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PDP will not challenge Obiano’s victory — Nwobu

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra state said on Thursday that it would not contest the victory of Governor Willie Obiano in court but would rather give credible opposition to the administration. Anambra State PDP Chairman,Ndubuisi Nwobu, made the position of the party known during an interview with journalists, in Awka. Nwobu said the party’s decision was based on ...

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APGA commends Buhari for the success of Anambra governorship election

The National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Ifeatu Obi-Okoye, has attributed the flawless conduct of the November 18 governorship election in Anambra to President Mohammadu Buhari’s quest to build enduring institutions across the nation. Obi-Okoye made the assertion on Tuesday in Awka. He said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) could not have recorded such improved ...

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Ndigbo Unity Forum hails Buhari for success of Anambra governorship election

Commendations are pouring in on the just concluded governorship election in Anambra state. Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), a group in the South East Part of the country has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for ensuring free and fair governorship election in Anambra. Willie Obiano, who is the incumbent, was declared the winner of the election by INEC. The President of NUF,  ...

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Anambra Decides: A chronicle of election day

About 2.1million registered Anambra voters trooped out in great numbers, today November 18, 2017, to the polling booths to decide the future of their state for the next four years. Amidst tight security in and at the borders of the state, Anambra voters defied all odds including IPoB threat and exercised their civic rights. The process however suffered few setbacks ...

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Anambra Decides: INEC should always stick to time – Octogenerian voter

An Octogenerian voter in Anambra, Ogechi Onwudinjo, has decried the late arrival of materials and officials of INEC in Saturday’s governorship election in the state. Onwudinjo, 82, advised INEC to strictly adhere to timing of activities on Election Day in all its future elections. Onwudinjo said at her Ahocol Phase 1 Polling Unit in Awka South Local Government Area on ...

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Anambra: We’ll resist attempt to rig and impose results on the people – Ohanaeze

A group representing the people of South East Nigeria believes the upcoming election in Anambra state will be free and fair. This comes from the assurance given to the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nwodo by President Muhammadu Buhari concerning the November 18, governorship election. Nwodo also said the people of Anambra state and all the political parties in ...

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Anambra election: IGP reads riot act to politicians, policemen

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has directed the immediate arrest of politicians or group either inciting or making financial inducement to influence the outcome of Saturday’s Anambra governorship election. The Police boss gave the directive on Wednesday in Abuja while addressing officers and men of the Force Headquarters. He has therefore, ordered all police officers to wear ...

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We will return your ADC to you early Sunday morning after election, IGP tells Obiano

Early Tuesday morning the security detail of the Anambra state governor was withdrawn. Now, we know the reason. The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris gave the explanation during Election Stakeholders’ Forum organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday in Awka. But the IG said the withdrawal of the ADC was based on the previous experience the ...

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Anambra election: We’ll sanction any policeman found wanting in conduct – PSC

The Police Service Commission ( PSC) will be sending a 17-member team to Anambra to monitor the conduct of policemen during the state governorship election scheduled for November18. The Head of Press and Public Relations of the Commission, Ikechukwu Ani, made the announcement in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday. Ani said that the team comprised six Commissioners and 11 ...

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Governorship election: Police warn IPoB and its members to steer clear of Anambra

The Nigeria Police Force said it would deploy additional 26, 000 personnel for the Anambra governorship election scheduled for November 18. The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on November 3 at the Also Villa, announced the deployment of 21,000 personnel for the election. A statement by the Force spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, said that the personnel would comprised Police Special ...

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