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INEC deregisters 74 political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deregistered 74 political parties, meaning that they would not be participating in subsequent elections in the country.
Unity Party of Nigeria

UPN: Ondo security situation worrisome

The Unity Party of Nigeria in Ondo State has described the security situation of the state as worrisome and disturbing.
Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

UPN, IPAC call for credible poll in Kogi

Ahead of November 16 governorship election in Kogi State, the Unity Party of Nigeria, and Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Kogi State has called for credible, free and free election.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ondo APC elder passes on at 84

A member of the Ondo State All Progressives Congress (APC) Elders Committee, Chief Felix Idowu Aiyegbusi, is dead. He was 84. Pa Aiyegbusi, a distinguished son of Arigidi-Akoko, died on August 7 after a brief...
The Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Obafemi Hamzat has lost his father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat.

Obafemi Hamzat: My father was man of the people

Lagos State Deputy governor-elect, Obafemi Hamzat, has described his late father, Oba Olatunji Hamzat, Olu of Afowora Sogade, Ogun State, as a great man who committed his life to the service of the people.

Why politics is war in Nigeria

Selfishness, the pursuit of self-interest and self-aggrandisement are the driving forces of Nigerian politicians. From bottom to top and back again, of those emotions, not one is free, not one is clean, not even President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s widely touted emblem of what is sane and altruistic in the polity.

Gombe elections: 32 candidates jostle for governorship seat

No fewer than 285 candidates from 34 political parties are to participate in the Saturday’s Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in Gombe State.
Adebayo Adelabu

Oyo elections: YDP, NCP, SNC, 12 others adopt APC candidate

No fewer than 15 gubernatorial candidates in Oyo State on Thursday adopted the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adebayo Adelabu, as the sole candidate of their respective political parties ahead of the election billed to take place on Saturday.
The ambition of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, has received a major boost with his adoption by 13 political parties under the aegis of the Forum of Political Parties.

Ogbomoso stands still as Adebayo Alao-Akala campaigns for APC candidate Bayo Adelabu

The ambition of the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Adebayo Adelabu, has received a major boost with his adoption by 13 political parties under the aegis of the Forum of Political Parties.

Gideon Gwani wins Kaura Federal Constituency in Kaduna

Mr Gideon Gwani of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has polled 21,187 votes to win the Kaura Federal Constituency election in Kaduna State, for the fifth time.
PDP Presidential candidate and main opposition leader Atiku Abubakar (C) leaves the polling station with his wife Amina Titilayo Atiku-Abubakar (R) after casting their votes at Agiya polling station in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria on February 23, 2019, as voting commenced in the presidential election. – Nigerians began voting for a new president on February 23 after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence. Some 120,000 polling stations began opening from 0700 GMT, although there were indications of a delay in the delivery of some materials and deployment of staff, AFP reporters said. (Photo by Luis TATO / AFP)

Election: Atiku Abubakar wins Kaura election in Kaduna

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has won the presidential election in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State with 33,647 votes, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has reported.
Mohammed Danjuma Goje

Election: Plans thickens to unseat Senator Goje as six parties support PDP candidate

The Media and Publicity Committee chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign organization in Gombe state, Alhaji Dahiru Hassann Kera, says the party is not disturbed by the postponement of the Presidential and NASS election by one week.
Ibikunle Amosun

Rotimi Paseda: Blame Governor Amosun for water scarcity in Ogun

The governorship candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ogun State, Rotimi Paseda, has blamed Governor Ibikunle Amosun-led government for water scarcity in some parts of the state.

INEC publishes final list of 73 presidential candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the names of Nigeria’s presidential candidates and their running mates who will be contesting the February, 2019 presidential elections in the country.

Afe Babalola asks federal government to name FUTA after Shehu Shagari

The Founder and Chancellor of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Aare Afe Babalola (SAN) has urged the Federal Government to name the Federal University of Technology (FUTA), Akure, after the late Second Republic President of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Shagari.
Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN)

Electoral Act: UPN backs Muhammadu Buhari on accent withdrawal

The Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) backs President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to withhold his accent to the amended Electoral Act passed by the National Assembly
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APC floors PDP to win Kwara, Katsina by-elections

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Raheem Olawuyi, was on Saturday declared the winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency bye-election held across the four councils in Kwara.
APC Nigeria Supporters

APC wins Kwara bye-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday night declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal constituency bye-election in Kwara state.

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Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, disclosed this on Monday on Channels Television, Programme “Sunrise Daily”, while, speaking on COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria.

NCDC rules out elderly, symptomatic coronavirus patients from home care

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has ruled out elderly patients and those with severe symptoms from home care treatment for COVID-19.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police order arrest of fake coronavirus taskforce in Anambra

Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr John Abang, has ordered the arrest of illegal task force teams claiming to be enforcing COVID-19 measures including wearing of face masks in the state.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Governor Badaru: Jigawa power transmission substation set for inauguration

Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa says the 96 megawatts capacity Gagarawa power transmission substation is set for inauguration in three weeks time.
Ibrahim Magu

Presidency: Ibrahim Magu’s probe shows anti-corruption fight is real

The Presidency on Saturday said those who hold the belief that the ongoing investigation of the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, is an indication of the administration’s failing anti-corruption fight have missed the point.

NGO distributes palliatives to physically changed

Lola Cater for the Needy Foundation, an Abuja-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed some palliative materials to the People Living With Disabiluties (PLWDs) in Karamajiji, Abuja.