News - 2019 elections

Civil Society Groups Advise Buhari On New Anti-Corruption Strategy

2 months ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to use the next four years to review many challenges and setbacks with a view to consolidating on the gains recorded in the fight against corruption in the country.

INEC Sets Timeline For Kogi And Bayelsa Polls

2 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed November 2 for the conduct of governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.

Court Sacks Great Ogboru

2 months ago /
Election  Judiciary 

The 2019 governorship elections may have come and gone, but legal battles and contentions appear to be causing a more political crisis in the All Progressives Congress in Delta state.

Gov. Bindow Congratulates Fintiri

2 months ago /
Politics 

Gov. Mohammed Umaru Jibrilla Bindow has congratulated Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri for emerging Gov-Elect in the governorship election of Adamawa State.

Court Dismisses MRDD’S Challenge To Adamawa Governorship Election

2 months ago /
Politics 

An Adamawa State High Court presided over by Justice Abdulaziz Abdullahi has dismissed a suit filed by the governorship candidate of the Movement for the Restoration and Defence of Democracy (MRDD), Eric Theman, seeking to nullify the Adamawa Governorship Election over the missing logo of the party on the ballot paper.

Adamawa Governorship Supplementary Election Begins In 14 LGAs

2 months ago /
Politics 

The governorship supplementary election in parts of Adamawa is ongoing.

Edo PDP Wants All Elections To Hold Same Day

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP says it wants the incoming ninth Nigerian senate to review the electoral act to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct all elections in one day.

INEC Suspends Presentation Of Certificate Of Return To APC Candidates In Zamfara

2 months ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has suspended the presentation of the certificate of return to the candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2019 general elections in Zamfara State.

Election Observer Group Commends Military For Adequate Security

2 months ago /
Security 

One of the election observer groups during the 2019 polls, Impart Africa, says the Nigerian Army deserves a pat on the back for providing adequate security for electoral officers, materials and voters in some dire situations.

Cleric Urges Prayers For Peace In Nigeria

2 months ago /
Nation 

As the dust of the 2019 general elections gradually settles, the Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Most Reverend Nicholas Okoh, has appealed to citizens to intensify prayers for the peace and unity of the nation.

You Are Crying Wolf, Kano APC Slams PDP

2 months ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kano State has dismissed the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s allegation on the importation of political thugs from neighbouring states.


Re-Run: Low Turnout In Benue, Storm In Sokoto

2 months ago /
Politics 

Reports say there was low turn-out in the ongoing Governorship and State House of Assembly supplementary elections in Benue as party chieftains engaged in supremacy battle in Sokoto State.

Kano Governorship Re-Run A Sham – PDP

2 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kano state has alleged that thugs took over the supplementary election process and described the exercise as sham.

EU Congratulates Buhari On His Re-Election

2 months ago /
Nation 

The European Union has congratulated Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and expressed willingness to work with his government.

There Was Collusion Between Politicians, INEC Officials To Manipulate Elections - Third Force

2 months ago /
Politics 

The leadership of the Third Political Force says there was strategic collusion between state agents, politicians and officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to manipulate the 2019 elections.

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

2 months ago /
Politics 

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

NUJ Challenges Buhari

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Union of Journalist, NUJ, has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to take advantage of the opportunity created by his re-election to correct the lapses in his first tenure.

FG To Close Land Borders For Adamawa, Benue, And Sokoto Supplementary Elections

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has directed the closure of Adamawa, Benue, and Sokoto States’ land borders with effect from 12 noon on Friday, March 22, 2019, to 12 noon Sunday, March 23, 2019.

Air Force Commences Airlift Of Materials For Supplementary Elections

2 months ago /
Politics 

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

Senate Divided On Militarization Of Elections

2 months ago /
Politics 

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