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Southwest PDP Congress: Election was a scam, rigged in favour of Arapaja, Fayose insists

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose has insisted that the recent Southwest PDP Congress that took place in Osogbo Osun State was a scam Reall that Eddy Olafeso whom Fayose supported polled 330 while Taofeek Arapaja who was Governor Seyi Makinde’s candidate won with 340 Although, Fayose has conceded defeat and accepted that Governor Makinde is the leader of ...

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We didn’t hire consultants for staff recruitments, INEC denies

The electoral umpire, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has not hired any individuals or groups as consultants staff recruitment exercise for staff Mr Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, made this known in a statement in Abuja,” Okoye urged members of the public to report to security agencies, individuals or group claiming ...

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2023: INEC must be restructured for Nigeria to have credible poll- Jang

A former Governor of Plateau State, Senator Jonah Jang, has said for Nigeria to have a credible elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) must be restructured. He added that  the National Assembly should not be blamed for the lapses in the country’s electoral system, since the 8th Assembly had passed the Electoral Bill but President Muhammadu Buhari has refused ...

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Abia bye-Election: Electoral officials flee as explosion disrupts polling init

Panic has erupted in Abia State following the explosion that rocked at a polling unit in ward 8, Ogbor Hill, Aba North on Saturday during the Aba North and South Constituency by-election. It was that pandemonium was the order of the day aas electoral officials fled the polling unit. When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, ASP ...

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Anambra Guber: Govt bans politicians from holding rallies in markets

Ahead of the upcoming governorship election in Anambra State, the state  government has banned political rallies and campaigns in market across the state. The intimation was made by the Commissioner for Trade and Commerce, Uchenna Okafor Acccording to the Commissioner, the position of the government is that it is not ideal for market to be used for political rallies or ...

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Abia bye-Election: INEC expresses readiness, warns politicians against violence

The nation’s electoral umpire, the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) sats it is ready to conduct the Aba North/South Federal Constituency by-election in Abia State, scheduled for this weekend. In a statement released and signed by the by National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, the umpire remarked  that a total number of 498,390 registered voters ...

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NASS member accuses Orji Kalu of spreading falsehood about APC-led FG

A federal lawmaker, Hon Uzoma Nkem Abonta has blasted Senator Orji Uzor Kalu for misleading the public that the infrastructure currently being executed in Aba is being done by the federal government. The Lawmaker, representingUkwa East/Ukwa West in the House of Representatives, said in a statement that he is surprised why Orji Kalu should turn a campaign for elective position ...

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Buhari urged to suspend preparation for 2023 poll

Key leaders from the South West part of Nigeria have called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) suspend the forthcoming 2023 general elections.l immediately. They also called on the federal government to suspend the the 1999 constitution. The group spoke under the platform of Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination, (NINAS) Speaking on behalf of ...

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PDP warns Kaduna electoral commission on council elections

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Zangon Kataf local government area, has urged the Kaduna State Independent Elections Commission to ensure strict adherence to the relevant laws of the state and country in all processes and conduct of elections in the state. The party also assured of its participation in the forthcoming local government elections if its demands are met. A ...

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Anambra Guber: I will comfortably defeat APGA, PDP- APC aspirant

A top contender in November 6 Anambra State governorship election, Chief Maxwell Okoye, has given the assurance that if the primary election is free and fair primary elections of the All Progressives Congress (APC), he would emerge as the party’s flag bearer. He made this statement when he visited APC state executive members at Glass Awka, to make his intention ...

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