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Tolgos, Murkomen in bitter exchange over county cash

He says the formula used by the Commission on Revenue Allocation to disburse funds to counties is discriminatory and has led to shortages in counties like Elgeyo Marakwet, Tharaka-Nithi and Isiolo.

The Star , Kenya Feb 17, 2019

APC, PDP vow to reopen campaigns as INEC decides on Monday

This is even as the Independent National Electoral Commission said it would take the final decision on Monday to determine whether political parties should resume campaigns.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

APC issues 6 queries to INEC, denies calling for staggered elections

By Omeiza Ajayi The ruling All Progressives Congress APC has issued six queries to the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC following the postponement of the general elections by the electoral umpire.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

CISLAC Wants National Assembly To Urgently Investigate Postponement Of Elections

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has called on the National Assembly to “urgently investigate” the postponement of the 2019 elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Sahara Reporters , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

Two persons allegedly killed, vehicles damaged in pre-election violence | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

The vehicles were engaged to convey election materials from INEC headquarters in Uyo to Nto Edino, the headquarters of Obot-Akara Local Government Area office of the Commission for the conduct of Presidential and National Assembly elections.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

PDP, APC disagree as uproar, praise trail polls’ postponement

By Our Reporters Stakeholders across the country, yesterday, expressed strong reservation and, sometimes, condemnation over the shift of the presidential andNational Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

Poll Shift painful but Nigerians must maintain their commitment - Tinubu | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

Presidential and National Assembly elections slated for Feb. 16 were shifted till Feb. 23 by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday, hours to the commencement of the polls.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

No more campaigns, collection of PVCs — INEC | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the disclosure while fielding questions at the Commission’s meeting with stakeholders, on Saturday in Abuja.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

Poll Shift painful but Nigerians must maintain their commitment — Tinubu

Presidential and National Assembly elections slated for Feb. 16 were shifted till Feb. 23 by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday, hours to the commencement of the polls.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

Bushiri's wings clipped as NPA wins court fight over his private jet

However, last week the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL Commission) found that calls by the SA National Civic Organisation (Sanco) for Bushiri to leave the country were discriminatory.

IOL , South Africa Feb 17, 2019