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Don: INEC has no proper arrangement for elections

Bayero University Kano Lecturer, Mr Joseph Dameh, said he was not surprised with the sudden decision by INEC to postpone the election as there was no proper arrangement for the exercise.

Election postponement: Kano residents remain indoors

Most residents of Kano city remained indoors on Saturday morning in spite of the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: PDP decision on election shift to be made known by party stakeholders

Alh Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said the decision of the party on the recent election shift, would be made known by the party’s stakeholders.

Kano streets calm, cold, quiet after election shift

The streets of the northern commercial city of Kano State are so far calm as residents seem to have come to terms with the news of the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

INEC: 587,440 voters cards yet to be collected in Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Kano State, has said 587,440 Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs were yet to be collected in the state.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Pre-thumbprinted ballots may affect election credibility

A former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday expressed apprehension over the alleged discovery of pre-thumbprinted ballots in some parts of the country, saying it may affect credibility of the election.
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Nigeria delays election until February 23 over ‘challenges’

Nigeria's electoral commission delayed the presidential election until February 23, making the announcement a mere five hours before polls were set to open on Saturday. It cited unspecified "challenges" amid reports that voting materials had not been delivered to all parts of the country.

PDP rejects shift in date of general elections, says it is act of wickedness

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’.

INEC shifts elections by one week

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the 2019 general elections.

INEC: Nothing wrong in being in possession of specimen ballot papers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reacted to the reports of ballot papers found in the possession of some people ahead of the general elections.

Foreign observers laud INEC’s preparations for presidential poll

A Group of foreign observers from South Africa, Pan Africa Womans Project, which arrived in Kano to monitor the general elections, has commended the level of preparations by the Independent National Electoral Commission for the presidential election in the state.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC releases hotlines to contact for electoral fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has released hotlines Nigerians all over the country can reach to report electoral fraud.

INEC: 587,440 voters cards yet to be collected in Kano

The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Kano State, Prof. Riskuwa Arab-Shehu, says 587,440 Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, are yet to be collected in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

Full text of President Buhari’s election broadcast

On Saturday, February 16, 2019, you will, once again, be called upon to choose the leaders who will pilot the affairs of our great nation for the next four years. This is a constitutional right which should be freely exercised by all eligible voters.
President Muhammadu Buhari addressed crowds of supporters in his home state of Katsina in the northwest, while his main challenger, Atiku Abubakar, held his last rally in his native Adamawa, in the northeast.

Last day of campaigning in Nigeria before polling

Nigeria’s presidential candidates wrapped up their election campaigns on Thursday, making a final pitch to voters before Africa’s most populous country heads to the polls.
Nigeria Police

Election: Police, civil defence deploy 17,000 personnel in Kano

Police authorities in Kano said over 15,000 policemen have been deployed for Saturday’s presidential election.

Police arrest two men in Kano with 14 bags of specimen ballot papers

The Kano Police Command says it has arrested two suspects in possession of 14 bags of fake specimen ballot papers in Kano metropolis.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP state chairmen declare support for Atiku Abubakar

State chairmen of the Social Democratic Party have backed the decision of a faction of the party to endorse Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, for Saturday’s presidential election.

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Police officer, 8 others killed in Rivers

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.

Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.