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Nigeria Police

Elections: Group seeks police, INEC collaboration

An election observer group, Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA) has called for greater collaboration among the police, stakeholders and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure free, fair and peaceful general election.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo meets party leaders, security chiefs over Ogun campaign violence

Worried by the violence that has characterised political campaigns in Ogun State, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday, met with leaders of major political parties and security chiefs in the state ahead of the general elections.

Truth be told, Atiku messed up

How could anyone, regardless of their political leaning, justify the slip up of presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Abubakar Atiku, on Saturday?
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.

Election: Governor Ahmed bans street rallies, campaigns in Kwara

Kwara state governor, Alhaji AbdulFatah Ahmed, has banned street processions and rallies by political parties following the recent spate of political violence in the state.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

EFCC: We’ll monitor campaign funds for 2019 elections

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

WEP calls for support for women in politics

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, a group known as Women Environmental Programme (WEP), has reiterated the need for women to be given opportunity to occupy political positions.
2 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

2019: NAF urges personnel to remain apolitical

As political campaigns for the 2019 general elections kickoff, the Air Officer Commanding (AOC), Tactical Air Command of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao, has advised personnel to distance themselves from every political activity including political comments on social media.

2019: Davies Ikanya urges politicians to shun campaign of calumny, hate speech

Politicians have been urged to dwell more in selling themselves and their party manifestoes, and avoid campaign of calumny and hate speech during campaigns.
Nigeria Police

Police: We won’t allow weapons on campaign grounds

With the commencement of political campaigns ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Benue State Police Command has said that it would not allow weapons such as knives, guns and the likes on campaign grounds.

2019: EFCC ex-boss cautions politician on hate-speech, violence

As campaigns for the 2019 general elections kicked off at the weekend, Farida Waziri, a former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has charged politicians to make their agenda for Nigerians their focus rather than dwelling on issues that will further divide the people.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI 4

Muhammadu Buhari: How God, PVCs ensured my victory in 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday, said electoral victory in the country is not measured by one’s religious affiliation or ethnicity.

2019: Lai Mohammed wants media to play its gate-keeping role during political campaigns

Ahead of the 2019 General elections, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has called on the media to play its gate keeping role to forestall hate speech during political campaigns.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 34 suspected political thugs in Kano

The Kano State Police Command said on Friday that it had arrested 34 suspected political thugs during the primary elections in the state.
Suleiman Abba

Suleiman Abba: I am not new in politics

Suleiman Abba, a former Inspector General of Police (IGP), has described himself as not a new comer in politics saying he is not new in politics.

2019: Borno politicians recruiting armed thugs – NSCDC

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Borno on Tuesday decried the recruitment of armed thugs for political campaigns in the state.
Abdullahi Mukhtar

NAHCON boss advises hajj pilgrims against causing political tension

The Chairman National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Abdullahi Muktar, has urged Nigerian pilgrims to bury their political differences and avoid creating tension in Saudi Arabia.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI

2019: Presidency urges APC supporters to be mindful of electoral law

The Presidency has appealed to supporters of All Progressives Congress (APC) to mindful of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s timetable for political campaigns to avoid possible violation of electoral law.

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Police officer, 8 others killed in Rivers

At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.

Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.