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Group accuses INEC of substituting trained Ad-Hoc staff in Katsina

Ahead of Saturday’s rescheduled elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been bashed for allegedly substituting trained ad-hoc staff with untrained ones in the Katsina State.
Yusuf Bichi

DSS trains transport, logistic stakeholders on election security

The Department of State Services (DSS) has embarked on a two-day intensive training of critical electoral stakeholders as part of its determination to swiftly put in place adequate measures to contain potential threats to the 2019 general elections.

INEC: Over 428,000 PVCs uncollected in Osun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 428,446 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) have yet to be collected in Osun, ahead of the general elections.
Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, speaks at a party meeting in Abuja Febuary 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Bola Tinubu: Don’t take Nigeria back to Egypt

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has advised Nigerians not to allow the nation return to the path of destruction on which he said the put it for 16 years.
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2019: EU, US, UK, others seek transparent, peaceful Nigerian elections

The European Union, United States, United Kingdom and other foreign governments on Sunday demanded a process that would herald free, fair, transparent and peaceful elections as political parties flagged off political campaigns ahead of the 2019 polls.

APGA reconciles with aggrieved members in Anambra

The leadership of the All Progressives Grand Alliance has commenced reconciliatory moves to bring together all its aggrieved members in Anambra State, ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Police opens investigation against federal lawmaker for alleged forgery

The police have opened investigation into the case of forgery against a member of the House of Representatives, Lawal Idris.

APC: Threats of vote loss, confusion trail National Assembly candidates’ list

The two big parties, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday led 86 other political parties to submit their lists of presidential and National Assembly candidates for the 2019 general to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Taraba guber: Sani Danladi seeks reconciliation as defeated APC aspirants kick

Sani Abubakar Danladi, a former acting governor in Taraba, who clinched the APC governorship ticket in the Tuesday primary election, has urged other aspirants to support his bid to wrestle power from the PDP.
President Buhari participates at the 58th Independence Day Celebration at Eagle's Square Abuja on 1st Oct 2018 6

Muhammadu Buhari sets out pitch for re-election in keynote speech

Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari on Monday made his final independence day address to the nation before elections next year, effectively setting out his government's manifesto as he seeks a second term.
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Borno guber: Idris Mamman calls for cancellation of APC primary

One of the leading aspirants in the Borno State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election, Alhaji Idris Mamman, has called on the National Secretariat of the party to cancel the exercise, alleging that it was fraught with irregularities.
Ademola Adeleke

Osun election: Ademola Adeleke vows to contest results in court

Sen. Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the just concluded Osun gubernatorial election has vowed to use both physical and legal means to upturn the results in his favour.
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Court orders APC to conduct fresh election

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday ordered All Progressives Congress (APC) to conduct fresh elections for the office of National Organising Secretary (NOS) within 30 days.

APC dares Senator Saraki, dissolves Kwara exco

This was announced in a resolution signed by the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, and the party’s National Secretary, Mai Mala Buni, at the end of the National Working Committee (NWC) meeting held on Monday in Abuja.

Osun guber: Governor Aregbesola hails APC direct primary system

Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has praised the direct primary system of candidate selection adopted by the All Progressive Congress (APC), which saw his Chief of Staff, Gboyega Oyetola, from Iragbiji emerging as the party’s flag bearer.

Violence, protests mar APC congress in Ondo

Violence, irregularities and protest marred the ward congress of the All Progressives Congress held in different parts of Ondo State.

Senate: N30 trillion revenue leakage report will shock Nigerians

The senator, who alleged that the Nigeria Customs Service had not been generating revenue efficiently, said the probe by the panel would enhance the agency’s capacity.

Liberia’s Supreme Court lifts suspension on presidential run-off election

The Supreme Court of Liberia has lifted its stay order on the country’s presidential run-off election earlier billed for Nov. 7.

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The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

CDD cautions IGP Adamu against redeployment of CPs few days to election

The Centre for Democracy and Development has cautioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, against re-deployment of state Commissioners of Police few days to election.

Itse Sagay: If ballot box snatchers or election disrupters are armed, they are a...

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has listed instances in which a law enforcement officer is allowed to gun down a ballot box snatcher.
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Elections: VP Osinbajo canvasses votes for APC in Ilorin

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

APC warns INEC to enlist its candidates or risk repeating national assembly election in...

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned that the February 23 National Assembly elections might be repeated in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist its candidates on the ballot.
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NSE: Trading sways southward, down by 0.14 per cent

The Nigerian bourse swayed southward on Thursday dropping marginally by 0.14 per cent, amid profit taking ahead of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.