Gov. Ajimobi Sends Message To Oyo Gov. Elect Seyi Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has congratulated the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Mr Seyi Makinde, who was declared winner of Saturday’s keenly contested election by the Independent National Electoral Commission. In a congratulatory message received by Naija Politico, Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr Bolaji Tunji, quoted the governor that

Adamawa Governorship Election Inconclusive – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission says the Adamawa Governorship election is inconclusive and a new date for the rerun would be announced. The Returning Officer.Prof. Andrew Haruna, confirmed the development at the governorship election collation centre in Yola on Monday. Haruna said the number of cancellations was higher than the margin of lead votes between

Give Me Time, I Will Give You Details Of Corrupt Contractors – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN has written to Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) promising “to refer the request for details of alleged contractors and companies that collected money for electricity projects and failed to executive any projects to the Ministry’s agencies for necessary action and appropriate response.” Mr

Rivers Election Very Peaceful Because Of Security – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has attributed the peaceful conduct of the Governorship and State House of Assembly Elections to the effort of security agencies deployed in the state. Amaechi said those who are against the deployment of security are those who have concluded plans to attack electorates and hijack electoral materials which he claimed

Ambode Congratulates Sanwo-olu As APC Wins With Wide Margin In Lagos

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has congratulated the Governor Elect, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu and the Deputy Governor-elect, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat of All Progressives Congress (APC) Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq. Sanwo Olu was on Sunday declared governor-elect in Lagos State after scoring 739445 to defeat his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, Jimi Agbaje who polled 206,141. Ambode via his

Gov. Ugwuanyi Of Enugu State Returns, Clears All 17LGA

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has swept results in the entire 17 Local government Area of Enugu State. The results were announced at the State Collation Centre office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Enugu. They were collated by Prof. Joseph Ahanekwu, the Vice Chancellor of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, the

APM Candidate, Akinlade Rejects Ogun Governorship Results, Alleges Manipulation

The Allied Peoples Movement (APM) and its gubernatorial candidate, Adekunle Akinlade has rejected the ongoing election results being announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ogun state. The APM Campaign Director General, Sarafa Ishola spoke alongside Akinlade at the party’s secretariat at Leme, Abeokuta. Ishola alleged that gubernatorial election which began peacefully on

BREAKING! Armed Men Currently Burning Houses In Kaduna

Some armed men are currently burning houses in Angwan Barde village, Kajuru local government area of Kaduna state. A community leader, who pleaded anonymity, told TheCable that the attackers were on their way to a nearby community after wreaking havoc on Angwan Barde. The attack is coming barely 12 days after 40 people were killed

Photos:Nigerian Man Based Abroad Killed In Imo State After Arriving The Country For Election

A Nigerian man based in Mozambique has been killed in IMO State after arriving the country few days ago for the governorship and house of assembly elections, held yesterday. The deceased identified as Uchenna Agugua, who hails from Umuaka community in Imo state – was allegedly killed during the elections yesterday following a mayhem allegedly caused

We Will Arrest Killers Of Lawmaker, Sugar – Police

The Oyo State Police Command has said it is working with other security agencies to arrest the killers of the deceased Oyo lawmaker and senatorial candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Temitope Olatoye. The commissioner of police, Shina Olukolu, in a statement on Saturday, said the police received reports of the incident and are

Lagos Election Are Rigged At Collation Centres – ADP, Gbadamosi

Lagos State Action Democratic Party (ADP) governorship candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi, yesterday, has said there is every possibility the Lagos election will be rigged. Gbadamosi described the logistics provided by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) in the ongoing Governorship and House of Assembly elections as inefficient, The Guardian reports. He also expressed pessimism that the

Only Enemies Of Nigeria Will Kick​ Against Deployment Of Soldiers For Election – Adams Oshiomhole

The national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Adams Oshiomole, on Saturday said those kicking against deployment of military operatives for the conduct of elections are enemies of democracy and of Nigeria. Oshiomhole who spoke with journalists shortly after casting his votes at Iyamho, Etsako West local government of Edo state, commended INEC for

Buhari Will Handover To Me In 2023 – Pastor Tunde Bakare

The Senior Pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, on Saturday expressed his willingness to contest for the presidency after the expiration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term in 2023. Mr Bakare made the announcement about his ambition during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos shortly after casting his vote

Thugs Attack APC Supporters In Delta, Two Injured

Two persons reported to be supporters of the All Progressives Congress, APC, narrowly escaped death at a polling unit in Afiesere community, Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. Afiesere community is the hometown of the State Commissioner for Finance, David Edevbie. The incident, according to witnesses occurred after supporters of a rival party

Election Observer Shot Dead In Enugu

A policeman has shot dead an election observer in Umuida community, Enugu Ezike, Igbo-Eze north local government area of Enugu state. The observer whose identity is yet to be ascertained was shot in the head by the police officer stationed close to the residence of Ayogu Eze, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Election: I’m The Next Governor Of Lagos State – SanwoOlu

The All Progressives Congress, APC governorship candidate in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said he will emerge winner in the election holding in the state today. The APC candidate made this known while speaking with journalists shortly after voting alongside his wife, Ibijoke, at the Lateef Jankande/Femi Okunnu Polling Unit in Ikoyi. Sanwo-Olu said it

Elections: Three Persons Confirmed Dead In Rivers

At least three persons have been feared killed in Rivers State in the early hours of today. It was reported that one person identified as Michael Abednego, was killed in Ahoada West Local Government area, a former APC woman leader, whose name could not be ascertained and another male victim were killed in Ndoni, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni

Card Reader Fails At Sanwo-Olu’s Polling Unit

One of the two card readers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at the polling unit of Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ikoyi, Lagos State, has malfunctioned. At the time of the report, voting had not yet commenced because the INEC officials were trying to fix the machine.

Gunmen Burn Electoral Materials In Benue

All electoral materials for Mbalom ward in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue, were in the early hours of Saturday, burnt by armed hoodlums. According to a witness, the hoodlums on arrival fired shots in the air before setting on fire the RCM Primary School Aya, housing the materials. Mrs Ngunan Yongo, the Electoral

APC Omitted From INEC Results Sheet In Zamfara

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed regrets over the omission of the acronym of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the results sheet for Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Zamfara. This is contained in a statement signed by the commission’s National Secretary, Mrs Rose Oriaran-Anthony, and made available to newsmen

Since APC Is Not On Rivers Ballot Papers, APC, Amaechi Supports AAC

Rivers state All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate, Tonye Cole, has declared support for Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi’s choice of African Action Congresso, AAC, candidate, Biokpomabo Awara for March 9 polls. In a statement through the Cole/Giadom Campaign Organisation, displaced Cole said, his governorship support base would spare nothing in ensuring hat ACC’s Awara emerges

EFCC Arrests Imo Accountant General, Accuses Okorocha Of Diverting N1bn For Vote-buying

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the Accountant-General of Imo State, Uzoho Casmir, for allegedly helping Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, to launder N1.05bn for the governorship and assembly elections on Saturday. The allegations were contained in an EFCC situation report which was obtained by The PUNCH on Friday. Okorocha, who is a

Akpabio Withdraws Court Case Challenging Election Defeat

Former Senate minority leader, Godswill Akpabio, has withdrawn a case he filed in court challenging his Senate reelection loss. Mr Akpabio’s lawyer, Sunday Ameh, announced the withdrawal in court in Abuja on Friday. He did not give reasons for his decision. Mr Akpabio filed the case despite Nigeria’s legal provision that Senatorial election disputes should

Reject Atiku’s Claims Against Me – Buhari Begs Court

The Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO), yesterday urged Justice Binta Mohammed of the High Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, to strike out a motion filed by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, seeking to compel President Muhammadu Buhari to pay him damages amounting to the sum of