Monday, October 14, 2019

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    Peace accord sent a strong message to Nigerians, says EU

Peace accord sent a strong message to Nigerians, says EU

The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) says the final peace accord signed by presidential candidates ahead of the February 16 election is a "very strong message" to Nigerians.Maria Arena, chief observer, EU EOM, said this while speaking with state house correspondents, after she led the mission to a private meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinabjo on Thursday in Abuja.She [...]

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    1,068 candidates to contest governorship elections, says INEC

1,068 candidates to contest governorship elections, says INEC

The Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC) says there are 1,068 governorship candidates in 29 states for the general election.Mahmood Yakubu, INEC chairman, made the disclosure during a consultative meeting with the media in Abuja on Tuesday.He said the elections will feature a total of 73 presidential candidates and 91 political parties.Yakubu said the figures are the highest ever recorded [...]

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    2019: Over 50 presidential candidates fail to disclose tax details

2019: Over 50 presidential candidates fail to disclose tax details

Donald Duke, of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are among the few presidential candidates who made public their tax record.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had posted details of 59 presidential candidates at its headquarters in Abuja.While Atiku said he paid N10.2 million as tax in three years, Duke paid N500,000 [...]

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    Ezekwesili, Adesanya-Davies — the five women eyeing Buhari’s seat

Ezekwesili, Adesanya-Davies — the five women eyeing Buhari’s seat

President Muhammadu Buhari's seat is no doubt the most sought after in the country. 79 persons from various political parties are gunning to displace him in 2019. Five of these presidential candidates are women. Who are they and what are their antecedents? Let's find out below:EUNICE ATUEJIDEA mother of five, Eunice Atuejide is the presidential candidate of National Interest Party (NIP), [...]

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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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