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FG Withdrawing $1bn Excess Crude Money to Fund Buhari’s 2019 Election, Not to Fight Boko Haram – Fayose Alleges

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the decision to withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East region as a means by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led federal government to fund President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in 2019. “For posterity sake, I …

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Buhari Will Defeat Atiku Abubakar In Any State.

Personal Assistant to the President on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, says President Muhammadu Buhari will defeat former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar in any part of the country when Nigerians go to poll. Mrs Onochie said this yesterday in Abuja during her appearance on the weekend edition of Channels Television’s political …

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2015 Poll: Why I Conceded Defeat – Jonathan

Nigeria has to grow the credibility of its democracy to a stage where it would no longer wait for court judgment to conclude elections, former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has said. Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan Jonathan, who made the observation at the 6th edition of African Ambassadors Interactive Forum, AAIF, and …

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2019: Adamawa APC Dumps Atiku For Buhari

In the build-up to the 2019 presidential poll, stakeholders in Adamawa State All Progressives Congress (APC), at the weekend, dumped former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar and declared support for President Muhammadu Buhari. Adamawa APC reiterated that Buhari remains its candidate for the party’s presidential ticket in 2019. Atiku is from …

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2019: No Credible Candidate Besides Buhari – Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday said there was no other credible candidate for the 2019 presidential election that has the capacity to move Nigeria forward apart from President Muhammadu Buhari. Ortom, a governor elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, said this in an interview …

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Future elections will be better than 2015 – INEC

The Chairman of Independent National Elect0ral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said the commission was committed to making future elections in the country better than the 2015 exercise. Yakubu made the pledge when he received the new United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington at INEC headquarters on Wednesday …

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MUST READ: INEC Tells losers to go to tribunals

THE Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC, yesterday, asked contestants in Saturday’s governorship and State Assembly elections to accept all results officially declared by it. This was even as it urged those not satisfied with the outcome of the polls to seek redress at the tribunal. It, however, promised to launch a …

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We are Ready For Elections in Ekiti -INEC

We are Ready For Elections in Ekiti -INEC The Ekiti State Independent National Electoral Commission has confirmed its readiness for April 11 House of Assembly election in the state. Like Anambra, Kogi, Osun, Edo and Bayelsa States, governorship election will not hold in Ekiti State on Saturday. The Governor of the State, …

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Stakeholders hail card readers trial in Ekiti

Follow Us on Twitter Like our Facebook Page There was low turnout of potential voters in Ekiti on Saturday as eligible residents participated in the test-running of the card reader by the Independent National Electoral Commission. The mock accreditation was conducted in Dallimore, Ward 009, with 21,631 registered voters of …

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INEC Deploys 1,555 Smart Cards, 4,009 Ballot Boxes to Ekiti

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti State yesterday said it had received 1,555 smart cards and 4,009 ballot boxes for the forthcoming general elections. The commission also said it had recruited 6,464 adhoc staff for the exercise, which it promised would be free and fair. The state Resident …

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