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Order on ballot box snatchers: We’ll act according to the law – Army

ABUJA—The Nigerian Army yesterday responded to the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari, to shoot on sight anyone involved in ballot box snatching in next Saturday’s election and other polls, saying it will be guided by its (Army) rules of engagement. This came as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu insisted […]

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Postponement has undermined polls’ credibility – Nwabueze

LEGAL icon and elder statesman, Professor Ben Nwabueze, SAN, has rued the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC’s postponement of the 2019 general polls, saying the move  compromised the credibility of the elections. Continue reading Postponement has undermined polls’ credibility – Nwabueze at Vanguard News Nigeria. Powered by WPeMatico

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Adamawa INEC administers oath of neutrality on staff

Ahead of the re-rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections fixed for this Saturday, Adamawa State office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has administered an oath of neutrality on its staff. Continue reading Adamawa INEC administers oath of neutrality on staff at Vanguard News Nigeria. Powered by WPeMatico

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Postponement has undermined polls’ credibility – Nwabueze

LEGAL icon and elder statesman, Professor Ben Nwabueze, SAN, has rued the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC’s postponement of the 2019 general polls, saying the move had compromised the credibility of the elections. Continue reading Postponement has undermined polls’ credibility – Nwabueze at Vanguard News Nigeria. Powered by WPeMatico

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VIDEO: Don’t lose hope in our electoral system, Buhari begs Nigerians

Following the disappointment expressed by Nigerians when the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, cancelled and postponed the February 16th, presidential and national assembly elections, the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has begged Nigerians not to lose hope in the country’s electoral system, and assured them of delivering free, fair and credible elections. […]

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Polls shift: Buhari apologises, as APC caucus meets

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday apologised to Nigerians for the inconveniences suffered on account of the postponement of the polls last Saturday. Continue reading Polls shift: Buhari apologises, as APC caucus meets at Vanguard News Nigeria. Powered by WPeMatico

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Amaechi: My issues with Wike, Abe and Mrs Jonathan

Hours to Saturday’s aborted Presidential and National Assembly Elections, Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, spoke in an interview in which he claimed that his successor as governor of Rivers State, Mr. Nyesom Wike lived in fear of him even as he accused the chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu of working in cahoots with Wike to […]

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Election postponement: INEC, parties at daggers drawn over campaigns

POLITICAL parties are at daggers drawn with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over resumption of campaigns for the Presidential and National Assembly polls, which the commission postponed last Saturday to February 23. Continue reading Election postponement: INEC, parties at daggers drawn over campaigns at Vanguard News Nigeria. Powered by WPeMatico

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APC fires six posers at INEC, denies seeking staggered polls

ABUJA— The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has issued six queries to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, following the postponement of the general elections by the electoral umpire. Continue reading APC fires six posers at INEC, denies seeking staggered polls at Vanguard News Nigeria. Powered by WPeMatico