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2019: NHRC urges INEC to resist impunity

The Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Tony Ojukwu, Esq, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to stand up against impunity as well as reject result of any party primary that was not monitored by the electoral body.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

Osun guber: Senator Adeleke backs INEC’s move against vote buying

The flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming governorship election of September 22 in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has decried the menace of vote buying during elections, as he played host to British envoy in Ede, his ancestral home.

General Abdulsalami: 2019 election would test Nigeria’s democracy

Former Head of state, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has said the 2019 general elections would be a test case that Nigeria democracy has come of age.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi hails Acting President Osinbajo, media over intervention in National Assembly blockade

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has paid glowing tribute to the Acting President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, for his timely intervention in the blockage of the National Assembly by operatives of the Department of State Services.

ERM: Ex-President Obasanjo, others betrayed Nigerians by refusing to honour MKO Abiola

A group under the auspices of Ekiti Recovery Movement (ERM), has described the widely acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Kashimaawo Olawale Abiola (MKO), as the pillar of Nigeria democracy.

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Fabinho warns against mistakes as Liverpool prepare for another ‘final’

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Managing Director of Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr Fidet Okhiria

NRC disowns website selling Abuja-Kaduna route tickets

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has denied online sale of tickets on Abuja-Kaduna route.
Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto

Election: Senator Wamakko expresses joy over defections to APC in Sokoto

The leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Sokoto State who is also the immediate former Governor of the State, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, has expressed his happiness over the rate of defection to his party in Sokoto State as being witnessed since the commencement of the party campaign.
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APC chieftain tasks Igbos on President Buhari’s re-election bid

Chief Egwu Chima, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, has urged the Igbos to support the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.