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Cross River elections: We lost to INEC, security forces, Governor Ayade’s thugs – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross Rivers State has announced a rejection of the recently concluded governorship and state Assembly elections in Cross Rivers State, citing widespread irregularities.
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Ebonyi elections: APC chieftain calls for probe of INEC

Dr Paul Okorie, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi has called for the probe of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over the just concluded general elections in Ebonyi.
Nigeria Police

Benue elections: Police to deploy more security at flash points

Chris Ejike, the Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 4, has stated that more security personnel would be deployed to crisis-prone areas during Saturday’s governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections in Benue State.
YIAGA AFRICA's WatchingTheVote (WTV)

YIAGA AFRICA verifies 2019 election results

YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation, on Wednesday verified the Presidential elections results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

Election: Muhammadu Buhari takes early lead

President Muhammadu Buhari has taken an early lead as votes are being counted in Nigeria's general election, amid allegations of manipulation.
Uche Secondus

Uche Secondus: Results being announced by INEC incorrect, unacceptable

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman, Uche Secondus has said that some of the Presidential Election results from states being announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at its collation centre in Abuja, were incorrect and unacceptable by the party.

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’.
FILE PHOTO- Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey addresses students during a town hall at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi, India, November 12, 2018. REUTERS-Anushree Fadnavis-File Photo

Twitter says not enough done to prevent online abuse

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said Silicon Valley companies, including his own, have not done enough to protect victims of online abuse, calling it a "huge fail".

Election: PDP accuses INEC of taking directive from APC

The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday alleged the electoral officers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) across the federation are members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ex-President Obasanjo: INEC lacks integrity to conduct 2019 elections

With less than 26 days to the general elections, Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Sunday, expressed doubt about the credibility and competence of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct fair, free and credible elections.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike: We’ll resist INEC’s plot to postpone elections in Rivers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that the people of the state would resist a plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone Rivers 2019 general elections to allow the All Progressives Congress (APC) prepare.
Lagos State University - LASU

LASU suspends remittance of check-off dues to ASUU

Management of the Lagos State University has suspended the remittance of check-off dues of members of Academic Staff Union (ASUU) of the university.
Governor of Benue State Samuel Ortom

Governor Ortom: No room for rigging in Benue

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has assured residents of the state that there would be no room for rigging and manipulation of votes in the forthcoming elections.

Governorship candidates sign peace accord in Plateau

Governorship candidates in Plateau on Thursday signed a peace accord toward ensuring peaceful conduct before, during and after the 2019 elections in the state.

Governor el-Rufai decries manipulation of religion, ethnicity for political interests

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has decried the manipulation of religion and ethnicity for political interests, saying that it is holding back the progress of Nigeria.
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.

Muhammadu Buhari: I’m not desperate

Amid the controversies trailing President Muhamadu Buhari’s decline to assent to the amended Electoral Act, he has allay fears that his refusal was not to encourage manipulation of the electoral process, insisting that he is not in any way desperate to remain in power against the wish of the people.

Jim Nwobodo, Ken Nnamani move against Chimaroke Nnamani’s senatorial bid

Former Governor of old Anambra State, Senator Jim Nwobodo, and ex-Senate President, Chief Ken Nnamani, have vowed to resist attempts by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to allegedly foist erstwhile governor of Enugu State, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani, by proxy as candidate of the party for Enugu East senatorial district in the 2019 general elections.

House of Reps to probe death of principal suspect in Offa bank robbery

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, unanimously agreed to begin an investigation into circumstances surrounding the death of the principal suspect in the bank robbery in Offa, Kwara State.

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World Water Day: Diarrhoea kills more children than violence In conflict countries – UNICEF

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