2019 general election news

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    Metro Nigeria Election: EFCC arraigns two for vote buying [PHOTO] – Daily Post Nigeria

    One Alhaji Amadu Garkuwa and Ibrahim Abdul, were on Tuesday arraigned before Justice Abubakar Jauro of the state’s High Court, sitting in Gombe. The suspects were arraigned by Gombe Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on March 19, 2019 on a one-count charge …...
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    Politics Asiwaju Tinubu: I’m not meddling in Kano elections – TODAY.NG

    All Progressives Congress National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday refuted rumours going round that he was in Kano and meddling in the state’s rescheduled elections. Tinubu in a statement said he had not been in Kano at any point during the conduct of the elections. A copy … Read...
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    Politics ‘Tinubu Not Dabbling In Kano Elections’ – Leadership Newspaper

    All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has put a lie to the rumour going round that he is at present in Kano and meddling in the Kano elections. “Asiwaju is not in Kano and has not been in Kano at any point during the conduct of … Read more via Leadership Newspaper...
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    Politics Ex-US Ambassador: Nigeria’s Presidential Poll Bad News for Democracy – Thisdaylive

    Former US Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell, has said the 2019 presidential election in the country has been bad news for democracy. Campbell, who also served as US Department of State Foreign Service Officer from 1975 to 2007, said the election was “marred by historically low turnout and...
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    Metro Lawmakers Set to Investigate Military Involvement in Polls – Thisdaylive

    The House of Representatives has adopted a motion to probe the involvement of military personnel during the just concluded general election. The House of Representatives member representing Nsukka/Igbo-Eze South federal constituency of Enugu State, Hon. Asadu Patrick, in his motion tagged...
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    Politics Bauchi Guber: INEC Vows to Vacate Court Order – Thisdaylive

    Following the order of a Federal High Court, Abuja barring the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from continuing with the collation and declaration of the result of the Bauchi State governorship election held on March 9, 2019, the commission has vowed to take steps … Read more...
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    Politics Certificate of Return: No special ceremony for Okorocha – INEC – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said there is no special ceremony prepared for anybody whose name did not appear on its list of successful candidates in the 2019 general elections. “There is no special ceremony for anybody. I think we should get that one quite …...
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    Politics Buhari vs Atiku: Peter Obi reveals what would have happened if ex-VP, PDP didn’t go to court – Daily Post Nigeria

    The vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the February 23, 2019 presidential election, Peter Obi has said that by challenging the outcome of the election in court, the party’s standard bearer, Atiku Abubakar, and the party have chosen the most civilised manner to …...
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    Politics PDP to Buhari: Your comments on supplementary elections confirm you rigged presidential poll – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s posturing that he will not manipulate the March 23 governorship supplementary elections is a direct confession that the Presidency used its influence to rig the February 23 presidential election. It said it was also a...
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    Politics I’ll sue INEC over cancellation of Bauchi supplementary poll, says gov – TheCable

    Mohammed Abubakar, governor of Bauchi state, says he is heading to court to challenge the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) decision to resume collation of results in the state. The election in the north-west state was declared inconclusive based on controversies in the...
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    Politics Timi Frank demands apology from Buratai – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has enjoined the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, to publicly apologise to him, saying that the military’s indictment by the Independent National Electoral … Read more via...
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    Politics 2019 Elections! PDP Commends INEC Over Decision On Results – Naijaloaded

    The Peoples Democratic Party in Bauchi State has commended the decision of Independent National Electoral Commission over its decision to cancel the proposed supplementary. The state chairman of the party, Alhaji Hamza Koshe Akuyam while speaking to journalists in Bauchi on … Read more via...
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    Metro Rivers Election: INEC Blames Soldiers, Accuses Them Of Intimidating And Harassing Electoral Officers – Naijaloaded

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called on the relevant authorities to call soldiers to order following intimidation and arrest of electoral officers in Rivers state. According to INEC, results from 17 out of the 23 local government areas (LGA) … Read more via...
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    Politics Femi Falana Describes The 2019 General Elections As An ‘Expensive Joke’ – Nairaland

    Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has described the 2019 general elections as an‘expensive joke’. Falana, who was a guest on ChannelsTelevision’s Sunrise Daily, urged Nigerians to organize themselves... Read more via Nairaland – https://ift.tt/2JdVsWG Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Speakership: Yakubu Dogara Backs Down From Race – Naijaloaded

    Indications have emerged to the effect that incumbent Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu Dogara may not by seeking re-election to the position he currently occupies. This may not be unconnected with emerging realities surrounding the political fortune of … Read more...
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    Politics Ogun Assembly: APC wins 15 seats, APM grabs seven – Newtelegraph

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won 15 seats in the Ogun State House of Assembly, losing 11 other constituencies in the state to opposition political parties. Of the 26-member legislature, the Allied People’s Movement (APM) secured victory in seven constituencies while the African...
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    Politics Kogi Governorship Race: Plot To Replace Bello Thickens, Irukera Tipped For APC Ticket – Nairaland

    The second term ambition of Kogi State governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello may not be a smooth sail as expected with ongoing plans to deny him the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC). A reliable source who wished to be anonymous disclosed that plans are afoot to give … Read...
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    Politics Fani-Kayode reacts as INEC declares Kano governorship election inconclusive – Daily Post Nigeria

    Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has condemned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for declaring the governorship election in Kano State, inconclusive. DAILY POST had reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Monday declared Kano...
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    Metro EU, Other Foreign Observers Condemn Military’s Involvement in Elections – Thisdaylive

    The European Union (EU) Election Observation Mission Nigeria 2019, the International Republican Institute (IRI), the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and other foreign election … Read more via Thisdaylive – https://ift.tt/2VSsYDu Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Politics All 44 Kano LG results in, PDP wins majority votes – Premium Times Nigeria

    The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the governorship election in Nasarawa Local Government Area, the only local government that delayed the final announcement of governorship election result in the state. After collation of results from 10 wards of the local government, PDP...