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Breaking: INEC makes u-turn, to declare Bauchi guber election result, cancels supplementary plans

March 16, 2019 Editor 0

Exactly one week after March 9 governorship election was conduct in parts of the country and four days after supplementary election was declared in six states, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reversed its decision in Bauchi and has declared resumption and conclusion of collation of results in the state. The commission said the collation and announcement of results Read More

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INEC reviews 2019 elections, to begin plans on 2023

March 14, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said review of just concluded 2019 elections would soon be underway. Also, the commission has revealed plans to start preparations early ahead of 2023 polls. INEC Chairman Professor Mahmoud Yakubu who gave the hint stated: “As a matter of urgency, the commission will begin work on post 2019 elections review and road mark Read More

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As Nigerians elect their governors today

March 9, 2019 Blueprint 0

Today, eligible Nigerians will troop out to the polls to elect their governors and members of the state houses of assembly in 29 states of the federation. Seven states, namely Anambra, Bayelsa, Edo, Ekiti, Kogi, Ondo and Osun, have had their polls at various times in the past. Elections will also hold in the six Area Councils of the Federal Read More

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Voter subsidy, a patriotic gesture

February 26, 2019 Blueprint 0

The gesture by some corporate entities, namely, Aero Contractors, Arik Air, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), ABC Transport Plc and Travelstart Nigeria, to assist Nigerian electorate to travel to various destinations for the purpose of voting is highly commendable. The patriotic gesture, to a large extent, accounted for the massive turn Read More

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Need to turn out en masse for February 23 polls

February 22, 2019 Blueprint 0

After running the gauntlet in the past one week following the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for last Saturday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has once again reassured the nation that it is ready to conduct the exercise tomorrow. Although the polls of February 16, 2019 were not the first to suffer postponement in the Read More

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2019: It’s election, not war!

February 16, 2019 Blueprint 0

Today, Nigeria is again on the threshold of history as millions of its citizens will troop to the polling centres all over the country to elect their president and members of the National Assembly. For the past few months, political activities have engulfed the nation, beginning with the processes of picking candidates for various elective offices at the presidential, governorship, Read More

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Nigeria Decides 2019 – Live updates of February 16 Elections

February 15, 2019 Blueprint 0

[2:43am] INEC National Commissioners arriving Conference hall, ahead crucial ‘election postponement’ announcement [00:40am] INEC set to postpone Presidential, NASS polls [8:05pm] Presidential, NASS elections: Police deploy 4 CPs to Ekiti The Ekiti state police command has announced the deployment of three police to Ekiti state to monitor the general election. The three police commissioners who were  deployed by the Inspector Read More