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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has again raised the alarm that the flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi, has hired four top officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission from the headquarters in Abuja to manipulate the July 14 poll in favour of the APC.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday, restated its resolve to transmit the results of the governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states electronically.
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At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.
Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.
The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
A new private radio station, ‘Our People’s FM’, allegedly owned by former Governor Ayo Fayose has been sealed off by the Ekiti State government.
Police authorities in Kano said over 15,000 policemen have been deployed for Saturday’s presidential election.
Junior foreign ministers from Britain and Russia met in Germany on Saturday in the highest-level contact between the two countries since an alleged nerve agent attack in Britain last March froze diplomatic relations.
President Muhammadu Buhari says he will probe the spending of the $16 billion Independent Power Project executed by the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi, has passed on.