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How Imo, Abia Got Niger Delta Status

Senator Ifeanyi Araraume The governorship candidate of Action Congress of Nigeria, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume , Saturday said  the inclusion of Imo and Abia states among Niger Delta states were his handiwork as the chairman of the South East and South South caucus of the National Assembly when he was in the Senate. He also reassured […]

IBB Quits Active Politics, Canvasses Five-party System

FORMER Head of State, Gen Ibrahim Babangida on Saturday announced his final withdrawal from active politics, saying that it is time for the young generation to take over the leadership of the country. He, however, canvassed a five-party system as the best option for the country against the 63 registered political parties. Answering questions after […]

11 Arrested For Snatching Ballot Box in Ekiti

ELEVEN people were arrested yesterday in Ekiti State, for various electoral offences. Three of them were in possession of locally made pistol, even as early reports indicated that President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was in a clear lead. Also, people suspected to be political thugs snatched and destroyed election materials in […]

Election 2011:Titbits from the States

Definitely, Saturday would be a day which some wandering individuals, motorcycle riders and truck drivers around Ogbomoso, Oyo State, would not forget in a hurry. These set of people have something in common: They flouted the 8am to 5pm restriction on movement imposed by the Federal Government in view of the presidential election. But they […]

Photo #9 – Presidential Elections 2011: Picture of Jonathan (PDP) & Buhari (CPC), the two main Rivals

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Buhari alleges rigging of polls by air

Presidential candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd), has alleged that ballot papers with thumbprints were distributed by air nationwide on the eve of the presidential election. Buhari expressed concern about what he called the nocturnal movement of presidential ballot papers that were taken to polling centres. Speaking on Saturday after […]

Jonathan, Buhari in tight race

Early results from some polling centres across the country showed President Goodluck Jonathan and Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) in a tight race in the presidential election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission across Nigeria on Saturday. While Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party is believed to be having the upper hand in the South-South, […]

I will accept result of Presidential election- Shekarau

The presidential candidate of All Nigeria Peoples Party(ANPP) Malam Ibrahim Shekarau has declared to accept the likely outcome of the Presidential election in as far as it certifies that the whole process was free and fair. “I will accept the result of the election as long as the process is free and fair, and I […]

Amid presidential poll, monitors allege intimidation, underage voting

Across the country, yesterday’s presidential election was generally peaceful. There were also reports of low and high turnout of voters. In Abuja, there was massive turn out of voters just as civil society organizations (CSOs) under the aegis of Situation Room  raised the alarm over the alleged arrest and intimidation of its observers. In a  […]

Photo #8 – Presidential Elections 2011: An Underage Voter – April 16

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