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Monthly Archives: February 2018

INEC announces general elections dates for next 36 years

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday announced dates for general elections in the country for the next 36 years, starting from 2019 to 2055.

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Imo Deputy Governor dares Okorocha, rejects senatorial slot

The Imo State Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere, on Wednesday rejected the offer of a senatorial seat made to him by Governor Rochas Okorocha.

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Governor Umahi promises to seek re-election with Deputy in 2019

Ebonyi Governor,David Umahi has declared that he would pick his deputy, Kelechi Igwe, as running mate in 2019. Umahi stated that his deputy has been loyal and honest.

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2019 elections: Population Commission pledges support for INEC

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Chairman, National Population Commission (NPC) , Eze Duruiheoma, has pledged to support the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) towards entrenching an effective electoral process.

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2019 election: Former CBN boss formally declares for President

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu, has officially declared his intention to run for the office of the President of Nigeria in the 2019 election.

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Senate to investigate Kogi governor’s alleged multiple registration

The Senate has resolved to investigate the allegation of multiple voter registration against the Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello.

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Melaye to Bello: Buhari won’t save you from prosecution and defeat in 2019

A lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye, has told the state governor, Yahaya Bello, to prepare for a defeat at the polls come 2019 and subsequent lawsuits for his crimes. The lawmaker said that the governor should not expect to benefit from the goodwill enjoyed by President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking during the launch of Safe Kogi Project (SKP) ...

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INEC Boss cautions REC’s

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu has met with all States Resident Electoral Commissioners, REC in Abuja on Tuesday.

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Group seeks public holiday to encourage large turnout at Edo LG polls

A group of election observers on Tuesday advised Edo Government to declare March 2 public holiday because of local government elections scheduled for March 3 in the state. The group, under the aegis of Forum of Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria, gave the advice at a news conference in Benin. The group’s Leader, Fidelis Nweke, said that the public holiday ...

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APC Chairman thanks Buhari, Osinbajo, repeats readiness to co-operate with Tinubu

The National Executive Committee meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC had a notable conclusion to its alleged feud between National Chairman of APC, John Odigie-Oyegun and party Chieftain, Bola Tinubu. National Chairman of APC, John Odegie-Oyegun, had thanked the President, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, governors elected on the party´s platform and its leaders for being supportive and available always ...

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