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Barely 24 hours to the Governorship election in Edo State, Yiaga Africa, through the Watching The Vote citizens movement, has deployed its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology for the election.
Records at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have indicated that no fewer than 1.72 million persons are eligible to vote in the September 19 Edo governorship polls while 483,796 eligible voters will not participate.
The Anambra State Government has described the joint protest embarked upon by tipper drivers, ex-councilors and a non-governmental organization known as Recover Nigeria Project, as a calculated attempt to breach the existing public peace in the state, instigate citizens against governnent as well as cause confusion and rancour.
The directive by the Nigerian government for account holders in financial institutions to complete a new “self-certification” form is not for all bank customers, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and tax experts have clarified.
Less than a month to the Ondo State Governorship election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ordered the replacement of card readers burnt in its Akure office.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said that the Boot Party and Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), did not submit nomination for the outstanding by-elections scheduled for Oct. 31.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to make Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State a model.
An election observation group, YIAGA Africa, says the two major political parties, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are inducing voters with money and other gift items ahead of the September 19 governorship elections.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has announced the opening of a special link for the registration of additional National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), members as ad hoc staff for Ondo State governorship election.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 131 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 56,735.
Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State, the Independent National Electoral Commission has declared that all sensitive materials for poll has left the vault of Central Bank of Nigeria, in Benin City.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that it has opened a special link in the registration form to allow the recruitment of additional corps members as adhoc staff for the October 31 Ondo state governorship election.
Governor Mai Mala-Buni of Yobe and Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Committee, has appealed to the electorate in Edo to avoid violence and support the conduct of peaceful election during the Sept. 19 governorship poll in the state.
Yiaga Africa, a citizen-led NGO, on Thursday raised the alarm that cases of coronavius may spike in Edo state, after the governorship election slated for Saturday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will soon resume its continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise, aborted few months ago by the outbreak of COVID-19.
Less than 48 hours to the Edo State Governorship Election billed for Saturday, September 19, 2020, the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), has said elections in Nigeria will continue to be a do or die affairs until Electoral Reforms Act is amended.
Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned to October 14, to commence hearing in the suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking the disqualification of Pastor Osagie Ize-iyamu from the September 19 governorship election in Edo State.
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has deployed no fewer than 13,3111 personnel alongside 60 sniffer dogs to ensure security during the Sept. 19 Edo governorship election.
Hundreds of Ijaw women from oil-producing communities in Bayelsa State on Friday staged a peaceful protest against the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, over the neglect of their oil impacted communities by the Commission.
After three consecutive days of losses, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index on Friday rebounded by 0.16 per cent.
Alex Iwobi has returned to the Everton squad ahead of their Premier League outing against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday after recovering from a knock.
The Executive Chairman of Benue Internal Revenue Service, BIRS, Mr. Andrew Ayabam, has disclosed that the COVID-19 pandemic had adversely affected the Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, the profile of the state.
Operators in the hospitality industry in the country, including hotel owners and tourism operators Friday rejected the September 2 electricity tariff hike by the federal government.
A 35-year-old pregnant woman, Risikat Saliman, was shot dead during a bloody clash between suspected cult groups at Aleke community in Ikorodu, Lagos State on Thursday.
China said its four COVID-19 vaccines may be ready for use by the public as early as November.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri zonal office, on Monday, September 14, 2020 re-arraigned Aisha Alkali Wakil, a.k.a “Mama Boko Haram” before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on three fresh separate offences of fraud to the tune of N97,400,000.00 (Ninety-Seven Million, Four Hundred Thousand Naira) only.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has tackled the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai over his alleged statement that he would declare state of emergency in the South East if security operatives are attacked in the zone.
The governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has approved the appointment of Mohammed Arab as the new Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the state Hospital Management Board.