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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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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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Election Duty: Corps members who do well will get automatic employment – INEC chairman

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu has promised automatic employment for corps members who do well on election duty. The INEC chairman speaking at the daily briefing in Abuja on Wednesday said the commission will definitely reward excellence in the conduct of this year’s elections. Yakubu, responding to questions on Read more

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Just In: Buhari in crucial meeting with service chiefs, some northern governors

President Muhammadu Buhari is in a crucial meeting with the Service Chiefs including the National Security Adviser, NSA, and the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu at the State House, Abuja. The meeting also has the Minister of Defence, Dan Mansur-Ali, Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, the Director General of Department of State Service Read more


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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APC senatorial candidate is INEC contractor, Says commission chairman Mahmood Yakubu

Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the national chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Saturday revealed and admitted that a candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for Niger East Senatorial District, Senator Mohammed Musa, was a registered contractor with the commission. The INEC chairman made the disclosure at a stakeholders’ meeting held at the Read more

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Poll Shift: EU, ECOWAS election observers, others implore INEC to adhere strictly to new date

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Election Observation Mission, European Union Election Observation Mission, other election observers have implored the Independent National Electoral Commission to the new date fixed for the general elections. INEC had fixed February 23, 2019 as the new date for the general elections it postponed hours to the conduct Read more