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Why PDP can’t claim victory in Bauchi gov’ship election -Nabena

March 18, 2019 Editorial II 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to forget the dream of takeing over the governorship seat of Bauchi state, saying the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has question to answer. He specifically faulted the INEC’s declaration of People Redemption Party (PRP) House of Representatives candidate in Bauchi’s Katagum Federa Read More

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Rivers: Frank demands apology from Buratai over military’s indictment by INEC

March 16, 2019 Editorial II 0

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has enjoined the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, to publicly apologise to him. The ex-APC Chieftain said military’s indictment by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its disruptive role in the governorship and state assembly elections in Rivers State has vindicated him. Read More

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Ifeanyi Ubah and his Journey to the 9th Senate

March 15, 2019 Editorial II 0

Senator-elect, Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, a tireless campaigner, motivated by the vision to serve his people, after many attempts, finally emerged the winner of the just concluded 2019 Anambra South Senatorial District Election which was a fierce and one of the toughest elections particularly in the State and Nigeria in general. No one believed Dr. Ubah could win with The Read More

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2023 presidency cause of my political travails, Okorocha opens up

March 14, 2019 Editorial II 0

Imo state governor and the Senatorial candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has said he was not given his certificate of return on Thursday due to conspiracy from some people fighting him ahead of his 2023 presidential ambition. The governor, however appealed to Professor Mahmood Yakubu-led Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to allow itself Read More

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Protest rocks INEC headquarters in Abuja over inconclusive elections

March 13, 2019 Editorial II 0

A group of protesters under the platform of Save Nigeria Democracy Group (SNDG) Wednesday took protest to the national headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), declaring that the results from the just concluded elections “did not reflect the true voting direction of Nigerians.” The protesters who came in their numbers, were seen carrying different placards with inscriptions such Read More

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Finally, Ajumobi bows, congratulates Makinde

March 11, 2019 Editorial II 0

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, Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr Bolaji Tunji, quoted the governor that now that the elections are over, Engr Makinde should Read More

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Delta: 3 police officers, 19 others in boat mishap

March 10, 2019 Editorial II 0

About 22 persons were reportedly involved in boat mishap while returning from Ebrohimi to Koko in Warri north local government area of Delta state. The boat was conveying 22 passengers, three police officers and 19 members of the community  returning from ward 3 Ebrohimi to Koko Jetty after the governorship/house of assembly elections, at about 12 midnight a long the Read More

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Breaking: Bauchi governorship election inconclusive as INEC rejects Tafawa Balewa results

March 10, 2019 Editorial II 0

The announcement of governorship election results in Bauchi State has been suspended following rejection of the results by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Returning Officer of the local government Mrs Dominion Anosike while presenting the results of the election in the area complained that she was harassed and intimidated by political thugs at collation center to announced doctored results.  Read More

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Okowa coasting to victory, wins 13 of 14 LGAs announced

March 10, 2019 Editorial II 0

Govervor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has won in 13 out of 14 Local Government Area of the state already announced by the INEC returning officers while his opponent, Chief Great Ogboru of All Progressives Congress (APC) only won one local government. But the representative of APC and younger brother to Ogboru, Turner Ogboru, has rejected the results and called Read More

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Osun Assembly: APC wins 22 seats, PDP 3, 1 inconclusive

March 10, 2019 Editorial II 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won 22 out of 26 House of Assembly seats in thd 30 local government areas of Osun state, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared. According to the official result released on Sunday, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has won two seats while a local government election was declared inconclusive. The results showed Read More

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Plateau gov: After 10 LGAs, Lalong overtakes Useni

March 10, 2019 Editorial II 0

The incumbent governor and candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Plateau State, Simon Lalong, has taking the lead, after ten out of the seventeen LGAs were declared at the Governorship Collation Centre, in Jos, the state capital. According to the results announced, the ruling APC candidate has 252, 408 votes, while the PDP candidate has 249, 856 Read More

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Guber election: PDP won’t accept rigged results in Kaduna -Chairman

March 10, 2019 Editorial II 0

Kaduna State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has alleged wide spread irregularities in Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections in the state. State chairman of the party, Hassan Felix Hyat, at a press conference in Kaduna, said the party will not accepted any result it considered tampered with and does not reflect the wish of the people. The Read More

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Army raises alarm over political thugs in military uniforms

March 10, 2019 Editorial II 0

Read the full statement below: Credible intelligence available to the Nigerian Army (NA) has confirmed the kitting of political thugs with military uniforms and arming of same, to impersonate soldiers and perpetrate various crimes in the furtherance of the activities of their political bosses. Sadly, these thugs have severally been wrongly viewed and addressed as real military personnel on various Read More

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Guber Polls: EFCC arrests contestant for vote-buying

March 9, 2019 Editorial II 0

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Lagos Zonal office, have arrested one Sotayo Olatayo Johnson, a contestant for the State House of Assembly in Ogun State. Johnson, who was arrested at Ijaye Park Polling Unit in Abeokuta, Ogun State, was caught with some amounts of money neatly arranged in envelops stashed in carrier bags.

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As Nigerians elect their governors today

March 9, 2019 Blueprint 0

Today, eligible Nigerians will troop out to the polls to elect their governors and members of the state houses of assembly in 29 states of the federation. Seven states, namely Anambra, Bayelsa, Edo, Ekiti, Kogi, Ondo and Osun, have had their polls at various times in the past. Elections will also hold in the six Area Councils of the Federal Read More

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Form govt of national unity, ACPN tells Buhari

March 1, 2019 Editorial II 0

The national leadership of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) has fecilitated with President Muhammadu Buhari, over what it described as a well deserved victory at just concluded presidential election, even as it called on the president to form a government of National Unity. The party also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), security agencies, political parties and Read More