News - 2019 elections

Killings: Residents Of Anyigba Call For More Security

1 day ago /
Nation 

Residents of Anyigba community in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State are living in fear as a result of sporadic shootings and killing of residents in the past few days.

2019 Elections: Katsina Police Assures Of Adequate Security

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Katsina Police Command has assured the electorate in the nine front line local government areas bordering the Rugu Forest of adequate security before, during, and after the general elections.

IGP Adamu Warns Against Undermining Electoral Process

1 day ago /
Nation 

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has warned those who may want to undermine the electoral process to steer clear of polling stations during Saturday’s elections.

2019 Elections: Ignore Rumours Of Violence, Unrest – Buhari

1 day ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to dismiss rumours of violence and unrest and participate in defining the future of the nation by exercising their civic duties in Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections.

Buhari Dismiss Rumours Of Violence And Urges Nigerians To Exercise Civic Duties

1 day ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to dismiss rumours of violence and unrest and participate in defining the future of the nation by exercising their civic duties on Saturday's Presidential and National Assembly Elections. 

FG Grants Visa Fee Waiver For Election Observers

2 days ago /
Nation 

Sequel to the re-scheduling of the 2019 general elections and considering the plight of accredited election observers and monitors who were caught-up by the re-scheduled election, the Federal Government has approved a visa fee waiver to all affected individuals and organizations wishing to extend their stay or travel back to their countries and return for the next election.

Multi-National Joint Task Force Commences Clearance Of B/Haram In Lake Chad Fringes

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Multi-National Joint Task Force, MNJTF, has commenced an operation code-named Yancin Tafki, to fight the resurgence of Boko Haram within the Lake Chad fringes.

FG Declares Friday Public Holiday

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has declared Friday, February 22, 2019, as a public holiday, in preparation for the February 23 presidential and parliamentary elections.

CAS Buratai Meets Army Chiefs, Review Election Security

3 days ago /

The chief of army staff, Lieutenant-general Tukur Buratai on Wednesday meet with branch chiefs, general officers commanding, and brigade commanders at the army headquarters in Abuja to review directives on security support for the rescheduled 2019 elections.

Foreign Observer Group Reveals Planned Attacks On Public Institutions In Kano By Thugs

3 days ago /

A foreign observer group, Pan African Women Project, accredited to observe the 2019 elections wants the government to beef up security to avert planned attacks on public places in Kano.

INEC Refutes Reported Invitation Or Arrest Of Any Of Its Officials

4 days ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says no national commissioner has been invited by any security agency, as being speculated by a section of the media.

Osinbajo Brokers Peace In Zamfara APC

4 days ago /
Politics 

The one-week postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections may have provided a window of opportunity for Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, to broker peace between the two factions in the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Zamfara State.

APC, PDP Clash Leaves Four Dead In Cross River

4 days ago /
Politics 

The Nigeria Police says normalcy has returned to  Bendeghe-Ekiem community, in Etung Local Government Area of Cross River State, following a clash between supporters of the All Progressives Congress, APC and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  that led to the death of four persons.

Ondo APC Leaders Accuse Akeredolu Of Working With Opposition

4 days ago /
Politics 

Ahead of the rescheduled general elections, leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State have alerted President Muhammadu Buhari and the national leadership of the party of the looming defeat of the party as a result of alleged anti-party activities of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.

Reactions Trail Buhari’s Order On Ballot Box Snatching

4 days ago /
Nation 

Opinion leaders in Abia State, South East Nigeria have condemned the act of electoral thuggery and ballot box snatching but said that President Muhammadu Buhari's “paying with life” directive is too extreme.

Oyo INEC Apologises For Postponement

4 days ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Oyo State has tendered an unreserved apology to voters in the state for the rescheduling of the general elections.

2019 Elections: Interfaith Forum Sues For Peace

4 days ago /
Nation 

A Non-Governmental Organization, the Interfaith Dialogue Forum for Peace, IDFP,  has called on Nigerians to put on the character of patriotism and ensure that the postponement of the February 16 election does not hamper the peace and political stability in the country.

PDP Accuses INEC, APC Of Including One Million Dead Voters In Register

4 days ago /
Politics 

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, of concluding plans to include the name of over one million dead voters in next Saturday’s elections.

 

Bauchi PDP Alleges Plans By State Govt To Disrupt Polls

4 days ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi states has raised alarm over an alleged plan by the state government and some security agencies to destabilize the general elections through violence in the state.

Buhari Reads Riot Act To Ballot Box Snatchers

5 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has given marching orders to the Nigerian military to deal ruthlessly with ballot box snatchers and other troublemakers during Saturday’s rescheduled presidential and national assembly election.


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