INEC shifts Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls to Nov. 16

INEC shifts Kogi, Bayelsa guber polls to Nov. 16 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has shifted the date for the Kogi and Bayelsa States governorship election earlier scheduled for November 2 to November 16. The Commission disclosed this in a statement issued by its National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye on Thursday in...... more

Wike vs Awara: The blood of those killed during Rivers election will haunt Amaechi – Fani-Kayode

Wike vs Awara: The blood of those killed during Rivers election will haunt Amaechi – Fani-Kayode Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Saturday, lambasted Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, over the outcome of the Rivers State governorship election. Governor Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was declared winner of the March 9 Governorship election in the state. State Returning Officer, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Federal University,...... more

INEC declares Wike winner of Rivers gov poll

INEC declares Wike winner of Rivers gov poll The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Nyesom Wike, who is also the incumbent governor of Rivers State has defeated his closest rival, the candidate of the African Action Congress, Biokpomabo Awara. Wike polled 888,264 votes to beat the candidate of the AAC who polled 137,859 votes. INEC’s collation officer for...... more

Rivers State AAC Deputy Governorship Candidate withdraws from 2019 Governorship Election, defects to the PDP

Rivers State AAC Deputy Governorship Candidate withdraws from  2019 Governorship Election, defects to the PDP Rivers  State Deputy Governorship  Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) , Chief Akpo Bomba Yeeh has withdrawn  from the 2019 Rivers State Governorship Election , defecting to the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP). Addressing journalists at his home in Port Harcourt on Monday, Chief Yeeh  said the reason for his...... more

Figures were written during the presidential election - Shettima alleges, blames INEC

Figures were written during the presidential election - Shettima alleges, blames INEC - Yerima Shettima alleges that INEC worked to favour the APC during the presidential election in Nigeria - Criticises some local observers who claim the election was fair enough as he argues that it is easy to compromise them - says there is confusion in the north as to why elections...... more

INEC server shows Buhari lost presidential election with 1.6 million votes, Atiku, PDP claim

INEC server shows Buhari lost presidential election with 1.6 million votes, Atiku, PDP claim The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) computer server shows that Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won the February 23 election with about 1.6 million votes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari, the opposition candidate claims. This is contained in the petition filed on Monday by the PDP and Mr...... more

Presidential polls: PDP, Atiku have evidence to win at Tribunal – Counsel

Presidential polls: PDP, Atiku have evidence to win at Tribunal – Counsel Dr. Livy Uzoukwu, has said the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has all the facts to prosecute his case at the tribunal and emerge victorious. Uzoukwu a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and Lead Counsel of the Atiku/Obi legal team,...... more

Bauchi governor to sue INEC over guber results

Bauchi governor to sue INEC over guber results Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abubakar, has disclosed he is heading to court to challenge Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on its decision to resume collation of results in the state ahead of supplementary elections. He described INEC’s decision as illegal and an attempt to reverse itself in its previous decision to hold supplementary...... more

APC faults INEC’s decisions on Rivers, Bauchi

APC faults INEC’s decisions on Rivers, Bauchi The All Progressives Congress (APC) has faulted the decisions taken by the Independent National Electoral Commission with regards to the inconclusive elections in six states, particularly Rivers and Bauchi. The party said that INEC must put a halt to the madness and brazen illegality.After the March 9 governorship elections across the...... more

Gbenga Daniel resigns from active politics

Gbenga Daniel resigns from active politics A former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has announced his resignation from active politics.   The news of the resignation was contained in a letter Daniel sent to the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus.   Daniel was the Director General of the Atiku Presidential...... more

People I respect, INEC frustrating me, says Okorocha

People I respect, INEC frustrating me, says Okorocha The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said some people he respects are behind the refusal of the Independent National Electoral Commission to issue him a certificate of return as Senator representing Imo West. The governor said the plot was to frustrate his chances at emerging a principal officer of the...... more

PDP condemns alleged confiscation of Rivers governorship election results by soldiers

PDP condemns alleged confiscation of Rivers governorship election results by soldiers The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the alleged confiscation of the Rivers state governorship election by soldiers. Reports said officers of the Nigerian Army  barricaded the state’s collation center. The party, in a statement sent to Pulse by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of sponsoring chaos in...... more

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi re-elected for another term (Result)

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi re-elected for another term (Result) Governorship Election Results announced at Enugu INEC Collation Centre.  1. Enugu south  APC 533 PDP 17,513 2. Aninri LGA  APC 496 PDP 21,430 3. Awgu LGA APC 1232 PDP 23,025 4. Ezeagu LGA  APC 255 PDP 17,513 5. Isi-Uzo  APC 284 PDP 19698 6. Nkanu West  PDP 30,698 APC 243 7....... more

Ekweremadu, Nwobodo, Onuaguluchi, others eulogise Ugwuanyi, endorse his re-election

Ekweremadu, Nwobodo, Onuaguluchi, others eulogise Ugwuanyi, endorse his re-election Prominent leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State, on Wednesday unanimously applauded Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for entrenching peace, tranquillity and good governance,in a manner that has never been experienced before in the history of the state. The PDP chieftains, namely the Deputy President of the Senate and Senate-Elect...... more

I declared Ifeanyi Ubah winner to save my life – Returning Officer

I declared Ifeanyi Ubah winner to save my life – Returning Officer The Returning Officer for Saturday’s Anambra South senatorial election, Prof Meshach Umenweke, has written the Independent National Electoral Commission recanting his earlier declaration of the candidate of the Young Progressives Party, Ifeanyi Ubah, as the winner of the poll. In the letter, he claimed the election was inconclusive. He also said...... more

Elite, importers conspired against Osinbajo at VGC –Ojudu

Elite, importers conspired against Osinbajo at VGC –Ojudu The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, says Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo lost at his polling unit at Victoria Garden City, Lagos, because he was the victim of an elite conspiracy. Apart from winning at Osinbajo’s polling unit, the PDP’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, won  Eti Osa...... more

PDP sweeps poll in Ekwerememadu's ward

PDP sweeps poll in Ekwerememadu's ward Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has delivered all the votes cast in the two polling units at Amachalla Primary School, Mpu, Aninri local government area of Enugu state to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Ekweremadu, who is the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Senatorial candidate for Enugu West also delivered to...... more

Nigeria Decides: Atiku floors Buhari at Sanwo-Olu’s polling unit

Nigeria Decides: Atiku floors Buhari at Sanwo-Olu’s polling unit The Peoples Democratic Party defeated the ruling All Progressives Congress at the Femi Okunnu polling unit, Lateef Jakande, Ikoyi where the APC governorship candidate in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, voted in the presidential poll. The PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, polled 52 votes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari of the All...... more

Zamfara, Rivers APC remain banned – INEC

Zamfara, Rivers APC remain banned – INEC The Independent National Electoral Commission says the All Progressives Congress will not be allowed to participate in any elections except the Presidential poll in Rivers and Zamfara States. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, said this at a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday. Yakubu’s position comes despite a letter written...... more

INEC slams door on PVC collection, campaigns before Feb 23

INEC slams door on PVC collection, campaigns before Feb 23 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says there is no going back on its decision on electioneering campaigns in the country. The electoral umpire called the meeting to address political parties and others following the postponement of the polls initially scheduled to commence on Saturday. “Will campaign resume? Campaigns closed at...... more

Election Postponement: INEC Chairman has many questions to answer --ABC Nwosu

Election Postponement: INEC Chairman has many questions to answer --ABC Nwosu A former Minister of Health and member, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees, Professor A.B.C Nwosu has expressed surprise at the postponement of the Presidential and National Assemblyl elections, saying the INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has many questions to answer.  Nwosu, who said that he was completely bewildered and...... more

Buhari’s desperation to win caused election postponement, says CUPP

Buhari’s desperation to win caused election postponement, says CUPP *Says postponement averted ‘national bloodshed’ The Coalition of United Political Parties has claimed that the desperation of President Muhammadu Buhari and his men to win the presidential election, by all means, was responsible for the last minute postponement of the election. The coalition’s spokesman, Imo Ugochinyere, made the allegation in a...... more

Election Postponement: Remain Peaceful In Face of Provocation by Atiku Abubakar

Election Postponement: Remain Peaceful In Face of Provocation by Atiku Abubakar Dear citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,  As you know, the Independent National Electoral Commission has announced a postponement of the elections until 23 February and 9 March respectively. The Buhari administration has had more than enough time and money to prepare for these elections and the Nigerian people were...... more

Buhari campaign organisation accuses US, other ambassadors of supporting Atiku

Buhari campaign organisation accuses US, other ambassadors of supporting Atiku THE Spokesman for the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Mr. Festus Keyamo (SAN), has accused the United States Ambassador, Stuart Symington, and other western ambassadors of partiality and tacit support for the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar. Keyamo said this in a statement while reacting to threats by Symington...... more

PDP suspends Abuja rally over denial of access to venue

PDP suspends Abuja rally over denial of access to venue The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has put on hold its presidential mega rally earlier scheduled for today in Abuja following the refusal of authorities to grant the party access to the venue of the rally. The PDP in a statement Saturday by its Director of Media and Publicity, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan,...... more

What Atiku said about his endorsement by Afenifere, Ohanaeze, NEF, PANDEF

What Atiku said about his endorsement by Afenifere, Ohanaeze, NEF, PANDEF PAN-NIGERIAN ENDORSEMENT CHALLENGES ME MORE ON MY ASSIGNMENT FOR NIGERIA I am moved to tears that in the midst of deep divisions and deliberate use of instrumentalities of state to set our people against themselves in the last three and a half years, responsible and respected leaders across Nigeria have agreed...... more

Nigerian Elders, Leaders endorse Atiku (See Communiqué)

 Nigerian Elders, Leaders endorse Atiku (See Communiqué) Communiqué issued at the end of the Third Summit of Nigerian Elders and Leaders held in Abuja 3rd February, 2019.   1) That the Summit of the Forum of Nigerian Elders and Leaders held at Sheraton Hotel Abuja on Sunday, 3rd January, 2019. The Summit had in attendance foremost Elders and Leaders...... more

Any Igbo against Atiku/Obi ticket is a saboteur – Ex-Minister, Prof Nwosu

Any Igbo against Atiku/Obi ticket is a saboteur – Ex-Minister, Prof Nwosu Professor Alphonsus Nwosu is a former Minister of Health. He spoke with some media executives in Enugu on a wide range of issues, including the state of the nation. He expressed concern about alleged drift into dictatorship and challenged those condemning the endorsement of Atiku/Obi presidential ticket as saboteurs who are pursuing non-Igbo...... more

Ex-Gov Nnamani begins Senatorial campaign, calls for peaceful poll

Ex-Gov Nnamani begins Senatorial campaign, calls for peaceful poll FORMER Governor of Enugu State, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani has flagged off his campaign for Enugu East Senatorial District seat at the National Assembly with a call on the electorate to eschew bitterness and rancour before, during and after the forthcoming general elections in the state. The campaign was formally kicked off...... more

Ohanaeze Ndigbo endorses Atiku/Obi ticket for 2019 presidency

Ohanaeze Ndigbo endorses Atiku/Obi ticket for 2019 presidency Ohaneze Communique    PREAMBLE    In its collective search for a polity that is just, egalitarian and inclusive, the Ime Obi Ohaneze Ndi Igbo met today Thursday 24 January, 2019 at the Nike Lake Hotel, Enugu, to further deliberate on the future of Ndigbo in the chequred history of a beleaguered...... more

 

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