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It is too early to ask Atiku to withdraw his case — Campaign Organisation

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ABUJA—Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation has advised those urging the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to put the outcome of the 2019 election behind him not to forget that democracy grants him the liberty to exhaust the legal option in his pursuit of justice. Spokesman of the organisation,

Three more presidential candidates file petitions against Buhari’s victory

…seek nullification of his election, allege irregularities ABUJA – It is more trouble for President Muhammadu Buhari, as three more presidential candidates have separately approached the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, asking it to void the outcome of the February 23 presidential election. In their various petitions, the three

Court orders INEC to continue collation of Bauchi gov election results

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday gave the Independent National Electoral Commission the leeway to continue and conclude the collation of the results of the March 9, 2019 governorship election in the Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi State. Delivering judgment, Justice Inyang Ekwo set aside his earlier

Okorocha allegedly stops INEC from declaring results

There is confusion in Imo State following the alleged stoppage of the announcement of results by banditry allegedly sponsored by incumbent Governor Rochas Okorocha and his family members. The battle for the Government House was majorly fought between the Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP; Okorocha’s son-in-law, Uche Nwosu,

Police Impound Vehicle Stuffed with Ballot Papers in Kano

The Kano State Police Command has said that it has impounded a vehicle loaded with five cartons of ballots papers at Magwan Primary School polling centre in Nassarawa Local Government Area of the state. The car, a Toyota Sienna, with five occupants, was immediately driven to the state police command headquarters

Elections: Air Force Deploys Aircraft to Flashpoints

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Nigeria’s Air Force has deployed aircraft, including intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms to various flash points in support of other security agencies to ensure peaceful elections on Saturday. Force Spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, said this in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday and made available to newsmen. Daramola said Chief

Polls: Court disqualified Edo APC candidate

Barely three days to Saturday’s House of Assembly election, a Federal High Court in Benin, yesterday, disqualified Mr. Osaro Obazee, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Oredo East Constituency. In place of Obazee, Justice Damilola Ajayi ruled that Mr. Ekhosuehi Aiguobahi is the rightful candidate of the APC

INEC releases full list of presidential,Senatorial and House of Rep candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the final list of candidates eligible to participate in the forthcoming general election. The list contains the names of candidates for the presidential, senatorial, House of Representatives and state Houses of Assemblies. The information was contained on the verified Twitter handle of the Commission,

Lack of database hinders Nigerians in diaspora to vote -Ben Okoyen

The Consul-General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Ben Okoyen, has said that lack of reliable database is one of the factors delaying the implementation of Diaspora voting by Nigerians outside their homeland. Okoyen, who said this when members of Legacy Initiative International Advocacy, U.S. chapter visited Nigeria House in New

Enough is Enough: The Rise and Rise of Insecurity

The People’s Paradise that is Cross River State is grappling with an atrocious security crisis, which has snowballed out of control and is afflicting the people and the life of Cross River State. The focus of this piece is the cancer called kidnapping, defined as forcefully abducting an individual and holding