elections in the state.

INEC warns against attempt to compromise PVC distribution at ward level

INEC has warned that it will work with security agencies to deal with those who will try to compromise the distribution of Permanent Voter Cards at the ward level.

Man jailed three years for impersonating INEC staff

An Upper Area Court I1, sitting in Kabong in Jos, on Monday sentenced a 35-year-old man, Sadiq Musa, to three years imprisonment for impersonating a staff of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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.
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INEC: Lagos residents to collect PVCs from wards

The INEC official noted, “Lagos State office will as from Wednesday 16th January 2019 devolve collection of Permanent Voters’ Cards to the 245 registration areas (wards) in the state. The exercise is to make collection of PVCs easier for Lagosians.”
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Political parties reject INEC’s moves to relocate Dogara’s constituency collation centre

Political parties with candidates vying for the seat of member representing Bogoro/Dass/Tafawa Balewa Federal Constituency of Bauchi State have rejected moves by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to relocate the constituency collation centre just weeks to the 2019 elections.

RTEAN decries exclusion from signing of INEC’s MoU with transport unions

The Leadership of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria has decried its exclusion from signing the Memorandum of Understanding between Transport Unions and the Independent National Electoral Commission.
National Chairman, Action Peoples Party (APP), Mr Ikenga Ugochiyere

Political parties drag INEC to court over election guidelines

Political parties have resolved to drag the Independent National Electoral Commission to court over the draft guidelines for the 2019 general elections.

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Muhammadu Buhari

PDP: Another term for President Buhari is invitation to totalitarianism

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday warned Nigerians not to grant a second tenure to President Muhammadu Buhari as doing so is an invitation to totalitarianism.
Mohammed Adamu

Election: New police chief assures opposition of level playing ground

President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated the new acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Abubakar Mohammed Adamu, with his new rank, with the new top cop promising immediately that he will ensure a level playing ground for all political parties in the forthcoming elections.

JUSUN apologises to Nasarawa chief judge for disrupting court sitting

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has apologised to Mr Suleiman Dikko, the Chief Judge (CJ) of Nasarawa State for disrupting the sitting of his court.

Court grants chef who allegedly raped 13-year-old girl bail

A 31-year-old chef, Innocent Etim, was on Tuesday arraigned in an FCT High Court, Nyanya, for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl.
This image taken from an AFP TV footage shows people in a street as a gunfight was underway following a blast at a hotel and office complex in a leafy Nairobi neighbourhood on January 15, 2019. – A blast at the DusitD2 compound, which includes a hotel and several office buildings housing international companies, was heard from AFP’s offices some five kilometres (three miles) away. (Photo by Raphael AMBASU / AFP)

Explosion, gunfire at Nairobi hotel and office complex

A gunfight was underway following a blast at a hotel and office complex in a leafy Nairobi neighbourhood Tuesday, an AFP reporter and a witness said.