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General elections: INEC pledges speedy collation of results, declaration of winners

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday said it was doing everything possible to ensure the speedy collation of results and declaration of winners for Feb. 23 Presidential...

Sun Feb 24th, 2019     Read More →

How contractors helped us to save billions on road contracts —Jigawa Works Commissioner

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By Olalekan Bilesanmi Aminu Usman, Jigawa State Commissioner for Works and Transport, was Project Manager of the multi-billion naira Gwarimpa Housing Estate, Abuja. Usman, a certified electrical...

Sun Feb 24th, 2019     Read More →

Election Heat: Remembering Humphrey Nwosu

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Understandably, the postponement of the much-awaited presidential election of Saturday, February 16, 2019 elicited diverse comments from different parts of the country. •Humphrey Nwosu The...

Sun Feb 24th, 2019     Read More →

Restructuring promoters are misguided, Obasanjo has no respect for his age — Masari

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•‘Why Katsina as President’s home state has received no extra favours from Buhari’ Governor Aminu Bello Masari, in this interview, bares his mind on issues bordering on...

Sun Feb 24th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari loses in Aso Rock as Atiku fails to win polling unit

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By Our reporters •I will win – President •Ex-VP; I am set to take over •Violence forces INEC to postpone polls in parts of Lagos, Rivers, Anambra, others President...

Sun Feb 24th, 2019     Read More →

I saw a serving councillor sharing money – Zamfara PDP gov candidate

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Maradun (Zamfara) – The Governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara, Alhaji Bello Matawalle, has alleged that there was vote buying, among other election...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Bukola Saraki defeats sister, Gbemisola at Ode-Opobiyi Polling Unit

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By DEMOLA AKINYEMI Ilorin – Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki Saturday delivered his ancestral polling unit, Ode-Opobiyi unit to the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) thereby defeating his...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: Atiku thrashes Buhari inside Aso Rock

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Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, garnered more votes than President Muhammadu Buhari at one of the polling units inside the presidential...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Election: Gunmen kill APC ward Chairman in Zamfara

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Gusau – The All Progressives Congress (APC) Ward Chairman of Yandoton Daji in Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara, Alhaji Yusuf Yahaya, has been killed by unidentified gunmen. The police...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

2019 Elections: Avoid unwarranted use of force, group urges army, police

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – A Non Governmental Organisation, NGO, involved in the promotion of public safety and access to justice in Nigeria, The CLEEN Foundation, has warned security...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Elections: We won’t shoot ballot box snatchers, IGP declares

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No genuine PVC, no voting -INEC .Confusion over APC’s fate in Rivers, as INEC accommodates Zamfara By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – The Nigeria Police Force has said it would not shoot...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

BUHARI Vs ATIKU: How they may win

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By Dirisu Yakubu Abia Abia state, South-East Nigeria is a stronghold of the PDP. With Governor Okezie Ikpeazu seeking a fresh four years mandate, the odds are clearly in Atiku’s...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

What INEC told Nigerians in December

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Today, we recall the interview Festus Okoye, INEC’s Information and Voter Education Committee Chairman granted us and published on Saturday, December 29. Considering what has played out in...

Sat Feb 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria’s presidential election: The main candidates

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Nigeria’s presidential election on Saturday may feature more than 70 candidates but it is ultimately expected to be a head-to-head between just two men. – Muhammadu Buhari (All...

Fri Feb 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Breaking: INEC finally restores APC in Zamfara on ballot

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By Anthony Ogbonna The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has finally included the candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Zamfara on the ballot. APC Onochie backs...

Fri Feb 22nd, 2019     Read More →