Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) Obiageli Ezekwesili said the latest rejection of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill by Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari showed he was against the tenets of democracy. Buhari had rejected the bill for a fourth time last week, saying, among other things, that signing the bill into […]
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Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and a member of the Coalition of United Political Parties, Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), said Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari lied about his reason for declining assent to the amended electoral bill. The president refused to assent to the bill on three occasions in 2018. The last time due […]
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Just for illustration: Voters queue to cast their vote in an election
By Angela AtaboThe African Electoral Integrity Initiative (AE2i), an NGO has said that citizens attitudinal change against vote buying and selling was necessary to guarantee the integrity of the 2019 general elections.
Dr Daniel Omofoman, Convener and Regional Director, West
By Isaac AregbesolaForeign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, says 2019 election is not a matter of `life or death’ for President Muhammadu Buhari because he will be happy to accept the verdict of the electorate.
Onyeama in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said that all the
Voters on the queue during election
By Okeoghene Akubuike The Joint Education Stakeholders Action Coalition (JESAC) says it has started mobilisation of its 24 million members to support and elect education-friendly leaders in the 2019 general election.
Mr Ike Onyechere, the National Coordinator, JESAC, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of
Uche Usim, Abuja As campaigns for the 2019 general elections gather momentum, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Thursday, warned Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) not to succumb to the temptation of lending without conducting sufficient risk assessments or violating the Money Laundering Act. This was as the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the apex […]
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Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), said it is closely monitoring campaigns and has expressed satisfaction over the manner the political parties have hinged their campaigns on issues, instead of attacking personalities, in the run-up to the 2019 general election. INEC Chairman, Mahmoud Yakubu, gave the commendation during his opening remarks at a […]
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NAN As the 2019 general election campaigns begin, President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is committed to granting increased internet access to the poorest in the society. The information is in the President Buhari and Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo’s Next Level Campaign Guide for 2019. According to the guide, the efforts of government in […]
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Mr Akinwale Samuel Aledare
A former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), House of Assembly aspirant, Mr Akinwale Samuel Aledare, has said that only competent hands would be elected in the 2019 General Elections.Speaking with newsmen in Abuja on Monday, Aledare said that Nigerians had become aware of the importance of voting in
Militants surrender through Amnesty office
By Emmanuel AfonneNiger Delta ex-agitators under phases one, two and three of Presidential Amnesty Programme have been urged to support the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 to enable him complete the laudable projects he started in the region.
Leader of Coalition of Niger Delta ex-Agitators,