News - 2019 elections

INEC Refutes Reported Invitation Or Arrest Of Any Of Its Officials

8 hours ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says no national commissioner has been invited by any security agency, as being speculated by a section of the media.

Osinbajo Brokers Peace In Zamfara APC

9 hours ago /
Politics 

The one-week postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections may have provided a window of opportunity for Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, to broker peace between the two factions in the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Zamfara State.

APC, PDP Clash Leaves Four Dead In Cross River

9 hours ago /
Politics 

The Nigeria Police says normalcy has returned to  Bendeghe-Ekiem community, in Etung Local Government Area of Cross River State, following a clash between supporters of the All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  that led to the death of four persons.

Ondo APC Leaders Accuse Akeredolu Of Working With Opposition

9 hours ago /
Politics 

Ahead of the rescheduled general elections, leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State have alerted President Muhammadu Buhari and the national leadership of the party of the looming defeat of the party as a result of alleged anti-party activities of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Reactions Trail Buhari’s Order On Ballot Box Snatching

9 hours ago /
Nation 

Opinion leaders in Abia State, South East Nigeria have condemned the act of electoral thuggery and ballot box snatching but said that President Muhammadu Buhari's “paying with life” directive is too extreme.

Oyo INEC Apologises For Postponement

11 hours ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Oyo State has tendered an unreserved apology to voters in the state for the rescheduling of the general elections.

2019 Elections: Interfaith Forum Sues For Peace

12 hours ago /
Nation 

A Non-Governmental Organization, the Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace, IDFP,  has called on Nigerians to put on the character of patriotism and ensure that the postponement of the February 16 election does not hamper the peace and political stability in the country.

PDP Accuses INEC, APC Of Including One Million Dead Voters In Register

12 hours ago /
Politics 

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, of concluding plans to include the name of over one million dead voters in next Saturday’s elections.

 

Bauchi PDP Alleges Plans By State Govt To Disrupt Polls

17 hours ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi states has raised alarm over an alleged plan by the state government and some security agencies to destabilize the general elections through violence in the state.

Buhari Reads Riot Act To Ballot Box Snatchers

1 day ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has given marching orders to the Nigerian military to deal ruthlessly with ballot box snatchers and other troublemakers during Saturday’s rescheduled presidential and national assembly election.

Pan African Women Projects Blames Late Funding For Postponement Of Elections

1 day ago /
Politics 

An international observer group for the 2019 general elections in Nigeria, Pan African Women Projects says the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was not funded on time to enable it to carry out its logistics responsibility.

APC Holds Caucus Meeting Over Postponed Polls

1 day ago /
Politics 

President Muhammad Buhari is expected at the emergency caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, scheduled to hold on Monday at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja.

Kogi Deputy Governor’s Security Restored

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Police has restored the security aides of the Kogi State Deputy Governor, Simon Achuba.

NLC, Ohaneze Urge Voters To Vote Massively Next Saturday

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has joined in reacting to the postponement of the country’s general elections.

APC Demands Greater Openness, Transparency On Postponed Elections

1 day ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress, APC, says the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, must be open to the general public on its plan for the postponed election on Saturday and subsequent process.

WANEP Enjoins Voters Not To Despair Over Poll Postponement

1 day ago /
Politics 

The West Africa Network for Peace Building, WANEP, and its partners have expressed disappointment over the postponement of the 2019 general elections.

Polls Shift: INEC Retrieves Sensitive Materials From LGs In Plateau

2 days ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Plateau has retrieved all sensitive materials earlier distributed to the 17 Local Government Areas of the state following the shift in the date for the conduct of the general elections.

SERAP Blames PDP, APC Governments, NASS For Polls Fiasco

2 days ago /
Nation 

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has asked Nigerians to blame successive governments since 1999 and the National Assembly responsible for the postponement of Saturday’s presidential election.

The Two Tales Of President Buhari’s Address

4 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has reiterated his commitment to conducting free and fair elections.

Buhari Assures Clinton Of Credible Elections

5 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has appreciated former President of the United States, Bill Clinton, for his continuous support of the country and the growth of her democracy.


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