Monday, December 9, 2019

Election

Festus Keyamo: Snatching ballot box is treason, punishable by death

Festus Keyamo, the spokesman of the Buhari Campaign Organisation, says snatching of ballot box can be charged as treason or treasonable felony, which he says is punishable by death. Keyamo, in an attempt to defend...

2019 Election: FG declares Friday public holiday

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Friday, February 22, 2019, as a work free day in preparation for the February 23 presidential and parliamentary elections. The ministry of interior via a statement on Wednesday, ...

Wrong election materials sent to Delta returned to INEC Headquarters in Abuja

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Delta State says electoral materials that were sent to Asaba, the Delta State capital, from the INEC headquarters in Abuja were returned because they were labelled with...

INEC Chairman assures Nigerians Elections will hold on Saturday

INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmud Yakubu says only an act of God can stop Saturdays rescheduled election from holding. Speaking when he met with a cross-section of the diplomatic community, prof Yakubu who was represented by...

We did not ask members to sell petrol at N140 per litre —IPMAN

THE leadership of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, has dismissed media report that it had directed its members to sell petrol below the official pump price of N145 a litre. IPMAN in a...

NIP candidate Eunice Atuejide withdraws from presidential race, backs Atiku

The National Chairman/presidential candidate of the National Interest Party, Ms. Eunice Atuejide, on Wednesday stepped down for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, barely four days to the rescheduled elections. Atuejide...

DSS withdraws invitation extended to some INEC commissioners

The Department of state Security, DSS has withdrawn has withdrawn an invitation it earlier extended to the INEC commissioner in charge of logistics, Okechukwu Ibeanu. Ibeanu alongside the commissioners in charge of ICT, Procurement, voter...

INEC Chairman differs with Buhari on punishment for ballot box snatchers

Although President Muhammadu Buhari has given the Military and the Police the power to be ruthless as ballot box snatchers because they commit the offence “at risk to their own lives”, Professor Mahmood Yakubu...

Presidency reiteriates Buhari’s order to security operatives to be ruthless with ballot box snatchers...

The Presidency has re-affirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s comment that anyone who decide to snatch boxes and lead thugs will be ruthlessly dealt with, and such persons will do it at the expense of their...

PDP NEC meeting: Atiku says APC intends to compromise the smart card readers with...

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar has alleged that the All progressives congress (APC) have hired operatives and given them devices capable of compromising the functionality of the smart card readers. Atiku...