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Muhammadu Buhari [Photo: Presidency]

Snatch ballot boxes and lose your life — Buhari

The president attended a partially televised gathering of his party on Monday.

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomole

Again, Oshiomhole attacks INEC, accuses commission of working with PDP

Mr Oshiomhole made the allegation on Monday at the APC caucus meeting held in Abuja.

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: Oriental Times

Elections: Oshiomhole wants INEC reshuffled

The APC meeting was attended by President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, 11 APC governors, and other party leaders.

Ballot papers used to illustrate the story

Election Postponement: INEC retrieves already distributed sensitive materials across Nigeria

Ballot papers and result sheets were recalled and deposited at CBN offices while the smart card readers were returned to INEC state offices.

File photo of an Accident scene of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Eight killed in accident on Lagos/Abeokuta expressway

The accident which occurred around 12:50 p.m. was caused by excessive speeding and loss of control by the driver.

Kaduna State governor, Nasiru El-Rufai at Kajuru. [PHOTO CREDIT: Kaduna State Government]

Nigerian Army, Police speak on mass killings in Kajuru, Kaduna

Police say six persons suspected of involvement in the Kajuru killings have been arrested and may be arraigned on Monday.

Kaduna State governor, Nasiru El-Rufai at Kajuru. [PHOTO CREDIT: Kaduna State Government]

Kajuru Killings: El-Rufai visits community, reacts to criticisms

Details of the visit were captured in a statement by Samuel Aruwan, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the governor.

R-L: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode; National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole; President Muhammadu Buhari; Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and National Leader, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu during the APC Presidential Campaign at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, on Saturday, February 9, 2019.

Election Postponement: APC, PDP vow to continue campaigns despite INEC’s directive

The INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, at a press conference on Saturday said campaigns remain closed.

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, addressing a stakeholders meeting on 2019 General Elections’ postponement, in Abuja on Saturday (16/2/19). 01462/16/2/2019/Sumaila Ibrahim/BJO/NAN

ANALYSIS: Nine categories of Nigerians most affected by election postponement

Majority of Nigerians including political parties and politicians have condemned INEC’s decision to postpone the elections.

Nigerian Army on patrol in Borno, Boko Haram

Nigerian troops kill 37 Zamfara bandits, rescue 80 people – Official

Six soldiers also died in the operations in the troubled Zamfara State, an army spokesperson said.

Ballot boxes used to illustrate the story.

Two reported killed, several INEC vehicles burnt in pre-election violence

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) accuses politicians in the state of sponsoring the violence.

Kaduna State map used to illustrate the story.

‘How 66 people were killed in Kaduna in two days’

The details came amid controversy over the accuracy of the details provided by the Kaduna government.

Boko Haram

Boko Haram strikes Maiduguri, kills 11

Fifteen people were injured in the attack at Gwozari, Kuahari and Polo general area.

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu at the Press briefing

Why we postponed 2019 elections — INEC Chairman

The commission says there were attempts to sabotage its preparations.

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari speaks on postponement of 2019 general elections

INEC says elections had to be postponed due to logistics difficulty

Left to right: Allison Callery, Tobias Glucksman, Ambassador Hassan, Chad Weinberg and Julia Drude

Elections: U.S. not supporting any candidate, Nigerian diplomat, American officials say

“They (U.S. government) are neutral,” Nigerian diplomat says in Washington.

How Nigerians reacted to postponement of elections

INEC early on Saturday said it could no longer go ahead with the election as scheduled.

PDP Chairman, Uche Secondus

PDP condemns poll shift, blames APC

The 2019 general elections were postponed on Saturday.

Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu showing a specimen ballot paper for Ekiti governorship election during the INEC quarterly consultative meeting with political parties, in Abuja on Wednesday (4/6/18). 03573/4/6/2018/Hogan Bassey/NAN

It’s Official: INEC postpones all Nigeria’s general elections

The electoral umpire cited logistics difficulties.


INEC to postpone tomorrow’s elections

The postponement being considered is due to some logistics challenges being faced by the commission in many states.

Ballot papers for Niger East, North missing – REC

He says senatorial election may not hold on Saturday


Elections: PDP accuses police chief of threatening to punish officers who don’t help Buhari win

The party accuses the police chief of being partisan.

Atiku Abubakar and Muhammadu Buhari

ANALYSIS: 2019 Presidential Election: How the battle will be fought and won

We analyse the factors that may determine the outcome of Nigeria’s 2019 presidential election.

Onnoghen pleads not guilty to false asset charges

The suspended chief justice has been granted bail.

Walter Onnoghen inside CCT

Onnoghen arrives CCT

The tribunal ordered Mr Onnoghen’s arrest on Wednesday after he was repeatedly absent from hearings.