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President Buhari participates at the signing of 2nd National Peace Accord in Abuja on 13th Feb 2019-5

Election: President Buhari, Atiku Abubakar peace accord ‘very strong message’ – EU

The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) says the final peace accord signed by the presidential candidates ahead of the 2019 presidential election is a very strong message to Nigerians.
President Buhari receives in Audience European Union Election Observation Mission in State House on 22nd Jan 2019-3

President Buhari says impressed with INEC’s readiness for elections

According to President Buhari, “I am happy and impressed with the briefing he gave. I hope that the confidence he exuded and the intellect he brought to bear on the Report will be justified at the end of the day.”
Marie Arena

Election: EU to monitor media reportage

Ahead of the forthcoming general elections, the European Union (EU) said it will assess the conduct of the media by monitoring key TV and radio stations as well as well newspapers.
Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama

Federal government assures EU of credible polls

Federal Government has assured the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) deployed to monitor the forthcoming general elections that the exercise would be free, fair and credible.
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Cash-for-votes: Politicians planning to use food vendors as cash points – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says that it has discovered fresh plot by desperate politicians to use food vendors around polling units with large voter populations as collection points for cash-for-votes as well as other forms of material inducement to voters on election day.

European Union deploys election observers to Nigeria

The European Union (EU) has deployed a high level election observation mission to monitor the Nigeria’s general elections which begins with presidential on February 16.
Tony Nwulu

Tony Nwulu explains defection to UPP

This justification was contained in a letter to the Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara from Nwulu who rose to prominence following his sponsorship of the Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill, which has since been signed into law.

Voting ends in contentious Liberia presidential run-off election

Liberia voted Tuesday in a delayed but peaceful run-off election for a new president, contested by former international footballer George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai.

Liberians await delayed results for new president

Liberia on Thursday awaited the delayed announcement of the outcome of presidential elections as international observers called for the results to be released promptly to avoid stoking tension.

Liberians choose new president as Ellen Johnson Sirleaf steps aside

Liberians head to the polls on Tuesday to elect a successor to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, with hopes for a leader who will kickstart the economy and safeguard a fragile peace.

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Election postponement: INEC saved Nigeria from opposition’s massive rigging plot – BCO

The Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) has claimed that the decision by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the Presidential and National Assembly polls scheduled for Saturday, February 16, 2019 has saved the nation from massive rigging plot by the opposition.

Delta APC candidate survives alleged assassination

Mr. Sebastian Okoh, the House of Representatives candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ika Federal Constituency of in Delta State, escaped being assassinated when gunmen invaded his residence and riddled the entire place with bullets on Friday.

Venezuela denies five EU lawmakers entry

The government of embattled President Nicolas Maduro has barred five European parliamentarians from entering the country.

Maryam Bayero: You’ll never regret voting PDP

Wife of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, gubernatorial candidate in Gombe State, Maryam Bayero Nafada, has assured electorate that the party would protect their interests and facilitate social and infrastructural development if given the mandate.
Mohammed Danjuma Goje

Election: Plans thickens to unseat Senator Goje as six parties support PDP candidate

The Media and Publicity Committee chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign organization in Gombe state, Alhaji Dahiru Hassann Kera, says the party is not disturbed by the postponement of the Presidential and NASS election by one week.