Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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    Tambuwal ‘not listed’ by INEC as PDP guber candidate in Sokoto

Tambuwal ‘not listed’ by INEC as PDP guber candidate in Sokoto

Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto governor, is reportedly not on the list of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 governorship election.According to Daily Trust, the governor's name is missing from the names of candidates for elections in Sokoto.Manir Dan’iya was reportedly listed as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Tambuwal had contested the PDP presidential primary alongside [...]

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    INEC: Politicians mopping up PVCs in Benue

INEC: Politicians mopping up PVCs in Benue

The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) in Benue says it is working with the security agencies to recover permanent voter cards (PVC) that were unlawfully collected and hidden by politicians across the state.Nentawe Tilwatda, INEC resident electoral commissioner in Benue, said this on Saturday in Makurdi during an interactive session with journalists, political parties and civil society organisations.Tilwatda said the commission [...]

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    41 candidates vying to be Lagos governor

41 candidates vying to be Lagos governor

The INEC in Lagos on Friday published details of 41 candidates of various political parties in the state for the 2019 elections jostling to become governor.According to NAN, 589 candidates of different parties are eying 40 seats in the Lagos state house of assembly.NAN reports that the INEC timetable and schedule of activities for the 2019 general election indicated that [...]

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    UPDATED: Imo, Zamfara APC missing from INEC’s list of guber candidates

UPDATED: Imo, Zamfara APC missing from INEC’s list of guber candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has failed to publish the name of any governorship candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo state.The party was not reflected in the list of parties for the 2019 governorship election published at the commission's office in Owerri, according to PUNCH.The commission published names of governorship candidates of about 67 political parties alongside [...]

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    100 aspirants drag Oshiomhole, Ondo APC, INEC to court over primaries

100 aspirants drag Oshiomhole, Ondo APC, INEC to court over primaries

One hundred aggrieved aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have dragged Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, to the federal high court, Akure over the primary elections in Ondo state.The house of representatives and state assembly aspirants were led by Kenneth Olawale, former speaker of the state house of assembly.Other defendants in the suit are the APC, Babatunde [...]

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    INEC removes ‘over 300,000’ names from voter register

INEC removes ‘over 300,000’ names from voter register

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has removed over 300,000 names from its voter register in preparation for 2019 elections.Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, disclosed this when he received a delegation of ECOWAS pre-election fact finding mission in Abuja on Monday.According to NAN, the delegation was led by Mohamed Conteh, chairman of Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission.Yakubu said the [...]

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    Amaechi: Buhari will accept outcome of 2019 elections

Amaechi: Buhari will accept outcome of 2019 elections

Rotimi Amaechi, director-general of the reelection campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the president will accept the outcome of the 2019 elections.Speaking when he received a delegation from the European Union (EU), Amaechi said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would adhere strictly to the electoral laws in the forthcoming elections.“One assurance I will give you today is that we'll stand [...]

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    There are plans to rig 2019 elections, says group

There are plans to rig 2019 elections, says group

Concerned Nigerians, a pro-democracy group, has alleged an attempt by some officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig the 2019 general election.In a statement on Thursday, Deji Adeyanju, convener of the group, described the officials as agents of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) who manipulated the Osun election in favour of the party.Adeyanju said a "reliable [...]

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    Ogun PDP picks Abati as deputy governorship candidate

Ogun PDP picks Abati as deputy governorship candidate

Reuben Abati, former presidential spokesman, has been named as the running mate of Leke Shittu, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun.Gbenga Daniel, former governor of the state, was listed as the senatorial candidate for Ogun east district.This was made known in a statement signed by Buruji Kashamu on Wednesday.Following a federal high court ruling, the Independent [...]

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    Ogun PDP crisis: INEC rejects NWC list, accepts Kashamu’s candidates

Ogun PDP crisis: INEC rejects NWC list, accepts Kashamu’s candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has recognised candidates of the Buruji Kasahmu faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun state as contestants for the 2019 elections.In a letter dated October 25, Okechukwu Ndeche, the commission's acting secretary, told Uche Secondus, national chairman of the PDP, that the decision was based on a court verdict.The PDP had expelled [...]

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    Femi Adesina: The military said they’ve lost Buhari’s certificates

Femi Adesina: The military said they’ve lost Buhari’s certificates

Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, says the military had admitted losing President Muhammadu Buhari's certificate.In an interview with The Nation, Adesina was quoted as saying the issue is dead and those still discussing it are "idle".Buhari had failed to submit his academic certificates to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), claiming it is still with the military.The president's claim had triggered [...]

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    FLASHBACK: When a retired principal confirmed issuing Buhari’s WAEC certificate

FLASHBACK: When a retired principal confirmed issuing Buhari’s WAEC certificate

In the last 24 hours, there has been controversy over President Muhammadu Buhari's academic credentials. The president failed to submit his certificate to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as required, saying they are in possession of the military. This triggered some reactions, with some Nigerians questioning the veracity of the claim and wondering if he actually sat for the Senior School [...]

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    THE LIST: 2019 presidential candidates and their political parties

THE LIST: 2019 presidential candidates and their political parties

On Friday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said a total of 79 candidates will be contesting the 2019 presidential election. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, also announced that particulars of the candidates have been pasted.A close look at the documents pasted at the federal capital territory (FCT) office of the commission, however, showed there are 59 candidates whose documents have so [...]

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    Buhari’s chief of staff hosts INEC chairman at Aso Rock

Buhari’s chief of staff hosts INEC chairman at Aso Rock

Abba Kyari, chief of staff to the president, hosted Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at the presidential villa in Abuja on Friday.The meeting, which lasted 30 minutes, took place inside Kyari’s office.Yakubu did not speak with state house correspondents on his way out of the villa.The presidency has also not issued a statement on the [...]

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    ‘It’s a slap on our country’ — reactions over Buhari’s failure to submit credentials to INEC

‘It’s a slap on our country’ — reactions over Buhari’s failure to submit credentials to INEC

Nigerians on social media have been reacting to the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to submit his academic credentials to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the 2019 elections.This is the second time the president would not submit his credentials to the electoral body. In 2014, he said his  academic certificates were with the military board. He repeated [...]

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    Release Buhari’s credentials to INEC, Fayose’s spokesman writes chief of defence staff

Release Buhari’s credentials to INEC, Fayose’s spokesman writes chief of defence staff

Lere Olayinka, spokesman of Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has asked the military to release the credentials of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Inedpendent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Olayinka said this in an open letter to Abayomi Olonishakin, chief of defence staff.While other presidential candidates submitted their credentials to INEC, Buhari told the commission that his were with the [...]

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