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Saraki wins polling unit in Kwara

Senate President Bukola Saraki has won his polling unit in Kwara State, at ongoing presidential and National Assembly elections. Saraki who voted at PU 005 Agbaji Quarters, Ajikobi ward polled 219 as against APC 68 for the presidential election. Presidential: APC 68, PDP 219 Senate: APC 60, PDP 269 Reps: APC 53, PDP 253 PU […]

Buhari beats Atiku in Adamawa

By Yakubu Uba/Yola The Presidential Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, failed to hold his polling unit in Yola, Adamawa state on Saturday as he lost it to President Muhammadu Buhari. The official count of ballots at Ajiya unit 02 in Gwadabawa Ward of Yola North Local Government Area gave Atiku 167 votes, while […]

Dino Melaye leads in Kogi West

By Stephen Adeleye Dino Melaye, the Peoples Democratic Party senatorial candidate in Kogi West appears to be coasting to victory in results declared so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission. In the result for Ward 6 at Orekere-Amuro in Mopamuro LGA of Kogi state, declared by Mr Ojeboboh Opeyemi, the INEC Collation Officer, Melaye […]

723 deported Nigerians: Ghanaian President must apologise, says Guru Maharaj ji

By Monsuru Olowoopejo LAGOS—FOUNDER of the One Love Family sect, located in Ibadan, Satguru Maharaj ji, yesterday, asked the Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, to apologise to the Federal Government and 723 Nigerians that were deported from his country over sundry allegations. File photo: Deported Nigerians  Elections: Let there be peace Maharaj ji’s reaction came barely […]

INEC explains delays, approves extension

By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJU – The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has issued a preliminary report on the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly elections, saying in some places polls did not begin as scheduled owing to security challenges or issues with some members the National Union of Road Transport Workers NURTW. INEC National Commissioner in […]

We ‘ll cancel polls where ballot boxes are snatched – Igini

Uyo – Mr Mike Igini, the Akwa Ibom Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), says the commission will cancel polls in units where ballot boxes are snatched in the state. Igini said this while addressing newsmen on the conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Akwa Ibom on Saturday. Officials count votes in front of […]

I have not resigned! – Osinbajo

The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that he has not resigned. Osinbajo said, “Misleading/FAKE news is on the rise especially in this season when Nigerians will make a choice about who will govern them for the next four years. I have not resigned! I remain committed to the service of the Nigerian people under […]

Buhari defeats Atiku at Lamido Adamawa Palace Polling unit with 90 votes

Yola – President Muhammadu Buhari has defeated Waziri Adamawa and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar at Lamido Adamawa Palace polling unit in Yola South Local Government Area. Announcing the result at the polling unit, Mr Idris Yunusa , INEC Presiding officer at Lamido Adamawa Palace Polling Unit Mbamoi 010 announced […]

Shehu Sani loses to APC in his polling unit in Kaduna

Kaduna – Sen. Shehu Sani of the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) has lost his Ungwar Sarki ward 020 polling unit to the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Malam Uba Sani in Saturday’s Senatorial Poll. Shehu Sani Sani, who defected to the PRP from APC polled only 51 votes, while Uba Sani scored 236 votes. The […]

Has Nigeria Forgotten Leah Sharibu? – By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye

By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye | Lagos, Nigeria | Feb. 23, 2019 –  As President Muhammadu Buhari, the commander-in-chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces, moves from one state to another, campaigning for a second term despite nearly four years in office which has been widely adjudged a horrendous failure, a 15-year old, tender, innocent girl called Leah […]

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