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Atiku urges security agencies to be professional, uphold constitution

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has called on security personnel deployed for the Saturday rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections to uphold the constitution and be professional in discharging their duties. Abubakar made the call at the 84th National Executive Committee (NEC) Meeting of the PDP held on Tuesday in Abuja. […]

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Melaye, Keyamo In Heated Argument Over Buhari’s Directive On Ballot Box Snatchers

  The senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye and the spokesperson of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, Festus Keyamo (SAN), on Tuesday, had a heated argument over President Buhari’s directive on ballot box snatchers. While Keyamo defended that the President’s directive is aimed at curbing the menace of electoral fraud, Melaye argued that […]

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Why restructuring is panacea to Nigeria’s problems, by Afe Babalola

ELDER statesman and Founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Aare Afe Babalola, SAN, has reiterated that Nigeria may continue to grapple with its prevailing problems of spiral unemployment, insecurity and under-development, unless the country treads the path of restructuring. Specifically, Babalola, who received the management team of the Nigerian Tribune in his office in Ado-Ekiti […]

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Falana Slams FG, INEC, Parties Over ‘Shameful Postponement Of General Elections’

Human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Femi Falana (file)   Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has no cogent reason that warrants its postponement of the elections.  Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) made this assertion in a statement made available to Channels […]

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Distribution Of Sensitive Materials, Final Arrangements In Anambra

  Ahead of the general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has received and begun the distribution of sensitive materials in Anambra State. The electoral umpire commenced the distribution of materials across the state on Friday, in a bid to ensure the success of Saturday’s exercise. See photos of the preparation for the elections […]

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Update: Presidential polls materials arrive Oyo state

As expected, materials for Saturday’s presidential elections have arrived Ibadan, the Oyo state capital. Confirming the development on telephone, the Oyo Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Mutiu Agboke said the materials were safely delivered to the commissions headquarters office in Agodi and would be immediately sorted out and distributed to the various polling centres across the […]

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2019: What U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo told Buhari, Atiku

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has made phone calls to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Friday on the need for peaceful and credible elections on Saturday. The Deputy Spokesperson for the Department of State, Mr Robert Palladino, in a statement noted that Pompeo also underscored the United States […]