News - 2019 elections

Buhari Calls For Calm Ahead Of 2019 Elections

6 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari is calling for calm among Nigerians ahead of the 2019 general elections. The president made the call in a message delivered by the minister of state for petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu at a conference where he stressed the need for free and fair polls.

2019 Elections: NSC Raises Alarm Over Proliferation Of Weapons

12 hours ago /
Nation 

The National Security Council, NSC, has raised an alarm over the proliferation and stockpiling of weapons by some persons who it said intend to take laws into their hands during the forthcoming general elections.

Court Orders INEC, APC To Maintain Status Quo Over Zamfara Primaries

14 hours ago /
Politics 

A High Court in Gusau, Zamfara State, has ordered the All Progressives Congress, APC and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to maintain the present status quo as regards the conduct of primaries for the selection of candidates for the 2019 general elections.

House Of Reps Approves N831bn For 2019 Elections

2 days ago /
Nation 

The House of Reps has approved 831billion Naira for virement to finance the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and security agencies towards the preparation for the 2019 general elections.

APC Insists On Fielding Candidates For Zamfara

2 days ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has insisted that it would field candidates for all position in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections despite the disqualification by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Buhari Assures Of Free And Fair 2019 Elections

2 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians and the international community that the forthcoming general elections in 2019 will be free and fair, saying it will usher the country into another clime of maturity, peace and unity.

Examination Malpractices: FG Charges Adeleke, Four Others

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has charged Senator Ademola Adeleke representing Osun West and four others before the Federal High Court, Abuja, for allegedly engaging in examination malpractices.

Put Nigeria's Stability First, Buhari Tells Aggrieved Politicians

5 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian politicians who feel aggrieved over the just concluded primaries to put the stability of the country first before their political ambitions and accept the decision of their political parties or seek resolution through party reconciliation mechanisms or the law courts.

Meeting Between Atiku And Obasanjo Is Predictable And Well-Rehearsed Theatre – Presidency

6 days ago /
Politics 

The Presidency says it has received the news of former President, Olusegun Obasanjo's endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP candidate, Atiku Abubakar, describing Thursday's meeting between the two leaders as predictable and a well-rehearsed theatre.

None Of 89 Registered Political Parties Has Submitted List Of Sponsored Candidates - INEC

6 days ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says none of the 89 registered political parties has submitted the list of its sponsored candidates (Form CF002) and personal particulars (Form 001) to the centre designated for the collection of the documents.

INEC Bars APC From Fielding Candidates From Zamfara State For 2019 Elections

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC is not expecting the All Progressives Congress to submit names of candidates from Zamfara state.

Information Minister Takes Anti-Fake News Campaign To Media Houses

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, has taken the federal government’s national campaign against fake news to DAAR Communications in a renewed effort to stop it from further dividing the country along ethnic and religious divides.

Tambuwal Congratulates Atiku

1 week ago /
Politics 

A leading contender in the just concluded presidential primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the governor of Sokoto state Aminu Waziri Tambuwal says he will support the presidential candidate of the party to ensure victory come 2019 elections.

Controversy Trails Delta PDP House Of Reps Primary

1 week ago /
Politics 

As various political parties in Nigeria prepare to elect their presidential flag bearers for the 2019 elections, the dust raised by the previous primaries in delta state is yet to be doused.

APC NWC Clears 24 Governorship Candidates To Contest 2019 Elections

1 week ago /
Politics 

Following the Governorship Primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held across the country, the Party's National Working Committee (NWC) at its meeting held on Thursday, October 4, 2018 ratified the reports of the various Electoral Committees and adopts the under-listed as Governorship candidates of the APC for the forthcoming 2019 general elections.

Taraba Governor Wants State Police Before 2019 Elections.

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Taraba state governor, Darius Ishaku has called on the Nigerian senate to facilitate the implementation of the state police system before the 2019 general election.

PDP Picks Binos Yaroe As Senatorial Candidate For Adamawa South

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

Clergyman turned politician Binos Yaroe has emerged winner of Adamawa south senatorial primary, beating senator grace bent and former secretary to the Adamawa state government Kobis Ari Thimnu to become the standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 elections.

CSO Campaigns Against Proliferation Of Small Arms

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria youths must at all times strive to shun acts capable of promoting the proliferation of small arms and other criminal activities in the country ahead of the 2019 elections.

Kwara APC Governorship Primary Slated To Hold On Thursday

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

Ahead of Thursday's governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara State, the tussle for who gets the governorship ticket dangles between Kwara North and Kwara Central Senatorial Districts.

Saraki Distances Self From Disruption Of Kwara PDP Primary

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, has distanced himself from the disruption of the Peoples Democratic Party governorship primaries in Kwara State.


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