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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released names of candidates for the Niger state governorship election billed for next year.
The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has cleared 24 governorship candidates for the 2019 election.
Following the Governorship Primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held across the country, the Party’s National Working Committee (NWC) at its meeting held on Thursday, 4th October, 2018, ratified the reports of the various Electoral Committees and adopts the under-listed as Governorship candidates of the APC for the forthcoming 2019 general elections
The stage is now set for a battle royale for the ticket of who becomes the standard-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 governorship election in Niger State following the collection of nomination forms by three of the five aspirants.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has formally declared his intention to seek for second term in office.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State yesterday in Obudu LGA(his home town) said he is satisfied with conduct of the just concluded Saturday Presidential and National Assembly elections, describing the exercise and turnout as both peaceful and massive.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Saturday, said that it would reschedule elections in some parts of Rivers, Anambra and Lagos States where there were cases of violence and ballot box snatching.
The agent of the Peoples Democratic Party assigned to President Muhammadu Buhari’s polling unit 003, Kofar Baru III (A and B) Daura, Katsina State, disappeared from the unit shortly before the commencement of the counting of votes.
Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has insisted that Arsene Wenger is not in the running to be appointed as the club’s new sporting director.
The police in Lagos have arrested four persons in connection with the disruption of voting and destruction of voting materials in Okota, Okota in Oshodi/Isolo council area of Lagos State.
Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson has said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will secure not less than ninety per cent of the total vote cast in the presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
The Africa Cup of Nations tournament will welcome the introduction of the famous Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in Egypt when it kicks off June 19 to July 2.
The Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service, (FCT-IRS) yesterday said that the service was not embarking on any recruitment exercise as being speculated in some quarters.
Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Thursday described the controversy trailing President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that anyone attempts to snatch ballot boxes during the general elections will pay with his life as unnecessary.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has reacted to the pictures of corps members subjected to inhuman conditions while on election duties in various states, which went viral on the social media platforms.