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Edo elections: APC wins all 24 assembly seats

The All Progressives Congress in Edo State has broken an all-time record in electoral contest in last Saturday’s House of Assembly election.

Police: We have information on suspected killer of Oyo lawmaker

The Oyo State Police Command says it has obtained firsthand information on the identity of the suspected killer of Hon. Temitope Olatoye, House of Representatives member for Lagelu/Akinyele Federal Constituency.

Imo elections: Senatorial candidate’s aide shot

Two men on a motorbike, on Thursday, shot at Nnamdi Nsorom, an aide to the Imo West Senatorial Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential and National Assembly election, Jones Onyereri.

Rep. Agbonyinma: How INEC staff exposed PDP rigging in Edo

Candidate of the All Progressives Congress for Ikpoba-Okha/Egor federal constituency, Hon Ehiozuwa Agbonyinma, has said that God used an Electoral Officer to expose how the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) rigged the February 23rd Presidential and National Assembly election

Edwin Clark begs federal government to withdraw military from election duties

Niger Delta leader and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, on Wednesday appealed to the Federal Government to withdraw the military from all election duties.
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Election: Arewa youths endorse Governor El-Rufai

Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) has endorsed the candidacy of Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, describing him as the best man for the job.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and hundreds of its members stormed the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday and accused the commission’s Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, of conspiracy in the just concluded presidential and National Assembly elections.

PDP leaders, members storm INEC, accuse it of conspiracy

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and hundreds of its members stormed the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday and accused the commission’s Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, of conspiracy in the just concluded presidential and National Assembly elections.g

NYSC vows not to use corps members as election officials in Anambra local councils

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) in Anambra has insisted that corps members will not be posted for election duty in Idemili and Ogbaru areas of the state on March 9.
Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman has said that the party will continue to respect the judiciary and respect court orders.

Group gives Adams Oshiomhole 48 hours to quash Governor Okorocha’s suspension

A pro-Buhari group, the Presidential Support Committee (PSC), Southeast Zone, has handed a 48-hour ultimatum to the Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rescind the suspension of Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, from the party.

Akwa Ibom elections: APC, PDP trade words on benefit of alignment with centre

Chieftains of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom State were at the weekend locked in a verbal exchange over the benefits of being hooked up to the government in power in Abuja.

NBC shuts Jay FM over alleged breach of broadcasting code

The National Broadcasting Commission has shut a private radio station, Jay FM, in Jos, Plateau State, for alleged breach of broadcasting code of conduct.

Akwa Ibom REC denies manipulating presidential, NASS election results

Mr. Mike Igini, the Akwa Ibom Resident Electoral Commissioner, has denied manipulating the Presidential and National Assembly election results in the state.
The presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has lamented the failure of the card readers at his polling unit in Ward 2 of Nnewi North LGA in Anambra State.

Kingsley Moghalu commiserates with victims of electoral violence

Professor Kingsley Moghalu, the Presidential Candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), has expressed sadness over the loss of lives from violence during the February 23, Presidential and National Assembly Election.

Kingsley Moghalu tasks President Buhari on inclusive government

Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, the Presidential Candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), has expressed sadness over the loss of lives from violence during the Feb. 23, Presidential and National Assembly Election.

Nnamdi Kanu: Igbos in Kano, Lagos not allowed to vote

The Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has lamented over the inability of Igbos to vote during Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly election s.
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Jigawa records high voter turnout, peaceful election

The Presidential and National Assembly Election was characterised by large turnout of voters and was conducted peacefully across all the 27 local government areas of Jigawa State.

APC chieftains, PDP members killed in Rivers

Three chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, including a former chairman of Andoni local government area of the state, were killed yesterday, following violence that erupted in Asarama, headquarters of Andoni local government area of the state.
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Election: Enugu witnesses low turn out of voters, missing, late arrival of materials

There was low turn out of voters in the presidential and National Assembly election in Enugu state just as late arrival and missing ballot booklets delays the commencement of the election.

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UNICEF to improve literacy level of Nigerian children through advocacy

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Friday said it would help improve literacy level among Nigerian children in rural areas through sensitisation and advocacy.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA restates commitment to rid Kogi of illicit drugs

Mr Alfred Adewumi, the new National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Commander in Kogi, says the agency will collaborate with sister security agencies and the state government to rid the state of illicit drugs.

NAF offers free medical services to 3, 000 persons in Sokoto

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has began free medical outreach for Mabera Community in Sokoto Metropolis, targeting 3, 000 persons in the two-day exercise.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

Olamide George: Prince Beyioku remains AFN secretary general, backed by constitution

Acting president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Honourable Olamide George has affirmed Prince Adisa Adeniyi Beyioku as the authentic and substantive Secretary General of the federation.