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Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State yesterday assured foreign observers on election monitoring duty in the state of adequate security.
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday announced the names of 144 observers that will monitor the 2019 general elections.
The Federal Government has boasted that President Muhammadu Buhari would win the 2019 presidential election with a margin higher than the score line he recorded in 2015 poll to beat then President Goodluck Jonathan.
The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has expressed doubt over the willingness of President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure peace in the 2019 election.
Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s pledge that he would give his opponents in the 2019 elections a level playing field, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has urged the International Republican Institute (IRI) and National Democratic Institute (NDI) not to believe the president’s deceitful words but focus on evidence.
Sentell who spoke during the workshop in Abuja said, “Parties in Nigeria are not ideology based, but instead, are influenced by wealthy individuals and elected executive office holders who fund party administration and usurp powers of party leaders.
Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWD) have said that structural barriers were a great limitation to their participation in politics in Nigeria.
Stakeholders at a workshop organised by the International Republican Institute (IRI) have identified the ineffectiveness of rule of law and weak institutions involved in electoral processes as some of the factors instigating violence during an election in the country.
The International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) yesterday identified several challenges that could hamper the successful conduct of the 2019 general election in Nigeria.
Security apparatus involved, in the fight against insurgency, have been urged to ensure normalcy everywhere, especially insurgency affected LGAs, as political activities heightened ahead of the 2019 polls in Adamawa state
The International Republican Institute (IRI), has called for sustained efforts to ensure credible, transparent and violence-free elections in Ebonyi in the 2019 general elections.
The International Republican Institute has selected 20 young political party leaders in Sokoto State for a six-month intensive leadership programme.
The International Republican Institute (IRI) has called on the youths in Ebonyi State to participate actively in the politics and governance of their state.
A US-based election observer mission has issued a critical new statement on Zimbabwe, saying the country "has not yet demonstrated that it has established a tolerant, democratic culture" that allows the opposition to be treated fairly and people to vote freely.
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The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, have urged the military and other security agencies to disobey the presidential order asking them to deal ruthlessly with would-be ballot box snatchers.
The 453 Base Service Group, Nigerian Air Force, Kaduna, on Tuesday said it had arrested 10 suspected thugs and bandits and recovered 57 livestock.
Sen. Heineken Lokobiri, Minister of State for Agriculture, has dismissed accusations of instigating violence in Bayelsa leveled against him and other APC chieftains in the state by Gov. Seriake Dickson.
Caster Semenya has released a list of experts she will call in her appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) this week in her fight against regulations aimed at lowering the testosterone levels of hyperandrogenic athletes like her.
The Chairman of Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Hon. Olamiju Alao-Akala, has been suspended from office.
The Nigerian Red Cross Society has released toll-free lines for citizens to reach it in the course of the elections.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the total value of capital importation into Nigeria stood at 16.81 billion dollars in 2018 compared to 12.22 billion dollars capital imported in 2017.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has received a fresh batch of returnees from Libya.
Two renowned academics, Prof. Akin Oyebode and Prof. Bola Akinteriwa, have criticised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for postponing the general elections.
A Sudanese parliamentary committee has postponed a meeting on amending the country's constitution to allow President Omar al-Bashir to run for a new term, state media reported on Saturday.