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Inconclusive Polls: PDP accuses INEC chairman of playing APC script

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…Warns INEC against result alterations The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) accuses the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, of overtly...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

APC chieftain slams Ayogu, says he cannot decide for party

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By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU – THE pioneer Deputy Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Enugu State, Comrade Adolphus Ude has faulted Senator Ayogu Eze for kicking against his...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

Plateau lawmaker dies after winning re-election

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By Marie Nanlong Jos—The member representing Pengana constituency of Bassa Local Government Area in Plateau State House of Assembly, Ezekiel Afon, is dead. The lawmaker, formerly a members...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

INEC halts polls in Rivers as Makinde, Sanwo-Olu, others win

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By Our Reporters LAGOS — Following reports of widespread violence and disruption of elections in Rivers State, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday suspended all...

Mon Mar 11th, 2019     Read More →

93 dead as Lassa fever rages

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How a poorly understood disease kills 5, 000 people annually By Chioma Obinna 50 years after Lassa fever was discovered in a Nigeria village called Lassa, the disease has continued to wreak havoc...

Sun Mar 10th, 2019     Read More →

Election: Counting begins

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Vote counting began after polls closed on Saturday in keenly fought governorship and state assembly elections in Nigeria, held against a backdrop of political tensions and insecurity. Buhari...

Sat Mar 9th, 2019     Read More →

Guber Polls: PDP decries killings, violence, militarization of exercise

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA – The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has condemned what it described as the heavy militarization, violence and killing of innocent Nigerians in Saturday’s...

Sat Mar 9th, 2019     Read More →

Polls: Deployment of soldiers creating fears among Nigerians, PDP cautions Buratai

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA— Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has cautioned the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, over the deployment of soldiers for elections, saying the development...

Fri Mar 8th, 2019     Read More →

PDP to Buratai: Stop pitching military against Nigerians

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…Says soldiers for election is triggering crime against humanity The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday cautioned the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, over the deployment...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

NNPP raises concern over Gov, Assembly polls

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By Olasunkanmi Akoni LAGOS—Ahead the Governorship and Houses of Assembly elections across the country, the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, has raised concern over ability of the...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

Lalong, Plateau’s only choice

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This coming Saturday is another historic day in the lives of Nigerians. The masses will throng out to enthrone another batch of leaders at the state level. The euphoria is very visible among the...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

Red flags in Saturday’s governorship/assembly polls

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By Sufuyan Ojeifo THE dusts generated by the conduct and outcomes of the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections have yet to settle. The reason is that the presidential candidate...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

Polls: Plateau stakeholders move to prevent violence

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By Marie-Therese Nanlong Jos—Worried by rising tension ahead of governorship and House of Assembly elections, stakeholders in Plateau State have stepped up measures to forestall all forms of...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

Elections: Police deploy 7 DIGs, 10 AIGs others

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Abuja – The acting Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has deployed Seven Deputy Inspectors-General of Police (DIGs) to the six geo-political zones across the Country. Some...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

PDP flays INEC over alleged violation of electoral guidelines

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—Ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the Independent National Electoral...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →