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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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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).
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.
Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State, says that Nigeria must have an independent electoral empire to achieve a credible election in the country.
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).
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.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has already scheduled the Presidential and National Assembly elections for Saturday, 16th February.
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.
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’.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is entitled to feel frustrated as his fears over the international break were realised with a lengthening injury list that will do little to help his side arrest a recent dip in form.
The Anambra Government on Friday reiterated its resolve to deal decisively with fake revenue collectors for sabotaging efforts at improving Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa on Thursday, while hosting members of Kannywood, said he holds former President Goodluck Jonathan in high esteem for peacefully accepting defeat in 2015 presidential election.
The Federal Government says it is engaging foreign media organisations, networks and think tanks to shape their opinions on the true position of things and correct the negative narratives about the country and President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
Barcelona have no plans to re-sign Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain, the club's vice-president Jordi Cardoner has said, dismissing media reports they were ready to tempt the Brazil forward back to the Nou Camp.
Three oil-producing states of the Niger Delta on Wednesday secured a landmark judgment at the Supreme Court of Nigeria against multinational oil firms operating in the country.
Following a hugely controversial and keenly contested governorship primaries in Adamawa state, the incumbent governor, Muhammed Umaru Jibrilla Bindow has been confirmed as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the 2019 elections.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who has recanted his disdain for his former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, is reported to be lobbying American to withdraw the ban reportedly placed his former foe from entering the U.S.
Chinedu Innocent, 24, has been arrested for staging his own kidnap and abducting his lover’s mum, Agnes Simeon, in Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned a former Minister of Education and one time Governor of Kano State, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, before a Federal High Court sitting in Kano