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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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2019 Election: Ogun ADC Raise Alarm Over influx of fake soldiers, youth corps

The Ogun state chapter of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), has raised alarm over alleged deployment of fake uniformed men of the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Police Force and fake members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC for the Saturday, February 23rd Presidential and National Assembly polls in the state. In a statement made available Read more

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Presidential Election: Buhari will accept defeat if…, APC gives conditions

The All Progressive Congress (APC), has spelt out conditions for President Muhammadu Buhari to concede defeat in the presidential election coming up tomorrow. The party said Buhari will accept defeat and congratulate whoever wins the poll only if the election is confirmed free, fair and credible. Waziri Bulama, the Deputy Director-General, campaign council of APC, Read more

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Police taking side against opposition – Kwara PDP alleges after Senator Ibrahim’s arrest

Kwara State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the Police is taking side against opposition following the arrest of the Senator Rafiu Ibrahim, a PDP senator representing Kwara South. Ibrahim, who is seeking reelection, was arrested on the eve of the presidential and national assembly elections. The arrest comes two days after the All Read more

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Democracy not easy to maintain – President Buhari’s in a broadcast ahead of general elections [Full Text]

President Muhammadu Buhari in a state-wide broadcast on Friday says democracy is not easy to achieve or maintain, praising the Nigerian people for their tolerance and patience to see democracy succeed in the country. The president also describes elections as the foundation of representative governance, with voting constituting the highest and best expression of the Read more

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Ogun 2019: PDP Gov. candidate, Kashamu promises to complete abandoned road projects

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Senator Kashamu Buruji, has promised to complete all abandoned road projects and provide stomach infrastructure for the people of the state if elected in the March 9 election. He spoke on Tuesday when he visited Olota-in-Council, the Council of Baales and Chiefs, the Read more

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Concrete measures’ on sex abuse needed, pope tells Vatican summit

Pope Francis opened Thursday a landmark summit at the Vatican on fighting child sex abuse, saying that the world expected “concrete measures” on tackling paedophilia in the Catholic Church. The pontiff will dedicate the next three and a half days to discussing the Church’s response to child abuse by members of the clergy with bishops Read more


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