2019 presidential election postponement news

  1. Nigeria Business News

    Business Poll shift hits exchange rate, stock market loses N196 billion – The Guardian Nigeria News

    The financial services sector yesterday reacted negatively to the uncertainty in the nation’s political environment as investors priced in the risks of election … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News – http://bit.ly/2tuajlb Get more: Nigeria Business News
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics How postponement created doubts over Nigeria’s elections – The Punch

    There was something unsettling, destabilising and embarrassing about the announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission that the long-awaited 2019 elections were postponed by one week. The first reason was that the postponement came just a few hours to the commencement of voting...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari pledges to demand explanation from “incompetent” INEC – Premium Times Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to direct the Independent National Electoral Commission to explain why it postponed elections on Saturday just about five hours before polling opened. Mr Buhari said INEC had shown “incompetence” and “inefficiency”, and must explain to the nation what...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Mahmood Yakubu confirms Niger APC senatorial candidate is INEC’s contractor – TheCable

    Mahmood Yakubu, national chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has confirmed that one of the candidates of the All Progressives Congress is a contractor with the commission. Addressing stakeholders on the reason behind the postponement of the presidential election...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Nigeria decides: What’ll happen if Buhari sacks INEC Chairman, appoint Amina Zakari – Fani-Kayode – Daily Post Nigeria

    Femi Fani-Kayode, the former Minister of Aviation, has reacted to the alleged plans by President Muhammad Buhari to suspend the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu and replace him with Buhari’s niece, Amina Zakari. DAILY POST had reported that the...
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Election postponement: Why Buhari must not replace Yakubu with Zakari in INEC – Daily Post Nigeria

    Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against the alleged plan to remove the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu. The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, had on Saturday...
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Election Postponememt: It Was Done Because Of Zamfara – Fayose – Nairaland

    Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has revealed Buhari, APC plans as INEC postponed Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections. Pressure being mounted on the INEC Chairman, Prof Yakubu to ensure that APC fields candidates in Zamfara or he gets sacked and be replaced by...
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    Politics Election shift: Catholic Archbishop identifies who Nigerians should blame – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Adewale Martins, says Nigerians should hold the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) responsible for the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections. He told NAN in Lagos on Saturday that the postponement, apart from...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Postponement of elections: Gov. Wike reacts, reveals alleged original plots by Buhari, APC – Daily Post Nigeria

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on the International Community to continue to mount pressure on the APC Federal Government and INEC to conduct credible and peaceful elections across the country, including Rivers State. In a statement personally issued by Governor Wike on...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro God not finished with Nigeria — Apostle Suleman – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Apostle Johnson Suleman said the sudden postponement of the elections was divinely mandated. Apostle Suleiman In a two-minute video on the social media, Suleman said the postponement of the elections did confirm the message he received on January 10, … Read more via Vanguard News Nigeria –...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Two Killed, 13 Vehicles Burnt in Akwa Ibom – Thisdaylive

    Two persons were yesterday killed and thirteen vehicles destroyed on the eve of the postponed presidential and National Assembly elections in Akwa Ibom State. Sources told THISDAY that the incident occurred on Friday night at Nto Edino, the Headquarters of Obot-Akara Local Government Council...
  12. Nigeria Business News

    Business INEC’s shift of the 2019 elections may have cost Nigerians over N500 billion – Nairametrics

    Kelechi and Ifeoma had fixed their wedding for Saturday, February 23, 2019, six months ago. They had toiled all through last year to raise the wedding expenses. A hall has been paid for, and wedding invites printed. The intending couple has however been at their wit’s end, since today’s …...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Apostle Suleman Prophesied That INEC Would Shift Presidential Election Dates – Stella Dimoko Korkus.com

    A prophecy given by the senior pastor of Omega Fire Ministries Apostle (Prof.) Johnson Suleman has just come to fulfillment….. He gave this prophecy during the "Open Heaven Crusade" held in Onitsha, Anambra state Nigeria on the *9th January,2019*. He said in his statement that "Can I …...
  14. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigeria will lose more than N140bn over election postponement – Traders – P.M. News

    Mr Ken Ukaoha, President, National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTs) says the country will lose more than N140 billion due to the postponement of the general elections. Ukaoha disclosed in Abuja on Saturday that the postponement would affect the trading sector adversely. … Read more...
  15. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment #NigeriaDecides: ‘Vote Who You Like’ – Wizkid Blasts APC And PDP Amid Presidential Election Postponement – Nigerian Entertainment Today

    Nigerian International pop star, Wizkid has aired his view concerning the postponement of Nigeria’s general elections which was supposed to begin today with the Presidential and National Assembly polls. In a series of messages, posted on his social media, an obviously angry Wiz took a swipe at...
  16. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Nigeria elections 2019: How Amina Zakari deceived INEC commissioners to postpone polls – Political parties – Daily Post Nigeria

    The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has condemned reaction of President Muhammadu to the last minute postponement of the general elections. Imo Ugochinyere, CUPP spokesperson, in a statement Saturday afternoon, said the president’s statement showed he was scared of impending...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Osinbajo Speaks As INEC SHOCKS Nigerians By Postponing Election – Naijaloaded

    Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has reacted to the decision by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections. While describing the postponement as ‘truly disappointing’, Osinbajo said the march to the Next Level continues...
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Watch Throwback Video Of Buhari Rejecting Election Postponement In 2015 – Nairaland

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    Politics INEC Meets With Nigeria’s Former Heads Of State – Tori News

    The Independent National Electoral Commission has gone into a meeting with some of Nigeria’s former Heads of State..... Read more via Tori News – http://bit.ly/2TRObNd Get More Nigeria Political News
  20. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Uche Jombo Reacts To Postponement Of Elections – Nairaland

    Uche Jombo has also joined her colleagues in the entertainment industry to react to the postponement of the elections, announced few hours ago by INEC. Uche Jombo who wondered why INEC waited till the eve of election day to announce the postponement, stated that International observers and...