Bribery: EFCC quizzed 100 INEC workers, says Yakubu

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja The Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said on Monday that more than 100 members of staff of the commission had been quizzed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over bribery allegations during the last general elections. Yakubu stated this in the commission’s […]

No more elections in Rivers State until peace returns – INEC

Military plotting to declare state of emergency — Wike *Wike is turning Rivers to another Somalia — APC *Hold INEC, security agencies responsible —PDP By Jimitota Onoyume, Kingsley Omonobi, Henry Umoru, Ben Agande & Omeiza Ajayi PORT HARCOURT— THE Independent National Electoral Commssion, INEC, has said that it will not return to Rivers until the […]

Rivers rerun: Heavy security as INEC set to announce results (Is it war?)

PORT HARCOURT – Security was, Sunday evening, beefed to the teeth at the of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as the commission collation to announced the official results of the Saturday’s Federal and State legislative elections. INEC on Saturday conducted a rerun elections of the National and state house of Assembly seats that were annulled […]

IG redeploys AIG, three CPs for Rivers polls March 14, 2016

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, has directed the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 6, Calabar, Adisa Bolanta, and three Commissioners of Police to relocate to Port Harcourt on Monday (today) for preparations forwards the rerun, holding in the state on Saturday. This, he said, was in furtherance of […]

Breaking News: David Mark Wins Benue South Senatorial Re-run

The Independent National Election Commission, INEC, has declared former Senate President, David Mark, as the winner of the Saturday’s Benue South Senatorial District Re-run election. Mark polled a total of 84,192 to defeat his closest rival, Daniel Onjeh who got 71, 621 votes. He won in five local government areas while Onjeh won in four. […]

Benue South rerun: Early returns show David Mark in the lead

    -Vanguard See some of the results coming from the polling booths in the ongoing Benue South Senatorial District re-run election. The Senatorial District is made up of Ogbadibo, Okpokwu, Ado, Oju, Apa, Agatu, Ohimini, Otukpo and Obi local government areas. Mark-Onjeh Former Senate President, David Mark, of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, is seeking […]

Opinion: Benue south rerun: Mark or Onjeh?

By Michael Jegede Former Senate President, Senator David Mark of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and one-time President of West Africa Students Union (WASU), Comrade Daniel Onjeh of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will be slugging it out on February 20, 2016, in the rerun of Benue South senatorial election. After the March 28, 2015 […]

On Kogi’s Inclusive Elections & Other Matters – By Olalekan Waheed Adigun

By Olalekan Waheed Adigun  | Lagos, Nigeria | Feb. 6, 2016 – Depending on one’s political persuasions, many stayed glued to their radio or television stations in anticipation of the declaration of the much-anticipated election result in Kogi on November, 21. The social media was awash with all manner of projections about who the eventual […]

Aisha: ‘ Let Taraba blaze the trail’

The developments in Taraba State since the governorship election have been very interesting. First was an election that was marred by irregularities and even before that some candidates did not satisfy the provision of the law to contest the position, as was evidenced in the PDP, which did not conduct Primaries. Now, all that have […]

My Re-election Has Saved Nigeria From Drifting Into One-Party State – Governor Dickson

Governor-elect of Bayelsa, Seriake Dickson, on Thursday said his win at the polls is an indication that there is  hope for democracy in Nigeria. Governor Dickson made the remark at the presentation of the certificate of return to him and his Deputy Governor-elect, Rear Admiral Gboribiogha John Jonah (rtd), at the State Headquarters of the Independent National […]

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