Presidential Elections 2019 in Nigeria
As Nigeria prepares for the 2019 presidential election, 66 people have reportedly lost their lives to attack by gunmen in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna state. Among the victims are 22 children and 12 women.
Former deputy national publicity secretary of the APC, Timi Frank, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to demonstrate his widely trumpeted integrity by being faithful to his promise to ensure free, fair and credible elections
Speaking at a press briefing in Abuja on Friday, February 15, one of the leaders of WANEP, Salamatu Hussein, said the ESR is part of a broader programme titled Election Monitoring, Analysis and Mitigation launched in October 2018.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Daura, Katsina state said it has concluded arrangements for Saturday’s February 16, 2019, Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The acting Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mohammed Adamu, said the Nigeria Police Force would remain apolitical and not support any political party in upcoming general elections. Adamu gave the assurance in Abuja on Friday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Niger on Friday said that elections for the senatorial positions of Niger East and Niger North may not hold on Saturday as the ballot papers meant for the zone were missing.