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Violence erupts in Anambra state ahead of general elections

Barely hours to the commencement of the 2019 polls, Anambra state has recorded cases of election related violence. A member of House of Representatives, Mr. Gabriel Onyenweife, who defected from All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, after failing to secure a ticket of APGA, had one …

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#NigeriaDecides: EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu warns banks against suspicious transactions

The Acting Chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Magu on Friday, February 15, advised Compliance officers of banks to report suspicious transactions to the EFCC as the general elections commence. Magu stated this during a meeting with compliance officers of various banks in Benin City, Edo State on Friday. Magu who was represented …

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INEC postpones presidential election to February 23rd

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, a few hours ago announced the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for today February 16th to next Saturday February 23 2019, while State Governorship and House of Assembly elections will now hold on Saturday March 9. The announcement was made …

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FG plotting to jam broadcast equipment of AIT, STV, Arise TV- CUPP alleges

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), has accused the federal government of planning to clamp down on media houses and their reporters during tomorrow Saturday February 16th presidential election.  Spokesman of the coalition, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere made the allegation in a statement released last night. Ikenga claimed the plan …

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Buhari does not need a second term, he needs a hospital-FFK

The former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode,  shared this after President Buhari’s broadcast last night. 0Shares

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Gunmen in military uniform attack vehicle carrying election materials in Benue

A vehicle belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Benue State was attacked by gunmen dressed in military uniform while it was conveying non-sensitive election materials to one of the LGAs in the state. The State INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Dr. Nentawe Yilwatda, confirmed the report saying:  …

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Buhari, Atiku, others sign second 2019 National Peace Accord

President Buhari and the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, joined other candidates to sign the second 2019 National Peace Accord in Abuja today Wednesday, February 13th. The ceremony which was attended by the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, the secretary-general of the Commonwealth; Patricia Scotland, …

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PDP accuses APC of burning INEC Offices

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says fresh facts available to it shows that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is responsible for the burning of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) offices in various parts of the country. In a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbodiyan, the  party claims to …

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FG plans to disrupt internet access and phone calls during Saturday’s elections- Fayose claims

The former Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, tweeted this on. Thoughts? 0Shares

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INEC confirms that 4,695 smart card readers got burnt in the Anambra State inferno

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 4,695 Smart Card Readers were destroyed in the fire that occurred in its office in Awka, Anambra on Tuesday.  Festus Okoye, National Commissioner, Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, made the confirmation in a statement issued in Awka saying, there …

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