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INEC Refutes Reported Invitation Or Arrest Of Any Of Its Officials

12 hours ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says no national commissioner has been invited by any security agency, as being speculated by a section of the media.

Osinbajo Brokers Peace In Zamfara APC

13 hours ago /

The one-week postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections may have provided a window of opportunity for Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, to broker peace between the two factions in the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Zamfara State.

Rescind Your Directive On Ballot Box Snatchers – PDP Tells Buhari

13 hours ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to rescind his directive to security agencies to be ruthless with ballot box snatchers.

APC, PDP Clash Leaves Four Dead In Cross River

13 hours ago /

The Nigeria Police says normalcy has returned to  Bendeghe-Ekiem community, in Etung Local Government Area of Cross River State, following a clash between supporters of the All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  that led to the death of four persons.

Ondo APC Leaders Accuse Akeredolu Of Working With Opposition

13 hours ago /

Ahead of the rescheduled general elections, leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State have alerted President Muhammadu Buhari and the national leadership of the party of the looming defeat of the party as a result of alleged anti-party activities of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Oyo INEC Apologises For Postponement

15 hours ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Oyo State has tendered an unreserved apology to voters in the state for the rescheduling of the general elections.

PDP Accuses INEC, APC Of Including One Million Dead Voters In Register

16 hours ago /

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, of concluding plans to include the name of over one million dead voters in next Saturday’s elections.

Court Of Appeal Affirms Abdulrazag As Kwara APC Governorship Candidate

20 hours ago /

The court of appeal sitting in Ilorin, Kwara state, has upturned an earlier judgment of the Kwara state high court over the authentic state working committee of the All Progressives Congress in the state.

 

Plateau PDP Alleges Sale Of Party Agent's Tags

20 hours ago /

The Plateau PDP state campaign council has alerted INEC, security agencies and the public that 40 political parties in plateau have sold their agents’ tags to the ruling party in the state. 

 

Gov. Dickson Calls For National Council Of State Meeting

21 hours ago /

The Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency, convene an expanded meeting of the national council of state to enable The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, brief the nation on its preparedness for the rescheduled dates of the elections.

President Muhammadu Buhari Promises Security During Elections

21 hours ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to beef up security states with high-security risk ahead of the General Elections. 

 

Bauchi PDP Alleges Plans By State Govt To Disrupt Polls

21 hours ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi states has raised alarm over an alleged plan by the state government and some security agencies to destabilize the general elections through violence in the state.

Zimbabwe Opposition Politician, Biti Jailed

1 day ago /

A Zimbabwean Magistrate has sentenced prominent opposition politician Tendai Biti to seven days in jail but has given him the option of paying a $200 (£154) fine to avoid imprisonment.

Pan African Women Projects Blames Late Funding For Postponement Of Elections

1 day ago /

An international observer group for the 2019 general elections in Nigeria, Pan African Women Projects says the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was not funded on time to enable it to carry out its logistics responsibility.

APC Holds Caucus Meeting Over Postponed Polls

1 day ago /

President Muhammad Buhari is expected at the emergency caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, scheduled to hold on Monday at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja.

APC, PDP Trade Accusations Over Attack On Osun Community

1 day ago /

The All Progressives Congress, APC, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have been trading words in Osun East senatorial district of Osun State, over an alleged importation of firearms, and recruitment of political thugs for the purpose of election.

APC Demands Greater Openness, Transparency On Postponed Elections

1 day ago /

The All Progressives Congress, APC, says the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, must be open to the general public on its plan for the postponed election on Saturday and subsequent process.

WANEP Enjoins Voters Not To Despair Over Poll Postponement

1 day ago /

The West Africa Network for Peace Building, WANEP, and its partners have expressed disappointment over the postponement of the 2019 general elections.

Atiku Not Perturbed By Poll Postponement

2 days ago /

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has said he is not perturbed by the sudden postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections few hours to the opening of polls.

Polls Shift: INEC Retrieves Sensitive Materials From LGs In Plateau

2 days ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Plateau has retrieved all sensitive materials earlier distributed to the 17 Local Government Areas of the state following the shift in the date for the conduct of the general elections.


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