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Tahir Mamman, most loyal party man – Adamawa APC chieftain, Mustapha Ribadu says

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and leader of the blackcap movement in Adamawa State, Comrade Mustapha Atiku Ribadu has disclosed that professor Mamman Tahir is one of the most loyal party men in APC.

Supreme Court dismisses application to review judgment on Zamfara election, fines APC

The Supreme Court, on Friday, dismissed an application, asking it to review its judgement which nullified the victory of the candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) at the 2019 general elections held in Zamfara State.

Visa ban: We are not targeting Buhari’s government – US Embassy

The US government has announced visa restrictions on Nigerians who were involved in electoral offences and corruption in the 2019 general elections.

UN commends INEC, endorses 2019 polls as peaceful

The United Nations (UN) has endorsed 2019 General elections as peaceful, commending the Independent National Electoral Commission for conducting elections of such magnitude in spite of the expected challenges associated with the exercise.

I rejected offer of billions from Wike to rig Rivers election – GOC 6 division

He also described as bizarre and spurious, the allegations by Wike that he was involved in illegal bunkering and leaking the proceedings of the State Security Council meetings to criminals in Rivers state, among others.

You lack the educational muscle to contest presidency – Buhari tells Atiku

Buhari accused Abubakar of not possessing the statutory educational qualification to contest the recently concluded presidential election.

Varsity dons significantly undermined 2019 polls – Jega

Teachers of Bayero University Kano (BUK) had severally come under stern criticisms for their roles in the last governorship election in Kano State.

Why Buhari Didn’t Campaign For APC Gov Candidates After Winning Re-Election —Aide

The governorship election had held on March 9, about nine days after Buhari had received his Certificate of Return from the Independent National Electoral Commission confirming his re-election.

OFFICIAL: APC wins 55 from 77 collated NASS results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released 77 National Assembly results out of the 469 seats.

Buhari assures Nigerians, Intl observers adequate security during election

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday morning again appealed to Nigerians to come out on Saturday to vote for the presidential candidate of...

Yobe PDP Chairman switches to APC meets with Buhari

The implication of this development is that the Yobe State PDP will be going into the polls on Saturday without a leader.

Buhari will win Saturday polls – Prophet Udeme

A Christian cleric in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, Prophet Udeme Bassey, has predicted victory for President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressive Congress (APC) over Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Saturday.

Exercise your civic right by voting on Saturday – Gov Bindow.

Following the Federal Government's declaration of February 22nd (Friday) as public holiday, to enable voters travel for the elections, the governor of Adamawa State, Sen Mohammed Umar Jibrilla, has assured citizens of their safety while urging them to come out in their numbers to cast their votes for President Muhammadu Buhari and other candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress.

Don’t dare kill ballot box snatchers, Ortom warns DSS, military, police

The governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has read riot act to military, Police, DSS and other security agencies to desist from going ahead with Presidential order of killing ballot box snatchers noting that obeying the order is tantamount to perpetrating genocide.

Feb 23 polls: We’ve reconfigured 98% of card readers – INEC

Yakubu also said INEC state offices have commenced the process of inviting stakeholders to the Central Bank of Nigeria to examine the retrieved materials deployed last week.

Campaign for APC or lose your throne; Bindow threatens emir of Mubi

Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla Bindow has directed emir of Mubi, HRH Isa Ahmadu to openly campaign for the ruling All Progressives Congress ahead of the coming general polls or face the prospects of dethronement.

Adamawa INEC administers oath of neutrality on staff

The Adamawa State office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has administered oath of neutrality on its staff ahead of the February 23, 2019 presidential and national assembly polls.

DSS to quiz Ibeanu, INEC commissioner for logistics

Mahmood Yakubu, a professor and INEC chairman, had blamed the postponement on sabotage and logistical issues.

NANS suspends nationwide protest over election postponement

The National Association of Nigerian Students has suspended its proposed nationwide protest scheduled for Monday (today) over the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

CUPP urges opposition parties to resume campaign

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP on Sunday asked member parties to shun the directive by the Independent National Electoral Commission and resume campaigns ahead of the Saturday’s presidential election.
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