News - 2019 elections

IGP Calls For Greater Synergy Amongst Security Agencies

5 hours ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Inspector-General of Police,  Ibrahim Idris, said that all hands must be on deck for a successful 2019 general elections.

Court Sets January 7 Date For Ruling In Case Seeking To Exclude APC From Elections In Rivers

1 day ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has fixed January 7, 2019, for judgement in a case by the Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, asking the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, not to allow the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state field any candidate in the 2019 elections.

Anglican Primate Okoh, Gov. Akeredolu Enjoin Politicians To Avoid Provocative Utterances

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Primate, Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, Nicholas Okoh, wants politicians to avoid provocative statements that will tear the country apart as Nigeria prepares for the 2019 general elections.

Court Of Appeal Rules APC Rivers Has No Candidates In 2019 Elections

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt has affirmed that the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State will not field any candidates during the 2019 general elections.

APC Derides Atiku’s Late Endorsement Of Peace Pact As “Face-Saving”

2 days ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has described the decision of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to sign the peace pact for the 2019 election as face-saving move.

Presidency Dismissed Recent Utterances By Obasanjo, Tags It A Sign Of Confusion

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Presidency has dismissed recent utterances by former president Olusegun Obasanjo, as a sign of confusion not worthy of attention.

Obi Urges Youths To Proffer Solutions To Nigeria’s Challenges

3 days ago /
Nation 

Former governor of Anambra state and vice presidential candidate of the PDP, peter obi wants youths to find out what went wrong with Nigeria and proffer solutions.

Okowa Calls For Issue-Based Campaigns

3 days ago /
Nation 

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa,  has urged the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Campaign Council to embark on issue-based campaigns while selling their candidates.

Five Parties Selected For NEDG Presidential Debates

3 days ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian Elections Debate Group, NEDG, in collaboration with the Broadcasting Organizations of Nigeria, BON, has selected five political parties fielding candidates in the 2019 presidential polls to participate in the presidential debate.

Nigerian Women Challenged On Political Participation

3 days ago /
Politics 

Nigerian women have been challenged to be active in politics to help increase the number of women in elective and political positions.

Atiku Absent At Signing Of Peace Pact

4 days ago /
Politics 

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party,  PDP,  Atiku Abubakar, was absent as political parties and their presidential candidates signed an accord in Abuja to keep the peace before, during and after the 2019 general elections.

Bayelsa To Prosecute Persons Indicted Of 2015 Electoral Violence

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa State Government says it will prosecute perpetrators and their sponsors of the 2015 general elections violence that claimed lives and destroyed property in the state.

PDP Accuses APC Of Purchasing PVCs In Plateau State

4 days ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau State has advised Governor Simon Lalong, not to plunge the state into other needles political crisis by encouraging anti-democratic activities.

Wike Accuses Buhari Of Planning To Rig 2019 Election

4 days ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of setting Nigeria on the part of disaster following his refusal to sign into law the Electoral Act Amendment Bill.

Ethnic Nationality Group Calls For Deferment Of 2019 Elections

4 days ago /
Politics 

The Movement for New Nigeria/Lower Niger Congress, a group of ethnic nationalities in the southern and middle belt of Nigeria, is calling for the deferment of the 2019 elections.

Kano Assembly To Examine Its Investigative Powers

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Kano state house of assembly has mandated its legal committee to examine investigative powers of the house. This follows a recent state high court order implying the assembly cannot investigate bribery video allegation against governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

Christians In Katsina Appeal For Credible 2019 Elections

4 days ago /
Nation 

Christians in Katsina state have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and other political actors to ensure that the 2019 general elections are free, fair, and credible and violence free for citizens to continue enjoying the dividends of democracy.

Youth Group Urges Fed. Govt To Make “Not Too Young To Run” Law Operational

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has been urged to create structures that will make the “not too young to run” law functional and realistic for young people seeking elective positions.

Hope Democratic Party Condemns Buhari’s Refusal To Sign Electoral Act Amendment Bill

5 days ago /
Politics 

Hope Democratic Party, HDP, says the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Amendment Bill portends danger for the credibility of the electoral process.

APC Advocates Issue-Based Campaigns In Cross River

6 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State, south south Nigeria, has advised its members to engage the electorate on issue-based campaigns devoid of name-calling and character assassination.


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