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New Year message: My election not a do or die affair, says Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his second term bid is not a do or die affair, thus reiterating his previous pledge for a free, fair and credible polls. The president’s declaration comes 47 days to the forthcoming presidential elections in the country. In his New Year message, the President …

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Saraki to Nigerians: It’s a time for us to be our brother’s keeper

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President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, has felicitated with Christian faithful and all Nigerians as they celebrate the Christmas and New Year festivities. Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, lauded Nigerians for their resilience in the face of the …

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Buhari not interested in free, fair, credible election – Atiku

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said President Muhammadu Buhari, who is also the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, is not interested in ensuring free, fair and credible elections in 2019. Atiku’s party, the PDP, also accused the President of planning to extend …

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We’ll hold Buhari to his words on 2019 elections – Sultan


The Sultan of Sokoto and President of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has said that Nigerians should hold President  Muhammadu Buhari to his words for the conduct of a free, credible, violence-free general elections in 2019. Abubakar said this in Abuja at the …

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Osun poll: APC hails INEC, security agencies


The All Progressives Congress has hailed the Osun electorate; Independent National Electoral Commission; security agencies and relevant stakeholders over the conduct of Saturday’s inconclusive governorship election which was largely peaceful despite some reported irregularities. The party said this in a statement signed by its acting National Publicity Secretary of the …

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Buhari’s govt driving Nigeria to electoral chaos – Fayose


Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described the Saturday’s bye-election into Port Harcourt Constituency III of Rivers State House of Assembly as another sad reality that votes of Nigerians will not count in the 2019 general election. He said indications pointed out that the elections would be held at gunpoint …

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Osun guber: Adeleke wins PDP gov primary, to face Oyetola

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The Peoples Democratic Party’s member representing Osun West Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Ademola Adeleke has won the PDP governorship ticket for the September 22 governorship election in the state with 1,569 votes. He defeated the Chairman of Mutual Assurance, Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi, his closest rival, who initially scored …

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Ekiti election result reflects people’s wishes – PDP Chieftain


A chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State Hon. Opeyemi Falegan has said that the outcome of July 14 gubernatorial election in the state reflects the true position of people of the state.  He said the people were fed up with alleged maladministration by the present governor …

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Ekiti: Vote-buying as bad as rigging – UK

British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Paul Arkwright

The British Government has condemned vote-buying, which was rampant in the recent Ekiti State governorship election. The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, described vote-buying as a form of electoral misconduct like rigging and ballot stuffing, while addressing journalists shortly after a meeting with the Chairman of the Independent …

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