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Enugu elections: INEC may go to court over allegations

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Enugu State has disclosed its plan to seek redress in court over the allegations leveled against the commission on the conduct of the 2019 general elections.
Nigeria Police

Delta elections: Police deploy over 9,000 personnel

Over 9,000 policemen have been deployed in Delta State for today’s gubernatorial and states assembly elections as against the 8,000 deployed during the presidential election on February 23.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-5

President Buhari urges traditional rulers to support fight against criminality

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday welcomed traditional rulers in the country to the “Next Level”, urging them to be prepared to play a crucial role in the prevention and detection of criminal activities in their domains.

Governor Ikpeazu sacks transition committee chairmen

The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, has reportedly sacked three out of the seventeen Transition Committee Chairmen that he recently appointed to oversee the affairs of various local government areas of the state.
Taraba

Musa Kanawa: How to attain security, peaceful coexistence in Taraba

The governorship candidate of the Young Democratic Party (YDP), Alhaji Musa Bah Kanawa, has called for recognition of all traditional rulers, ethnic and religious groups in Tabara State, for the much-desired security and peaceful coexistence among the groups to be achieved.
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Governor Umahi advises Ebonyi residents not to abandon farms for politics

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has advised the people not to abandon their farm work and other agricultural ventures because of the general elections.
Ibikunle Amosun

Ogun APC rally crisis: Governor Amosun blasts Adams Oshiomhole

The Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has denied allegations by the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, that he sponsored thugs to the presidential rally of the party in the state on Monday.
Zubairu Halilu

Lagos CP: Election day offenders will face immediate prosecution

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, CP Zubairu Muazu, says the security agency is working with the judiciary to ensure that persons arrested for offences on election days are tried immediately.

Governor Ajimobi: We’ll complete ongoing projects in Oke Ogun

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has assured the people of Oke Ogun zone of the state that his administration would ensure the completion of ongoing projects in the axis no matter what it takes.

INEC reassures Ebonyi people of credible, fair, free elections

Prof. Godswill Obioma, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ebonyi, has reiterated the commitment of the commission to conduct credible, transparent and violence-free elections in Ebonyi.

INEC: Distribution of non sensitive materials in Anambra to end Friday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the movement of non sensitive materials to the 21 local government areas of Anambra will be concluded on Friday.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari seeks Ekiti Obas’ support for re-election

President Muhammadu Buhari has pleaded with Ekiti obas to support his re-election bid and government for sustainable peace in Ekiti State and beyond.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Hoodlums disrupt APC’s rally in Benue

The rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held in Gbajimba, the home base of Governor Samuel Ortom is reported to have been disrupted by hoodlums who fired gun shots to disperse the crowd.
The Ebonyi Council of Traditional Rulers on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari would get the support of many voters in the state at the February 16th presidential election.-6

President Buhari marginalising Ndigbo – Anambra monarchs

Traditional rulers in Anambra State have accused President Muhammadu Buhari, of marginalising the people of the South-east.

Customs targets N887bn revenue in 2019

Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali, disclosed on Monday that the Federal Government has set a revenue target of N887 billion for the Service in 2019, assuring that the figure will be surpassed as management has set a far higher in-house target for itself.

PANDEF demands immediate reinstatement of Justice Onnoghen

Pan–Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, umbrella body of traditional rulers, leaders and stakeholders of the coastal states of Niger Delta, weekend, raised four key posers for President Muhammadu Buhari over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, an act it strongly denounced, demanding his immediate reinstatement.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Election: President Buhari storms Osun with Next Level campaign message

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with Osun traditional rulers in Osogbo, the state capital, during his mega rally ahead of the February 16 election, soliciting their support for his reelection.

Christian group gathers to pray for Nigeria

Concerned Nigerian Christian Forum (CNCF), a religious-focused civil society organisation, has gathered Christian clerics and traditional rulers to pray for the healing, reconciliation and unity of Nigeria and its leaders.

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