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Police commence investigation into killing of Governor Okowa’s aide

The Police Commissioner (CP) in Delta, Yinka Adeleke, has said that the command has commenced full scale investigation into the killing of Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa’s aide, Mr Lawrence Ijei (a.k.a. Ngozi).

Election postponement: AU council cautions politicians to stop the blame game

The African Union, Economic, Social and Cultural Council on Sunday cautioned politicians and stakeholders in Nigeria’s political space to stop the blame game caused by the postponement of last Saturday’s presidential elections.

Bayelsa stakeholders allege unfairness in graduate recruitment

Stakeholders from Nembe Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, at the weekend accused the state’s Civil Service Commission of shortchanging their council in the just concluded recruitment of 1000 graduates into the civil service.
INEC Chairman, Prof Yakubu Mahmood and Members of the Commission in a Meeting with Key Stakeholders On updates of the 2019 General Elections.

INEC: No more campaigns, collection of PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says there is no more room for political campaigns or collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in spite of the postponement of elections by one week.

Delta APC factions unite ahead of elections

Ahead of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Delta State, leaders of the various factions of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta State have signed an agreement, resolving to work together to deliver the party’s candidates.

INEC: Nobody forced us to postpone elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the decision to postpone the 2019 general elections was entirely that of the commission and not due to any external influence.

ASUU president, others say polls postponement sad, embarrassing

Some stakeholders in the education sector have expressed disappointment over the sudden postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: PDP decision on election shift to be made known by party stakeholders

Alh Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said the decision of the party on the recent election shift, would be made known by the party’s stakeholders.
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned public officials, particularly those elected and appointed into office, that they must keep public trust or leave.-4

President Buhari speaks on postponement of general elections

I am deeply disappointed that despite the long notice given and our preparations both locally and internationally, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) postponed the Presidential and National Assembly elections within hours of its commencement.
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Elections: Toyin Saraki hails UN’s message of peace

The president, Wellbeing Foundation Africa, Toyin Saraki, has hailed the United Nations secretary general’s special representative for West Africa, Dr Mohammed Ibn Chambas towards ensuring a peaceful polls in 2019.
Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, has disclosed that no fewer than 15,000 security operatives would be deployed to monitor Saturday’s national election in the State.

Security agencies in show of force in Kaduna

Heavily armed security men in a convoy of several vehicles yesterday patrolled the streets of Kaduna in a show of force to deter any attempt to cause violence during Saturday’s election.
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INEC: 1,788,706 PVCs distributed in Adamawa

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has put the number of collected PVCS in Adamawa State at 1,788,706 while 184,377 PVCs were not collected, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Kassim Gaidam, has disclosed.

IPAC seeks support of stakeholders for credible election

Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), an umbrella body of all registered political parties in Nigeria, Thursday, called on all Nigerians to support other stakeholders towards the success of the forthcoming elections in the country.

Governor Obaseki advocates innovative programming to curb illegal migration, fake news

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has made a case for the use of innovative radio programming to curb contemporary challenges in society such as illegal migration and the spread of fake news.
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Osun SDP stakeholders ask members to vote for PDP, Atiku Abubakar

Stakeholders of the Osun State Chapter of the Social Democratic Party, led by the pioneer Chairman, Chief Ademola Ishola, have resolved to vote for the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

Election: NSCDC to deploy 3,600 officers to Kaduna

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kaduna Command said it would deploy no fewer than 3,600 personnel across the state for the upcoming general elections.

Election: General Buratai inaugurates ‘situation room’, issues emergency numbers

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday inaugurated the ”Nigerian Army Situation Room for the 2019 General Elections’ Security Monitoring’’.
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Elections: Nigerians charge to shun violence, embrace peace

The Organisation of Africa Instituted Churches (OAIC), has charged Nigerians to shun violence and imbibe tolerance during the forthcoming elections in the country.

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CP: Over 7,000 security personnel deployed for elections in Benue

Commissioner of Police in charge of Benue State, Omololu Bishi, has disclosed that over 7,000 security personnel who were deployed for last Saturday’s postponed general elections have returned to their places of primary assignment.
Nigeria international, Odion Ighalo has been unveiled by new club Shanghai Shenhua and handed jersey number 9 as he continues his football career in the China Super League.

Odion Ighalo: Quique Sanchez Flores ‘brain’ behind Shanghai Shenhua move

Shanghai Shenhua new signing Odion Ighalo has described the chance to be coached again by coach Quique Sanchez Flores as a ‘great opportunity’.

Zinedine Zidane ready for ‘serious’ talks about Chelsea job

Former Madrid Manager Zinedine Zidane is reportedly prepared to take over at Chelsea FC as long as the club can match his ambition in the transfer market, according to reports in the British media.

DSS denies former chief still controls its affairs

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied that the former Director-General of the service, Mr Lawal Daura, is still in control of its affairs.

Official: Customs interrogates officers over video showing man’s death

The Nigeria Customs Service says its officers involved in the shooting of a man along Ijebu Ode road on Sunday are being interrogated.