2023 Election

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has hinted that he is meeting with the candidates of the New Nigerian People Party, Rabiu Kwankwaso and Labour Party’s Peter Obi to support his ambition in the forthcoming election. Atiku made this known in an interview with newsmen service on Tuesday. Speaking with journalists […]

The rift in the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Niger State came to a fore as the state leadership of the party advised its supporters to shun a planned campaign organised by the Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Abdullahi Sabi, representing Niger North Senatorial District and National Coordinator, of Tinubu/Shettima campaign. The said […]

Ahead of the general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has commenced the distribution of non-sensitive materials to all 13 local government areas of Nasarawa State. Nasarawa State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Uthman Ajidagba disclosed this today in Lafia while inspecting the vehicles hired to convey the materials from INEC state headquarters. He said […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, and other stakeholders in the electoral process have insisted that the 2023 general elections must be held despite some challenges. The commission and stakeholders said this at the 20th Annual Daily Trust Dialogue with the theme, ‘Interrogating the 2023 Presidential Agenda’, held on Thursday in Abuja. INEC’s National Commissioner and […]

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has insisted the ongoing campaigns for candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State do not include the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. The Governor said they would not campaign for Atiku because there was no understanding to warrant such support in Rivers. The Nation newspaper reports that Wike […]

The All Progressives Congress (APC) administration has divided Nigeria along several faultlines including Christian-Muslim and north-south, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has observed. He made the declaration while addressing a rally in Asaba, Delta State on Tuesday, reiterating his promise to restore national unity if he is elected president […]

The Serving Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare, on Tuesday, tackled critics who opposed his state-of-the-nation address on Sunday, saying he scored zero in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC primary with true identity, original credentials. Bakare had advised Nigerians to shun those promoting ‘emilokan’, a term associated with Tinubu and […]

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu says a presidential run-off is a possibility after voters cast their ballot on February 25, 2023 for their preferred candidates. The electoral chief said INEC is prepared to handle a presidential run-off should in case no winner emerge after next month’s poll for Aso […]

The country’s political atmosphere was charged on Tuesday following the statement by the Independent National Electoral Commission that this year’s general elections face the threat of cancellation and postponement if the waves of insecurity in parts of the country are not addressed. Opposition political parties, civil society organisations and regional groups, have expressed mixed feelings […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has lamented the growing wave of election-related insecurity across the country, expressing fears that the trend if not checkmated, could lead to the cancellation or postponement of the forthcoming polls. Noting that the development could hinder declaration of elections results and precipitate constitutional crisis, the electoral umpire called for […]

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