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Ganduje attacks Kano police CP

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has accused the Commissioner of Police, Muhammed Wakili for being politically partial. Governor Ganduje slammed the Commissioner in an interview with BBC Hausa Service yesterday. He said, “I didn’t know him (Wakil) before now but the way he does his job is questionable. He has taken and favoured […]

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INEC cancels rerun election in Niger, declares PDP candidate winner

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has announced decision to halt the rerun for the Niger state House Assembly elections in Agaie constituency. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Prof. Sam Egwu, yesterday, issued a press statement declaring the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, Yahaya Abdullahi, as winner of the election. INEC said […]

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Wike vs Amaechi: Real reason we stopped collation, announcement of result in Rivers – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed real reason it stopped the collation of results of the Rivers State governorship election. While results from other states were either being announced or declared inconclusive, INEC suspended election in Rivers State. Speaking on Channels TV on Thursday night, INEC National Commissioner, Mohammed Haruna, said the electoral […]

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COMPT. ABBA-KASIM BAGS FOREIGN REPORTERS AWARD.

The Nigeria customs service in Niger state has improved efforts towards revenue generation and tackling of smuggling activities. The Area Controller in charge of Niger/Kwara/Kogi Command, Yusuf Abba Kasim stated this while receiving a meritorious award from Foreign Press. According to him the zonal command which comprise of Niger, kwara, kogi was doing a lot […]

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Nigeria election: INEC reacts as Gov. Okorocha, others drag electoral umpire to court

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has reacted to the decision of the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha to drag it to court. Following INEC’s refusal to issue him a Certificate of Return after being declared winner of Imo West senatorial election, Governor Okorocha on Thursday took a legal action against the commission. Speaking […]

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SSCE: NECO, Civil Defence collaborate to curb examination malpractice

The National Examinations Council (NECO) and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence are to collaborate to check examination malpractice during the Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE). A statement on Thursday by Mr. Azeez Sani, Head, Information and Public Relations Division, said the issue when the Chairman, Governing Board of NECO, Dr Abubakar Saddiq led a […]

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All LGAs in 18 states supplementary elections will hold on Saturday [Full list]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that the supplementary elections on Saturday, March 23, will take place in 18 states. This was contained in a document released by INEC on Thursday. It showed supplementary governorship polls will hold in five states; including Bauchi (14 LGAs), Benue (22 LGAs), Plateau (9 LGAs) Kano (29 […]

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Rivers guber: How Buhari presidency ordered INEC not to declare Wike winner in secret meeting – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday raised the alarm over a clandestine security meeting between the President Muhammadu Buhari-led presidency with certain top officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and security agencies, where they allegedly hatched an “obnoxious plot to hijack the March 23 governorship supplementary elections in some state.” PDP claimed […]

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Police launch manhunt for killers of NYSC members in Bayelsa

The Police in Bayelsa has launched a manhunt for the killers of two National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the state. Suspected cultists on Wednesday night attacked the residence of corps members along School Road in Yenagoa, killing two and injuring another critically. In a statement on Thursday the Command’s Spokesman, DSP Asinim Butswat, reiterated […]

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Benue rerun: Why APC is desperate ahead of Saturday’s supplementary election – Gov. Ortom

The Benue State Government has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state of displaying high-level of desperation ahead of Saturday’s supplementary election in the State. It stated that APC was desperate because of its imminent failure on Saturday. The Chief Press Secretary to the State Governor, Samuel Ortom, Terver Akase wondered why APC […]

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Rivers guber: How INEC has ‘shown determination to rig election’ for Wike, PDP – APC

The Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Thursday claimed that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was determined to rig the March 9 elections in favour of the state Governor, Nyesom Wike and candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. APC stated this while reacting to the decision of INEC to […]

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INEC fixes date for final collation, announcement of Rivers election result

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has finally released the much awaited timeline for the completion of the electoral process in Rivers state. INEC Commissioner in charge of Voter Education and Information, Festus Okoye at a media briefing in Abuja said collation and announcement of results in the Rivers Governorship election will take place between […]

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Election tribunal: Senator Shehu Sani wins case to inspect INEC materials

Reprieve came the way of the Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani, on Thursday as the Tribunal Chairman, Justice A. H Suleiman granted his request to inspect the INEC collation result sheets for Kaduna Central Senatorial district which Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress, APC, won. Justice A. H. Suleiman is the […]

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Ex-Senate President, Ebute writes Donald Trump over US reports on Nigerian Army, Buhari govt

Former Senate President, Chief Ameh Ebute, has written the United States, US, President, Donald Trump over the recent report by the US Department of State on corruption and human rights violation under the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government. I believe certain assumptions as contained in the report on Nigeria, which hinged on human rights violations […]