Postponement: Pdp Urges Nigerians Not To Buckle Before Anti Democratic Forces

Elections postponement: PDP to reopen campaigns, says INEC erred in its prohibition directives

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), after due consideration of the provision of the Electoral Act, is set to reopen its open campaigns consequent upon the postponement of Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from the earlier scheduled date of February 16 to February 23, 2019. The party rejects the […]

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Buhari, 2019 Campaign In Lagos

2019: Buhari, Tinubu, other APC caucus to attend emergency meeting

Following the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has scheduled an emergency caucus meeting for Monday, Vanguard can authoritatively report. Among those expected at the meeting are President Muhammadu Buhari, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, serving and former state governors, among others. The meeting, […]

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Catholic Cross Sign

Elections postponement: Catholic cleric plead Nigerians to forgive INEC

Rev. Fr. Eugene Odo, the Cathedral Administrator of Nsukka Catholic Diocese, says Nigerians should not be disappointed with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), for postponing the presidential election. Odo while giving his homily on Sunday at St Theresa’s Catholic Cathedral Nsuka noted that INEC Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu was human and bound to fail […]

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Nigeria Counts Cost Of Postponed Presidential Poll

Elections postponement: PDP accuses FG, APC of sabotaging effort by INEC

As the dust over the postponed general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC is yet to settle, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government and the All Progressives Congress, APC of deliberately sabotaging the efforts by the commission to conduct credible elections. The party in a statement by […]

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Frustrated Nigerians Count The Cost Of Delayed Vote

Nigerians count elections postponement losses

How much could Nigeria have lost to the unexpected postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections? Although, we may never have an accurate figure, the millions of Nigerian traders, artisans, farmers and motorists who had to stay at home yesterday doing nothing are already counting their losses on account of the polls shift. The […]

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Mahmood Yakubu

Elections postponement: There were attempts to sabotage us – INEC chairman

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday listed sabotage of its efforts as one of the reasons for the rescheduling of this year’s elections. Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the commission, said three fire incidents in a space of two weeks at INEC offices could not have been coincidental. Yakubu spoke yesterday in Abuja at […]

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“You will be shocked. If we do not pray well, I don’t see election” – Apostle Johnson Suleman

Apostle Johnson Suleman said the sudden postponement of the elections was divinely mandated. In a two-minute video on the social media, Suleman said the postponement of the elections did confirm the message he received on January 10, 2019 and relayed to his congregation and the public via the video that the conduct of the 2019 […]

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Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun

Give INEC benefit of doubt, Amosun enjoins Nigerians

The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has called on Nigerians to exercise patience with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and give it the benefit of doubt. Reacting to the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections, as announced the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), during inspection of some road projects in Sagamu and Ijebu-Ode, […]

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Ladoja

2019 elections postponement: Who are they deceiving? — Ladoja

A former governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja, and the presidential candidate of National Action Council, Oba Olapade Agoro, condemned the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections. Ladoja, who spoke in Ibadan, said, “The police and army had mobilised. Everybody had been mobilised for the elections. The electoral officers too and we […]

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Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, speaks at a party meeting in Abuja Febuary 17, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Elections postponement: Painful but Nigerians must maintain their commitment, says Tinubu

National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, has urged Nigerians to remain committed and not allow the election postponement deter them from exercising their rights on Feb. 23. Tinubu made the call in a statement made available to newsmen on Saturday in Lagos by his Media Officer, Mr Tunde Rahman. Presidential […]

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Atiku Abubakar, PDP presidential candidate

Atiku’s full statement on elections postponement, says ‘Remain Peaceful In Face of Provocation’

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of instigating the postponement of the presidential and parliamentary elections in the country to disenfranchise Nigerians. Atiku also said the postponement was a ploy by the Buhari administration to ensure that turnout of voters becomes very low on the […]

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INEC

Elections Postponement: INEC orders withdrawal of sensitive election materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) in Kogi said it has started withdrawing all sensitive election materials earlier issued out for the conduct of the presidential and national assembly elections. INEC Director of Voter Education and Publicity in the state, Mr Ahmed Biambo who disclosed this to newsmen in Lokoja on Saturday said that […]

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