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Muoghalu: I won 2019 presidential election but…

April 13, 2019 Editor 0

The presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), Kingsley Muoghalu has declared himself as the winner of the just concluded general election. Muoghalu who made the declaration while appearing on Channels Televisiin said the February 23 presidential poll was the worst in history and Nigerians that voted, ‘too timid’ to have allowed it to happen. The YPP candidate said Read More

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Rivers: INEC officials carry on with accreditation, voting despite heavy down pour

April 13, 2019 Editor 0

Mr Davis Iluebbey and Mr Samuel Udezi, Electoral Officers for Abua/Odual and Opobo/Nkoro Local Government Areas respectively, say accreditation and voting for the State Assembly elections are going on peacefully. Iluebbey told the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday that although there were little delays because of the heavy rain, electoral materials had been deployed to all the polling units slated for Read More

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#Live: Rivers election collation update: PDP clinches 17, out of 19 LGAs declared so far

April 3, 2019 Editor 0

Governorship and State Assembly election results of 19 out of 23 local government areas have been declared in Rivers State. Out of the declared 19 areas, Governor Nyesom Wike’s Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won 17 at resumed collation exercise in Portharcourt, Rivers state capital. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had adjounred proceedings on Tuesday, but reconvened on Wednesday Read More

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Hacking INEC’s computer server act of terrorism – Expert

April 2, 2019 Editor 0

A constitutional lawyer, Dr Kayode Ajulo, has stated that “hacking computer server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is as an act of terrorism.” Ajulo told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Monday in Abuja that the provisions of Cybercrime Act 2015 recognised INEC sever as one of the Critical National Information Infrastructure (CNII). He said such act of unlawful access Read More

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DSS not working against Rivers electoral processes – Spokesperson

March 29, 2019 Editor 0

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied allegations that it was instructed to work against the completion of the electoral process in Rivers state. Spokesperson of the service, Mr Peter Afunanya, in a press statement, Friday in Abuja, said DSS had never received such instructions from any quarter. The statement read: “The attention of the Department of State Services Read More

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INEC issues certificates of return to 30 assembly members-elect in Anambra

March 28, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday, issued certificate of return to 30 elected House of Assembly members in Anambra State.Among the lawmakers are 24 members of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and 6 members of People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Presenting the certificates at State headquarters of INEC in Awka, the Resident Electoral Commission (REC), Dr Leo Nkwachukwu Orji, Read More

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Live – Supplementary election: Security beefed up in Adamawa as ballot sorting begins after voting

March 28, 2019 Editor 0

Scheduled governorship supplementary election in Adamawa has already begun. Blueprint Correspondent reports that voters lining up at various polling centresdesignated for Thursday’s poll in Yola and parts of the state. It was also learnt that All Progressives Congress (APC) is taking part, barely 48 hours after the party declared it won’t participate. Live: Supplementary elections begins in Adamawa, APC makes Read More

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Breaking – Zamfara APC: INEC suspends presentation of certificates to governor-elect, state assembly members-elect

March 26, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the suspension of presentation of certificates of return to the Zamfara governor-elect and members of House of Assembly- elect. According to INEC in a statement by the Director, Voter Education and Publicity, Barrister Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, the event was earlier scheduled on March 27, 2019. The statement said the suspension was due to Read More

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Breaking: After Court verdict, INEC picks new date for Adamawa guber supplementary poll

March 26, 2019 Editor 0

The independent National electoral commission (INEC) has fixed Thursday March 28, 2019 for the gubernatorial supplementary  election in Adamawa state. This followed the decision by Yola high court presided over by Justice Abdulazeez Waziri to vacate its earlier injunction restraining INEC from going ahead with the election initially slated for last week Saturday. The rerun election will take place in Read More

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Breaking: Final collation of guber election result resumes in Bauchi, hours after Court verdict

March 25, 2019 Editor 0

Final collation of governorship election result in Bauchi state has commenced at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) head office. The remaining local government area is Tafawa Balewa Local Government. The session is being chaired by a new collation officer, Dr Musa Dahiru, based on a direction by INEC, to replace the former officer, Mrs Dominion Anosike who had earlier written to Read More

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Breaking: Ganduje surmounts many hurdles, re-elected Kano governor

March 24, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has declared governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as the winner of Kano state gubernatorial election after Saturday’s  re-run election conducted in 28 Local Government Areas in the State. Announcing the final results at the INEC Headquarters in Kano, the  chief returning officer for the election, Prof. B B Shehu said Ganduje won the election with 1,033,695 Read More

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Breaking: Ex-FCT Minister Bala Mohammed wins Bauchi guber supplementary poll… but not governor-elect yet

March 24, 2019 Editor 0

Former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Bala Mohammed has just been declared winner of Saturday March 23, 2019 governorship supplementary election. Returning Officer Professor Kyari Mohammed made the announcement on Sunday, a day after the exercise took place in the state, Channels TV reports. According to him, the PDP candidate polled a total Read More

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Breaking – Guber rerun: Thugs invade collation centre, tear result sheet in Kano, INEC suspends final declaration

March 24, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended final collation of supplementary governorship election in Kano State after thugs reportedly invaded Nasarawa local government area collation point and tore result sheet. Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Riskuwa Shehu, who disclosed this early on Sunday said: “As we were waiting to reconvene with the intention to continue with the collation, we heard Read More

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Anxiety builds as INEC postpones declaration of guber rerun result in Sokoto

March 24, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has adjourned the collation of governorship supplementary election results in Sokoto state till 9 a.m on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the State’s Chief Collation/ Returning Officer, Prof. Fatima Muktar, made the pronouncement after she received results of polling units from 21 local government areas. The LGA’s were afftected by Read More

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Court refuses to stop INEC from collating, announcing Rivers gov, assembly results

March 20, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been given a ‘go ahead’ by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to continue collation of Rivers governorship and house of assembly elections election result on Wednesday. A disruption of the collation process at some collation centres led to the suspension of results of the elections, with Biokpomabo Awara, candidate of the Read More

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Breaking: Like in Bauchi, INEC complies with Court restraining order on Adamawa guber supplementary election

March 20, 2019 Editor 0

Three days to the conduct of Adamawa governorship supplementary election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared it would abide by court decision which had retrained it from going ahead with the re-run exercise. An Adamawa State High Court in Yola has issued an injunction restraining the Independent Electoral Commission from conducting the supplementary election scheduled for March 23. Read More

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Supplementary polls: Group wants INEC to publish list of uncollected PVCs

March 20, 2019 Editorial III 0

The coalition of support groups for Simon Lalong, have called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to publish the number of collected Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in the polling units slated for Saturday’s supplementary election. It lambasted an election domestic observe group, the Plateau Peace Movement International (PPMI) for alleging that it was impartial. The coalition, led by Peter Read More

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Breaking: INEC makes u-turn, to declare Bauchi guber election result, cancels supplementary plans

March 16, 2019 Editor 0

Exactly one week after March 9 governorship election was conduct in parts of the country and four days after supplementary election was declared in six states, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reversed its decision in Bauchi and has declared resumption and conclusion of collation of results in the state. The commission said the collation and announcement of results Read More

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INEC reviews 2019 elections, to begin plans on 2023

March 14, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said review of just concluded 2019 elections would soon be underway. Also, the commission has revealed plans to start preparations early ahead of 2023 polls. INEC Chairman Professor Mahmoud Yakubu who gave the hint stated: “As a matter of urgency, the commission will begin work on post 2019 elections review and road mark Read More

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Jubilation, mixed feelings as INEC declares PDP’s Ihedioha winner of Imo guber poll

March 12, 2019 Editor 0

After two days of waiting for the Imo State gubernatorial election results, the state Returning Officer (RO) Prof Francis Otunta has finally declared Honourable Emeka Ihedioha as the winner. While announcing the scores of individual candidates and their parties, Prof Otunta said Ihedioha of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) polled 273,404 votes while his closest rival Ugwumba Uche Nwosu of Read More

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Breaking: INEC declares Kano governorship election inconclusive

March 11, 2019 Editor 0

After a long wait, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has just declared Kano governorship election inconclusive. This followed the  cancellation of results  in 172 polling units across some Local government areas of Kano. Making the announcement at exactly 10pm Monday night at the Headquarters of the Commission  in Kano, the returning officer for Kano State Prof. BB Shehu said Read More

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Breaking: Amidst tension, INEC declares Benue guber poll inconclusive

March 11, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has just declared Benue governorship election inconclusive. Before the declaration of result was put on hold, incumbent Governor Samuel Ortom of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was leading All Progressives Congress governorship candidate Emmanuel Jime. Details loading…

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INEC goes after collation officer who tempered with result in Imo

March 11, 2019 Editor 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) launched an arrest of Collation officer for Ohaji Egbema local government area Kelechi Thankgod who allegedly altered result from the LGA. Returning officer for Imo state elections Francis Otunta who disclosed this said he had the results from the field and that the figures finally filled by Thankgod were doctored. Meanwhile, the Candidate of Read More