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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the shift in the dates of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), describing it as an `act of wickedness’.
In view of the Presidential/National Assembly elections slated for tomorrow, Saturday, 16th February, 2019 and Governorship/State House of Assembly slated for 2nd of March, 2019 across the country, the Commissioner of Police Delta State, Adeleke Adeyinka, has reiterated his commitment to provide adequate security before, during and after the elections to ensure a free, fair and credible process in the State.
The endorsement of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, by the Northern socio-cultural group, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), has split the group as some members have kicked against the decision.
Seven days ahead of the 2019 elections, campaigns by political parties in Ekiti State have heightened as politicians now move from house-to-house to seek voters’ support, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) chapter, Ekpoma, on Monday reiterated that the branch’s participation in the ongoing nationwide strike called by the National Executive Council (NEC) of the union was unshakeable despite the overt pressure the university administration to break the ranks of its members.
Dr Alex Otti, Abia State governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), has condemned the burning down of the Isiala Ngwa South Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last Sunday by yet to be identified arsonists.
Barely two weeks after the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, was suspended by President Muhammadu Buhari, no fewer than two hundred more judges have been allegedly marked down for intimidation and persecution, according to Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike.
Ahead of the forthcoming elections in Kaduna State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Hon. Isa Ashiru, yesterday urged his supporters not to succumb to any form of intimidation.
The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Abe, has insisted that the struggle to enthrone equal rights and justice among members of the APC in Rivers State will continue no matter the threat and intimidation.
The Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says a statement on Saturday by President Muhammadu Buhari confirmed that he took part in an alleged electoral robbery in the state on September 27, 2018.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the Senate President, Bukola Saraki is rattled by mass movement against the Peoples Democratic Party and his overdue hegemony in Kwara.
The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom has assured that the party would not send anybody or its agents to disrupt rallies of other political parties in the state.
Popular American multiple Grammy Award Winner, Robert Sylvester Kelly, also known as R. Kelly, has been dropped by his Record Label, Sony Music.
Zimbabwe's government has again forced a "total internet shutdown," a media group says, after a days-long violent crackdown on people protesting dramatic fuel price increases.
Imo State Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere, has assured the citizenry that oppression, intimidation and all anti-people policies will end in the state, after this year’s polls.
Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has decried what he tagged “Intimidation of the Judiciary”, and asking: “Where is Due Process?”
The Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Mr Tony Ojukwu, said on Monday that 103 complaints of alleged human rights violations were received by the Presidential Panel on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
NASA on Friday gave SpaceX the green light to test a new crew capsule by first sending an unmanned craft with a life-sized mannequin to the International Space Station.
Hosts Cote d’Ivoire ended Nigeria’s perfect record in the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers on Friday in Abidjan with a 72-46 points win.
Chelsea’s top managerial target Zinedine Zidane has reportedly not been put off replacing Maurizio Sarri, despite the Premier League club being hit by a transfer ban.
Peru will no longer host the Under-17 World Cup in October after being stripped of the tournament by FIFA on Friday over concerns about the infrastructure.
Nigerian troops under Operation Lafiya Dole responded swiftly in the early hours of Saturday when Boko Haram Terrorists hit Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
The police commissioner in Adamawa State, Audu Madaki, has said his men will follow the dictates of the Electoral Act in handling election-related offences that may arise this weekend.
Adams Oshiomhole is a terrible electoral umpire and has no moral pedigree to call for the resignation of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), a minister has said.
The Senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Magnus Ngei Abe, has said he and others would approach the Supreme Court for proper interpretation of the merits of a suit which he brought before the Court of Appeal seeking a declaration that he and 42 others be affirmed as authentic candidates of the party but was struck out by the Appeal Court sitting in Port Harcourt.
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.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), in Zamfara, Dr. Asmau Maikudi, has said that security is being beefed up at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) office in Gusau where elections materials are kept.