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

4 weeks ago /

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

4 weeks ago /

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

4 weeks ago /

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

4 weeks 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

4 weeks ago /

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

4 weeks ago /

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

4 weeks ago /

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

4 weeks ago /

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

4 weeks ago /

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

4 weeks ago /

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

1 month ago /

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

1 month ago /

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

1 month ago /

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

1 month ago /

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.

Court Of Appeal President Charges Election Petition Tribunal Judges To Dispense Justice According To Law

1 month ago /

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa has urged judges to dispense justice in accordance with the law without fear or favour during the election petition tribunals’ sittings.

Senate Divided On Militarization Of Elections

1 month ago /

The Nigeria Senate was on Wednesday divided over alleged militarization of the 2019 general elections.

IPAC To Reconcile Aggrieved Parties In Delta

1 month ago /

The inter-party advisory council (IPAC), Delta state chapter has adjudged the 2019 elections in Delta state as free and fair and called on all parties involved in the elections to support and join governor Okowa to move the state forward. 

Useni Expresses Optimism Over Plateau Supplementary Polls

1 month ago /

Plateau State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Jeremiah Useni, has said that he would lead the party to victory in the state rerun election.

Buhari Presides Over Security Meeting

1 month ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presided over a security meeting with heads of security agencies in the country.  

Senate Approves N30,000 New Minimum Wage As FG Looks For Revenue To Foot The Bill

1 month ago /

Senate on Tuesday approved N30,000 as the new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers.


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