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Tinubu Admits Saying He Was Richer Than Osun State
National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, insists he is richer than Osun State validating the statement he was reported to have made during the run-up to the Osun State governorship election last year.
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Okupe Reveals How Lai Mohammed Betrayed Saraki
Doyin Okupe, the Media Adviser to the Director-General of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council, Bukola Saraki, has alleged that the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, betrayed the Senate President after President Muhammadu Buhari won the 2015 election.
You Cannot Impose Governor In Rivers – Wike Tells Amaechi
Nyesom Wike Reacts To Election Postponement
Nyesom Wike has accused the Federal Government of forcefully making the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, postpone the election. 
2019 Elections: INEC Meets Over Ban On Campaigns
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will meet today (Monday) to review the restriction on political campaign during the one-week extension of the general elections.
A huge crowd awaits the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari for his campaign rally that will take place in home town. Katsina State.
2019 Elections: APC, PDP Counter INEC, Vow To Resume Campaigns
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) say they will resume campaigns, in spite of INEC's order directing parties not to campaign this week.
Rivers APC Threatens INEC. Image Credit: NAN
Rivers APC Threatens INEC
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship campaign organisation in Rivers state has declared there will be no elections if its candidates are not listed in the ballot in compliance with a Court of Appeal ruling for a stay of execution.
A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC)Timi Frank has raised the alarm over plots to rig the rescheduled 2019 elections. 
Buhari Reveals Why He Can’t Sack INEC Chairman
President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that he cannot remove the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, because he would need a resolution by a two-third majority of the Senate to do so.
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National Assembly Postpones Resumption To Feb. 26
The National Assembly has postponed its resumption date till next week Tuesday, February 26, following the postponement of the general elections.
INEC denies summon by top officials
SERAP Speaks On INEC’s Election Postponement
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to push for reforms of Nigeria’s electoral system following the postponement of the general elections.
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Nigeria Decides: PDP Writes Inec Over PVC Contractor
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) to probe the firm handling the printing of the Permanent Voter Cards (PVC).
APC's Oshiomhole Demands Shakeup Of INEC After Election Shift
Nigeria Decides: APC Schedules Caucus Meeting For Monday
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has scheduled an emergency national caucus meeting at the party's national Secretariat on Monday.
What Buhari Said In Thursday Evening's Broadcast (Full Text)
Election Postponement: ADC Demands Resignation Of Buhari, Yakubu
The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to resign immediately following the postponement of the elections.
Nigeria Decides: Buhari, APC Behind Election Shift, Timi Frank Reveals
Nigeria Decides: Buhari, APC Behind Election Shift, Timi Frank Reveals
Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank said election shift was plotted by the President, Muhammadu Buhari and APC's leadership.
Election Observers Can't Grant Press Interview - INEC
U.S., UK React To INEC’s Postponement Of General Elections
The United States Embassy in Nigeria says it supports the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to reschedule the general elections.
Donald Duke Defies SDP Endorsement Of Buhari, Forges Ahead With Presidential Ambition
Duke Describes Election Postponement As ‘A Legal Coup’
The presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Donald Duke, has described the postponement of the General Elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as a “legal coup”.
Abdulsalami Speaks On INEC’s Postponement Of 2019 Elections
Former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar has asked Nigerians to keep faith and trust the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct credible elections.
Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu debunk any ulterior motive by the electoral umpire
Adebayo Shittu Reacts To Election Postponement
Nigeria's communications minister, Adebayo Shittu, has rebuked insinuations that INEC's postponement of the 2019 general election was aimed at favouring the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC).
What Moghalu Said After INEC Postponed 2019 Elections
What Moghalu Said After INEC Postponed 2019 Elections
the presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has called on Nigerians to remain calm following the postponement of the 2019 elections.
Buhari speaks on election postponement. PHOTO CREDIT: Diamond Celebrities
Buhari Speaks On Election Postponement
Incumbent president and the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari says he is disappointed with the postponement of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). 
What Election Postponement May Lead To. PHOTO CREDIT: Laila's Blog
What Election Postponement May Lead To
Some residents of Akwa Ibom have condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), saying the decision could breed voter apathy.

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