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Rivers PDP flags off local council election campaigns

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State on Thursday flagged off its campaign for the June 16, 2018 Local Government Elections.

APC congress: We’ve caged Governor Okorocha – Imo stakeholders

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Imo State Stakeholders said they have caged Governor Rochas Okorocha politically and made him irrelevant in their determination to save the party from imminent collapse in the state.

Two women, 38 others listed by INEC for Ekiti governorship election

Forty candidates, including two women, have been listed by the Independent National Electoral Commission as candidates of various political parties for the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State.

Professor Mabogunje: Nigeria has no framework to train leaders

Eminent academic, Prof. Akin Mabogunje, says the country does not have a framework to train its leaders on good governance.

KPMG report indicts NNPC, others of under-remitting into federation account

The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over on Thursday by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the final report on the forensic audit of revenue accruals by revenue generating agencies confirmed massive under-remittances to the Federation Account to the tune of N8.1 trillion.

INEC receives 168, 402 PVCs for collection in Delta

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Delta State said it had received 168,402 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) for collection by residents of the state.

INEC distributes 58, 260 PCVs in Zamfara

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has distributed 58,260 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in Zamfara State.

Ondo APC divided over party congress

Factional leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who emerged from parallel wards and local government congresses in Ondo State have urged the National Secretariat of the party to recognize them ahead of the state congress of the party holding on Saturday, May 19.

US reiterates interest in Ekiti guber election

The United States Government has again said it expects nothing less than credible and fair exercise in the July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti State, saying it would closely monitor events, before, during and after the poll.

Kaduna council poll: Governor El-Rufai briefs President Buhari on e-voting

Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State on Tuesday updated President Muhammadu Buhari on the outcome of last Saturday’s Local Government elections and the use of electronic voting system during the exercise.

2019: How we’ll manage 68 parties on ballot – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the increasing number of registered political parties is not a challenge to it or the electoral process of the country.

2019: Ondo REC urges electorate to collect PVCs

Dr. Rufus Akeju, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Ondo State, has urged the electorate to collect their PVCs at the nearest registration centres or INEC offices in the state.

2019 and the politics of campaign finance

Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues.

Ekiti guber: We won’t rig election for any party – INEC

Contrary to repeated the allegation being raised by Governor Ayodele Fayose that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was plotting to rig the July 14 governorship election in the state, the commission has said nothing would make it compromise the integrity of the poll in favour of any candidate.

Governor Ajimobi counsels winners in local council poll, APC congress

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has congratulated winners in the local government election and APC local government congress, urging them to be magnanimous in victory.

APC holds parallel local government congresses in Oyo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State on Sunday joined the list of states which held parallel local government congresses.

INEC urged to extend time for PVCs collection by five hours

A socio-political group amplifying the candidacy of Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore, #TakeBackNigeria, for the 2019 presidential election, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to review its scheduled time for collection of permanent voter cards (PVCs).

Lagos chief urges Nigerians to use PVCs as change tool

Elder statesman, Chief Adesunbo Onitiri, has called on Nigerians, especially those living in Lagos, to collect their PVCs from INEC offices in order to participate in the 2019 polls.

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