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APC, PDP clash over unannounced results

February 25, 2019 Editor 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should immediately announce results and declare its candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar winner of Saturday polls.  In a statement signed by PDP spokesperson and director media and publicity of its presidential campaign organisation, Kola Ologbondiyan, Sunday, the party said its decision was predicated on clear and verifiable Read More

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Buhari leads in Kaduna, wins 8 of 13 LGAs

February 25, 2019 Editor 0

All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari is in early lead in the 13 local government areas results of Saturday presidential election in Kaduna state. Buhari defeated the People’s Democratic Party (PDP’s) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in eight of the 13 local governments so far released. According to the results collated at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Kaduna Read More

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Breaking: INEC officially opens Nat’l collation centre, moves first presidential results’ declaration to Monday

February 24, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has just moved kick-off of Presidential result declaration to 11am on Monday. INEC chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu who dropped the hint while officially declaring national collation centre open in Abuja lined out how each state collation officer and Resident Electoral Commissioner are expected to appear. All the agents of registered political parties who had Read More

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Ex-Minister sweeps NASS result in Yobe, heads back to Reps

February 24, 2019 Editor 0

The immediate past Minister of Foreign Affairs (state), Hon. Khadija Bukar Ibrahim is set to return to the lower chamber of the National Assembly after pulling significant votes in the just concluded National Assembly Elections in Yobe state. Professor Maimuna Waziri from Federal University Gashua who was the returning officer, said Khadija of All Progressives Congress (APC) got 34,293 votes Read More

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Breaking: Hoodlums invade INEC office; seize, set ballot boxes ablaze in Osun

February 24, 2019 Editor 0

Hoodlums in their numbers invaded Independent National Electoral office (INEC) in Oriade local government area of Osun state, and set all the ballot boxes on fire. They reportedly shot sporadically in the air and scared away INEC and security officials before unleashing their plans. Similar incident was recorded in Okota area in Lagos state on Saturday while the presidential and Read More

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Accept People’s verdict, PDP beckons Buhari

February 24, 2019 Editor 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to accept the will of the people on the presidential election. PDP spokesperson and director media and publicity of it’s presidential campaign organization, Kola Ologbondiyan in a statement Saturday said: “That the APC and agents of the Buhari Presidency, being bewildered by defeat, are Read More

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As Nigerians head for polls today

February 23, 2019 Blueprint 0

Barring any unforeseen circumstances, millions of eligible voters are expected to troop to various polling centres across the country to cast their votes in today’s presidential and National Assembly elections. The exercise was originally scheduled to hold last Saturday, beginning from 8 am but the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) shifted the polls by one week, just a few hours Read More

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Nigeria Decides 2019 – Live updates of February 16 Elections

February 15, 2019 Blueprint 0

[2:43am] INEC National Commissioners arriving Conference hall, ahead crucial ‘election postponement’ announcement [00:40am] INEC set to postpone Presidential, NASS polls [8:05pm] Presidential, NASS elections: Police deploy 4 CPs to Ekiti The Ekiti state police command has announced the deployment of three police to Ekiti state to monitor the general election. The three police commissioners who were  deployed by the Inspector Read More

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Breaking: Supreme Court nails APC’s hope of fielding candidates in Rivers

February 8, 2019 Editor 0

At last, Supreme Court has laid to rest the expectation of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as long as fielding candidates in the forthcoming general elections is concerned. Just a while ago on Friday, the apex court in Abuja, upheld the decision of the lower courts barring the party from fielding candidates. Only on Thursday, the party, particularly, one of Read More

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NBC’s timely sanctions

February 5, 2019 Blueprint 0

Last week’s sanctioning of four major television stations in the country over hate speech by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) is an ample demonstration of the Muhammadu Buhari government’s readiness and willingness to ensure that the ongoing electioneering is decorous and devoid of acrimony and violence. The Director General of NBC, Malam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, said during a press conference Read More