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North West Election Officials Strategise In Kaduna Ahead Of 2019 Polls

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The success or otherwise of the 2019 general election will largely depend on the credibility of the electoral process.

NCP Launches Policy Document, Kick Starts Campaign

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National Conscience Party, NCP, will give Nigerians an alternative to inefficiency and abolish poverty as well as create employment for citizens.

INEC Says It Has Completed 50% Of Its Goals For 2019 Elections

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The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has completed seven out of 14 activities listed on the election timetable, released on January 9, 2018.

PDP Accuses APC Of “Panic Action”

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The Director General of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Campaign Council, Senator Bukola Saraki says the Federal Government and the All Progressives Congress, APC, are showing the signs of what he called “panic actions” knowing that the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, will give them a ‘run for their money’.

PDP Presidential Campaign Council Names Directorates, Spokespersons

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Campaign Council has released the operational directorates, and names of spokespersons for its 2019 presidential election campaign.

 

APC Reconciliation Committee Meets Okorocha, Others

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Members of the Governor Abdullahi Ganduje-led Peace Committee set-up by the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, following the crisis over the conduct of the party's primary elections are in Owerri, the Imo State capital.

2019 Elections: IGP Idris Reads Riot Act To Police Officers

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Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has warned commissioners of police in all state commands and the Federal Capital Territory, as well as personnel who have roles to play in the implementation of the security arrangements for the 2019 general elections not to engage in political partisanship, but to remain focused and provide security for all, throughout the election period.

 

Kano APC NASS Caucus Passes Vote Of Confidence On Ganduje

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National Assembly caucus of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has passed vote of confidence on Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State for another 4-year tenure in office.

2019 Elections: Politicians, Observers Want Laws To Curb Vote Buying

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Political observers and players in Ondo State have stressed the need for the 2019 general elections to be held in a peaceful atmosphere.

Oby Ezekwesili Unveils Presidential Policy Document

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The presidential candidate of the Alliance Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Oby Ezekwezili, has condemned the Buhari administration for not doing enough in eradicating poverty among Nigerians and for not creating an enabling environment for investment and employment.

Okorocha Restates Support For Buhari’s Second Term Bid

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The governor of Imo state, southeast Nigeria, Rochas Okorocha has expressed support for the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 general elections. 

APC Members Back Buhari On Litigation Crisis

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Party faithful of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have described the stance of President Muhammadu Buhari on the rights of aggrieved members to seek redress in the courts as the best option to calm frayed nerves in the build-up to the 2019 election.

Ekiti Governorship Election: APC Closes Defence, Calls 43 Witnesses

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The Ekiti Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has been told that the July 14, 2018 election was free, fair, and credible by all standards.

Benue PDP Alleges Neglect Of The Army

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The Benue State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as sad and humiliating, the recent massacre of dozens of Nigerian Army troops by Boko Haram at Metele in North-East Nigeria.

Fashola Campaigns For Buhari In Lagos

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The Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) says the South West has more to gain by re-electing President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election. 

ADP Optimistic Of Credible 2019 Elections

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One of Nigeria’s opposition parties, the action democratic party, ADP says it is confident that the independent national electoral commission, INEC will conduct credible general elections next year as many Nigerians have become much more politically aware.

PDP Describes APC Defection List As Mere Propaganda

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The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kano State, has described the list of defectors released by the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kano as laughable and aimed at gaining cheap publicity to remedy the party’s decreasing popularity in the state.

BON/NEDG Set December Dates For Presidential Election Debates

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The Nigerian election debates group has announced December fourteen 2018 and January nineteen as dates for presidential and vice-presidential debates.

PDP Fingers APC Over Akwa-Ibom Assembly Crisis

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, of deliberately using state security apparatus to intimidate, harass and destabilize, the opposition describing it as part of political strategy to take over PDP controlled states in the Niger delta region.

APC Threatens To Sanction Members

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The All Progressives Congress has advised all members who have cases against the party in court to either withdraw them or be sanctioned.