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‘Vegenful’ opposition politicians behind criminalities, insecurity in Nigeria – Army Chief

Mukaila Ola  The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen.Tukur Buratai, has accused the opposition politicians who lost the last general elections in Nigeria of destabilising the country through worsening security crisis. According to him, the increase in criminalities across the country was as a result of embittered politicians bent at destabilizing

BREAKING: INEC postpones elections till February 23

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has postponed the presidential and National Assembly elections to Saturday, February 23. The governorship and state assembly elections is now scheduled to hold March 9. The decision was reached in the early hours of Saturday following an emergency meeting INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, had

Fire guts INEC office in plateau, destroy election materials

Barely a week to the general elections, the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Qua’an Pan Local Government Area of Plateau State has been razed by fire. Plateau State INEC Head of Department, Voter Education and Publicity, Osaretin Imahiyereobo, confirmed the incident in a statement on Sunday. It was

2019: Immigration recovers 700 PVCs from foreigners

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) said it has recovered over 700 voter cards, from non-Nigerians living in the country. The Comptroller-General of NIS, Muhammad Babandede, disclosed this at the 2018 NIS award presentation in Abuja on Saturday. Babatunde assured that the service will be fully involved in the election process, to ensure

Party primaries undemocratic, women aspirants harassed says election observer

An election observer, Gender and Election watch (GEW) has dismissed the just concluded political parties' primaries as undemocratic, non inclusive, stating that women aspirants faced intimidation, harassment and threats in their aspirations into various positions. GEW in a statement issued on Tuesday reports that the primaries did not reflect democratic principles

Osun re-run election not free, fair or credible – CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) an election monitoring group strongly opined that the re-run election in Osun has failed to meet up with the minimum standards for free, fair and credible elections. "The acts of intimidation by security forces and the violence unleashed by party thugs are suggestive of

Stop Using Youths as Thugs – CAN charges politicians  

•Saraki charges youths to shun violence Godsgift Onyedinefu  The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has tasked the political leaders at all levels to involve the Nigerian youths in the nation building instead of using them for thuggery and all forms of electoral malpractices. This was disclosed in a statement Signed by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, Special