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2019: INEC vows to improve conduct of elections

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said it would improve conduct of the electoral process.

INEC: 6.6 million Lagosians eligible to vote in 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State has said 6,609,115 residents are eligible to vote in the 2019 general elections in the state.

2019: Lagos records 6.6 million registered voters

According to him, some factors need to be considered by INEC in developing the plan. These are relevant intelligence and information about locations and assessment of vulnerability.

2019: Oby Ezekwesili challenges Muhammadu Buhari to debate

Frontline presidential contender, Obiageli Ezekwesili, has called for a televised presidential debate with President Muhammadu Buhari and other party flag bearers participating in the lead up to the February 2019 elections.
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CEPEJ: What electorates seek in all political aspirants

A civil society organisation,under the auspices of Center for Peace and Environmental Justice (CEPEJ) has cautioned all political aspirants for the 2019 general elections against engaging in campaign of calumny to discredit one another.
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Kaduna PDP faces crisis as Ahmed Makarfi, Suleiman Hunkuyi battle for senatorial ticket

Indications have emerged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State is facing imminent crisis prompted by the tussle between Senator Ahmed Makarfi, who was one of the party’s presidential aspirants in the just concluded primaries, and former governorship aspirant, Senator Suleiman Othman Hunkuyi.
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Abdulaziz Yari: How APC electoral committee bungled Zamfara primaries

Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, yesterday in Abuja accused the electoral panel constituted by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to conduct election primaries in Zamfara State of frustrating the success of the elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari has advised politicians who lost out during the recent party primaries in the country to toe the path of honour and pursue their grievances in line with laid down procedures to avoid unnecessary tension. 3

Muhammadu Buhari: APC deserves re-election in 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Abuja, insisted the All Progressive Congress (APC) deserved re-election in 2019, in view of the achievements of the APC-led Federal Government.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Abdulaziz Yari: Only the courts can decide Zamfara APC fate

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State has accused the national leadership of trying to field candidates who did not emerge from the primary election conducted by the state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC), saying that only the courts can decide who the real candidates are in the 2019 general election.
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Ifeanyi Okowa: Only alternative funding can make INEC independent

As part of efforts to proffer ideas for the conduct of a credible election in 2019, Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has advocated for change in the funding of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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2019: ANN lauds INEC over Amina Zakari’s redeployment

The Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) has described the redeployment of former Head, Electoral Operations and Logistics, at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) headquarters, Hajia Amina Zakari, as a good omen ahead of 2019 elections.

Mohammed Abubakar: Nigeria must have independent umpire to achieve credible election

Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State, says that Nigeria must have an independent electoral empire to achieve a credible election in the country.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

You are free to leave APC – Kaibru Marafa tells Abdulaziz Yari

Governorship aspirant in Zamfara State and chairman of the Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream), Kabir Garba Marafa, has said Governor Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara State is free to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

2019: Niger PDP releases final list of candidates

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger state has released its candidates for all the elections slated for 2019 with its gubernatorial candidate Alhaji Umar Nasko topping the list.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

2019: Why Atiku Abubakar picked Peter Obi as VP candidate

More revelations came out yesterday why Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) favoured the former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi above the choice of the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu and Ben Obi.
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2019: Full list of presidential candidates, parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has already scheduled the Presidential and National Assembly elections for Saturday, 16th February.

APC denies issuing certificates of return to candidates

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has not issued certificate of return to any candidate after its primary elections across the country, Mr. Yekini Nabena, acting national publicity secretary of the party, has said.

2019: Femi Okurounmu cautions INEC, security agencies against ‘needless partisanship’

Ahead of the 2019 polls, Afenifere chieftain, Sen. Femi Okurounmu, has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies not to compromise the general elections by displaying ‘needless partisanship’.

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