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#NigeriaDecides: INEC to cancel polls where ballot boxes were snatched – REC

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) Akwa Ibom, Mike Igini said the commission will cancel polls in units where ballot boxes are snatched in the state. Igini said this while addressing newsmen on the conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Akwa Ibom on Saturday. “We are able to deliver Read more

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#NigeriaDecides: Gunmen attack Ubima polling unit, cart away ballot boxes in Rivers

National Youth Service Corps members working as ad hoc staff in Ward 2 Unit 8 in Ubima, Rivers State escaped death as over 20 gunmen invaded the polling unit. The gunmen invaded the unit with dangerous weapons, shooting sporadically, carting away ballot boxes, looting and robbing electoral officers. Ubima is the village of Minister of Read more

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#NigeriaDecides: I’ll accept people’s verdict, says Tinubu after voting

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, has said that he would accept the result of the presidential election even if it did not go the way of the party. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Tinubu spoke with journalists after voting at Polling Unit 047, Ward 3, Read more

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#NigeriaDecides: Late arrival of materials, officials delay voting in Kano – Agency Report

Late arrival of election materials at most of the polling centres delayed the commencement of voting in Tarauni and Nasarawa local government areas of Kano state on Saturday. A Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) who monitored the election reports that while security personnel and the electorate arrived at the polling centres as Read more

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#NigeriaDecides: Election begins 8 a.m. on Saturday – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured Nigerians and the international community that it has concluded arrangements to commence elections by 8. a.m. on Saturday. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, gave the assurance on Friday in Abuja while addressing a press conference on the commission’s preparations for the presidential and National Assembly elections. Yakubu Read more

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FG declares Friday public holiday, excludes bankers

The Nigerian Government has declared Friday Feb.22 as Work-Free Day to enable Nigerians prepare for the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections on Saturday. Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), made the declaration in Abuja. The Ministry of Interior in a statement on Wednesday night by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, Read more

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National Assembly announces postponement of resumption

The National Assembly has announced the postponement of its resumption scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 19 to Tuesday, Feb. 26. The Clerk to the National Assembly, Mr Mohammed Sani-Omolori made this known in a statement on Sunday. He said the postponement became necessary following the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly election rescheduled for Saturday, Read more

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Trump-era US Europe rift wide open at Munich security talks

The United States and European powers voiced sharply differing views on issues from Mideast security to trade Saturday, laying bare a deep trans-Atlantic rift in the era of President Donald Trump. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other European leaders at a three-day international security conference voiced dismay at a range of Trump decisions deemed hostile Read more

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This is how Buhari, wife Aisha will vote on Saturday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Daura, Katsina State, says it has concluded arrangements for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly Elections. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Hajiya Aisha are expected to cast their votes at Sarkin Yara A Electoral Ward in Polling Unit 003, in his Read more