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PDP Asks National Assembly To Override Electoral Act Amendment Bill

1 month ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the National Assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari on the Electoral Act Amendment Bill.

No Presidential Candidate For UPP In 2019

1 month ago /

The United Progressives Party says it will not sponsor a Presidential Candidate for the 2019 Presidential Poll.

Cross River To Prosecute Political Thugs

1 month ago /

The Cross River state government has expressed its readiness to prosecute all arrested thugs confirmed to have committed electoral offences, in connection with the last constituency by-election in Obudu local government area of the state.

INEC Assures Of Credible Process In 2019

1 month ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has again assured the people of Nigeria and beyond of free, fair and credible elections in 2019.

Wike Warns Against Disruption Of Port Harcourt By-Election

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Ahead of Saturday’s by-election to fill the Port Harcourt constituency three seat in the rivers state house of assembly, Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike says adequate measures have been put in place to ensure that the election is successful and the outcome generally acceptable.

INEC Budget: NASS Committees Fail To Agree On Modality Of Approval

1 month ago /

For the second time in 2 days, lawmakers were unable to reach a compromise on the approval pattern for the monies required for the funding of the 2019 general elections.

Gombe House Member Defects To PDP

1 month ago /

The minority leader in the Gombe state house of assembly and member representing Gombe north constituency Ahmad Usman Haruna has defected from the All Progressives Congress to the people’s democratic party.

INEC Assures Bauchi Voters Of Stress-Free Registration

1 month ago /

The independent national electoral commission (INEC) in Bauchi state has assured all eligible voters that they will collect their permanent voter cards before the February 2019 general elections.

Reactions Trail Registration Of 23 New Parties

1 month ago /

People in Umuahia, the Abia state capital, south east Nigeria are reacting to the recent registration of additional twenty one political parties by the country's electoral body.

Al-Mustapha backs restructuring of Nigeria

1 month ago /

Former chief security officer to late general Sani Abacha, Hamza Al-Mustapha says restructuring Nigeria is key to the prosperity of the youths and socio- economic development of the country.

INEC Issues Certificates To 23 New Parties

1 month ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued certificates of registration to Twenty Three newly registered political parties.

Court Restrains Saraki From Declaring Akpabio’s Seat Vacant

1 month ago /

An FCT high court, has restrained the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, from declaring the seat of the senator, representing Akwa Ibom North West, Godswill Akpabio, vacant, pending the hearing and determination of a suit before it.

Ondo Council Election Holds December 1

1 month ago /

The Ondo state Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC) has fixed December 1, 2018 for fresh local government elections.

Senate Asks INEC To Scrap “Smaller” Political Parties

1 month ago /

Nigerian lawmakers in the upper legislative chamber have asked the independent national electoral commission to “scrap smaller political parties to reduce the cost of 2019 general elections.

Court Fixes 24th August For Hearing In Ortom’s Impeachment Notice

1 month ago /

A Makurdi high court presided over by Justice Theresa Igoche has fixed 24th Aug., 2018 for hearing an interlocutory motion filed by counsel to the Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom on an injunction restraining the defendants from carrying out purported impeachment process and to restrain them from carrying out legislative functions at the assembly.

PDP, Insists On Dismantling APC Rigging Machine

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says there is no threat or smear campaign that will make it buckle on its resolve to contend with the All Progressives Congress (APC) and dismantle its rigging machinery in all future elections.

Suit Seeks Removal Of Saraki As Senate President

1 month ago /

Barely two days after two pro-Saraki senators approached the court to stop any move to impeach the senate president Bukola Saraki, another suit seeking the removal of Saraki has been received by the registry of the federal high court in Abuja.

NASS Resumption: Lawmakers Trade Blames

1 month ago /

Nigerian lawmakers have been trading blames over the failure to reconvene the national assembly on Tuesday as earlier scheduled.

Last Minute Rush For Voter Registration

1 month ago /

It is last minute rush for eligible voters in Gwagwalada area council of the federal capital territory as the august 17 deadlines for suspension of the ongoing continuous voters registration ahead of the 2019 elections approaches.

INEC Extends Voter Registration Deadline

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The independent national electoral commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for the continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise by two weeks.  


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