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Kano elections: INEC suspends collation of gubernatorial poll results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano has suspended the collation of results for the Saturday’s Governorship election.

Katsina elections: Bandits abduct 10 INEC staff, kill NSCDC, police officers

No fewer than 10 ad hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have been kidnapped in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State during the Saturday’s governorship and state Assembly elections.

Imo elections: INEC sacks collation, returning officers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Imo State, has sacked all its trained collation and returning officers and has replaced them with fresh hands.

INEC: 587,440 voters cards yet to be collected in Kano

The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Kano State, Prof. Riskuwa Arab-Shehu, says 587,440 Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, are yet to be collected in the state.

Olusegun Obasanjo: Wages of the old soldier’s rage

At this rate, President Muhammadu Buhari may beat former military President General Ibrahim Babangida to the record of collecting the most abusive letters from a former president.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike: We’ll resist INEC’s plot to postpone elections in Rivers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that the people of the state would resist a plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone Rivers 2019 general elections to allow the All Progressives Congress (APC) prepare.
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Amina Zakari: PDP tells UN, NPC, others to call President Buhari to order

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) on Sunday called on the National Peace Committee (NPC), the United Nations and all world leaders to save the nation from imminent collapse by immediately call on President Muhammadu Buhari to order, if Nigeria must have peaceful, free, fair and credible general elections in February.
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Presidency: Amina Zakari shares no blood relationship with President Buhari

The Presidency yesterday in Abuja, dismissed accusations that Mrs. Amina Zakari is the niece of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying Zakari shared no blood relationship with the president.
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Police assure of safety in Edo, warns against political violence

The Edo State Police Command has assured residents of the state of the safety of lives and property during the Yuletide, adding that peace and respect for law and order would be upheld in the run-up to the 2019 general elections.

INEC: 2,045 PVCs stolen in Akwa Ibom

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said 2,045 permanent voters’ card were stolen from its office in Okobo local government area, Akwa Ibom state.

INEC: Votes‘ll count in 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged Nigerians to be vigilant and insist that political parties and their candidates do the right thing, to ensure a free fair, transparent and credible elections in 2019.

2019: Pay-as-you-vote syndrome, our major headache – INEC

Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said, yesterday, it was concerned that increasing culture of vote-buying could have a negative impact on the 2019 general election.

2019: INEC parleys NCC over elections

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) thursday, met in Abuja to review the outcome of the report of the joint committee they set up early this year on electronic transmission and collation of results.
There was a massive turnout of voters in Ekiti as the accreditation and voting process got underway in Saturday’s governorship election

REC: Ekiti election is free, fair and huge success

The Resident Electoral Commissioner of Ekiti State Prof. Abdul Ganiy Raji has said that the gubernatorial election in Ekiti State is free, fair and a huge success.
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PDP candidate Olusola Eleka manually accredited as card reader fails

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the ongoing Ekiti State governorship election, Prof. Olusola Eleka, was mannually accredited after the card reader rejected his permanent voter card twice.

Ekiti guber: Governor Fayose accuses police, secret service of deploying compromised personnel

There was uproar on Tuesday at the Afe Babalola Civic Centre, Ado Ekiti, venue of a town hall meeting of stakeholders on the Ekiti State governorship election.

Governor Fayose: Kayode Fayemi’s security aides carrying out illegal arrest, sharing money

He also alleged that Akin Fakorede, head of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS,) in Rivers State, was being considered for redeployment to the state.

Ayodele Fayose: I have told INEC not to rig for me

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has again raised the alarm that the flag bearer of All Progressives Congress (APC), John Kayode Fayemi, has hired four top officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from the headquarters in Abuja, to manipulate the July 14 poll to favour the APC.

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
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Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.