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NRM Unveils Policy Document

1 month ago /

The presidential candidate of National Rescue Movement, NRM, Usman Ibrahim, has unveiled his policy document which explained what he intends to do if elected president in 2019.

APC Derides Atiku’s Late Endorsement Of Peace Pact As “Face-Saving”

1 month ago /

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has described the decision of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to sign the peace pact for the 2019 election as face-saving move.

Presidential Panel Wants Anti-Corruption Fight Taken To Grassroots

1 month ago /

The Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, PAPAC, wants Nigerians to hold their leaders accountable if the country must make headway in the fight against corruption.

Five Parties Selected For NEDG Presidential Debates

1 month ago /

The Nigerian Elections Debate Group, NEDG, in collaboration with the Broadcasting Organizations of Nigeria, BON, has selected five political parties fielding candidates in the 2019 presidential polls to participate in the presidential debate.

Nigerian Women Challenged On Political Participation

1 month ago /

Nigerian women have been challenged to be active in politics to help increase the number of women in elective and political positions.

Atiku Absent At Signing Of Peace Pact

1 month ago /

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party,  PDP,  Atiku Abubakar, was absent as political parties and their presidential candidates signed an accord in Abuja to keep the peace before, during and after the 2019 general elections.

PDP Accuses APC Of Purchasing PVCs In Plateau State

1 month ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau State has advised Governor Simon Lalong, not to plunge the state into other needles political crisis by encouraging anti-democratic activities.

Ethnic Nationality Group Calls For Deferment Of 2019 Elections

1 month ago /

The Movement for New Nigeria/Lower Niger Congress, a group of ethnic nationalities in the southern and middle belt of Nigeria, is calling for the deferment of the 2019 elections.

Saraki Confident Of PDP Victory

1 month ago /

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has expressed confidence in the Peoples Democratic Party ability to win the 2019 general elections, especially at the national level.

Hope Democratic Party Condemns Buhari’s Refusal To Sign Electoral Act Amendment Bill

1 month ago /

Hope Democratic Party, HDP, says the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Amendment Bill portends danger for the credibility of the electoral process.

APC Advocates Issue-Based Campaigns In Cross River

1 month ago /

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State, south south Nigeria, has advised its members to engage the electorate on issue-based campaigns devoid of name-calling and character assassination.

ADC Appeals For Credible 2019 Elections

1 month ago /

The African Democratic Congress ADC has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to be more strategic in the conduct of elections particularly in 2019.

PDP Asks National Assembly To Override Electoral Act

1 month ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign organization has tasked the national assembly to save Nigeria’s democracy by immediately overriding President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sign the amendment to the electoral act.

INEC Assesses, Trains Staff In Akwa Ibom For 2019 Elections

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As part of preparation for the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Akwa Ibom State has organised what it calls "practical electoral assessment examination exercise for electoral officers and assistant electoral officers across the 31 local government areas of the state.

18 Imo Lawmakers Dump APC For Action Alliance

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The political crisis in the Imo State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, took a new turn on Thursday as 18 out of the 27 lawmakers of the State House of Assembly dumped the party for Action Alliance.

Oyegun Calls For Party Unity

1 month ago /

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, John Odigie-oyegun has expressed dissatisfaction with the state of the party and says members must come together to salvage the situation.

PDP Reaffirms Ladi Adebutu As Its Governorship Candidate In Ogun

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has clarified that Ladi Adebutu is its candidate for the 2019 governorship election in Ogun State.

CUPP Raises Alarm Over Plans To Derail 2019 Polls

1 month ago /

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, is rising a fresh alarm on what it called, critical developments that may threaten the 2019 general elections.

INEC Earmarks 10,732 Polling Units For Kano

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Ahead of 2019 elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,  says it has earmarked 10,732 polling units in Kano State to ensure that registered voters have easy access to polling stations.

Akwa Ibom APC Governorship Candidate, Nsima Ekere Presents Blueprint

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Ahead of the 2019 general elections, political parties and their candidates have started unveiling their manifestoes and blueprint as a way of interacting with stakeholders and electorates in order to get their mandate in the forthcoming election.