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Breaking: Delta gov’s aide assassinated, hours after election shift

February 16, 2019 Editor 0

Hours after presidential and National Assembly elections was moved, unknown gunmen have killed the Special Assistant on youth development, Mr. Ngozi Lawrence Ijei to the Governor Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa in Ekpan in Uvwie local government area of the state as a result a political crisis that has been rocking the area.  The Okowa aid was shot death Friday night Read More

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2019 elections: Anger, frustration greet postponement

February 16, 2019 Editor 0

Anger and frustration have greeted the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the general election earlier slated for February 16 and March 2, 2019.  INEC chairman Mahmoud Yakubu earlier Saturday morning, told journalists that it has to postpone the polls due to some logistical challenges especially in Taraba state, among others.  The election is now scheduled Read More

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Breaking: PDP rejects elections’ postponement, demands INEC Boss resignation

February 16, 2019 Editorial II 0

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has said that shoddy arrangement for this election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, is a deliberate pre determined agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari to cling on to power even when it’s obvious to him that Nigerians want him out. Prince Secondus said that the postponement which Read More

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1m dead persons on voter register – PDP

February 15, 2019 Editor 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said there were over one million names in the voter register to be used for Saturday’s presidential election. It also said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) owed Nigerians a duty to ensure only those eligible were allowed to vote during the general elections. At a press conference held at the party’s campaign headquarters Read More

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2019 presidential election: The choice before Nigerians

February 13, 2019 Editor 0

In a rather unexciting case of choosing between two septuagenarians, two Muslims, two Northerners and two people who have been on the scene for over 30 years and can be said to have passed their prime—we call such people spent forces—Nigerians will pick between President Muhammadu Buhari and his closest challenger, former vice-president Atiku Abubakar on Saturday as president of Read More

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Politicians importing fake security uniforms – IGP

February 13, 2019 Editor 0

Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has said fake security uniforms were imported into the country to cause confusion during the general elections. IGP Adamu said this Tuesday in Abuja during the public presentation of partnership among Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), HEDA Resource Centre, Police Service Commission, Independent Corrupt Practice and other related offences Commission (ICPC), National Human Read More

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Elections: INEC bows, extends PVC collection deadline

February 8, 2019 Editor 0

After much agitations by Nigerians, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for the collection of permanent voters cards (PVC) by three days. The collection of PVC was officially meant to end this Friday. However, the commission has announced extension of the PVC collection to Monday, February. Chairman of INEC, Mahmoud Yakubu, who disclosed this at the Read More

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NASS/Gov Polls: Our position on Rivers APC remains – INEC

February 7, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said its position on Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress still remains. The body also said it had commenced the delivery of sensitive and non-sensitive materials for next week’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. National Commissioner in charge of Voter Education and Public Enlightenment Festus Okoye stated this on Wednesday at Read More

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Lessons from Anambra governorship election

December 16, 2017 Blueprint 0

  It’s true the 2017 Anambra state governorship election has come and gone, but not without inherent lessons to be learnt by all concerned. Indeed, before the election, many had doubted that it would hold, let alone peacefully like it turned out. As the self-anointed ‘Light of the nation’, many non-indigenes of the state had even seen the election as Read More