Breaking: Buhari Reads Riot Act Over Election Disruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has told anyone contemplating disrupting the upcoming general elections that he or she will be doing so at the risk of his or her life. President Buhari said this on Monday at the caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Buhari, who called for the investigation of...

PDP Vows To Defy INEC Over Prohibition Of Campaign

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it will defy the prohibition of campaign by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before next Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. The party said this in a statement on Sunday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan. INEC had on Saturday after it postponed by one week the National...

APC Demands Transparency From INEC Ahead Of Rescheduled Elections

The All Progressives Congress Directorate of Election Planning and Monitoring has demanded more transparency from the Independent National Electoral Commission. The party urged the commission to be open in its dealings ahead of the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections. Babatunde Fashola, Director of the Directorate and Minister of Power, Works and Housing, made the demand at...

INEC Chairman Lied About Weather Affecting Elections – Minister

The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has faulted the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, over his excuse that bad weather condition was among factors that resulted in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections. The Minister stated this on his Twitter handle on Sunday. Yakubu had...

CAN Raises Alarm: Elections May Not Hold At All

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has raised the alarm that elections may not hold at all in the country if prayers are not offered fervently by Nigerians. The President of CAN, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, said this on Sunday during a service at the Trinity Baptist Church, Ajobo, Ibadan, Oyo State, a day after the postponement of...

Catholic Bishops Urges Nigerians To Keep Faith With INEC

Bishop Paulinus Ezeokafor of the Catholic Diocese of Awka, has called on Nigerians to adjust to the inconveniences that the shift in the dates for the conduct of the general elections would cause them. The bishop implored them to work toward participating in the elections on the new dates. Ezeokafor said this at a news...

National Assembly Postpones Resumption

The National Assembly has announced the postponement of its resumption scheduled for Tuesday February 19 to Tuesday February 26. The Clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, made this known in a statement on Sunday. He said the postponement became necessary following postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly election rescheduled for Saturday February 23. “This is...

Breaking: Buhari Summons Emergency APC Caucus Meeting

A caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress has been summoned by President Muhammadu Buhari. This followed Saturday’s postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The meeting is scheduled to hold at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Monday at 11am. Those to be there will include members of the...

Election Postponement Outcome of Buhari’s Secret Meeting ith INEC Boss – Frank

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has revealed that the decision to postpone Saturday's election was taken at a secret meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) recently. According to Frank, despite denials by the Chairman of INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu...

No More Campaigns, Collection Of PVCs — INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says there is no more room for political campaign or collection of the Permanent Voter Cards in spite of the postponement of elections dates by one week. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the disclosure while fielding questions at the commission’s meeting with stakeholders, on Saturday in Abuja. Yakubu...