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Inconclusive Polls: INEC fixes March 23 for supplementary polls in 6 states; Silent on Rivers

By Emmanuel Oloniruha Abuja, March 12, 2019 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed March 23 for supplementary elections in Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Kano, Plateau and Sokoto where Saturday’s governorship poll was declared inconclusive. The commission announced the development in a statement signed by Mr Festus Okoye, National Commissioner …

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Obi expresses concern over brigandage in Rivers Election ……wants international attention

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the February 23, Presidential election Mr. Peter Obi has expressed concern over the fallouts from some states in the last Saturday’s gubernatorial and state assembly elections, particularly Rivers state, and wants international attention drawn to it. Mr. Obi a …

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NIMASA, NLNG collaboration rescued MV ORC4 vessel …Ship owner expresses appreciation for prompt intervention 

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has denied reports that it failed to provide assistance to a distressed vessel resulting in the sinking of the vessel and loss of lives, noting that it actually facilitated the rescue of the vessel, which it said, is presently “at the ORC …

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  APC rejects gov’ship, state assembly election results in Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Delta states

By Reporters The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Akwa Ibom on Monday rejected the outcome of last Saturday’s Gubernatorial and House of Assembly polls released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state, alleging that the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Mike Igini had been compromised heavily by the …

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Gombe guber election: Winner, loser react  

Different reactions have trailed the announcement of the winner of the Gombe State Governorship election held last Saturday with major stakeholders unveiling their next steps. The defeated candidate, Senator Usman Bayero Nafada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) told newsmen that he will advise his party against challenging the outcome …

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Enugu Guber: Gov. Ugwuanyi thanks residents …Extends hand of friendship as fellow contestants congratulate him

Following his landslide victory at the March 9 governorship election, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State and Governor-Elect, has expressed gratitude to God and thanked the people of the state for their overwhelming support in renewing his mandate. This came as a coalition of governorship candidates in the state led …

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I look forward to mutual working relationship with incoming Legislators – President Buhari; Says: I want to leave legacy of free, fair elections 

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Daura said he is looking forward to a mutual and effective working relationship with the ninth National Assembly toward improving the budgetary process and restoring the country to the January-December fiscal cycle. Receiving his old school mates, who came to congratulate him on his re-election …

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 Osinbajo, a worthy partner, says Tinubu

  All Progressives Congress National Leader and former Lagos governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has congratulated Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on turning 62. He described Osinbajo as an erudite legal luminary and worthy partner with whom he worked along with other technocrats to lay a solid foundation for the …

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