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FCT election: 478 candidates battle for 6 chairmanship, 62 councillorship positions

FOUR HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-EIGHT candidates drawn from 14 political parties will contest chairmanship and councillorship positions across six local government areas in the Federal...

Senate lied about petition against APC member’s nomination as INEC commissioner

THE Senate lied in its claim that it was not aware of a petition against the nomination of an alleged card-carrying member of the...

Coup against democracy: PDP rejects confirmation of APC member as INEC commissioner

NIGERIA'S main opposition political party, the People's Democratic Party (PDP), on February 7, described as a 'coup against democracy' the confirmation of an alleged...
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APC notifies INEC of national convention date, remains silent on venue

NIGERIA'S ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), formally notified the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of its decision to hold a national convention...

Electoral reform: Buhari gets 6th chance as National Assembly transmits amended bill

NIGERIAN President Muhammadu Buhari has a sixth opportunity to implement electoral reforms in the country after the National Assembly transmitted the amended Electoral Act...

Direct primaries: INEC rules out government funding for political parties

THE INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ruled out government funding for political parties as debate rages over possible hike in the cost of...
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Buhari to security agencies: Anambra election must hold at all costs

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has issued marching orders to heads of Nigerian security agencies to ensure that the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State...

Anambra election: Journalists demand security for media houses

JOURNALISTS have demanded beefed-up security for media houses in Anambra State ahead of the November 6 governorship election in the south-eastern state. The media practitioners...

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