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APC Accuses Jonathan of Trying to Scuttle Elections

APC Accuses Jonathan of Trying to Scuttle Elections

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused the Goodluck Jonathan administration of sponsoring ethnic militias to foment trouble before, during and after the forthcoming general elections. The APC alleged that the N9 billion recently paid out to some ex-militants and ethnic militias was aimed at mobilizing them to scuttle the polls. In a statement issued

2015 Polls: Jega to Appear Before Senate

Attahiru Jega, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC is to appear before the Senate today in order to brief Senators on the Commission’s readiness for the forthcoming March 28 and April 11 elections. Victor Ndoma-Egba, Senate Leader, moved a motion to summon Jega during the plenary session on Tuesday, the senators first meeting

APC Accuses PDP of Buying PVCs

The All Progressives Congress, APC has raised an allegation that some agents suspected to be working for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP have devised means of purchasing Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs from unsuspecting members of the public. In addition to this, the party said some registered voters are being intimidated and their PVCs seized by

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Elections: Police Reassures On Security

In preparation for the 2015 general elections, Suleiman Abba, Inspector General of Police, hasreassured on the readiness of the Police to guarantee maximum protection of Nigerians, INEC officers and Ad-hoc staff during and after the elections billed for February 14 and 28. Abba, speaking during a briefing with senior officers on Tuesday, February 3, in

YABATECH Declares 22-day Holiday for Elections

The Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, has directed its full-time and part-time students to proceed on a 22-day holiday to enable them to exercise their civic rights during next month’s general elections. This was disclosed in a bulletin issued by Charles Oni, Head, Public Relations Unit of the college. According to the bulletin, the holiday

APC Alleges Plot to Postpone Elections

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has alleged that proponents of a shift in the 2015 election date are planning to sponsor nationwide protests against the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The APC says the protests are planned as a means of coercing INEC to shift the elections, billed for February 14 and 28. This was

Ngilari Wants Elections Postponed In Adamawa

Bala Ngilari,governor of Adamawa State has urged the National Independent Electoral Commission, INEC,to postpone elections in the State till April,following attendant security threats in the Northeastern State. He said this at a workshop on “Internally Displaced Persons and the 2015 General Election”, organised by INEC. The governor said at least 7 LGAs are currently being

Mid Term Elections: Republicans win control of the US Senate

The Republicans have won control of the Senate in the US mid-term elections, increasing their power in the final two years of Barack Obama’s presidency. The party won in Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Montana, North Carolina, South Dakota and West Virginia. And it is expected to post more gains as votes are counted in other states.

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