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Buhari Dismiss Rumours Of Violence And Urges Nigerians To Exercise Civic Duties

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President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to dismiss rumours of violence and unrest and participate in defining the future of the nation by exercising their civic duties on Saturday's Presidential and National Assembly Elections. 

President Muhammadu Buhari To Address The Nation On A Live Broadcast

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President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday, February 22, 2019, broadcast to the nation at 7 am with a repeat at 9 pm.

NLC Tasks Military, INEC On Impartiality

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The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission and the Nigerian military on impartiality in dealing with identified electoral offenders and ballot box snatchers as directed by president Muhammadu Buhari,

Supreme Court Fixes Feb 26 To Hear SDP Presidential Candidacy Case

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The Supreme court has fixed 26th of February 2019 for the hearing of an appeal filed by Professor Jerry Gana challenging the judgment of the court of appeal which dismissed his appeal challenging the candidacy of Donald Duke as the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party.

Mixed feelings greet NURTW fare reduction in Bayelsa

7 hours ago /

The announcement of a fifty per cent slash in transport fares by the National Union of Road and Transport Workers for people travelling to vote in Saturday’s rescheduled elections has been received with mixed feelings in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state.

 

INEC Distributes Sensitive Electoral Materials In Kano

7 hours ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has commenced the distribution of sensitive materials to the 44 local government areas in Kano state.

Gowon Advises INEC On Credible Elections

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Nigeria's former head of state, General Yakubu Gowon has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to be fully prepared for the rescheduled elections in a manner that the outcome will be adjudged credible by all.

Anambra Police Appeals For Support

8 hours ago /

The Commissioner of Police in charge of Anambra state for the purpose of Saturday, February twenty-third presidential and national assembly elections want political parties, their candidates and other stakeholders to support the command in ensuring a violence-free poll.

72.5m Nigerians To Vote On Saturday – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has fully deployed sensitive electoral materials to 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory ahead of Saturday’s elections.

Cross-river Police Changes Strategy

8 hours ago /

Flashpoints and suspected trouble spots across the eighteen Local Government Areas of Cross-river state have been manned by security men and their equipment ahead of Saturday’s presidential and national assembly elections.

INEC Commences Distribution Of Sensitive Materials In Edo State

8 hours ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Edo state says its fully ready for the conduct of Saturday’s presidential and national assembly election.

APC/PDP Trade Blames Over Renewed Hostilities In Benue

8 hours ago /

Two people were reportedly killed, and several others injured with countless others displaced in a renewed attack on Wednesday night on residents of Iye community in Guma Local Government Council of Benue state.

INEC Commences Distribution Of Sensitive Materials In Bauchi

8 hours ago /

Ahead of Saturday’s presidential and national assembly election, INEC in Bauchi has commenced distribution of sensitive materials to the twenty Local Government Areas across the state.

 

FG To Empower 10,000 Women, Youths In Anambra State

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Nigeria’s Federal Government plans to create more employment opportunities for the teeming youths of the country in the coming months.

Senegal Election: President Macky Sall Leads Field Of Four

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As Senegal gets set to vote on Sunday, President Macky Sall is billed as the strong favourite to win the country’s polls, boosted by a modernising first term that propelled economic growth although critics accuse him of jailing his rivals for political gain.

Court Upholds Nomination Of Moses Shipi As ABP Presidential Candidate

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 A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has upheld the nomination of Moses Shipi as the presidential candidate of all blended party, ABP, for the 2019 election.

New Alliance Challenges Netanyahu In Israel’s Election

9 hours ago /

Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s strongest challengers in Israel’s April general election have joined forces, a dramatic turn in a race his right-wing Likud party has been predicted to win easily.

Russia To Create Internet Independence

9 hours ago /

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the country must prepare for possible western attempts to deny it access to the global internet by creating its own self-sufficient ‘segments’ of the web.

FJP Condemns ‘Shoot At Sight’ Order

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The Freedom and Justice Party, FJP, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw his order to the Nigerian military and other security agencies to deal ruthlessly with ballot box snatchers and other election offenders.

YIAGA Deploys Observers TO 774 LGAs

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An election observer group, YIAGA Africa says all measures have been put in place to monitor the rescheduled election.


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