News - Presidential and National Assembly elections

APC Suspends Akeredolu For Anti-Party Activities

5 days ago /
Politics 

The national working committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has suspended the Ondo state governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, over what it described as glaring anti-party activities.

Former Edo Governorship Aspirant Faults His Suspensions By APC

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

Suspended former governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Major General Charles Airhiavbere, says his interest to run for the number one job in Edo state in next year's election is the reason for his suspension from the party and not the allegation leveled against him.

Kogi Residents Tell APC To Not Take Their Support For Granted

1 month ago /
Politics 

The results of the Kogi State House of Assembly elections continue to generate reactions.

PDM Rejects Election Results In Bauchi

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Bauchi State Governorship standard bearer of the People's Democratic Movement, (PDM), Ahmed Iliyasu has rejected governorship election results saying his party’s logo was omitted on the ballot paper. 

INEC Ad-Hoc Staff Demand Allowances

1 month ago /
Politics 

Ad hoc staff engaged for the February 16, 2019, presidential and National Assembly elections which were postponed have called on the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,  Mahmoud Yakubu, to urgently look into the issue of non- payment of their allowances.

YIAGA Africa Worried By Non-Compliance With Collation Guidelines

1 month ago /
Nation 

An election monitoring group, YIAGA Africa has expressed worry over the non-compliance with result collation guidelines by the independent national electoral commission officials ahead of the governorship and state assembly polls.

INEC, Security Agencies Set For Elections In Kwara

1 month ago /
Politics 

Preparations for the 2019 governorship and House of Assembly elections in Kwara State are in top gear as security agencies and the election umpire expressed readiness to conduct free, fair, and credible elections in a peaceful environment.

Kogi Election: Governor Bello Assures Voters Of Security

1 month ago /
Politics 

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, says security agencies in the state are prepared for Saturday’s House of Assembly election.

Rivers Political Killings: Abonnema Indigenes Call For Investigation

1 month ago /

Abonnema indigenes of akuko-toru Local Government of Rivers state have called for an unbiased investigation of the election-related violence that ravaged their communities in the run-up to the February 23 presidential elections.

Dickson Slams INEC Over Missing Card Readers

1 month ago /
Security 

The Bayelsa state governor Seriake Dickson has described recent announcement by the state INEC's resident electoral commissioner that sixty-three card readers were missing from the last presidential and national assembly elections in the state as a slap on the electoral umpire.

INEC Meets With Security Chiefs Over Governorship Polls

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it has effectively tackled all challenges of logistics experienced during the presidential and national assembly elections.

Civil Society Situation Room Decries Excessive Involvement Of Military In Elections

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Nigeria Civil Society situation room has lamented the excessive involvement of the military and other arms bearing security officials in the elections.

Kwara PDP Councilors Defect To APC

1 month ago /
Politics 

Fifteen serving councilors on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kwara state have defected to the All Progressives Congress following the defeat of the PDP during the presidential and national assembly elections in the state.

Kwara CNPP Describes Presidential Election In The State As A Charade

1 month ago /
Politics 

As reactions continue to trail the February 23rd presidential and national assembly election, the conference of Nigerian political parties (CNPP) in Kwara state has described the election in the state as a charade, flawed with irregularities to favor the ruling All Progressives Congress.

 

Police Deploys 7 DIGS, 10 AIGS, 62 CPS And 72 DCPS For Gubernatorial/House Of Assembly Elections

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

Ahead of Saturday’s 9th march gubernatorial and state houses of assembly elections across the country, acting Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu, has deployed seven deputy inspectors general of police to the six geo-political zones of the country.

Army To Investigate Election Misconduct By Its Personnel

1 month ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian army says it has set up a committee to investigate alleged cases of malpractice by its personnel during the presidential and national assembly elections.

Bayelsa Political Players Sue For Peace Ahead Of Saturday's Election

1 month ago /

Ahead of Saturday’s house of assembly elections in Bayelsa state, political parties have been enjoined to avoid making pronouncements or carrying out activities that would inflame tension in the state.

NOA On Elections

1 month ago /

Nigerians have been advised to join hands with government to rid the country of desperate politicians out to mortgage their future through vote buying.

 

Bayelsa Govt. House Photographer Succumbs To Gunshot Wounds

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Bayelsa Government House photographer, Reginald Dei, who was shot by men in Army uniform in Oweikorogha, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State during the last presidential and National Assembly elections, has died.

PDP Protests To INEC

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has cautioned against the militarization of elections in Rivers, Akwa-Ibom and Bayelsa States come March 9, 2019, governorship and state assembly elections.


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