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President Buhari wins second term bid

President Muhammadu Buhari has won his re-election bid after polling 15,191,847 votes to defeat his closest rival, Atiku Abubakar of…

Saraki moves on from election loss, congratulates winner

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has reacted to his loss at last Saturday’s senatorial seat by wishing candidates who emerged…

Melaye emerges victorious in Kogi West senatorial contest

Sen. Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party ((PDP) has been declared winner of the Kogi West Senatorial election held…

Saraki loses, Dogara retains seat

Senate President Bukola Saraki has lost his re-election bid to the upper legislative chamber as Ibrahim Oloriegbe of the All…

INEC insists APC cannot field candidates in Rivers, Zamfara

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has insisted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara and Rivers States will…

INEC releases list of PVCs collected by each state ahead of election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the list of Permanent Voter Cards collected for the 2019 general elections.…

Amnesty International calls for release of #ArewaMeToo activist, Maryam Awaisu

Amnesty International (AI) has urged the Nigeria police force to release Maryam Awaisu, an activist arrested on Tuesday. Awaisu is…

Keyamo spars with Melaye over Buhari’s ballot box comment

The senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye and the spokesperson of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, Festus Keyamo…

98 percent of card readers reconfigured, ballot papers retrieved, INEC reveals

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it has achieved 98 percent reconfiguration of smart card readers for use…

Court stops EFCC from declaring former pension boss, wanted

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has barred the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from declaring the chairman…

INEC bows to pressure, reopens campaigns

The Independent National Electoral Commission has approved the resumption of political campaigns. The approval was contained in a statement by…

Gov Wike extols Nigerians’ patience after election postponement

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has praised Nigerians for not resorting to violence following the postponement of the general elections…

Ballot boxes snatchers risk losing their lives -Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned those who plan to disrupt the coming elections to stay away from ballot boxes on…

Ballot papers not signed, endorsed by Presiding Officers will not be counted -INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has allayed the fears of Nigerians on the reported possession of thumb-printed ballot papers…

Political parties caused election postponement – INEC REC

INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Akwa Ibom, Mike Igini has said political parties are responsible for the postponement of…