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2019: Debates will not win election – APC chieftain

The immediate past Commissioner for Works in Lagos State, Ganiyu Johnson, on Sunday said debates would not determine who would win the 2019 presidential elections in Nigeria.
SENATOR EMMANUEL ONWE UZOR

Ebonyi government donates laptops to journalists

The Ebonyi Government on Friday donated laptops to 10 selected journalists in the state for objective reportage of events and effective information dissemination.

2019: Tanko Yakasai tacitly endorses Abubakar Atiku for president

A founding member of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) and elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has tacitly endorsed the candidature of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Mr Peter Obi, ahead of 2091 presidential election.
President Buhari participates at Signing of Peace Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding by Presidential Candidates and Party Chairmen in Abuja on 11th Dec 2018-4

Abdulsalami Abubakar: Absentees at peace accord still have room to sign

A former head of state and chairman of the National Peace Committee, Abdulsalami Abubakar, has stated that there is still room for the absent presidential candidates to sign the peace accord.
President Buhari Unveils Buhari Unity Band in State House on 15th Nov 2018-1

NEDG, BON pick five political parties for presidential debate

The Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) have selected five political parties that will participate in the upcoming presidential debate.
A former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke has said he will not criminalise same-sex relationships if he becomes Nigeria's president in 2019.

Donald Duke’s SDP pulls out of CUPP

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has pulled out of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), a group of over 45 opposition political parties.
Zenith Labour Party (ZLP)

Zenith Labour Party urges political parties to engage security agencies

The National Chairman of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Mr. Dan Nwanyanwu, has urged political parties to engage security agencies in order to achieve credible, free and fair elections in 2019.

Yakubu Dogara: Federal government’s cash disbursement is vote-buying, inducement

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, condemns the distribution of cash to the public very close to general election by public officials, saying such endeavours amount to vote buying and inducement, which is a clear case of corruption
Aides and supporters of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar watched in disbelief as the Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant wept at his campaign office on Friday in Abuja.

2019: Afenifere, CUPP’s adoption won’t ensure your victory – Labour Party tells Atiku Abubakar

Labour Party says the adoption of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, by the Coalition of United Political Parties will not guarantee his victory in the 2019 election
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

EFCC to prosecute indicted politicians before 2019 polls

Acting EFCC chairman Ibrahim Magu assures Nigerians that all candidates of political parties who have case with the agency and are seeking election into various offices in 2019 will be charged to court before the next year election
Herdsmen

UN, others chart way out of farmers, herders crisis

Federal government urged to promote global best practices of ranching so that pastoralists can rely on farmers for the supply of fodder to augment their animal feeds

Cross River government invites presidential candidates to Calabar Carnival

Cross River government invites all presidential candidates of political parties for 2019 general elections to take a week-long vacation from campaigns and participate in 2018 Calabar Carnival
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal

2019: Police arrest six for pasting Omoyele Sowore’s posters at night

Police in Lagos arrest six people for allegedly pasting the posters of African Action Congress presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, at night
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.

Ibrahim Magu: EFCC to prosecute indicted candidates before 2019 polls

EFCC chief Ibrahim Magu assures Nigerians that all candidates of political parties who have case with the agency and are seeking election into various offices in 2019 will be charged to court before next year's election
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YIAGA to deploy over 3000 observers for 2019 elections

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Youth Initiative For Advocacy, Growth And Advancement (YIAGA) says it will Deploy 3034 Observers for the 2019 general elections.

NGO tasks Bauchi stakeholders on local council autonomy

Stakeholders in Bauchi State have been urged to champion the agitation for the autonomy of the local government system in the country.

2019: 378,797 PVCs yet to be collected in Niger

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that over 378,797 permanent voter cards (PVCs) are yet to be collected by registered voters in the 25 local government areas of Niger State.
Nze Chidi Duru

Chidi Duru: Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency favourable to Igbo

A member of the fourth and Fifth Assembly in the House of Representatives, Nze Chidi Duru, has said the return of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 would best serve the interest of the Igbo.

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PDP: Muhammadu Buhari not preparing for election, interested only in rigging

Barely 60 days to the 2019 general elections, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday pointed out that President Muhammadu Buhari is not prepared for the election, but only interested in rigging.
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Ex-Army chief Salihu Ibrahim laid to rest in Kaduna

Late former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Salihu Ibrahim, has been laid to rest on Sunday after funeral prayers at Yahaya Road Juma’at Mosque, Kaduna.
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Rufai Hanga: Atiku Abubakar will give Muhammadu Buhari a good fight in the North

Senator Rufai Hanga, a former national chairman of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), has described the National chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, as a disaster, saying he once predicted it.
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Two businessmen bag 8 years imprisonment for trademark theft

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has convicted and sentenced two businessmen, Nnamdi Okoye and Ikechukwu Ezeogwum to a total of eight years and six months imprisonment for trademark theft.