2019 Election

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 […]

2019: NLC deplores politicians’ incessant defections
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2019: NLC deplores politicians’ incessant defections

NLC<br /> The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has deplored prevailing defections by politicians from political parties ahead of 2019 general elections, saying it can affect the integrity of democracy in the country. Chairman of the congress’ chapter in Bayelsa, Mr John Ndiomu, made the remarks in an interview with News […]

2019: Nasarawa APC worried over mutual attacks on social media attacks
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2019: Nasarawa APC worried over mutual attacks on social media attacks

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nassarawa State As politicians gear up for the 2019 general elections, the Nasarawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has advised governorship aspirants to restrain supporters from attacking opponents on social media. “The social media is awash with mutual attacks by supporters of […]

We must act together to get things right in 2019, Obasanjo reiterates
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We must act together to get things right in 2019, Obasanjo reiterates

Obasanjo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that until Nigerians, especially the political class, begin to do things differently from the past, the country will remain what it is today. Obasanjo, who spoke yesterday when former Governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, paid him a courtesy visit at the Olusegun […]

Saraki’s aide, others lament vote buying ahead of 2019
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Saraki’s aide, others lament vote buying ahead of 2019

Senate President Bukola Saraki PHOTO: TWITTER/ NIGERIAN SENATE Stakeholders, including a senior aide to Senate President, Douglas Baye-Osagie, has described vote buying and inducement of voters as constituting a serious threat to the conduct of credible elections in the country. Baye-Osagie and others raised the alarm when he represented the […]

INEC, observers urge review of Electoral Act to criminalise vote-buying
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INEC, observers urge review of Electoral Act to criminalise vote-buying

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suggested urgent amendment of the Electoral Act before 2019 general elections to establish a non-partisan agency to prosecute electoral offenders. INEC noted that although Section 150 (2) of the 2010 Act put the responsibility of prosecution on its […]

Donald Duke takes presidential campaign to church
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Donald Duke takes presidential campaign to church

Donald Duke 2019 presidential hopeful Donald Duke, Thursday, took his campaign to the international Headquarter of Deeper Life Bible Church, Gbagada, Lagos. Donald Duke, a former governor of Cross River State was a surprise guest at the weekly Revival and Evangelism Hour programme where Christian faithful’s gather to get biblical […]

Buhari demands N242b for 2019 elections
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Buhari demands N242b for 2019 elections

President Buhari and Vice President Osinbajo.<br />Photo:Twitter/MBuhari “The aggregate cost of the 2019 elections is estimated at N242,445,322,600.00, but only N164,104,792,065.00 will be spent for urgent needs of the polls because of funds constraints,’’ President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed yesterday. In a letter read by Senate President Bukola Saraki to senators […]

Buhari sends N242.9 billion 2019 election budget to Senate
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Buhari sends N242.9 billion 2019 election budget to Senate

Buhari Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday said the 2019 general elections will cost the country about 242.4 billion Naira. The general elections have been scheduled to hold February 16 and March 2, 2019, to elect the President and the National Assembly. The 75-year-old president sent a letter to the National […]

Vision 2019, residents celebrate Ugwuanyi’s court victory
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Vision 2019, residents celebrate Ugwuanyi’s court victory

Enugu state governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi The recent apex court victory of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, turned into a ralying point for solidarity by his supporters, especially his Vision 2019 political support group. The major road of Ogurugu through Odenigbo to Enugu Road in Nsukka was literally flooded with Vision 2019 members, […]

PDP, 38 parties ratify unity candidates for 2019 polls
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PDP, 38 parties ratify unity candidates for 2019 polls

• Police uncover printing of Ekiti ballot papers, Fayose denies • INEC boss insists on credibility, APC backs military deployment Opposition political parties, yesterday, signed a pact that would facilitate the emergence of a common presidential candidate in next year’s general elections.They also agreed to present unity candidates for governorship […]

APC convention a starter to 2019 victory – National Secretary
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APC convention a starter to 2019 victory – National Secretary

Adams Oshiomole The National Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Mai Mala Buni, said the newly elected leadership of the party has increased the party’s fortunes to victory in the 2019 elections. He stated this on Monday in a telephone interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), saying it […]

Sanusi warns politicians on tension over 2019 elections
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Sanusi warns politicians on tension over 2019 elections

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II The Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi II, has raised the alarm over growing political friction ahead of the 2019 general elections. He made the observation during the Hauwa Nassarawa, a traditional Sallah homage paid by Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, yesterday. Sanusi’s […]