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Kwara REC: I was offered bribe to compromise elections

Malam Garba Madami, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara on Monday said that he resisted money offered by politicians to compromise the just concluded 2019 general elections in the state.
Fredrick Nwabufo

Why money is not flowing like Ikogosi springs this campaign season

I am sure you have noticed that “money is not flowing” this season as it did in 2015 when there was a blizzard of dollars.

Ismail Oyefeso: Godfatherism, money politics will fail in Ogun

The gubernatorial candidate of Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP) in Ogun State, Ismail Oyefeso, says godfatherism and money politics will fail in the 2019 general elections in the state.

2019: Money politics worries IPAC, others

The Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has expressed worry over the rate of money politics in Nigeria and call for an Electoral Act stipulating a realistic benchmark for campaign spending.

Oba Akiolu: Olusegun Obasanjo is the major problem of Nigeria

Rilwan Akiolu, the oba of Lagos, has accused ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo of being the major problem of Nigeria.

Balarabe Musa: Nigeria will be worse if PDP returns to power

Balarabe Musa, a former governor of Kaduna says, says the country will be worse if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) returns to power in 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari has advised politicians who lost out during the recent party primaries in the country to toe the path of honour and pursue their grievances in line with laid down procedures to avoid unnecessary tension. 2

Muhammadu Buhari: Era of free money in politics over

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that the era of money politics, lack of transparency and accountability in the country is over and has urged religious and traditional leaders to guide their subjects into voting wisely.
Social Democratic Party (SDP), Ambassador Iyorwuese Hagher

Iyorwuese Hagher: APC desperate to hold on to power at all costs

A leading presidential aspirant of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Ambassador Iyorwuese Hagher, has said that the rising spate of vote buying as a result of alleged desperation of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to hold on to power at all costs, might endangered the country’s democracy if all stakeholders failed to rise against it.

ADC rewards 118 lawmakers with automatic tickets

The African Democratic Congress, ADC, has given 118 serving lawmakers at the federal and state levels automatic tickets ahead of the 2019 general elections.

2019: ADC begins sales of nomination forms

The African Democratic Congress, ADC, has announced the commencement of its sale of its Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms for the 2019 general elections.
Youth Party

Youth Party election primaries to hold next month

Youth Party, one of the political parties registered recently by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), will conduct its Primary Elections next month in preparation for the 2019 general elections.

APGA faults President Buhari’s comment, says ‘we don’t play money politics’

The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, yesterday, said it does not play money politics, but politics of ideology and policy formulations to deepen democracy and deliver good governance to the citizenry.

Police seize $28.6m in cash seized from ex-Malaysian premier’s flat

Malaysian police said on Friday that cash worth 114 million ringgit (28.6 million dollars) and over 400 luxury handbags were seized from several apartments as part of an anti-graft probe into a state fund founded by former premier Najib Razak.

2019: I will contest under PDP – Prof. Adesanya-Davies

A presidential aspirant, Prof. Olufunmilayo Adesanya-Davies, has said she will contest under the Peoples Democratic Party.

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Sports Minister Sunday Dare (middle) at the National Stadium Lagos

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes to be camped for five months – minister

Ahead of the preparations toward the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Monday assured athletes that he would ensure a minimum of five months camping.
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Oyo government imposes fees on transfer from private to public schools

Oyo State Government has imposed fees on the transfer of students from private to government owned schools, pointing out that the costs were meant to offset administration procedures.

NIMMME: How Nigeria can generate $292 billion with Iron Ore, lead reserves

The Nigerian Institution of Metallurgical Mining and Materials Engineers (NIMMME) has said with available reserves of Iron Ore and lead, asides other resources, the nation can generate $292 billion.