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Nigeria 2019 Election

On this Category we discuss in balance perspectives all the breaking news and events leading up to the Nigeria general elections in 2019, the political players, regulators, policies and events.

Emeka Ihedioha of PDP Win Imo Governorship Election: Okorocha-Backed Action Alliance Heads To Court

Chief Emeka Ihedioha, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have been declared winner and governor-elect for Imo State following the March 9 gubernatorial election in the state. The declaration was made at about...

BREAKING: AGF Orders For Postponement of Nigeria’s Elections

In a twist of events, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mallam Abubakar Malami, has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone all elections except the presidential elections. The...

INEC Achieves Incredible 90% PVC Collection In Bauchi State, Hopes To Achieve 100% Before...

In one of the traditional strongholds of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it has distributed about 90 per cent of all Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) printed for electorate registered...

US Ambassador Warns Against Rigging & Admonishes Voters To Protect Their Votes

Ahead of the general elections, the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, has called on Nigerians to work together and ensure that their votes count. Mr Symington stated this in a broadcast which was...

International Criminal Court Reads The Riot Act To Nigerian Politicians Planning Violence

The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague is warning Nigerian politicians not to "incite or engage in acts of violence in the context of the upcoming elections". In a special broadcast directed at Nigerian...

Rigging Alert: INEC Trainees In South East Complain Of Malfunctioning Card Readers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has started its recruitment and training of ad-hoc workers. Thousands are being trained to better carry out their electoral duties. However, here is the problem. The INEC trainers...

Atiku, PDP Party Chieftains Visit Sultan Of Sokoto

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar and other leaders of the party paid a courtesy call on the Sultan of Sokoto and head of the Nigerian Islamic faith, Sa’ad...

INEC Announces Plan To Probe FG’s TraderMoni Scheme

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will probe the TraderMoni micro-credit scheme of the Nigerian federal government. INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this to reporters in Abuja while raising several concerns about vote-buying...

“Madam Due Process”, Dr Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili Bows Out Of Presidential Race

Nigeria's front runner and female presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) Dr Oby Ezekwesili has stepped down from the 2019 Presidential race. Ezekwesili made the announcement in a surprise early morning...

Unprecedented: 89 of 91 Political Parties Endorse Gov. Wike For Second Term

Satisfied by his splendid performance in the course of his first term, 89 Political Parties registered by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), have endorsed Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for a second...

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