2019 Election

2019: Buhari deserves South-East support, says Nwankpa
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2019: Buhari deserves South-East support, says Nwankpa

Buhari Chief Donatus Nwamkpa, the state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said that President Muhammadu Buhari had addressed critical challenges in the South-East to deserve the zone’s support in 2019. Nwankpa said this on Monday at a news briefing in Umuahia while reacting to alleged media report that […]

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#Hope2019: Oby Ezekwesili Declares For Presidency With Reasons

Nigeria’s former Minister of Education and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, Oby Ezekwesili, has declared her intention to run for the office of president in 2019. She made this known in a series of tweets today stating that she’s running under the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN). She wrote: My […]

Ex-Bolivian president Mesa launches 2019 election bid
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Ex-Bolivian president Mesa launches 2019 election bid

(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 02, 2008 former Bolivian president Carlos Mesa speaks during the II Academic Summit of Former Presidents and Vice Presidents in La Paz.<br />Bolivian ex-president Carlos Mesa launched on October 6, 2018, his candidacy for the 2019 presidential elections in which he will […]

I will do better in my second term – Buhari
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I will do better in my second term – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari. PHOTO/TWITTER/APCnigeria Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has promised to make a remarkable difference if he is re-elected in the forthcoming general election. In 2015, Buhari wooed voters with his promises to lift the nation’s troubled economy, end decades of corruption and win the war against Boko Haram. But, […]

Buhari may lose 2019 election, says US Intelligence Agency
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Buhari may lose 2019 election, says US Intelligence Agency

Buhari<br />Photo: Twitter/MBuhari A United State based analysis firm Teneo Intelligence has predicted that Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari could lose the 2019 election if the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is united. The company’s vice president, Malte Liewerscheidt, who also covers political risks in West Africa, while analysing the outcome […]

Ambode’s aide Babajide Sanwo-Olu joins Lagos governorship race
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Ambode’s aide Babajide Sanwo-Olu joins Lagos governorship race

A former Lagos state commissioner for Commerce and Industry Jide Sanwo-Olu has joined the governorship race of the state in next year’s general election. Sanwo-Olu is contesting the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket against incumbent governor of Lagos state Akinwunmi Ambode. Prior to the declaration, speculations have it that […]

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Presidential aspirant, Omoyele Sowore, attacked at Ooni’s of Ife’s Palace

A presidential aspirant Omoyele Sowore and members of his #TakeItBack movement were on Monday allegedly attacked at the Ooni of Ife’s place in Ile Ife. A footage posted to Sowore’s Facebook page showed the aspirant and his campaign tear-gassed while prostrating before the Ooni of Ife. Sowore, the founder of […]

Petrol marketers, others buy El-Rufai re-election form
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Petrol marketers, others buy El-Rufai re-election form

IPMAN, National Association of Road Transport Owners, Central Market Union & Kungiyar Katsinawa da Daurawa mazaunan Kaduna collectively purchased and presented nomination and expression of interest forms to Gov El-rufai on Monday. PHOTO:Twitter/APC Kaduna Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), NATO, Sheikh Gumi Market Association and other trade unions […]

INEC registers 14.5m new voters ahead of 2019 election
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INEC registers 14.5m new voters ahead of 2019 election

INEC chairman Prof Mahmoud Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has placed the total number of newly registered voters as 14,551,482 ahead of the 2019 general election. The Chairman of the Commission, Mahmood Yakubu made the announcement during the Commission’s third quarterly consultative meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) […]

Aisha Buhari declares support for female candidates vying for 2019 Elections
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Aisha Buhari declares support for female candidates vying for 2019 Elections

Aisha Buhari. PHOTO: TWITTER/AISHA M. BUHARI The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has declared her support for female candidates vying for different elective positions irrespective of their political parties in Nigeria. Buhari said the support became necessary considering the low level of women participation in politics, especially at the […]

Buhari urges women to contest, effect change
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Buhari urges women to contest, effect change

[File] President Muhammadu Buhari. PHOTO/TWITTER/APCng President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday charged women to contest political positions across party divides to effect change in the country. He made the call at women political aspirants’ summit organised by the Women in Politics Forum of the National Council of Women Societies (NCWS). Buhari said […]

Udom Emmanuel declares for second term
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Udom Emmanuel declares for second term

Governor Udom Emmanuel declares his intention to run for a second time as Akwa-Ibom governor at a rally… August 25, 2018. Photo/Twitter/MrUdomEmmanuel Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Friday, declared his intention to seek re-election, saying his current performance would return him to the Government House. Emmanuel made the […]

2019: Be vigilant, don’t return Nigeria to Egypt – Lai Mohammed
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2019: Be vigilant, don’t return Nigeria to Egypt – Lai Mohammed

[File] Nigeria's minister of Information Lai Mohammed AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged Nigerians to resist the temptation of voting for those who will return the country to throes of massive looting, come 2019 elections. Mohammed made the appeal […]

National Assembly fails to resolve 2019 election budget conflict
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National Assembly fails to resolve 2019 election budget conflict

National Assembly Complex Abuja. The National Assembly’s joint committees on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have failed to resolve discrepancies in the 2019 election budget. The commission’s chairman, Mahmood Yakubu was, therefore, invited to appear again today to make further clarifications. The Senate INEC committee had on Wednesday raised the […]

INEC presents 2019 election budget to Reps election committee
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INEC presents 2019 election budget to Reps election committee

INEC 2019 General Elections Budget Presentation by Chairman INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu and members of the Commission before the House Committee on Electoral and Political Parties Matters./ Twitter/INEC The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is currently in a meeting with the House of Representatives Committee on Electoral Matters and Political […]