Stakeholders in Adamawa have identified manipulation of religion, ethnicity and other primordial fault lines as some of the factors responsible for election violence in the state.
Some lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly, on Friday, urged the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agencies to ensure a credible poll in the Osun Saturday gubernatorial election.
The Chief Missioner of Nasrul-Lahil-l-Fath Society, Imam Onike Abdul-Azeez, has appealed to leadership of various political parties and INEC to reduce the cost of expression of interest and nomination forms for aspirants.
Observer groups accredited for the Osun governorship election have commended the Independent National Electoral Commissionand security agencies for their commitment to ensuring a credible and transparent election.
Ezenwa Nwagwu, a board member of YIAGA Africa in a statement, said that the group under its Watching The Vote project deployed 561 observers to monitor the pre, during and post-election environment of Osun.
ECES is an organisation supported by European Union for democratic governance in different countries.
Heavy security presence was also noticed at the entrance of Central Bank of Nigeria, a few kilometres away from INEC office on Thursday.
The market women promised massive votes for Oyetola as they expressed their desire to allow consolidation of outgoing Governor Rauf Aregbesola's achievement for the betterment of the entire people of the state.
Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, has reiterated the commitment of the commission toward conducting free, fair and credible election come Saturday in Osun State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has urged political parties to conduct credible primary elections ahead of the 2019 general polls.
The party said its position is predicated on reports that the APC-led Federal Government as well as the State of Osun are paying policemen between N50,000 and N250,000 as inducement to assist the APC in its plot to suppress free, fair and…
The Independent National Electoral Commission said it was not banning the use of Smartphone around the polling unit areas, but the moment a prospective voter entered voting cubicle to cast his or her vote.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Murtala Mani, also warned against hate speeches and illegal assembly.
“Yes, Senator Dariye has picked a nomination form to seek a third term. It is true. He is among those jostling for the APC ticket in Plateau Central,’’ Chindo Dafat, APC Publicity Secretary in Plateau, told the News Agency of Nigeria on…
The lawmakers, who were set to address newsmen on the Amendment of the Electoral Bill, were hurriedly invited for an emergency meeting at the office of the Joint Chairman of the Panel, Senator Nazif Suleiman.
The I-G and INEC chairman both gave the assurance while speaking at the “Election Stakeholders Forum on the 2018 Governorship Election”, organised by INEC on Monday in Osogbo.
Gumel (APC-Jigawa) told the News Agency of Nigeria in an interview in Abuja that the delay was a deliberate attempt to frustrate the effort of the present government towards free and fair elections.
IPAC is the umbrella body of all registered political parties in the country.