Violence, cause of inconclusive elections in Nigeria – INEC

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Violence, cause of inconclusive elections in Nigeria – INEC
…Requests Case Files from Police to prosecute offenders …We made 58 high profile arrests -IGP By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA : The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has asked the Nigerian Police to provide her with case files of electoral offenders in the last general elections with a view to commencing their immediate prosecution. At a […]
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INEC says only 1 party has submitted 2019 election’s expenses

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INEC says only 1 party has submitted 2019 election’s expenses
<p class="">The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says only one political party has so far submitted its audited report on 2019 general elections expenses, three months after the poll.</p> <h1>INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this on Monday in Abuja, in his remark during the review of the 2019 general elections with political parties.</h1> <p […]
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Niger PDP concludes 2019 general elections review

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Niger PDP concludes 2019 general elections review
<p class="">The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger says its seven man committee on review of the 2019 general elections in the state has concluded their report.</p> <h1>Alhaji Yahaya Ability, PDP Zonal Chairman, Niger North Senatorial District (Zone C) made this known in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Minna.</h1> <p class="">“<em>The […]
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Here’s all you need to know about the killer weapons Amosun allegedly bought before 2019 elections

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Here’s all you need to know about the killer weapons Amosun allegedly bought before 2019 elections
<p class="">All you need to know about the 1000 AK47 rifles, 4million bullets and armoured tank Amosun allegedly acquired before 2019 elections. </p> <p class="">Immediate past Governor of Ogun State and serving Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, <strong>Ibikunle Amosun,</strong> is back in the news for all the wrong reasons.</p> <figure class="image" align="center"> <img src="http://ocdn.eu/images/pulscms/NGI7MDA_/e5048b320b6dcd89dd40e69389f4d26f.jpg" […]
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Presidency welcomes with reservations IRI/NDI Report on 2019 elections

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Presidency welcomes with reservations IRI/NDI Report on 2019 elections
<p class="">The Presidency has welcomed with reservations, the joint report of the International Republic Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) on the 2019 general elections in Nigeria and recommendations for the 2023 general elections.</p> <h1>Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, made this position known in a statement […]
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Nigeria welcomes EU suggestions on improving elections in Nigeria – Presidency

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Nigeria welcomes EU suggestions on improving elections in Nigeria – Presidency
<p class="">The Presidency has welcomed the report of the European Union (EU) on the 2019 general elections in Nigeria, promising to analyse it fully and act on the recommendations in the best interest of the country.</p> <h1>Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, made this position known in […]
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Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari commends Nigerians on peaceful elections, urges Muslims to promote religious harmony

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Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari commends Nigerians on peaceful elections, urges Muslims to promote religious harmony
<p class="">President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction at the conduct of peaceful elections in Nigeria, despite what he called “doomsday predictions of social disharmony.”</p> <h1>The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu in a statement in Abuja on Monday, said the President made his feelings known in his Sallah message to […]
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Democratic culture and the 2019 general elections in Nigeria (1)

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Democratic culture and the 2019 general elections in Nigeria (1)
The heavy cost implications of presidential democracy Nigeria copied from the United States has been a contentious issue particularly since the return to civilian administration in 1999 Continue reading Democratic culture and the 2019 general elections in Nigeria (1) at Vanguard News.
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Israeli firm operated anti-Atiku, pro-Buhari Facebook accounts for 2019 elections

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Israeli firm operated anti-Atiku, pro-Buhari Facebook accounts for 2019 elections
<p class="">Facebook recently removed dozens of accounts found interfering in elections all over the world, some of them targeted Atiku Abubakar.</p> <h1>The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, was the target of some Facebook accounts operated by Archimedes Group, an Israeli political consulting and lobbying firm, during the campaign for the […]
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INEC postpones Kogi, Bayelsa governorship elections

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INEC postpones Kogi, Bayelsa governorship elections
<p class="">The Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections have been postponed by two weeks by INEC.</p> <h1>The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa to November 16, 2019.</h1> <p class="">The commission had previously scheduled the elections for November 2 in an announcement made last month.</p> <p class="">However, the Bayelsa government […]
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Buhari donates $500,000 to Guinea Bissau for elections

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Buhari donates $500,000 to Guinea Bissau for elections
<p class="">The donation is a response to the neighbouring country’s urgent request for assistance.</p> <h2>President Muhammadu Buhari has donated the sum of $500,000 to the government of Guinea Bissau to support its election process.</h2> <p class="">The president also approved the donation of 350 units of electoral kits, 10 motorcycles, five Hilux vans and two light […]
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How to end militarisation of elections (2)

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How to end militarisation of elections (2)
The civilian authorities should be left to conduct and fully carry out the electoral processes at all levels. Thus, the state is obligated to ensure that citizens who are sovereign, can exercise their franchise freely, un-molested and un-disturbed”. Continue reading How to end militarisation of elections (2) at Vanguard News.
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