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How PDP, INEC, security agencies ganged up against APC in Ebonyi – APC candidates

Twenty-four House of Assembly candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ebonyi State, weekend accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of colluding with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and security agencies to compromise elections in the State.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF Mustapha chairs President Buhari’s inauguration committee

President Muhammadu Buhari has picked Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), to chair the committee for his inauguration on May 29.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Abdulrahman Abdulrazak of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the governor elect of Kwara.

Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq: My administration will pay special attention to Kwara North

Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, Kwara State governor-elect, has said that his administration would give a special attention to infrastructural development of the north senatorial district of the state.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Kwara elections: I will not loot treasury – Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.
Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed casting his vote in ward PU 006 Oro in the Kwara State Bye-Election on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

Lai Mohammed: Security agents didn’t intimidate voters in my ward

The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Lai Mohammed, on Saturday said there was no report of intimidation or harassment of voters by security operatives in his Oro Ward 2 Polling Unit 006 in Kwara.

Elections: Lai Mohammed urges Kwara voters to ignore threat of attack by opposition

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has implored Kwara electorate to ignore the threat by the opposition to attack them during the Saturday’ Governorship and State Assembly elections.

Lai Mohammed: APC will win Kwara governorship election with higher margin

Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed has boasted the All Progressives Congress (APC) will win the Saturday’s Governorship and State Assembly elections in Kwara with higher margin than the Presidential and National Assembly polls.
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Ima Niboro: It was statistically impossible for Atiku Abubakar to win

The immediate past Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria, and Director General of the APC Door-to-Door Campaign in Delta State, Olorogun Ima Niboro, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari for his resounding victory in last Saturday’s Presidential polls.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: February 23 will be declared Kwara Liberation Day

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Monday said that February 23 will be declared as Kwara Liberation Day immediately the new government comes to power in the state.

Lai Mohammed: Kwara is free at last

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says with the outcome of last Saturday’s elections, Kwara is free “from a choking and pauperising political hegemony of a self-imposed dynasty”.

Federal government claims PDP planning constitutional crisis, wants interim government

The Federal Government has said the opposition People Democratic Party, PDP, is laying the groundwork for a constitutional crisis.
Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed casting his vote in ward PU 006 Oro in the Kwara State Bye-Election on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

Lai Mohammed: 2019 elections historic

The Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described this year’s general elections as historic.

FEC supports President Buhari’s statement on ballot box snatching

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has expressed support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that anyone who attempts to snatch ballot boxes during the forthcoming polls will do so “at his own expense.”

Elections: IPMAN reduces fuel price to N140, NURTW slashes fare

Following the postponement of the 2019 polls last weekend by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) will from Thursday reduce the pump price of fuel from N145.00 per litre to N140.00.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

Federal government orders immediate payment of February salary

The Federal Government on Wednesday ordered the immediate payment of February salaries to assist workers wishing to travel to vote during Saturday’s rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections.

Ministerial appointment: Doyin Okupe deserves award in fiction writing – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described a statement issued by the Special Adviser (Media) to the Director-General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Dr. Doyin Okupe, in which he bold-facedly credited Senate President Bukola Saraki with the appointment of Alhaji Mohammed as Minister as nothing but a fiction.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, disclosed this at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum on Tuesday in Abuja.

Federal government alleges PDP wants to set up parallel electoral body

The Federal Government on Thursday alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wants to set up a parallel electoral body for the coming elections.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Federal government warns opposition PDP not to throw Nigeria into anarchy

The Federal Government has warned the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not to throw Nigerian into anarchy out of its desperation to grab power at all cost, saying Nigeria’s unity and survival override any party’s ambition.

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Anambra agency targets N500 million revenue for 2019

Chief Jude Emecheta, Managing Director of Anambra State Advertising Agency (ANSAA), says the agency is targeting revenue generation of about N500 million for 2019.
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FCT elections: APC wins Kwali chairmanship supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Danladi Chiya, winner of the supplementary poll for Kwali Area Council, FCT.
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Police use water cannons against teachers’ protest in Morocco

Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

CDD: Vote buying, violence marred supplementary polls

The Centre for Democracy and Development’s (CDD) Election Analysis Centre (EAC) has said that despite repeated assurances from the authorities, Saturday’s supplementary elections in parts of the country were marred by attacks against journalists, observers and voters apart from widespread vote buying and selling.

Taraba elections: PDP wins Ussa supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the PDP Candidate Timothy Anderifun, Winner of the just concluded supplementary state constituency rerun election in Ussa local government area of Taraba state.