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Amina Zakari Is Not In Charge Of Electoral Operations And Logistics – Akwa Ibom REC

  The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Mike Igini, has called for an end to criticism and complaints targeted at Mrs Amina Zakari following the postponement of Nigeria’s general elections on account of logistic challenges. Mrs Zakari, one of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s National Commissioners, had been blamed for the logistic […]

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2019: INEC retrieves sensitive materials from LGs to CBN in Lagos

The National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State, on Sunday said it had retrieved all sensitive materials for the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier distributed to the 20 Local Government Areas of the state. INEC Spokesman in Lagos State, Mr Femi Akinbiyi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos, that all […]

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Election postponement: Security personnel suffer more — Experts

Law enforcement agents were at the receiving end of the sudden postponement of the February 16 Presidential and National Assembly elections, according to security experts. The experts told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews in Lagos that security personnel deployed to various places outside their base ahead of the shifted polls were […]

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Postponement not fault of any political party – Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has said no political party should be blamed for postponement of the February 16, 2019 elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In a statement in Owerri on Sunday, Okorocha attributed the postponement to challenges faced by INEC, recalling that this was not the first postponement of elections in […]

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Elections Postponement: PDP Rejects Prohibition Of Campaigns By INEC

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said that it will reopen its campaigns following the postponement of elections by INEC. In a statement on Sunday by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party said the electoral umpire erred in saying that campaigns remain closed. Mr Ologbondiyan noted that such administrative pronouncement was erroneous, directly in conflict with the […]

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INEC to retrieve all sensitive materials in Enugu–REC

Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Emeka Ononamadu, of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Enugu State has said that all sensitive materials already distributed in the state would be retrieved. The Rec said the materials would be  returned to the custody of  Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) branch in the state. Ononamadu said this […]

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Poll shift painful, but we must maintain our commitment, says Tinubu

ALL Progressives Congress National Leader and Co-Chair of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is urging continued commitment from all voters regardless of the  pain caused by the  postponement of the  Presidential and National Assembly elections. “Do not allow this delay to deter you from the expression of your democratic rights. What you […]