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Postponement of National Assembly election okay –Jonathan

  President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday said the Independent National Electoral Commission’s postponement of the National Assembly election would give the agency more time to prepare for better results. Speaking with the Nigerian Television Authority at his country home in Otuoke, Bayelsa State after the announcement of the postponement, Jonathan said his faith in INEC’s […]

Election riggers’ll be shocked –Jega

As 74 million Nigerians go to the polls today, to elect members of the National Assembly, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Attahiru Jega, has promised that tough time awaits election riggers. The INEC chairman told editors and news managers, in a meeting in Abuja, that politicians who are planning to hijack […]

Nigeria’s largest sex market – Inside Benin City Prostitution Ring

As the live band, known as the Zion Band, dished out different tunes at Time Out Fun Paradise in Benin City, capital of Edo State, two female dancers were serenading the guests with their suggestive dance steps. Indeed, their general stage mannerisms were erotic. The dancers paraded contrasting features: One was very tall and slim. […]

Adeboye, Oritsejafor, Okogie urge Nigerians to turn out en masse

CHRISTIAN leaders including General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, CAN President, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor and Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Anthony Cardinal Okogie have urged Nigerians to troup out en masse today to cast their votes in the National Assembly elections, saying that the ongoing polls are very crucial for […]

ACN condemns police manhandling of Sen. Akpanudoedehen

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has described as barbaric and strongly condemnable, the manhandling of its governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom, Senator John Akpanudoedehen, by security agents who re-arrested and slapped him, after he was granted bail in the phantom treason charge against him. National Publicity Secretary of the ACN, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said […]

INEC deploys 7,400 in Gombe

GOMBE State Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Mr. Godfrey Samson Miri, yesterday, declared that more than 7,400 electoral officials would be conducting tomorrow’s National Assembly elections in Gombe State. Miri who was briefing journalists on INEC’s level of preparedness for the polls, said that three electoral officials were expected to man each of the polling unit […]

NCAA suspends domestic flights today

The aviation regulatory body in Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), has said that there will be no domestic flights while today’s election lasts. In a text message to Saturday Vanguard, Spokes person for the agency, Mr. Sam Adurogboye, said the restriction would not affect inbound flights into the country. “NCAA exists first and foremost to […]

INEC postpones N/Assembly elections till Monday

The Independent Electoral Commission, INEC has postponed the National Assembly elections across the country  till Monday, April 4th, 2011. In a televised address, Mr Jega , blamed the postponement on ‘ unprecedented late arrival of results sheets’. He however apologised to Nigerians for the problems. Before the postponement was announced, the elections  had started, Saturday […]

IG sacks all Police Commisioners in the 36 states

BARELY 24 hours to the commencement of the 2011 general elections beginning with the National Assembly elections, the Inspector General of Police, Hafiz Mohammed Ringim, yesterday dropped a bombshell by removing and redeploying all the commissioners of police in the 36 States and Abuja.he redeployment of police commissioners was followed by the deployment of the […]

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