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Upcoming 2019 General Elections: Presidential elections to hold on February 16 – INEC

Press Release | The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed the schedule and plans for the upcoming 2019 general elections.   The schedule including dates of the general elections is contained in a statement published on the official website of the Commission on Thursday, March 9, 2017.   The electoral commission in the statement disclosed that it was bringing ...

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INEC Result Sheets Printing: New Facts Linking Mr. Dakuku Peterside Surfaces ,

A lot has been said about the unlawful printing of sensitive materials for Rivers Rerun by the All Progressives Congress, APC, believably on behalf of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, which is now calling for the prosecution of the culprits. At the center of the syndicate is Deacon Atonyesia Dimieari-Peterside, a cousin to Mr. Dakuku Peterside, the defeated APC ...

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Ondo PDP Crisis: Governorship election cannot hold without Jegede as PDP candidate – Mimiko

Olusegun Mimiko, the governor of Ondo State, on Sunday, said that the November 26 governorship election in the southwestern state cannot hold if the issue of the candidacy of the Peoples Democratic Party remained unresolved.   Dr. Mimiko expressed hope that the impasse over the PDP flagbearer in the governorship election would soon be resolved by the appellate court in ...

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Ondo PDP Crisis: Intra-party crisis not enough ground to November 26 election says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that it would not shift the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State.   This stance by the electoral body is despite the manner that it has injected itself into the intra-party crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party by ignoring legal advice and a subsisting court order and substituting the name of ...

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NIGERIAN SENATE TO STOP SEATING,IF INEC REFUSES TO CONDUCT RIVERS RE-RUN ELECTION BEFORE 10 DEC. 2016.

The Nigerian senate on Wednesday,has ordered the Independent electoral commission(INEC) to conduct the re-run legislative election which was initially slated for mid October by INEC. The senate in its seating today,threatened that should INEC refuse or fail to conduct the election before December 10,2016,that it will stop its seating indefinitely. According to the senate, it is unfair that the year ...

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75 per cent of local government leadership in Nigeria unconstitutional – Senate

SENATE MOVES TO ABOLISH STATEs LGs JOINTS ACCOUNT.   The Chairman, Senate Committee on State and Local Government Affairs, Sen. Abdullahi Abubakar, on Sunday said provision has been made in the ongoing Constitution amendment process to totally abolish the contentious joint account between states and local governments.   Abubakar, who made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency ...

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Ondo boils over INEC Guber Name Swap, Mimiko advice Buhari of looming danger (SEE PICTURES)

Olusegun Mimiko, the governor of Ondo State, is in a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja over the violence that erupted in the state on Friday morning. Thousands of supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akure, the Ondo State capital, took to the streets October 28, 2016 to protest the decision by ...

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APC Rigged 2015 Election! – Jega

It was shocking on Saturday, October 8, when the former National Chairman, of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega, climbed the podium, revealing how the 2015 general elections were skewed in favour of some politicians.   Jega, who was almost in tears, noted that the last general elections were not perfect, but maintained that the polls represented ...

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EDO 2016: PDP CALLS FOR SUSPENSION OF ANNOUNCEMENT OF FAKE RESULTS

Press Statement   We completely reject the charade, farce and outright travesty that has taken place in the name of the Edo State Gubernatorial Election. In the history of our Country, there have not been many instances of such an outright subversion of the will of the people.   Members of the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) and staff of the ...

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See thousands of APC members burn their brooms, join PDP (PICTURED)

More than 2,000 All Progressives Congress (APC) members in Edo state on Sunday, September 25, burnt their cards and brooms which is the symbol of their party, to join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ward 5 Esan North East of the state. It would be recalled that the ruling party has been embroiled in leadership tussle as several factions ...

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