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Elections: University dons working with APC to manipulate results – PDP

The Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), on Monday, warned some Professors, who are serving as Returning Officers in the rescheduled general elections in the state, against being used to rig the forthcoming polls in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Senator Saraki urges Nigerians to come out and vote on Saturday

President of the Senate and Director General of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Nigerians who have collected their Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) across the nation to ensure that they come out to vote in massive numbers on February 16, 2019.

General TY Danjuma alleges plot to rig elections

A former minister of defence, General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd), has raised an alarm over an alleged plot to rig next month’s general elections.
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INEC threatens staff aiding vote buying with sack

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned its staff against conniving with politicians to promote the culture of vote buying in the 2019 polls, saying any staff caught shall be dismissed from service.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 16, 2018, President Donald Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen exits the US Federal Court in New York. Cohen, secretly taped a discussion with him about payments to a former Playboy model who says she had an affair with the US president, and the tape is now in FBI hands, The New York Times reported on July 20, 2018. The FBI seized the recording earlier this year during a raid on Cohen's office, the newspaper said in a bombshell revelation, quoting lawyers and others familiar with the recording. / AFP PHOTO / EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ

Michael Cohen: Donald Trump directed poll manipulation

Michael Cohen, a former lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Thursday he paid a firm to manipulate online polling data “at the direction of and for the sole benefit of” Trump.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Justice Onnoghen: Atiku Abubakar accuses President Buhari of desperation

A former Vice President and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, last night accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of desperation over the planned arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Chief Justice Onoghen: APC wants to destroy judiciary – Uche Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has alerted Nigerians and the International Community that the ruling All Progressives Congress wants to destroy the Nigerian judiciary barely 30 days to the general elections in their alleged desperation to manipulate and thwart the will of Nigerians.

Yemi Kale: Funds not released for NBS to complete unemployment report

The Statistician-General of the Federation, Dr. Yemi Kale, has disclosed that the federal government has not released money for the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) to complete the unemployment report.

CAN: Bad leader will not be elected as president in 2019

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared November 18-20, 2018 as days of “non-stop praise of God for Divine Intervention in next year’s general elections and other problems facing the country”.
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CAN plans three days of prayers, praise for 2019 elections

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said it is organising a three-day session of praise and worship in anticipation of “victory in the forthcoming general elections”.

Prelate Kalu Uche: Free, fair elections possible if politicians behave themselves

Prelate of Methodist Church Nigeria, His Eminence, Dr. Samuel Chukwuemeka Kalu Uche has said that free and fair election is a possibility in Nigeria only when politicians behave themselves, if security agencies remain impartial, if the umpire is neutral and announces results as they received them.
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APC: Osun people have spoken

Director of Publicity, Research and Strategy, All Progressive Congress, Kunle Oyatomi, said with Thursday’s governorship rerun, the people of Osun had spoken.

2019: Nuhu Ribadu joins Adamawa governorship race

Former EFCC boss, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has formally declared his intention to challenge incumbent Governor Muhamadu Bindow for the 2019 Adamawa governorship ticket under the All Progressives Congress (APC).

APC Primaries: Ondo government faults former deputy governor’s statement

Ondo State Government has described the statement credited to a former deputy governor of the state, Alhaji Ali Olanusi, as a mix of mischief and double-speak.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF: Nobody can Islamize Nigeria

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, has said that the notion that there are attempts to islamise Nigeria is a dummy being sold by enemies of the country that wants to plunge it into religious war, reassuring Nigerians that nobody can islamise the country.
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Ekiti guber: PDP accuses APC of vote-buying, vows never to do same

The Peoples Democratic Party says no circumstance will push it to descend to vote-buying in any election, no matter the alleged machination of the All Progressives Congress.

Ekiti election: PDP’s Koloapo raises the alarm over manipulation of results

The PDP governorship candidate, Prof Kolapo Olusola, has raised the alarm over plan to tinker with results of the election.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and the Ambassador of Ireland to Nigeria, Mr. Sean Hoy at a meeting at the Government House Port Harcourt on Tuesday

2019: Irish ambassador pushes for credible polls in Rivers

The Ambassador of Ireland to Nigeria, Mr. Sean Hoy has declared that he will encourage ambassadors of the European Union countries to closely monitor elections in Rivers and other Niger Delta States to promote transparent and credible polls in 2019.

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Rivers APC asks INEC to enlist its candidates for 2019 poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state has written to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding the enlistment of its candidates for the 2019 general elections in view of the ruling of the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court ordering the stay of execution of the judgement of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt which disqualified the party from fielding candidates in the election.
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Election: Celebrities seeking elective offices

Some Nigerian celebrities including Olubankole ‘Banky W’ Wellington, Emeka Ike, Desmond Elliot, Freedom ‘Mr Jollof’ Atsekpoyi and Shina Peller are vying for several elective positions as the 2019 polls close in.
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56,000 students write Cowbellpedia maths first stage exam

About 56,000 students have demonstrated their desire to become the Cowbellpedia Maths champion, as they participate in the qualifying examination of the 2019 Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz Show, sponsored by Cowbell, the flagship brand of Promasidor Nigeria Limited.

Travel agency reduces local flight fare over election postponement

A travel agency, Travelstart Nigeria, Tuesday announced a discount of 25% on all local flights booked on its platform from 19-21 February 2019.

China central bank announces bill swaps to support banks’ perpetual issuance

PBOC’s Vice Governor, Pan Gongsheng, said on Tuesday that China would provide further support for banks’ perpetual bond issuance, including examining ways to broaden the investor base for such bonds, to help boost lending in the economy.