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IRI trains politicians on issue-based campaigns

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.

PLWD: Structural barriers hinders us from politics

Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWD) have said that structural barriers were a great limitation to their participation in politics in Nigeria.
International Republican Institute - IRI

IRI, stakeholders identify causes of electoral violence 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.
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Observers: Vote buying, insecurity may hamper 2019 elections

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.

Ike Ekweremadu: INEC a threat to 2019 elections

The Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has described the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as a threat to the 2019 general election in the country.

Insurgency: USAID harps on adequate security in LGs ahead of 2019 elections

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
International Republican Institute - IRI

2019: Institute advocates credible, violence-free elections in Ebonyi

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.
International Republican Institute - IRI

Sokoto: IRI selects 20 young political party leaders for academy

The International Republican Institute has selected 20 young political party leaders in Sokoto State for a six-month intensive leadership programme.
International Republican Institute - IRI

2019: IRI seeks improved youths participation in politics

The International Republican Institute (IRI) has called on the youths in Ebonyi State to participate actively in the politics and governance of their state.

Microsoft takes down six phishing domains linked to Russian election hackers

Microsoft has seized six phishing domains that belong to Russian government hackers, the company announced today. The domains were registered by Russia’s GRU intelligence agency, which is also alleged to have stolen and leaked emails from the Clinton campaign in 2016.
International Republican Institute - IRI

IRI seeks more Ebonyi women participation in politics

The International Republican Institute (IRI) has urged women to participate actively in the various political activities in the country.

Defection: Youths give lawmakers ultimatum or face humiliation at polls

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Congress for Progressive Youths (NCPY) has given a 48-hours ultimatum for the lawmakers who defected from the APC to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or face humiliation at the polls come 2019.

2019: USAID, IRI partner political parties on manifesto, promise delivery

The International Republican Institute (IRI) and State Working Committees (SWC) of leading political parties in Sokoto State, have agreed to organise citizens/constituency outreaches ahead of the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
International Republican Institute, IRI, and the National Democratic Institute, NDI

US groups warn of security threats to 2019 Nigeria vote

Widespread violence in Nigeria could affect next year's presidential election, two US pro-democracy groups said on Friday.

PDP threatens to boycott 2019 election

Barely eight months to the 2019 general election, the National Chairman of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, said that the party may boycott the election following the alleged partisanship of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies.

PDP threatens to boycott 2019 election

Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, has threatened to boycott the 2019 general elections.

Uche Secondus: PDP to boycott 2019 polls if…

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened to pull out of the 2019 general elections if the electoral umpire and security agencies fail to demonstrate sufficient level of impartiality expected from them by Nigerians.

ADC: President Buhari’s team, APC offer opposition parties N50 million

The African Democratic Congress has alleged that the All Progressives Congress and the President Muhammadu Buhari team are offering opposition parties N50m to compromise them.

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APC wins Kwara bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday night declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal constituency bye-election in Kwara state.

Ogun APC: Ibikunle Amosun’s loyalists give conditions for peace

A Presidential Reconciliatory Committee, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with the aggrieved candidates of the All Proressives Congress loyal to the Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in Abeokuta.

Abdulfatah Ahmed: Kwara by-election was contest between PDP and security agents

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election into Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency as a contest between the Peoples Democratic Party and security agents rather than among political parties, even as he expressed confidence of the party’s victory.

Sadiq Abubakar lists how Operation Green Sweep degrades insurgents in northeast

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said various air interdiction missions conducted by the troops had substantially degraded Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast and Lake Chad regions.
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N5.8 billion scandal: PDP asks Yemi Osinbajo to make refunds

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as a preacher, should “search his soul, seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in corruption and sharp practices, instead of his lame effort at concealment in the N5.8 billion Northeast Intervention Fund scandal.”