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Congresses: APC should have learnt from PDP – Kassim Afegbua

The spokesperson for General Ibrahim Babangida, Mr Kassim Afegbua, has taken a swipe at the All Progressives Congresses (APC) following the congresses conducted by the party in some states.

2019 and the politics of campaign finance

Each Governor was reportedly asked by the ruling APC party to bring N250 million ahead of the party’s National Convention. When the public protested, recently, the party disclaimed the news even if it added that it was the responsibility of members to pay outstanding dues.

Ekiti APC primaries: Police task aspirants on peace

Outgoing Ekiti Commissioner of Police, Mr Abdullahi Chafe, has warned political parties and aspirants not to engage in acts capable of causing violence while conducting their gubernatorial primaries.

Official: EU aid to Nigeria €2.2 billion in 10 years

The European Union (EU’s) aid assistance to Nigeria in the last decade was above €2.2 billion, the Ambassador and Head of the EU Delegation to Nigeria, Ketil Karlsen, said on Wednesday in Abuja.

2019: NPC sensitises media on electoral process monitoring

Nigerian Press Council (NPC) on Thursday urged media professionals to ensure holistic monitoring of the electoral process to enable citizens to make informed decisions in the 2019 general elections.

INEC engages over 2,000 ad hoc staff for Senator Melaye’s recall

A Federal Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr. Mohammed Haruna, has said that the Commission will be engaging the services of over 2,000 ad hoc staff in the recall process of the senator representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye.

Senator Dino’s recall: INEC to begin verification of signatures of petitioners

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will commence the verification of signatures of those seeking the recall of Sen. Dino Melaye on April 28.

Ekiti guber: Monarchs demand southern governor from political parties

Traditional monarchs in Ekiti State have demanded that political parties must ensure they field a candidate from Ekiti South for the July 14 governorship election in the state.

Governor Fayose: Ex-President Obasanjo’s third force is ‘no force’

The governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, has described the third force movement proposed by former president Olusegun Obasanjo as “no force”.

2019: PDP hints at merger with other groups to defeat APC

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) said it was consulting various interest groups and political stakeholders for synergy to enable it regain power in 2019 elections.

Professor Moghalu: President Buhari does not deserve second term

A former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has reacted to declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election.

INEC: We won’t allow sharing of money during Ekiti poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Monday it has put mechanisms in place to check sharing of money to voters during the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State.

Tanzania opposition cries foul, church speaks out

The woes of Tanzania’s opposition continued last week, with six Chadema leaders, among them chairman Freeman Mbowe, sitting in jail over the East holiday after they were charged with sedition, incitement to violence and unlawful assembly.

Ex-Governor Lamido: Nigerians have realised voting out PDP was a mistake

A former Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido, says Nigerians voted out the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2015 out of anger and impatience, but are now back to their senses and will not repeat the mistake of voting the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019.

Tanko Yakassai: Northern elders’ll assess all presidential candidates in 2019

Northern leaders on Wednesday said they would assess candidates of all political parties before supporting any contestant for the 2019 presidential election.

EFCC vows to stop political parties from money sharing

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is has resolved to extend its searchlight to political parties to stop them from further corrupting politics with money.

NASEIC: Governor Al-Makura approves funds for council election

Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, has approved funds for council election slated for May 26, 2018.

INEC rolls out general elections dates from 2019-2055

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday announced dates for general elections in the country for the next 36 years, starting from 2019 to 2055.

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