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CSO Situation Room Urges Security Agencies To Be Professional In Election Duties

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The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room has called on security agencies involved in the conduct of Saturday’s supplementary elections to be professional in carrying out their duties.

PDP Cautions INEC Against Padding Of Results

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has cautioned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, not to attempt padding Saturday’s supplementary elections results in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

PDP's Ademola Adeleke Emerges As Winner of Governorship Polls

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Tribunal declares PDP's Ademola Adeleke as the winner of 2019 Osun Governorship poll.

President Muhammadu Buhari Inaugurates The Presidential Implementation Committee

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President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurates the presidential implementation committee on the autonomy of the state legislature and state judiciary, in accordance with the 4th alteration to the 1999 constitution.

Sanwolu, Elected Assembly Members to Get Certificates of Return

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in Lagos state has fixed March 27, 2019, for the presentation of certificates of return to the state governor-elect Babajide Sanwoolu and his deputy Obafemi Hamzat.

INEC to Hold Supplementary Election in Ibeju Lekki

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos state says it has concluded arrangements for the conduct of the supplementary election in nine polling units of Ibeju-Lekki state constituency 1.

Rivers PDP Condemns Rivers Elders Call on Buhari to Interfere in Elections

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has described the call by some elders of Rivers State on President Muhammdu Buhari to interfere with the Rivers State governorship election as a shameful and ungodly plot to rob Rivers people of their mandate.

PDP Wants Bauchi Supplementary Election Suspended

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, wants The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to immediately suspend supplementary elections in Bauchi State until results in Tafawa Balewa are collated.

BREAKING: INEC Fixes Date To Announce Winner Of Rivers Guber Election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released a timeline for the governorship and state house of assembly elections in Rivers State.

Supplementary Election Will Not Hold In Adamawa As Court Extends Stoppage Order

1 day ago /

Justice Abdulaziz Waziri of a State High Court in Yola has in a sitting today extended the order stopping the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from conducting the Supplementary election for the governorship race on Saturday, March 23, 2019, by adjourning the case till Tuesday, March 26, 2019, for the ruling.

Useni Wants Security Personnel To Stay Neutral In Plateau Supplementary Election

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Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau State, Senator Jeremiah Useni, has cautioned against the deployment of security personnel that will harass and intimidate people at their polling units and collation centres ahead of the scheduled supplementary elections in the state.

FG Approves N26bn Intervention Fund For States Affected By Conflicts And Flooding

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The federal executive council has approved over eight billion naira for intervention in states that have been affected by conflict.

FG To Generate 30 Megawatts Of Electricity From Gurara Dam

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The Nigerian government says all is now set to engage the private sector in the generation of thirty megawatts of electricity from the Guarara Dam in Kaduna State.

Air Force Commences Airlift Of Materials For Supplementary Elections

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The Nigerian Air Force says it has commenced airlifting of election materials to states where there will be supplementary elections on Saturday.

Emir Of Ilorin Mourns Late Etsu Patigi

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The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman of Kwara State Traditional Council, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has expressed deep shock over the death of the Etsu Patigi, Alhaji Ibrahim Chatta Umar.

PDP And NEC Enjoins The Military To Resist Use For Illegal Duties

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The Peoples Democratic Party,(PDP), has called on the military to not allow itself to be used for illegal duties.

Zamfara Political Actors Hail Security Agents Over Elections

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Key political actors in Zamfara State have commended the conduct of security agents during the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the state which produced Mukhtar Idris as governor-elect.

North Central Reps Push For Speakership

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Members of Nigeria’s House of Representatives from the north-central zone have canvassed for the position of the house speaker in the incoming ninth assembly. 

Gama Ward Residents Optimistic Of Peaceful Poll

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Residents of Gama Ward in Nassarawa local government area of Kano state are optimistic that the rerun election in the ward will be peaceful and produce a credible leader. 

Gov. Ayade Scores Security High On Post Election Security

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Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade says the efforts of combined security operatives in the state during the last presidential and governorship elections score Cross River high as a violence-free state in Nigeria.

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