As the 2019 General Elections draw closer, 21 candidates have been cleared by the Independent National Electoral Commission to contest for the Plateau governorship seat.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that INEC had on Friday pasted names of candidates and their running mates for all the parties participating in the state at the Commission’s head office in Ibadan.
The President stated this during an interactive session with the Nigerian community in Paris, France, on Monday.
Egwu gave the assurance at a two-day workshop in Minna on implementation of election monitoring and support, an integrated monitoring and tracking tool for all electoral activities leading to the general elections.
Yakubu gave the charge at a two-day INEC Election Monitoring and Support Centre Zonal Implementers Trainers Workshop held in Lagos.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that two other women have also been cleared by INEC to run for the position of deputy governor.
The INEC National Commissioner in charge of Benue, Enugu and Anambra states, Mr Festus Okoye, said this on Saturday in Makurdi during an interaction with leaders of political parties, Civil Society Organisations and the Media.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner in charge of Rivers, Obo Effanga, said this during a media briefing on Friday in Port Harcourt.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that names of the All Progressives Congress candidates were missing in the list displayed at the INEC Secretariat in Gusau on Friday.
A check by a NAN Correspondent at INEC office in Lagos revealed that 589 candidates of different parties are also eying 40 seats in the Lagos State House of Assembly.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, Dr Alex Otti and Chief Uche Ogah made the list of 29 candidates for the Peoples Democratic Party, All Progressives Grand Alliance and All Progressives Congress respectively.
In the case filed at the State High Court, Bukuru, Podar is seeking the nullification of the state congress that brought the current state executive council into office on the grounds that the said congress was not conducted according to…
The Independent National Electoral Commission has expressed dismay at the poor turnout of eligible voters to check their names on displayed voters register in Ebonyi.
The House of Representatives on Thursday commenced an investigation into alleged violation of the Electoral Act by political parties in the recently concluded primaries to choose candidates for the 2019 general election.
The list was released in a statement signed by INEC National Commissioner, and Chairman, Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye on Thursday in Abuja.
Aigbogun, who was the Electoral Officer for Ikole Local Government Area of the state during the election, stated this while testifying for the electoral body in the petition filed by the People’s Democratic Partyand its candidate in the…
Agboke stated this on Monday while addressing newsmen in Ibadan on the plan of the commission to display the voters’ register for the electorate in the state ahead of the forthcoming general elections.
The witness said this as INEC opened its defence before the tribunal, sitting in FCT High Court Apo, in the petition brought by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate in the election, Prof. Olusola Kolapo, challenging the…
INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this when he received a delegation of ECOWAS Pre-Election Fact Finding Mission, led by the Chairman of Sierra Leone’s National Electoral Commission, Mohamed Conteh, on Monday in Abuja.
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