Nigeria

Director-General, SEC, Mr. Munir Gwarzo

Group urges Buhari to urgently arraign SEC DG, Gwarzo

Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, direct the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to charge the former Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, on the abuse of office by the award of contracts […]

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Protests In Nigeria’s Port Harcourt Over Vote Suspension

Govs election: El-Rufai, Ayade, Shehu, Bagudu, Bunu, Bello, Sule, others win

MORE results of Saturday’s governorship elections were released, Monday, with Governors Ben Ayade of Cross River, Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna, Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina, Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, Abubakar Bello of Niger, and Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa handed re-election mandates. Of the lot, only Ayade won on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, […]

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I was confident Lagosians will choose courage over fear – Sanwo Olu

Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said he was confident that the people of the State would choose courage over fear in the just concluded gubernatorial election. Sanwo-Olu polled a total of 739,445 votes to defeat his main challenger, Mr. Jimi Agbaje of the Peoples Democratic Party, who got a total of 206,141 votes. Declaring […]

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Atiku Abubakar, PDP presidential candidate

Atiku committed to challenging 2019 presidential result

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Saturday lamented the low turnout of voters in the Governorship and State Assembly polls, blaming it on irregularities observed in the presidential election. The defeated presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made the observation while speaking with reporters in Yola shortly after casting his vote at the […]

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Inec Adhoc Staff Arranging Non Sensitive Material At Ward A’ Kofar Baru 003 Sakin Yara Polling Unit During The 2019 National Assembly And Presidential Elections In Daura, Katsina State On

2019: INEC ready to give states free, transparent election process

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner in Lagos State, Sam Olumekun, says the electoral body is good to go, and ready to give residents of the state free and fair elections on Saturday. Mr Olumekun spoke on the readiness of the commission in the state in an interview with the News Agency […]

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Nigeria’s Buhari Looks To Consolidate At State Polls

Nigerians heads to the polls as governorship election begins

Voting begins throughout Nigerians at 8am today as voters return to the polls to elect state governors and legislators as well as chairmen and councillors for the six Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils. According to the Independent National Electoral Commission, 72.7 million or 86.63 per cent of registered voters who have collected their Permanent […]

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Nigeria’s Buhari Looks To Consolidate At State Polls

32 candidates battle for Benue governorship election

Thirty-two candidates of various political parties are locked in the battle for the lone Benue governorship seat, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports. Records obtained from the state INEC office showed that the contestants include the incumbent governor, Samuel Ortom of the PDP, and former member of the House of Representatives, Emmanuel Jime of […]

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Inec Adhoc Staff Arranging Non Sensitive Material At Ward A’ Kofar Baru 003 Sakin Yara Polling Unit During The 2019 National Assembly And Presidential Elections In Daura, Katsina State On

Lagos INEC prepares for supplementary elections in 148 polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, yesterday said it would conduct House of Representatives supplementary elections in six federal constituencies alongside the Saturday governorship and state legislative elections. The supplementary elections in 148 polling units would hold in Oshodi/Isolo I, Oshodi/Isolo II, Ojo, Eti-Osa, Somolu, and Ajeromi/Ifelodun where voting was marred or the election declared […]

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Nigeria Court Says Extradition Of Cameroon Separatists ‘illegal’

30,000 Nigerians returned from Cameroon to Town targeted by Boko Haram

An estimated 30,000 Nigerians have returned from Cameroon to the flashpoint town of Rann, which has been targeted repeatedly by Boko Haram militants this year, the United Nations refugee agency has said in an emailed comment to Reuters. The men, women and children were among 40,000 civilians who fled Rann and sought refuge in the […]

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Muhammadu Buhari: Nigeria’s Anti Corruption President

NCC boss, Danbatta congratulates Buhari on 2019 election victory

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR, over his recent victory at the 2019 presidential election. Danbatta, in a statement signed by the Director, Public Affairs of the Commission, Mr. Nnamdi Nwokike, extolled the virtues of the President, adding that the electoral victory […]

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Several Dead In Buhari Rally Stampede In Nigeria

How votes’ cancellation, violence, INEC’s poor calculations led to Atiku’s lost

It is longer news that Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has lost the presidential election to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, following the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The PDP prepared in the best possible way, ran a […]

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Lagos 2019 election: Ohanaeze Ndigbo supports Sanwo-Olu, request six slots in cabinet

IN what appears to be a boost to his chances of winning the March 9 governorship election in Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the All Progressives Congress, APC standard bearer, has been endorsed by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, who in turn are seeking six slots in his government after his victory. Ohanaeze leaders, who promised to […]

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