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2019 elections will be peaceful – Cleric


The chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Kano State chapter, Adeolu Adeyemo, has expressed optimism that 2019 general elections will be peaceful. Adeyemo disclosed this in his Christmas message on Tuesday. According to him, Nigerians will continue to enjoy peace and tranquillity during and after the general elections. “God …

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5 things police must do during 2019 general elections – Buhari

President Muhammadu-Buhari shakes hands with Inspecto General of Police, Ibrahim Idris

President Muhammadu Buhari has enumerated five critical things the police and other security agencies must do during the forthcoming 2019 general elections. Speaking during the Passing Out Parade (POP) of the Police Academy, Wudil in Kano, he said it is the duty of the police to ensure that the elections …

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ICPC kicks off nationwide campaign against vote-buying in 2019 polls


Ahead of the 2019 elections, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has launched a nationwide campaign against vote-buying in the country. The commission stated that Section 6(a) of the ICPC Act 2000 empowered it to prosecute vote-buyers which it described as another form of corruption. Addressing …

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2019 polls: Violence looms in Nigeria – US

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, Amb. Tibor Nagy Jr

The United States Government has expressed fear that the Nigeria’s general elections scheduled for 2019 are likely to be characterised by violence. It said the conduct of the elections could have significant consequences for the democratic trajectory of Nigeria, West Africa, and the entire continent. The US, however, said the …

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Reps decide on unsigned Electoral Act today


The House of Representatives will today debate a bill to amend the electoral act, according to indications that emerged from Tuesday’s sitting of the lawmakers. This is just as Speaker Yakubu Dogara read a letter from the State House communicating President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to reject the bill, for the …

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2019: PDP supporters throng Sokoto for Atiku mega rally


Thousands of Peoples Democratic Party supporters on Monday thronged Sokoto State and its environs in colourful attires and motorcades for the launching of the North-West zonal campaign of the presidential candidate of the party, Atiku Abubakar. NEWSTIMES reports that Abubakar was earlier scheduled to arrive Sokoto for the rally at …

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Defection: We are discussing with six APC govs, lawmakers – PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party said it was almost concluding discussions with more state governors and members of the National Assembly elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress ahead of their defection to the PDP. The party said it had already concluded discussions with six APC governors and 27 …

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Okorocha to Buhari: Your administration is approved by God

okorocha and buhari

Chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum, Rochas Okorocha, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for what he described as Mr. President’s efforts in keeping the nation together. National unity, the Imo State governor said, was being achieved through Buhari’s visionary leadership. He added that Buhari’s successes were evident that his administration …

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