Number of PVCs exceeds total registered voters in Oyo

The number of Permanent Voter Cards in Oyo State is 28,539 higher than the number of registered voters in the state. While the aggregate of available PVCs is 2,962,646, the number of registered voters stands at 2,934,107. A record obtained by our correspondent from the Independent National Electoral Commission’s office in Ibadan, the state capital, on […]

JUST IN: INEC postpones elections to Feb. 23 – says it is not ready – Nigerians and international community disappointed

The Independent National Electoral Commission has decided to shift Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections till next week 23 February. It was one of the decisions reached early today in a crunch talk between between INEC chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu and 12 national commissioners in Abuja, according to sources close to the meeting. Professor Yakubu […]

15 Imo guber candidates adopt Araraume

By Chinonso Alozie Fifteen governorship candidates of different political parties under the platform of Forum of Imo State Governorship Candidates, today adopted the state governorship flag-bearer of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume. The candidates led by Elder Chukwuemeka Allias of the National Interest Party, NIP, alongside 14 others stormed the campaign […]

Again, Buhari’s campaign turns bloody as 4 die in Rivers

 TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt  Four persons were confirmed dead while scores became unconscious as a result of a stampede at the Adokiye Amiesimaka  Stadium in Igwuruta,  Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, venue of the All Progressives Congress (APC), presidential rally. Those who lost their lives in the stampede included three aged women and a […]

Rivers polls: 54 governorship candidates drop ambition, back Wike (This is very suspicious. Were they bribed?)

TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt  Fifty-four gubernatorial candidates of various political parties in Rivers State have given reasons for their decision to drop their ambition and support the re-election of Governor Nyesom Wike in the March 2, 2019 governorship election. In a seven-paragraph document jointly signed by all the 54 governorship candidates on Monday, February 11, they said […]

Why we are interested in Nigeria’s election – UK

Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The United Kingdom (UK), has said it is interest in the forthcoming elections in the country because it wants to stand with the people of Nigeria in their democratic journey. British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, stated this when she appeared on Nigerian Info FM 95.1, while discussing UK-Nigeria bilateral ties. The […]

Presidential race: The battleground states

On February 16, Nigerians will troop out to elect a new President that will pilot the affairs of the nation for another four years. Of the 72 presidential candidates on the final list recently released by the Independent National Electoral Commission that are eligible to contest the presidential election, two contenders are generally believed to […]

Abia North: Kalu leads opinion poll

Ahead of the forthcoming general elections, a civil society organisation, “Selfless Project’’ has concluded its opinion poll in Isiukwuato, Ummuneochi,  Bende, Arochukwu and Ohafia local government areas of Abia state. According to information gathered from its research, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Dr. Orji Kalu had the highest score of 55% followed by the candidate […]

Campaign: Buhari, Osinbajo arrive Ondo, Ekiti amidst tight security

President Muhammdu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday arrived in Akure, the Ondo State capital, amidst heavy security on a campaign visit to Ondo and Ekiti states for the 2019 general elections. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Buhari and Vice President started their campaign from Ekiti to seek   re-election to […]

2019: Buhari seeks support of Ekiti Obas

Wole Balogun, Ado Ekiti President Muhammadu Buhari has pleaded with Ekiti Obas to support his re-election bid for sustainable peace in Ekiti State and Nigeria at large. President Buhari said  he has not betrayed the  country on the promises he made in 2015 to secure the nation, fight corruption and boost the economy with diversification […]

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