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PDP asks INEC to cancel Kano supplementary poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kano state has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to cancel the supplementary governorship election ongoing across the 28 local government areas of the state. Rabiu Sulaiman-Bichi, acting chairman of the party, made the call while addressing journalists on Saturday. Bichi alleged that the

Timi Frank petitions US, UK, others over military involvement in elections

Demands Visa ban on Buratai, others Senator Iroegbu A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, has petitioned the United State of America, United Kingdom and the European Union (EU), asking them to place a visa ban on the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur

INEC declares Babajide Sanwo-Olu Lagos Governor-elect

The candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has been declared the winner of the governorship election held on Saturday, March 9. Returning Officer, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, made the declaration on Sunday at INEC’s collation centre in Yaba, Lagos. Sanwo-Olu, who scored 739,445 out of the 977,476 total

CDD expresses worry over level of violence in 2019 polls

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Center for Democracy and Development (CDD) and Development’s Election Analysis Centre (EAC) has expressed worry over the "quantum of violence" which characterized the 2019 general elections. The group while briefing Newsmen in Abuja on Sunday stated that a total of 30 Nigerians lost their lives across the country to

Wike vs GOC: CSOs storm Rivers on fact-finding, fault Wike on Army

*Say Gov's allegation against GOC 6 Division, a sharp departure from reality on ground Jude Johnson A Coalition of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) has blamed Governor Nyesom Wike on the current security situation in Rivers State, saying he was not helping security agencies to curb the menace of insecurity pervading the state. The group said its assessment

Guber Poll: Group tasks security agencies on absolute impartiality

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigeria Working Group on Peacebuilding and Governance in Nigeria, composed of civic and religious leaders, has tasked Security institutions to ensure absolute impartiality during the Gubernatorial and House of Assembly election on Saturday. The Group urged all security personnel on election duty to uphold the principles of professionalism and